Abuja is hosting its carnival between November 24 and 27, with this year’s theme being that of peace and harmony. Nations, government officials, heads of tourism, and locals are all joining forces to foster a sense of community in a time when security changes are causing unrest in Nigeria. The carnival events for this year have nearly doubled in number and kind and has attracted artists from around the world.
For more information on the 2012 carnival and the importance citizens of Abuja are placing on it, pleasae see:
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