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Tourism Operators Kick Against Nigeria Hosting Of  UNWTO Conference 

  …To Boycott Information & Culture Minister’s Spearhead November Event …Say  It Is Of No Value To The Country, Stakeholders …Accuse Lai Mohammed Of Abandoning Tourism Industry   Tourism operators in Nigeria under the aegis of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) have kicked against the planned hosting of the United Nations World […]

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Akwaaba  African Travel Market To Beam Searchlight On Medical Tourism–Organisers

    The organisers of the biggest travel and tourism expo in West Africa, AKWAABA African Travel Market has said that the 18th Edition of the event will focus more attention on Medical Tourism. They said this while  announcing the date for the 2022 edition of the  annual event that is billed to hold at […]


African Tourism Villages: Outstanding Order By Frank Meke

      Last week, we explained that Nigeria didn’t get any mention when United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) rolled out names of African countries with best tourism Villages. We are not good at leaving such foot prints on global tourism market but would rather canvas to host the winning teams in Africa and […]


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UNWTO Best Villages: Nigeria Not InTthe Picture By Frank Meke

    Just a week ago, Nigeria’s Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Muhammed was in Madrid, playing his own tourism script. Back home and in his state of Kwara, Muhammad was politically amputated and his cell in jeopardy. I am an ardent follower of the minister and his political interest(s). Why, you are entitled […]


Eko-NAFEST 2022: Nigerians In Diaspora storms Lagos

As Lagos prepares for a mega hosting of the 30th edition of National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) also known as the Unity Festival, Nigerians in Diaspora, particularly Lagosians, have called on Governor, Babajide Sanwo-0lu to use the opportunity to draw global attention to the infrastructural development in the city of aquatic splendour. NAFEST, transformed into a global […]


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Tourism Sector  Critical To Nigeria’s Economic Diversification–Obaseki

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, today, reiterated the need for Nigeria to diversify its economy from crude oil, urging government at all levels to pay critical attention to the tourism sector as it has the potential to improve revenue and facilitate economic development. Obaseki said this  when he declared open […]


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Runsewe To Unveil Nigeria/Gambia Friendship Club

        In a bid to strengthen the cultural and bilateral relationship between Nigeria and the Republic of Uganda, the Director General National Council for Arts and Culture(NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has declared his intention to launch the Nigeria/Uganda friendship club. The Director General made this known in his office when he played […]


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Akporiaye, NANTA President To Host Nigerian Teachers To Tourism Adventure 

      President, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) Mrs. Susan Akporiaye is to participants and winners of Nigerian teachers’ reality show to hands on and practical tourism experience. The itinerary for the teachers picked from the six geographical zones of the country, will span three days, with destination Lagos tourism in focus and a […]


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Lagos Promises To Make NAFEST 2022 Mother Of All Festivals

      The Lagos State Government and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) have pledged to work with each other to make the 35th edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) the best of its kind in the history of the festival. This understanding was reached at the preliminary […]


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NANTA, Senegal Partner In New African Tourism Broadway Initiative

        Africa Nations cup reigning champions, Senegal, has reached out to Nigeria’s biggest and most influential travel and tourism trade group, the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies ( NANTA), in efforts to ramp up mutual beneficial intelligence and market capacity sharing relationship on tourism trade. While NANTA will bring the massive […]