Africa: Tourism Experts converge for 2nd IHTEF

Tourism Experts converge for 2nd IHTEF By Friday Nwosu Gladiators in the tourism and hospitality industry in Nigeria will be converging at the 2nd International Hospitality, Tourism and Eco-Sustainability Forum (IHTEF), to discuss germane issues that will facilitate and propel the sector forward. The event which is scheduled to hold on the 4th and 5th of April, 2017, at the […]

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UNWTO to Nigeria: ‘Implement Salient areas’ of Tourism Master Plan

Caption for PICTURE: From left: International Tourism Adviser to the UNWTO, Mr Jim Flannery; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba, in Abuja in Tuesday during the visit of Mr. Flannery to Nigeria to meet with the Technical Committee on the Review of Nigeria’s Tourism Mastet […]

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Africa: FG removes DG of NTDC, Sally Mbanefo

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The Federal Government on Wednesday removed the Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo. The Director General has been asked to handover the affairs of NTDC to the next most senior officer. The removal of the Chief Executive was contained in a November 27, 2016 letter which was signed by the Secretary to the Government […]

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African Tourism: Nigeria starts the journey to redesign Tourism Masterplan after initial failure

By Renn Offor The President Mohammadu Buhari led government of Nigeria has taken a step further, in what may be seen as a positive move, in its determined effort to present a workable tourism master plan for the tourism sector by inaugurating a technical committee that would bring into consideration the various peculiarities about the country as it would identify […]

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Tourism: 50, 000 Nigerians visit South Africa annually – Mnguni, SA Envoy

The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Lulu Mnguni, on Wednesday said that about 50,000 Nigerians visited South Africa for tourism annually. Mnguni told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that Nigerians constituted about 50,000 of the recorded annual average of about 10 million foreign tourists. “South Africa has really been able to harness her tourism potentialto […]

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Religious tourism: Lagos market attracts 20,000 for ‘Chioma Jesus’

By Renn Offor The popular ‘Computer Village’ market in Ikeja, Lagos went agog this morning as one of Nigeria’s leading gospel music sensation, Chioma Jesus attracted a whooping crowd of over 20, 000 worshippers to her gospel worship crusade held inside the market. Capitalizing on the early morning weekly sanitation that holds in markets every Thursday in Lagos, the mammoth […]

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How I Got Ex-President Jonathan To Premiere My Movie – Omoni Oboli (Nigeria Actress)

Omoni Oboli, a budding movie producer and seasoned actress with claim to fame from her roles in Figurine and Anchor Baby has also inched a few miles further to become a notable director. Her debut effort in directing was with the popular movie entitled Being Mrs. Elliot. Following that successful outing, Oboli confirmed her reputation as a director with another […]

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