Tag: tourism

Pandemic saved Niger N300m medical tourism — Health commissioner

By Justina Asishana, Minna Niger State Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr. Muhammad Makunsidi, has disclosed that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Niger State saved over N300…

Sterling Bank wins special recognition award for tourism support

Sterling Bank Plc has been honoured with the Special Recognition Award for Tourism Support at the 2021 edition of the Nigeria Tourism Awards, also known as The Balearica Awards. The…

● Lagos State Government to transform Badagry into industrial and tourism hub

The Lagos State Government has promised to evaluation planning allow processing time from 28 to 18 days and cut back the lay-out approval course of from 90 to 30 days….

2020 Lagos Fiesta uncertain because of Covid-19, #EndSARS crises – Lagos Commissioner for Tourism Akinbile-Yussuf

Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, a trained pharmacist, speaks about her strides and challenges in public office as well as gender inclusion in politics in…

NEPZA’s proposed medical zone to end $1bn medical tourism annually – Adesugba

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Process (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, has said that the proposed world class medical enclave in Nigerian is aimed at ending the about $1…

Culture and Tourism: We ‘ll make Osun UAE of Nigeria, says Oyetola

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday reiterated the administration’s determination to transform the economy of the State through huge investment in culture and tourism, saying…

Osun partners Sterling Bank, others to launch tourism master plan

Osun state Government has announced plans to launch a tourism master plan known as ‘Culture and Tourism for Sustainable Economy’ (CUTOSEC).  The programme would be launched in collaboration with Sterling…

Delta injects N524m to boost tourism

 Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba   DELTA State has approved the development and management of the Lander Brothers Anchorage, Asaba, to the Abuja Boat Club, Commissioner for Information Charles Aniagwu has said….

World Tourism Day: Idere community agog as international tourists climb ancient hills

Idere Community in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State on Sunday witnessed colourful display of Yoruba tradition and culture as the state took the celebration of the 2020…

Our tourism investment will drive post-COVID-19 economic recovery, says Obaseki

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has assured that his administration will invest in the tourism sector of the state to attract local and international investors to drive post-coronavirus (COVID-19)…

World Tourism Day celebration to conform with COVID-19 protocols — LASG

The Lagos State Government says it will celebrate the 2020 World Tourism Day in conformity with COVID-19 safety protocols. Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture,…

Time to boost post-COVID Tourism – Idris Aregbe

As part of his efforts to further rejuvenate tourism, arts, culture and entertainment, Mr. Idris Aregbe, the founder of Culturati and CEO of Connecting Lagos has facilitated meeting between the…

AU study: COVID-19 could cost Africa $500bn, damage tourism, aviation sectors

By Kingsley Ighobor Up to 20 million jobs in the formal and informal sectors in Africa could be lost because of COVID-19, according to a new study by the African…