Month: February 2024

TB Joshua Ministries leads African churches with 5.6m Facebook followers

Although a far cry from the 500 million views on its YouTube before being removed, the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Africa’s leading religious tourist destination, continues to lead other African churches in online presence with 5.6 million subscribers on its Facebook page. Despite the loss of the founding pastor of the church, the […]

Federal tourism ministry identifies with African Youth Tourism Festival

The Minister of Tourism, Lola Ade- John has identified with the forthcoming African Youth Tourism Festival billed to hold from 16th to 20th April, at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, Nigeria. This was confirmed when the Founder of the African Youth Festival, Ambassador Ayo Omotoso paid a courtesy visit to the Minister in Abuja. In response […]

Abia governor wins agro-tourism award

Abia State Governor Alex Otti was recently honored with a ‘Tourism World Outstanding mega Socio-economic Development Initiative Award’ by Tourism World International during the sixth Tourism International commercial and agro-tourism conference and awards ceremony recently held in Umuahia, the Abia state capital. The organisers said the sixth award ceremony held in Umuahia was aimed at […]

Radisson Group to add four new properties in Nigeria

Radisson Group is set to add four new properties to its portfolio in Nigeria. The hotel has signed the Radisson Hotel Benin City which is currently under construction. In addition to that, the hotel has also signed Radisson Collection Hotel and Conference Center, Abuja; Radisson Blu Hotel Abuja CBD; and the Radisson Red Lagos, Victoria […]

BRACED tourism group announces interim excos

The Board of Trustees of BRACED Tourism Promotion and Development Initiative (BTPDI) has approved the constitution of an interim Executive Council to run the affairs of the body for the next one year, following a recent virtual board meeting presided over by the Chairman of the BOT, Dr Kiyaramo Piriye, who is also the immediate […]

I want to be bridge between Nigerian, Chinese cultures-Chief Mike Yusuf Ugwu

High Chief Mike Yusuf Ugwu is the Vice Chairman, China-Africa Business Council, and also Culture Ambassador of Nigeria and China. His Chinese name is Zheng  Xiaopeng, but prefers to answer his African name with his traditional titles.  He has the traditional titles of the Onodebeze 1of Ibagwa-Nike, Enugu State, and the Okenwa 1of Ifite Ogwari […]

Folami flags off campaign for NANTA presidency, unveils manifesto

One of the candidates vying for the position of National President of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) in the forthcoming 2024 elections of the association, Mr. Yinka Folami, has officially flagged off his campaign.  In letter he personally wrote to members of the association across all zones of the country which he […]

Osun State to attend, participate in Canada Drum Festival 2024

The Osun State government has pledged to be part of the second edition of the Pan-Afrika Drum Festival holding in Canada in July this year. In a letter to the organizers of the festival early this month, signed by the state’s commissioner for Youths Affairs, Mr. Olagunju Moshood Olalekan, the state government promised to attend […]

La Campagne Tropicana brings ‘Makoko Chalets’ for St.Valentine’s Day

AS the world prepares for this year’s St. Valentine’s Day, on February 14, lovers and guests at the La Campagne Tropicana Beach and Forest Resort, Ikegun Lagos State are set for a new experience in African leisure and hospitality offering. Among other entertaining facilities in the resort, La Campagne will be offering a novel opportunity […]

Yinka Folami: I don’t fight, but engage in professional dialogue

The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) is heading for an election this year to elect new national executives for the association. One of the leading contenders for the position of president is Mr. Yinka Folami. He currently the National Vice President, Lagos Zone. In addition to being in travel industry, Folami is a […]