Thursday, 21st September 2023

Travel & Tourism

26 Aug
In a bid to redefine the travel business in Nigeria, Thrillers Travels, has announced that it would unveil its firm in Nigeria on September 2nd, 2023 in Lagos at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island.
25 Aug
Nigerians and other individuals living within the country have used Bolt for over 250 million rides since the firm began operations in 2016.
25 Aug
University don, Emmanuel Mogaji, has advocated a multi-faceted approach that challenges existing norms, to support women's empowerment and opens pathways for their active involvement in the transport industry in Africa.
25 Aug
Stakeholders have called on the new Minister of Transportation, Ahmed Alkali, to harness the immense potential in the ministry to achieve real transformation in the transportation sector.
25 Aug
There are indications that officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) are helping freight forwarders to evade duty payment on imported vehicles, thereby short-changing the Federal Government in revenue collection.
25 Aug
Former Chairman of the Association of Africa Maritime Administrations (AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, will be speaking at the Sustainable Maritime Industry Conference, scheduled for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from September 4-6. The conference, under the patronage of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Transport and Logistics, Saleh Aljasser, will bring together experts from the maritime…
25 Aug
After a dismal eight years of Capt. Hadi Sirika, the local air transport sector is circling back into the arms of a barrister to try to steer it to safety. But beyond technical core competency either in aviation or jurisprudence, WOLE OYEBADE writes that the new minister will do no wrong placing national interest first.…
19 Aug
…Sets to explore Tourism Offerings When the Alara of Epeland, Oba (Dr.) Olufolarin Kayode Ogunsanwo, accompanied by his retinue of palace officials and dignitaries, visited Antigua and Barbuda, history was made. It was an auspicious moment for the traditional ruler and his team, who were received by the Prime Minister of the island, Gaston Browne. The…
Olokun Festival
19 Aug
The Lagos State Government has underscored the importance of appropriate authorities in promoting the Yoruba cultural heritage. The state, through the Ministry of Tourism, said this ahead of the oncoming 2023 Olokun festival scheduled to hold on August 26 in Lagos, with the theme, ‘Entertainment is Culture’.
12 Aug
The United Kingdom has appointed Mr. Jonny Baxter as the British Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) in Lagos, Nigeria.    Baxter who takes over from Ben Llewellyn-Jones OBE who recently concluded three years as DHC in Lagos distinguished himself as diplomat with diverse experience having worked in different parts of the world. Prior to becoming the…
12 Aug
To improve the connecting experience for travellers, Air Canada and Emirates Airlines have announced a customer service milestone based on the duo airlines’ strategic partnership with the move of Air Canada’s operations to Dubai International’s (DXB) flagship Terminal 3, a world-class facility designed to cater to the evolving needs of modern travellers, with biometric touch points.…
12 Aug
To expand the frontiers of tourism in Oyo State, the state governor is set to collaborate with the Brazilian custodian of culture, Oba Awurela, Kabiyesi Sangokunle Alayande, on the Black Heritage Day, a yearly celebration to commemorate Brazil’s freedom from the Europeans. While receiving Oba Awurela in his office during the week, Commissioner for Culture and…


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Scores of aggrieved Contractors of the federal ministry of works have cried out to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to come to their rescue on the non- payment of paying of monies for jobs completed. Led by Mr Bolarinwa Akinpelu, the contractors in a statement particularly called on the President to prevail on the Minister of…
13 mins ago
.Rejects Tribunal judgment, head to appeal court .Urges members to be calm The New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP), on Thursday, said that Nigeria democracy is under serious threat, and there is the need for urgent concerted effort to save it from total annihilation. NNPP rejected the ruling of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that voided…
31 mins ago
Nollywood Stars Tonto Dikeh and Iyabo Ojo, has Visited Mohbad's Family Amidst Calls for Justice.
54 mins ago
As the world marks the International Day of Peace, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has called for tolerance to push the United Nations drive for tolerance and cease-fire. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr. Ahmed Audi, said Nigeria stands to benefit as a nation when individuals imbibe the culture of peaceful coexistence.…
1 hour ago
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Organisations in Southern Africa have received a welcome boost to their digital transformation efforts with the graduation of the latest cohort of candidates from the SAP Young Professionals Program. Tracy Bolton, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa, says the additional skills capacity comes at a critical time for the…