Idoma Carnival is the hub of our unity – AVM Adokwu, President Ochetoha K’Idoma

AVM Tony Adokwu (Rtd), President of Ochetoha K’Idoma, the apex socio-cultural group of Idoma people of Nigeria, has described the Idoma International Carnival as the hub of Idoma unity. Adokwu described the carnival as a good platform to unite Idoma people and showcase her rich cultural heritage.   He made this comment on Friday during a meeting with Idoma International Carnival team in Abuja. A visibly excited Adokwu lauded organisers of the acclaimed biggest street party in north of the Niger for always projecting the Idoma culture in a good light. He said his office would give the necessary support...

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Otuokpoche K’acholalo: Activities hot up for Idoma International Carnival 2021

Activities are heating up for the seventh edition of the Idoma International Carnival. Dubbed as the biggest party on the north of the Niger, Idoma Carnival is a yearly fiesta, which started about seven years ago and has been judged as one of the most sought after events for lovers of culture, tradition, fun, ideas, travels, trends and fashion. Earlier, founder of the fiesta, Chief Edwin Ochai, had announced that the 2021 edition of the event would hold between December 23 – 26, 2021, in Otukpo, Nigeria’s acclaimed Texas City and the traditional headquarters of the Idoma land, fondly called...

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Carnival in Nigeria – Promoting Culture and Tourism

Carnival in Nigeria – Promoting Culture and Tourism

    Celebrations are a part of the Nigerian culture, carried out with a lot of pomp and pageantry. Carnivals are a way to display the nation’s rich cultural heritage and the traditions of various ethnic groups in the state. It is a welcomed source of socio-cultural entertainment in Nigeria, one that tourists within and outside Nigeria look forward to enjoying in December.  Carnivals create positive cultural events attractive to tourists that reflect the Nigerian culture and it has increasingly become recognized for its economic impact. Carnival has created jobs and boosted the Nigerian economy by generating revenue for airports,...

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Press Release: Idoma International Carnival 2021

Press Release: Idoma International Carnival 2021

Renowned Idoma International Carnival Is Back and Better! The year 2020 will forever be a blotch in the history of the world because of the covid-19 pandemic. Fun-seekers and partygoers especially felt the heat as we had to stay indoors for months on end. Social gatherings were put on hold, even social-cultural events like the renowed Idoma International Carnival was put on hold as well. To fill the void, our founder, Renowned Philanthropist, Prince Edwin Ochai Our President hosted a special Charity Edition tagged ‘Ohigbu K’ Achoalo” (For the sake of our people). The charity brought relief to the underprivileged...

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Idoma International Carnival Distributes Palliatives In Benue State

  The Idoma International Carnival 2020 tagged: ‘Ohigbu Acholalo’ ( For the Sake of Our People) has kept to its promise to share palliatives to the most vulnerable and the poorest of the poor in Idoma Land. The President of the carnival, Prince Edwin Ochai, speaking during the distribution of the palliatives to the beneficiaries at St Mary’s Primary School Otukpo on the 24th of December, 2020, noted that the decision to tone down this year’s Carnival was a painful one which was done after due consultation with various stakeholders of the annual event. Prince Ochai said, “it will be...

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