Opinion

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 […]

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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 […]


(Opinion)Tourism: How They Killed Our Prophets By Frank Meke

  Today, I would like to open the books on recent happenings at Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) with the thoughtful and significant remark of Apostle Paul to the Romans on the rejection of Christ by the people of Israel. He wrote “I tell the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience also […]


(Opinion)NTDC: A Tourism House Of Shame

  In the global tourism industry, it is not often that we see workers up in arms against tourism institutional powers, not usually over poor pay neither on baboon like management templates. Yes, we have seen and heard about railways and airlines being shut down but quickly reopened due to dynamics of needs and importance […]