Month: September 2023

Webisco group’s dialogue on Nigerian tourism holds October 26

A one day tourism dialogue under the theme: ‘Nigerian Tourism: Past, Present, and Future’ has been scheduled for October 26, 2023 in Lagos. The event will be chaired by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Samuel Alabi. The one day programme involving the public and private sectors industry […]

Abia community honours NFC boss with Ezie Akpan title

The Asaga community in Ohafia council area of Abia State has honoured her son, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Dr. Chidia Maduekwe with the respected traditional title of Ezie Akpan, a kind of traditional sheriff. The Akpan traditional groups in Ohafia tradition are responsible for law and order and justice […]

Nigeria’s apex tourism agency rocked by recruitment, promotion racketeering allegations

*All the allegations are false, says Director General The Nigerian Tourism Development Authority (NTDA) is currently enmeshed in allegation of job racketeering and improper conduct of promotion examination for staff of the agency. According to the allegation: “It is intriguing to note that the management of NTDA recently, somehow, employed over 40 staff without adhering […]

FTAN presents 13 keys areas of focus to tourism minister

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Nigeria’s umbrella body for tourism industry practitioners, has presented key areas of focus to Nigeria’s new tourism minister, Ms. Lola Ade-John. The federation made the presentation during a courtesy visit to the minister.      The FTAN team, led by the President, Mr. Nkereuwem Onung,congratulated the minister on […]

Tourism minister promises to work with private sector practitioners

The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Lola Ade-John has promised to work with the private sector to build the tourism industry. She said a delegation of the Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) paid her a courtesy visit. The delegation was led by FTAN president, Mr. Nkereuwem Onung. Onung, on behalf of the federation, made […]

ATHCON felicitate with Tinubu on 100 days in office

The National President, Mr. Olatunde Oluloye FTHC and all the Executives and Members of the Association of Tourism and Hospitality Consultants of Nigeria (ATHCON) has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his 100 days in office. ATHCON said the Tinubu administration has made key policy changes one of which was the creation of the Ministry of […]

Traditional rulers should re-orientate youths on culture-Runsewe

The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has called on traditional rulers to use their positions of being close to the grassroots and also as primary custodians of the people’s traditional and culture, to re-orientate the youths on Nigeria’s cultural  values. Runsewe was speaking when the Ata – Mmanya […]

We will expand Ayangalu to pan-African drum festival next year-Akanni

Prince Segun Akanni is the publisher of the Drum Online Media Organisation, organisers of the Ayangalu Drum festival in Canada. The maiden edition of the festival  was successful held in Canada last July. In this interview with Africa Travel Herald, Prince Akanni talked about the maiden edition and plans for the future edition of the […]

100 days in office: FTAN president hails Gov. Eno’s impactful leadership

THE President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkereuwen Onung has described the 100 days in office of the Akwa Ibom Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, as impactful and re-energising. He praised the  governor for reawakening the business environment in the state and  providing succor to Akwa Ibom citizens and residents alike. […]

Student calls out Dana Air over refusal to pay tickets refund

A Nigerian student studying in Sheffield University, United Kingdom, Mr. Chinonso Nwemeh has appealed to Dana Airlines to pay back his refund for a cancelled flight. Nwemeh said he has fulfilled all the requirements demanded of him by the airline for a canceled flight. Speaking to Africa Travel Herald, Nwemeh said he and his family […]