Month: August 2023

0ver 1500 business leaders expected for Abuja Investment Summit

The maiden edition of the Abuja Investment Summit and Expo (AISE) will hold at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja on September 25 and 26 with the theme: Unlocking investment opportunities in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. According to a release by TDF Consultants Limited organizers of the summit, the event is expected to welcome […]

Runsewe harps on role of traditional rulers in governance

The Director General National Council for Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe has stressed the need for the direct involvement of Traditional rulers in governance. Otunba Runsewe said this when he received in audience a delegation from Ijumu Kingdom of Kogi State led by His Royal Majesty, Oba Williams Olusegun Ayeni, the Oluyemi of Ijumu […]

Odusanwo hails Tinubu on tourism ministry, congratulates minister, stakeholders

National President of the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN), Chief Abiodun Odusanwo has praised President Bola Tinubu for creating a stand-alone tourism ministry for the country. He described the action as ‘a very key and strategic move by the government to embrace tourism as a major driver of socio-economic growth of the country.’ […]

FTAN commends Tinubu on creation of tourism ministry, congratulates minister-designate

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), the Nigerian umbrella private sector tourism body, has commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the creation of a stand-alone tourism ministry. The federation also congratulated the minister-designate of tourism, Ms. Lola Ade-John. In an open letter  titled ‘Appreciation and Congratulations’ signed by the federation’s president, Mr. Nkereuwem […]

Radisson Blu opens eighth property in Morocco

Radisson Blu has added  its eight hotel in Morocco  with the opening of Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia, its eighth hotel in the country. Nestled in the heart of one of the most popular seaside destinations in northern Morocco, the new hotel bolsters the Group’s portfolio to three hotels in Saidia. The hotel comprises 13 contemporary […]

Canada celebrates Africa’s culture, heritage at Drum Festival 2023

The city of Mississauga in Ontario Canada was agog with the display of Nigeria and Africa’s rich cultural heritage at the maiden edition of The Drum Festival, (Ayan-Agalu) with the theme “Rejigging Yoruba Cultural Heritage: As Catalyst for National and International Unity, Progress and Development on July 28, 2023. The cultural fiesta which was organized […]

ITPN president calls for creation of tourism ministry

The National President of the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN), Chief Abiodun Odusanwo has added his voice to the clamour for the creation of a stand-alone Ministry of Tourism and Culture for Nigeria by the current administration under the leadership of President Asiwaju Ahmed BolaTinubu as the fastest means of resuscitating the nation’s […]

Abuja Continental Hotel gets new executive chef

Abuja Continental Hotel has announced the appointment of Wayne Kingsley as the new Executive Chef. Wayne is a talented culinary artist with over three decades (37 years) of experience working with Michelin star chefs at worldclass hotels and has a distinguished track record as a consummate hotelier. He is highly regarded within the industry, having […]

FEWACCI pledges commitment to cross-border tourism, trade investment at AfriTrade B2B

The Executive Director of the Federation of West Africa Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FEWACCI), Ambassador Aminou Akadiri has said the West African private sector body is committed to promoting cross-border trade, tourism, investment and access to markets. Akadiri said this during his speech at the maiden edition of the AfriTrade B2B business networking event, […]

After ministerial job, Lai Mohammed becomes SA

Nigeria’s ex-Minister of Information and Culture during the administration of  ex-President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed Special Advisor to the Secretary of  United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili. The announcement, according to the Vanguard newspaper, was made during the opening session of  66th Commission for Africa (CAF) meeting in Mauritius. Mohammed, who throughout […]