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Minister inaugurates C’ttee to review Tourism Master Plan

From left: The Director, International Tourism, Mrs. Ronke Wole Fasanya; Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Mrs. Ayo Adesugba, and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the inauguration of the Technical Committee on the Review of Nigeria's Tourism Master Plan in Abuja.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated the Technical Committee on the Review of Nigeria’s Tourism Master Plan, with a call on members to articulate realistic policies that will drive tourism from the periphery to the mainstream of the economy.

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Otunba Olusegun Runsewe

Lagos Presidential Lodge: Ex-NTDC boss seeks heritage, visitors’tower

Former Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has thrown his weight behind plans by Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to transform the Presidential Lodge in Lagos to a tourist hub, and suggested that a heritage and visitors tower would stand out the City of Excellence in the global tourism and livability ranking.

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6 weird things that are considered normal in Aba

Aba, one of the most popular cities in eastern Nigeria, is a truly unique place that is home to a lot of interesting individuals, so it is no surprise that you tend to see a lot of weird things happen on a daily basis. But hey, that’s just one of the things that make the city one of the greatest places to visit in Nigeria, right? From bizarre locals to weird occurrences, Jumia Travel has compiled an epic list of 6 of the weirdest things that seem to be the norm in Aba.

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Buhari urged to use Nigerians in Diaspora, tourism to stabilize exchange rate

A GOVERNORSHIP aspirant in Lagos, Chief Owolabi Salis, has urged President Buhari to take advantage of Nigerians in Diaspora and use tourism to stabilize the foreign exchange rate. Salis, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said, “One good thing about Nigerians in Diaspora is their patriotism and the familial relationships many of them
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Niger State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa.

Niger state govt unveils plans to transform Zungeru, Baro to tourism haven

Niger State is home of Tourism. Zungeru town is where a Briton, Lord Luggard, as well as the first President of the country, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe settled, and married. It was the same town where the amalgamation of the country took place and the name Nigeria chosen. Besides, Lord Luggard, the first indigenous President of the country, Dr. Azikiwe, late Biafra leader, Odumegwu Ojukwu and some other prominent Nigerians were born there.

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