Travel & Tourism

Nigeria ranks 6th in Africa visa openness report

Nigeria has ranked sixth in the Africa Visa Openness Report released by the African Union (AU) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). The report, which is the seventh edition, was released at the 2022 African Economic Conference (AEC) being held in Balaclava, Mauritius on Sunday. The report noted that Benin, Seychelles and The Gambia ranked […]
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Imposition of toll fee is for revenue generation ― National Arts Theatre

The National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, says the introduction of toll fees at the entrance gates of the complex is part of efforts to generate revenue for its maintenance. Steve Ogundele, the spokesperson of the Primary Centre for Performing Arts in Nigeria, gave the explanation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

After 10 Years: Argungu Fishing Festival will be revived ― Runsewe

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it will revive the Argungu Fishing Festival which had been abandoned for over a decade. Runsewe made the promise on Monday while receiving a delegation led by the Emir of Argungu from Kebbi State, Alhaji Samaria Mera, to the NCAC Headquarters in Abuja. This was in […]

FG to establish community museums to boost tourism ― Minister

Emmanuel Elebeke As part of efforts to ensure that local communities benefit from tourism, the Federal Government has announced plans to establish the community museums to boost tourism. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the plan on Thursday at the ongoing 4th World UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture in […]

We achieved a lot in culture and tourism sector ― Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the ministry has made remarkable achievement. He said this while also revealing the plans of the Federal Government to launch National Policy on Culture, Tourism and finalise work on Motion Picture Council of Nigeria and others. Mohammed stated this when he played host to Culture, Arts, […]