Obaseki Unveils Tourism Master Plan, Targets N2Trn Revenue 

    … Says Tourism One Sector Govt. Is Paying Critical Attention To   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki said that the state government is targeting N2trillon from the tourism industry within 10 years. This is just as he launched the Edo State Tourism Master Plan, a thoroughly designed plan to make the […]

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CDS Describes Runsewe As True Ambassador Of Nigerian Cultural Heritage

      The Chief of Defence Staff, General, Leo Irabor has described the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture(NCA), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe as a true Culture Ambassador of the Country. The CDS made this remark when he received in audience a delegation comprising the executive members of the Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) […]

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Runsewe Assures New  NATOP  Executives Of Readiness To Partner, Develop Tourism

        The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has said he is ready to support moves aimed at revamping the tourism economy for the nation. Runsewe made this known in his office while playing host to the newly elected executives of the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), […]

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Akinboboye Decries Poor Deployment Of Nigeria’s Petrotourism To Service Tourism Industry

    Nigeria’s tourism enigma, investor and Founder, La Campagne Resort, Chief Wanle Akinboboye, has said that the country’s petroleum tourism economy has failed to aid the full blossoming of the emerging tourism logistics and aviation industry. He described the missing links as worrisome and that it is also responsible for the attendant crisis on increase […]

National Troupe Stages Echoes Of The Drums At Muson Centre

    The National Troupe of Nigeria is set to stage Echoes of the Drums, a stage play written by Ola ’Awakan and directed by Mike Anyanwu. The play which explores themes in unity, love and diversity, utilizes drums instrumentation in storytelling to drive home relevant and timely messages at this dire moment in our […]

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Umo Bassey Tourism Entrepreneurship Fund Excites NANTA President

      President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs. Susan Akporiaye said that Pastor Umo Bassey Eno N500,000,000 (Five Hundred Million Naira) Tourism seed fund geared towards breathing life into hospitality, tourism and cultural entrepreneurship in Akwa Ibom state, is most ambitious dedicated effort ever undertaken by any individual or political party in Nigeria in […]

Obaseki Solicits Synergy With Stakeholders For Tourism Master    Design

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for collaboration of stakeholders in developing a master plan for the tourism sector that will impact on socio-economic development and improve livelihoods of Edo people. The governor made the call at a workshop organised for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) with a view to […]

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FTAN WTD Celebration Must Have Tourism Stakeholders Buy-In—Alabi, BoT Chairman

  Chairman, Board of Trustees, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Chief Samuel Alabi has said that the Celebration of World Tourism Day by the Federation slated for September 27th in Lagos, must have the buy -in of all tourism stakeholders. Alabi, who once held forth for FTAN during the association’s most difficult moments and later midwifed the […]

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Runsewe Inaugurates Eko NAFEST LOC

      …Says Media Will Be Deployed Strategically To Give Mileage To Event   The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture(NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe played the Bishop at an expanded meeting of the multi sectoral baptism of Eko NAFEST organising committee in Alausa, Ikeja on Friday. Speaking at the inauguration, Runsewe told […]

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Edo Int’l Film Festival Receives 1,551 Entries From 94 Countries

      The Managing Director of Edo State Skills Development Agency, EdoJobs, Ukinebo Dare  has disclosed that the Edo State International Film Festival (ESIFF) has received 1,551 movie entries from 94 countries for the maiden edition of the festival. The festival, organised by the Edo State Government in collaboration with private sector partners, is […]