Month: April 2024

Tourism minister sets up committee to revise National Tourism Policy

Minister of Tourism, Lola Ade-John has inaugurated a Committee on the Review of the National Tourism and Hospitality Policy and the Nigerian Tourism Development Master Plan. The development formally kick starts plans by the Federal Government geared towards repositioning and shaping Nigeria’s tourism sector and reviving its stalled industry. The committee comprises directors from various […]

NANTA election D-day: Intrigues, politics that would shape election

Today, Friday, April 26, 2024, the third day of the National Association of Travel Agencies’s (NANTA) Annual General meeting (AGM), the association’s members will be electing a new set of executives. It promises to be an epoch making occasion. Going by the campaigns, the election promises to be one of the most competitive in the […]

FG trains 40 youths in Epe on tour guiding

The Federal Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), have trained no fewer than 40 youths in Epe, as tour guides and operators. The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Lola Ade-John, during the graduation ceremony held in Epe on Sunday, Sunday, April 14, said the training, known as EcoGenesis Incubator […]

Ex-Lagos tourism commissioner set to mark 50th birthday in style

Preparations are in top gear for the 50th birthday celebration of the ex-Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf. According to source, there will be a convergence of classy well-wishers including top politicians, business moguls, friends, and associates in May for the celebration of the milestone. Also,  many activities have been lined […]

FTAN President commends Ade-John for visiting Badagry, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort

The President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Mr Nkereuwem Onung, has commended the tourism Minister, Mrs Lola Ade-John, for her recent working tour of two monumental tourism destinations in Nigeria being, the historic town of Badagry, and the foremost luxury beach resort in Africa, the La Campagne Tropicana Beach at Ibeju-lekki, […]

NANTA president counts achievements as association prepares for elective AGM

The President of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA)Mrs. Susan Akporiaye has said the association is primed for its  48th annual general meeting billed for Lagos from the 23rd to 27th of this month. Akporiaye who said this during a press conference, also used the opportunity to count some of her achievements in […]

Use tourism to showcase Nigeria’s beauty, diversity, Tourism Minister urges

The Nigerian Minister of Tourism, Mrs Lola Ade-John, on Friday urged Nigerians to use tourism as a means of showcasing Nigeria’s beauty and diversity to the world.  The minister made the call during her fact finding tour of Nigeria’s foremost resort, La Campagne Tropicana Beach and Forest Resort, Ikegun, Lagos. The minister was received by […]

Two weeks passport renewal still a mirage, says renowned journalist

*He alleged NIS officer told him to go call the minister Renowned multi-award winning journalist and Social Mobilisation Manager at ActionAid Nigeria, Mr. Olola Seun Akioye has criticized personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for making it difficult for Nigerians renew their international passport within the two weeks period promised by the Minister of […]