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Lagos partners Ford Foundation on transformation of Onikan to Africa’s tourism hub

Lagos partners Ford Foundation on transformation of Onikan to Africa’s tourism hub

The Lagos State Government has sealed a major partnership with world’s second largest private foundation, Ford Foundation on the total regeneration of Lagos Island and transformation of Onikan axis to a major tourism hub in Africa. Briefing Government House Correspondents after a strategic meeting held at Lagos House in Ikeja with an high-powered delegation from

Okowa sets up committee to review multi -billion naira tourism park

Governor Ifeayin Okowa of Delta State has set up a seven – man committee to review the execution of the multi- billion naira tourism park at Olori , in Udu local government area of the state. The state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism , Ernest Ogwezzy, dropped the hint on Tuesday during a State Executive

FG to spend $3.05 trillion on infrastructure in 30years

President Goodluck Jonathan has announced that the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan (NIIMP) project will need a total of $3.05 trillion (N485 trillion) over 30 years. Jonathan who disclosed this at the Federal Executive Council meeting Wednesday, explained that the plan will among others things address the lack of linkages in the sector. The plan

Fan’s Village Scam: Sally Mbanefo shuns probe panel

Embattled Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Commission (NTDC) Mrs. Sally Uwechue-Mbanefo may have settled for more controversies as she has refused to honour invitations to appear before a probe panel set up to investigate her role in the failed Brazil 2014 Fan’s village. The Minister of Culture, Tourism & National Orientation, Chief Edem

Tourism Ministry takes over NTDC’s duties

Following the inability of the Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation (NTDC) to properly market Nigeria’s tourism potentials at international fora and exhibition events in recent times, the Federal Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation has decided to henceforth handle such events by itself. The Nigerian Times gathered that the supervising Minister has written to

Update on Brazil 2014 scandal: Sally Mbanefo queried

Following the unsuccessful participation of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) in the ongoing world cup fiesta in Brazil, the Director General, Sally Mbanefo, has been queried by the Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Edem Duke for her conduct while in Brazil. The Nigerian Times learnt that Mbanefo, who tried to avoid being

Brazil 2014 fans’ village: How NTDC DG, Sally Mbanefo, engaged in physical fight in Brazil, while attempting to cover up alleged fraud

The Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Commission (NTDC) Mrs. Sally Uwechue-Mbanefo may be doing everything possible to cover up an alleged fraud in her participation in the ongoing Brazil 2014 World Cup after a failed attempt to chew up a piece of incriminating document in a Brazilian hotel June 18. She has asked

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