MADE IN ABA: A STORY OF GOD’S HAND IN NORAH’S KULTURE.

One of city’s greatest resource is her people, each human on its own individual journey, authoring the book of their own story and contributing to what makes the city great.

Last Saturday found me in the home of one…


(BY CHINYERE AKATAOBI)

“Since the Aba Fashion Week, I have not rested”,Toskyme told me while injecting a bit of apology in Igbo for keeping me waiting for as long as he did.

“Everyone that showcased is cashing out” he proudly added as he sat back, a cocky smile playing on…


LIGHTS CAMERA AND FASHION : ABA FASHION WEEK BERTHS IN STYLE (Chinyere Akataobi)

On Monday, Dec 7, Aba witnessed the start of a festival of style, culture, grace, and craft, all of which culminated in an exquisite night of music,lights, camera, and fashion.

It was an extravaganza conceptualized by creatives…


A stadium is the stage where champions triumph and those who fall short drop to the earth in tears after giving their all.

It is the place where every emotion, high and low is experienced; the joyful screams and the shouts of agony.

It is the theatre were dreams fall…


There is a section in the work plan of every staff of Abia Marketing and Quality Management Agency that elaborates on our mandate of seeking out people, their crafts and products with the goal of showcasing them to the world.

It is the mantra which the Director General of the…


FUJIAN PROVINCE DONATES COVID-19 RELIEF MATERIALS TO THE ABIA STATE GOVERNMENT

The Government of the Fujian Province in China have made a donation of Protective and Medical Equipments to the Abia State Government to assist in the fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The donation was received by the Secretary to…


It is often said that “the only thing Aba cannot make is a human being”and over the years spent working in Aba, I have come to believe this saying. …


When I look back on the roller-coaster that was the last six months, I shudder to think what would have happened if we had not looked inwards.

I recall it began in December with unconfirmed reports of a pneumonia-like illness in China which was causing rapid fatality.

By the second…

Chinyere Akataobi

Teacher, Fixer, Made in Abia Promoter.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store