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8.4 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in Q1, Q2 2019

By Emmanuel Elebeke The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS says 8,487,698 passengers through Nigerian air space in Q1 and Q2 of 2019. In its quarterly Air Transportation Data report for Q1, Q2 2019 released on its website, the bureau said of the 8.4million passengers, 4,002,528 passed through the air space in the first quarter of 2019, a 3.87% year-on-year growth from the same quarter of 2018; and 4,485,170 in the second quarter of […]

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 […]

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