Opinion

(Opinion)Ibrahim Musa Goni: Great Stride On Nature Conservation By Frank Meke

  Ibrahim Musa Goni, Nigeria’s Chief Conservation General is an uncommon natural resources conservation evangelist. He barely engages in vain discussion, thus picks his words with deliberate caution whenever he does engage those who love to share is vision. His choice by President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp and restore the lost glory of Nigeria’s protected […]

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Auditing Nigeria Tourism Leadership: Nothing Personal By Frank Meke

      In the last two years, there has been an orchestrated and concerted satanic confrontation to rubbish my integrity and journalistic expectations on how to hold leaders accountable for their action or inaction on tourism issues in Nigeria. At each point or outing where my commentaries and positions dwelt on request to account […]


Runsewe: How He Parachute Culture Into Limelight By Frank Meke

    Sometime in late 2017, few weeks after his glorious appointment by President Buhari as Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe had breezed into a hospital in Abuja to see a friend of mine and industry big wig who suddenly took ill and was near breathless. It was […]


Water Transportation: Is Governor Ambode Grandstanding? By Frank Meke

There are certain things that benumb me in the governance of our national resources. Indeed, there is strategic information at the whims of government, yet the pretense or what looks like it, worries the soul. It is even more stupefying to see a kind of self justifying and bitterness deployed by government officials to flog […]


(Opinion)Scientific Protocols For Tourism Master Plans In Nigeria (1) By Andy Ehanire

  There are mounting litany of woes surrounding the issue of Tourism Master Plans in the Nigerian Tourism environment, as a result of the inability to create the much needed paradigm for the community of tourism professionals, including public and private sector practitioners alike. It is a fundamental principle of development that relevant professional knowledge […]


NATOP Petition And Maligning Of Tourism Personalities (1) By Ikechi Uko

    My attention have been drawn to a widely Circulating petition signed by five members of NATOP alleging irregularities in the affairs of NATOP. I have been called by a top Government official someone I respect to withhold any further escalation of the issue until it is resolved. He has asked for Calmness So […]


(Opinion)Critics Of President Buhari For Berating Nigerian Youths Should Re-Examine Themselves—By Innocent Ezeugonwa

  Nigerians from all works of life have continued to condemn President Buhari for calling the Nigerian youth lazy at the just concluded business meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of governments. This write up is not to discuss the rightness or wrongness of his utterances against his own country outside the shores of Nigeria, but […]


(Opinion) Nigerian Military, T.Y. Danjuma And Self-Defense Option By Emmanuel Bello

    I’m sure former Defence Minister; General TY Danjuma does not need much defence and when he does, has very qualified people to do so. But let me quickly stop some people in their tracks with context as they continue to hurtle hate and spiteful lines at the General for saying what he should […]


Ekiti Rebirth Organisation Refuse To Be Distracted By Gboyega Adeoye

  Our attention in Ekiti Rebirth Organisation (ERO) has been drawn to a statement in circulation, credited to a JKF Movement and allegedly signed by one Kunle Adetayo who was referred to as the group’s Publicity Secretary. We have every reason to believe that the said statement cannot possibly represent the views of Dr. Kayode […]


(Opinion)Ripples Of A Bleak Xmas Holiday By Frank Meke

  There is no doubt that Nigeria is yet to get sufficient foothold on how to drive tourism business. We talk so much about tourism yet do not see to its manifestation in every area of our life. Nigeria prides and wallows in tourism deception and pretence, making a mockery of an industry to which […]