Month: July 2023

We’re set for Drum Festival in Canada this week, says Segun Akanni

*Gov Adeleke, Oba Elegushi, Dokpesi, Oyo Speaker, Others To Be Honoured All is set for the maiden edition of the prestigious and epoch-making cultural fiesta, The Drum Festival (Ayan-Agalu Festival) in Canada. People from all over the world are expected to grace festival taking place in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.  Speaking with journalists in Toronto on […]

Nigeria, China to collaborate on capacity building for youths

No fewer than 3000 Nigerian youths are to benefit from the capacity building programme midwifed by the National Council for Arts and Culture in collaboration with the Peoples Republic of China in the later part of the year. The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe revealed this to newsman when […]

NATOP urges FG to embrace sustainable tourism principles to drive green economy

Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) has called on the federal government through its relevant agencies to leverage on the principles of sustainable tourism in evolving policies aimed at growing the sector in Nigeria. According to the tour operators’ group, states of the federation need to prioritise environmental conservation by protecting and preserving Nigeria’s natural […]

NIHOTOUR seeks partnership with NATOP to rid tourism industry of quacks

The Director General of the National Institute for Tourism and Hospitality (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Kangiwa has called for collaboration between the institute and Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) to rid the industry of quacks.  Kangiwa made the call while delivering his speech at the 2023 Annual General meeting (AGM) of the NATOP currently going […]

La Campagne Tropicana boss to headline FTAN’s AGM talks

The President of La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resorts, Otunba Wanle Akinboboye will be the lead speaker at the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) scheduled for the 20th of this month. The theme for this year’s AGM is: Sustainable tourism: the need for sellable tourism products. The […]

Gov. Eno to unveil Akwa Ibom state’s tourism agenda at FTAN’s 26th AGM

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umoh Eno is expected to unveil his ‘ARISE agenda’ which aims to drive the state’s tourism industry to new heights, during the 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) billed to hold in Abuja. The AGM will hold this month at the Nicon […]

Runsewe commends Gov Makinde for creating ministry for tourism, culture economy

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe says time has come for Nigeria to take Cultural tourism business seriously and give it all the political and financial push necessary to derive the expected gains. He spoke to commend OYO state governor, Seyi Makinde, who has strategically repositioned the state […]