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Ofala Festival: Onitsha community assures residents of peaceful environment, free movement
September 8, 2023

Ofala Festival: Onitsha community assures residents of peaceful environment, free movement

Onitsha community, in Anambra State, has assured residents in the commercial city and environs of a peaceful atmosphere and free movement during the 2023 Ofala cultural celebration, which will commence on October 14. The festival, which is a yearly customary obligation of the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, will begin with the Iru Ofala […]

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Ofala Festival Is Rooted In Deep Spirituality -Igwe Achebe
September 8, 2023

Ofala Festival Is Rooted In Deep Spirituality -Igwe Achebe

The Obi of Onitsha in Anambra State, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, best known as Agbogidi, has stated that the Ofala Festival is rooted in deep spirituality. He also disclosed that over 100 Nigerian artists will participate in this year’s Ofala Art Exhibition as part of activities in celebration of his Ofala Festival. Igwe Achebe, who was represented by the Chairman of Ofala Strategic, […]

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Boost for tourism as Ofala festival gets FG’s ‘Award of Excellence’ in Culture
September 8, 2023

Boost for tourism as Ofala festival gets FG’s ‘Award of Excellence’ in Culture

Nigeria’s tourism sector is gaining momentum as festivals such as Ofala continue to invest in ensuring Nigeria is put in the global map for excellence in tourism and cultural excellence. Ofala Festival is an annual ceremony practiced by Igbo people, particularly the indigenes of Onitsha. The federal government recently awarded Ofala festival, with Excellence in […]

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Obi of Onitsha set to celebrate 2023 Ofala festival
September 8, 2023

Obi of Onitsha set to celebrate 2023 Ofala festival

Arrangements are in top gear for the celebration of the 2023 Ofala festival of the Obi of Onitsha, Anambra State, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, billed for October 14 and 15, that will be held in his Palace along Awka road, Onitsha. Briefing newsmen on the preparedness for the Ofala, Igwe Achebe said […]

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Obi Achebe, Globacom, Int’l Breweries Assure of Colourful 2023 Ofala Festival
September 2, 2023

Obi Achebe, Globacom, Int’l Breweries Assure of Colourful 2023 Ofala Festival

The traditional ruler of Onitsha Ancient Kingdom, Obi Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe has said the kingdom has started preparation for its annual Ofala festival, which would hold in October. The monarch, who was represented by the Chairman, Ofala Strategic, Marketing and Communications sub-committee, Mr. Nn’emeka Maduegbuna, stated this during a press conference addressed alongside officials of […]

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100 Nigerian artistes to attend art exhibition in Onitsha
September 2, 2023

100 Nigerian artistes to attend art exhibition in Onitsha

No more than 100 Nigerian artistes are expected to participate in this year’s 2023 Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe’s Ofala Art Exhibition. The exhibition is part of activities to mark the Monarch’s 21st Ofala Festival Celebration. Continue reading at www.tribuneonlineng.com

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Globacom Makes Big Promise On 2023 Ofala Festival
September 1, 2023

Globacom Makes Big Promise On 2023 Ofala Festival

Nigeria’s telecommunications giant, Globacom PLC, has described the Onitsha Ofala festival as one of the top-rated cultural festivals in Nigeria. Globacom, which said through Mr Augustus Ndu Offor, its Manager, South-South and South East, said it was delighted to have sponsored the festival since 2011 as a mark of the company’s commitment towards preserving the […]

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Ofala festival will showcase cultural heritage of Onitsha people – Obi of Onitsha
September 1, 2023

Ofala festival will showcase cultural heritage of Onitsha people – Obi of Onitsha

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, says the 2023 Ofala festival slated to hold between Oct. 14 and 15 will showcase the cultural heritage of Onitsha people. Achebe, who said this on Thursday at a news conference on the level of preparedness for the Ofala at his palace in Onitsha, said arrangements were in top gear to celebrate the festival. […]

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GLO Announces Sponsorship Of ‘Ofala’ Festival
August 31, 2023

GLO Announces Sponsorship Of ‘Ofala’ Festival

Leading telecom solutions provider, Globacom has announced the sponsorship of this year’s edition of Ofala festival scheduled to hold at Imeobi Onitsha, Anambra State from October 14 to 15, 2023. The Ofala festival is an annual ceremony practiced by Igbo people, partcularly the indegenes of Onitsha, Umueri, umuoji and other neighboring communities such as Aguleri, […]

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Achebe, Obi of Onitsha, marks 20th Ofala, urges Ndigbo to uphold culture
October 23, 2022

Achebe, Obi of Onitsha, marks 20th Ofala, urges Ndigbo to uphold culture

Chimaobi Nwaiwu, NNEWI The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, Agbogidi yesterday described his 20-year reign as the traditional ruler of Onitsha as a journey of leadership charged with the sole purpose of fast-forwarding an ancient traditional society to the 21st century. In an address at his 2022 Ofala Festival of Igwe Achebe, he said […]

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Soludo, Kalu, Okowa, Obiano, others hail Achebe on Ofala
October 23, 2022

Soludo, Kalu, Okowa, Obiano, others hail Achebe on Ofala

It was sea of heads weekend in Onitsha, Anambra State at the commemoration of the 20th coronation anniversary of the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe as well as the 2022 Ofala Festival. Special signatories were present to grace the occasion, while others sent their representatives. Among them were Anambra Governor Chukwuma Soludo, and his […]

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