When it comes to getting married, different traditions and cultures always keep things interesting. For every soon-to-be married couple, there is some preparation. For some, these preparations are personal, while others are required by state law. An example of one of the cultures that land law needs to be prepared for is the culture practiced by the Calabar, Efik and Ibibio peoples of Nigeria in West Africa.
Different traditions and cultures have a way of making things interesting when it comes to getting married. There must be some form of preparation for every couple who wishes to marry. Some people's preparations are purely personal, while others' preparations are mandated by the law of the land.
Anansa is a legendary river goddess who has a penchant for enslaving young women. It's reported that there is a river goddess known as Anansa in the territory of Idi Enwang in the state of Anantigha in Nigeria. It's said that when a girl does the Ekombi dance, she takes control of the other girls in the room.
Nigeria has 527 languages, seven of which are extinct. Nigeria has around 1150 dialects representing all ethnic groupings, and everyone in the country speaks at least two languages. Hausa, Fulani, Igbo, Yoruba, Efik - Ibibio, and Edo are the six most important ethnic groupings.
Concerning getting hitched, different traditions and social orders have a technique for making things intersting. For each couple going to get hitched, there is arranging or the like. For specific individuals, these courses of action are private while others the arranging is an essential by the customs that should be clung to.
The Efik are an ethnic group located primarily in southern Nigeria, and western Cameroon. Within Nigeria, the Efik can be found in the present-day Cross River State and Akwa Ibom state. The Efik speak the Efik language which is a member of the Benue–Congo subfamily of the Niger-Congo language group.The Efik refer to themselves as Efik Eburutu, Ifa Ibom, Eburutu and Iboku.
The Ibibio people are a coastal people in southern Nigeria.They are mostly found in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, and on the Eastern Part of Abia.They are related to the Annang Igbo and Efik peoples.