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23 Feb 2019
As stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector gear up for this year’s Nigerian travel Awards, Jumia Travel, the hotel & flight arm of Jumia, has officially...
10 Feb 2019
As Nigerians prepare to vote on Saturday, what are the issues that matter to the arts and culture sector? GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR, Arts and Culture Editor reports. Regardless of who wins this week’s presidential election, the takeaway is clear: the arts and culture sector is still in search of direction. There are three parastatals without…
31 Jan 2019
From all indications, the several investments of the Lagos state government in the tourism sector is steadily but surely paying off.
13 Jan 2019
Less than two years ago, 18 months to be precise, the journey to review the 27-year-old law (Act cap N137 LFN 2004), Repeal re-enactment Bill 2017, which established the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) started at a public hearing at the Senate in Abuja. The new bill, which seeks to replace the existing old law,…
20 Oct 2018
To improve the travel culture within the country, encourage local tourism to boost Internally generated revenue (IGR), the Nigeria Travel Week...
14 Oct 2018
Over 2,000 sets of twins, yesterday, converged at Igbo-Ora, Ibarapa Central Local Government of Oyo State to celebrate World Twins Festival.
17 Jun 2018
The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has endorsed the Abuja Literary Festival, an initiative of the Abuja Writers Forum (AWF), slated for June 28-30, 2018 in the nation’s capital.
10 Feb 2018
The Pearlwort Hotel & Suites, Ikeja, Lagos, recently played host to practitioners and stakeholders in the country’s travel, tourism and hospitality sector, who converged at the venue for the second edition of Nigeria Travel Awards. An initiative of Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, the award project aims at celebrating hoteliers, airlines and travel…
3 Feb 2018
The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a committee for hosting of the 61st meeting of the United Nations World Tourism organizations (UNWTO).  
2 Dec 2017
It was a gathering of major players in the tourism industry within and around the Federal Capital Territory, last week, at the official launch of Abuja Jabamah...
23 Nov 2017
The Director General of Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation (NTDC), Folorunsho Coker has said that Nigerians would continue to travel abroad for healthcare services if nothing is done to save the system soon.
18 Sep 2017
If inherent potential is properly harnessed as a business and economic enterprise, tourism in Nigeria can grow up to 38 per cent and contribute as much as N1.56trillion by 2025, according to the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC).


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