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LAGOS SET TO CLAMP DOWN ON HOTEL OWNERS, OTHERS OVER NON-REGISTRATION

…Destroys N10m Worth Pirated Movies, Duplicating Machines The Lagos State Government on Monday urged hotel and club owners to voluntarily register with the State Government to facilitate the ongoing classification and grading of hotels or risk their businesses being shut down. The State’s Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, ...

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FG, UBA restate commitment to developing creative industry

* As Redtv’s ‘our best friend’s wedding’ premieres in Lagos REDTV, a dynamic online lifestyle channel that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal, in conjunction with The Naked Convos has premiered a new web-series titled, ‘Our Best Friend’s wedding’.  REDTV is supported by the United Bank ...

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Driving Sustainable Growth In The Nigerian Arts Industry

  A leading practitioner in theatre and film with over 20 years of experience in the United States (US) and Nigeria, Ifeoma is the Chief Creative Director of iOpenEye Productions, a performance art production company. Her recent works in Nigeria includes the Lagos Theatre Festival, the premiere of Hear Word ...

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Ayade, Ita-Giwa, others laud Dangote on sponsorship of African Food Festival

  Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade last weekend joined participants at the maiden African Food festival Calabar to commend Dangote Industries Ltd for sponsoring the event. The Governor represented by his wife, Dr. Linda Ayade who declared the food festival open lauded the exemplary attitude of Dangote Group ...

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AMBODE UNVEILS PLANS TO BUILD FIVE NEW ARTS THEATRES

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), with wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Bagudu (left); veteran actress, Joke Silva (2nd right) and Writer of the play, Toyin Otudeko (right) during the LUFODO Productions Show entitledHeartbeat The Musical…A New Beginning at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos, on Sunday, ...

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Just In: FG Fires NTDC DG

Sally Mbanefo         Report reaching BusinesToday Newsonline, says the Federal Government on Wednesday sacked the Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo. This is contained in letter titled: Notification of de-secondment from the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), dated November 27, 2016 ...

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Ministry To Present 3 Bills To National Assembly To Re-position Creative Industries

L-R: General Manager, Copyright Society of Nigeria, Mr Chinedu Chukwuji, Veteran Musician Ras Kimono, Fuji Music Maestro Sir Shina Peters, Kenny Saint Best, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Chairman COSON, Chief Tony Okoroji,Public Affairs Consultant of COSON, Mrs. Lucy Ajayi and Director of COSON, Aleelat Allen when the COSON Executives paid a ...

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We Are Re-positioning Culture and Tourism Sector, Minister Tells Senate Committee

From left: Senator Babajide Omoworare, the Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Senator David Umaru and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed when the Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism paid an oversight visit to the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in Abuja on Thursday.     ...

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Minister Inaugurates Committee To Review Tourism Master Plan

L-R: The Director, International Tourism, Mrs. Ronke Wole Fasanya, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Mrs. Ayo Adesugba, and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the inauguration of the Technical Committee on the Review of Nigeria’s Tourism Master Plan in Abuja on Wednesday.       The Minister of Information ...

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African Travel Spend expected to rise 24 Percent with Introduction of African Union Passport Introduction in 2018

  New research released by global travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation (www.Sabre.com), has revealed that African air travel spend is expected to rise 24% with the introduction of the pan-African passport in 2018. The new passport will enable African travellers to visit other countries on the continent without a visa. The ...

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