Opinion

(Opinion)Anti-Open Grazing Bill: Edo’s Unique Approach By John Ewah

      For political, ethnic and other passionate considerations, the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has been under pressure lately to honour the Delta Accord and fast track the process for the legislation of a law totally banning open grazing in Edo State like some of his counterparts have done already. While it […]

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AFCFTA:  A Voice For Tourism Transportation Summit  By Frank Meke

  ITPN, President,Abiodun Odusanwo   In the past two decades, Nigeria has made spirited attempts to generate atmosphere conducive to   getting various aspects of the economy on the podium of local and International recognition and buy- in. It started with Federal and state governments trade fairs, and advanced to the international space, where our […]


(Opinion) How PIA Euphoria Overshadows Rot In Port Harcourt Refinery By  Benson Udoh

    The euphoria and the accompanied criticisms  over the recent passage of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021( PIA) and the subsequent ascent by President Muhammadu Buhari, like other major burning national issues in the country  without doubt, has relegated some of the curious and intriguing developments in the Nigeria National Petroleum Company, (NNPC),  to […]


(Opinion) CSP Kazeem Abonde Deserves Justice By Jiti Ogunye

    Recently, a senior police officer,  Chief Superintendent of Police(CSP) Kazeem Abonde was barbarically hacked to death in Lagos and others were severely injured while enforcing the law. Sadly, public reactions and condemnations of these dastardly acts have not attained the appropriate high decibels. The public have not shed the torrents off tears that […]


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(Opinion) Who Will Save Nigeria? By Dr. Muiz Banire SAN

    This is the question on most Nigerians’ lips as the country continues to slide into anarchy and failure. Anarchy transcends confusion into the realm of the unusual and the unexpected. As abnormal things continue to happen in the country, the country can be said to be in a state of anarchy. A good […]


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FTAN Nigeria Tourism Award : Matters Arising By Frank Meke

    Nkerewuem Onung, President, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), will possibly make our own” Nigerian Guinness books of records” for his strategic and determined efforts to rebrand and refocus the organised tourism practitioners representation and visibility. First, he changed his address from his Cross River state home ground and influence, relocated to […]


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(Opinion) Boss Mustapha@65: Putting Nigeria First By Frank Meke

        Boss Gida Mustapha is Nigeria’s Secretary to the Government of the Federation since 2017. He was also the Chairman of the Presidential Task force on COVID-19, and currently of its Steering Committee, national assignments he executed with an unparalleled commitment, transparency and zeal. I shall return to this later. Prior to […]


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Eno Dagwor, Doing Amazing Things At CRISPAN Hospitality By Frank Meke.

      Having travelled and stayed in most top rated hospitality institutions, around the world, hotels in focus, grading and classification of hospitality businesses in Nigeria, takes me off the drift. Indeed, it is a serious business to grade, classify hotels and related enterprises across Nigeria which is as diverse as our culture. Right […]


(Opinion) NIHOTOUR: Let Us Have Conversation By Frank Meke

    If you are a dedicated follower of tourism development in Nigeria,  you will  probably know that there  are plenty institutions set up by government to intervene and keep various visions and  policies on culture and tourism in focus. Looking back, and right from the military era, I should really wish to praise government […]


(Opinion) National Theatre Of The Absurd By Frank Meke

      I really don’t think Nigerians do care about the National Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos. It is like the place is irredeemable, attracting the most absurd in management and leadership. Certainly, something has gone wrong even with its planned public advertised take over by the Bankers Committee, after a perceived and failed privatisation […]