Carnival Calabar partners Fire Service on safety, as Joint Stakeholders approve routes for event

As part of the strategic measures put in place to guarantee safety of lives and property during emergencies at the 2019 Carnival Calabar, Cross River State government has introduced fire fighting mechanism and strategic partnership in preparation for the Global event. Carnival Calabar which started in 2004 has grown year in year out and the global audience increases every year, hence the need to improve on safety and consciousness of the fiesta. The International Consultant to the Carnival Calabar, Mr Ikechi Uko made the new desire for the 2019 event…

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2019 AGM: NATOP x- rays impact of culture, partnerships, governance on Nigeria tourism

By Franklin Ihejirika The impact of culture, partnerships and governance on Nigeria tourism development was the focus of the just concluded 2019 Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Ile Ife, Osun state with the aim of promoting co-operation and collarborations among the culture and tourism stakeholders. In view of the fact that the tourism industry lacks the culture of trust and partnerships, the theme of the AGM becomes apt to see the stakeholders collaborate and work together through partnerships that will help the industry…

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Four bikers gang set to activate excitements at Carnival Calabar

The Chairman of Carnival Calabar Commission, Mr Gabe Onah has disclosed that four bikers gang are set to add glitz and glamour to the 2018 Calabar Carnival. Speaking in Calabar on Tuesday at the 3rd and final dry run on Sunday December 9, Onah stated that the excitement the bikers bring to the show is unimaginable. He noted that the special effects are the motorcyclists, the power bikers, wonders on wheels and the special vehicles that take on the routes. The Chairman of the Calabar Carnival Commission said the bikers…

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Cross River invites presidential candidates to 2018 Carnival Calabar

The Cross River State Government has invited all the Presidential candidates of political parties contesting in the 2019 general elections to take a week-long vacation from campaigns and participate in the annual event scheduled for Dec. 28. The State governor, Professor Ben Ayade disclosed this on Sunday in Calabar while flagging off the third and last dry run of the 2018 Calabar carnival which has the theme `Africanism’. Represented by his Deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, Ayade said that the carnival has no political or religious affiliation, adding the show was…

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