Africa: Ayade Changes Calabar Festival To African Festival Of Arts And Culture

Ayade Changes Calabar Festival To African Festival Of Arts And Culture In its continued quest to widen the scope of its tourism offerings and enhance greater global participation, Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has announced the inclusion of the African Festival of Arts and Culture in this year’s Calabar Carnival calendar. Accordingly, all carnival activities during the annual […]

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Africa: Carnival Calabar 2016, The Thrills And Colour

Carnival Calabar 2016, The Thrills And Colour Carnival Calabar 2016 writes ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA was a box office affair as it generated a lot of motions, colours and excitements. PROLOGUE The excitement was turbo charged and Calabar, the theatre for the Calabar Festival 2016, was filled with colours and people of all colours, races, statuses and backgrounds who have abandoned […]

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Tourism: Ayade plans beach resort for Calabar

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As part of value addition to the state’s tourism offering, the Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has announced plans to build a beach resort in Calabar. Speaking during the inspection of Nsidung Beach in Calabar South Local Government Area of the state, the governor disclosed that construction work will start in the second week of September this year. […]

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Calabar Festival: Ayade leads 1000 bikers on parade 

In a scene reminiscent of Motor Grand Prix (GP), the city of Calabar, Cross River State, Sunday played host to over a thousand extreme motor bikers drawn from Nigeria, China, Canada, Australia Germany, the US, Philippines, Togo, Ghana and Benin Republic, in the maiden edition of Calabar Bikers’ Parade. Led by the state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, in a 12 […]

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