Latest News for: Calabar


New naira notes: Calabar residents keep vigil at ATMs

Business Day Online 28 Jan 2023
Residents of Calabar in Cross River ... Calabar residents keep vigil at ATMs .

Calabar to launch music campaign at IOJ Lunch Hour concert

The Gleaner 23 Jan 2023
The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) is excited to host the Calabar High School Band at its free Lunch Hour concert on January 26. Slated to unfold at the Lecture Hall along 10-16 East Street, Kingston, at 12.30 p.m., the occasion will mark the return... .

Calabar, Hydel shine at McKenley/Wint Classics

Jamaica Star 23 Jan 2023
Hosts Calabar and Hydel High, both coached by Corey Bennett, were in great form at Saturday's McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classics at Calabar High School as they won the majority of the events ... JC also won in Class III through Dajaun Grant in 50.35 seconds, ahead of Calabar's Nickecoy Bramwell's 50 41 ... .

Supreme Court Dethrones Obong of Calabar, Otu V, Orders Fresh Election

This Day 14 Jan 2023
Bassey Inyang in Calabar. The Supreme Court judgement yesterday declared the throne of the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, vacant and ordered that a fresh election be conducted for the position ... as a candidate in the process of electing a new Obong of Calabar.

Tussle for Obong of Calabar Throne:  Supreme Court to Deliver Judgement January 13

This Day 11 Jan 2023
Bassey Inyang in Calabar. The Supreme Court would on January 13 deliver judgment on the protracted litigation that commenced in 2008 over who should be the rightful occupant of the throne of the Obong of Calabar, and grand patriarch of the Efik ... Obong of Calabar under Exhibit 1/20.

Nigeria: Thousands take to streets for annual carnival in Calabar

Ruptly 29 Dec 2022
Thousands take to the streets in Calabar to participate and watch the annual carnival, as footage filmed on Wednesday shows ... Calabar Carnival which is believed to be Africa’s best carnival is a month-long celebration filled with exciting events.

Calabar carnival: At least 14 people killed and 24 injured at Nigeria’s popular biker carnival

The Independent 29 Dec 2022
Disturbing photos on social media show bodies lying at the carnival venue .

Calabar carnival: Nigeria hosts ‘Africa’s biggest street party’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 29 Dec 2022
Nigeria's largest annual street party - Calabar Carnival -- is back after a two-year absence due to Covid-19 ....

Calabar Carnival Tragedy: Death Toll Rises to Eight

This Day 29 Dec 2022
The death toll in the Calabar carnival tragic incident has increased to eight, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported. The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Cross River, Maikano Hassan, disclosed this to NAN in Calabar yesterday.

Nigeria’s Calabar carnival: 14 killed at annual bikers’ event

Joy Online 29 Dec 2022
At least 14 people have been killed and 24 others injured after a vehicle ploughed into crowds watching bikers at a popular carnival in Nigeria’s southern port city of Calabar ... The teenager was among 24 people who were rushed to Cross River state’s navy hospital and University of Calabar teaching hospital for treatment ... .

Pomp as Ayade, Buhari’s Daughter, Others Officially Open Calabar Carnival

This Day 29 Dec 2022
Amid pomp and pageantry, the annual Carnival Calabar, the largest street party in Africa, was yesterday flagged off in the Cross River state capital ... Today is the day we are flagging off the carnival Calabar, the main carnival proper.This carnival is Africa’s flagship tourism event.

Calabar carnival: 14 killed at annual bikers' event

BBC News 28 Dec 2022
A drunk car driver ploughed into crowds at the annual event in the southern port city of Calabar ... .

Calabar carnival: Fourteen killed at annual bikers' event

BBC News 28 Dec 2022
A drunk car driver ploughed into crowds at the annual event in the southern port city of Calabar. .

Nigeria: Carnival Calabar - FRSC Confirms 7 Dead, 29 Critically Injured in Bikers Parade

All Africa 28 Dec 2022
Calabar -- The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has late Tuesday confirmed that only seven persons have so far died ....

Nigeria: Seven Killed, 29 Injured At Calabar Carnival

All Africa 28 Dec 2022
The incident brought the day five activities of the carnival to a sudden end ....

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