How we survived COVID 19 pandemic, GM Radisson Blu Hotel Ikeja, Christophe

COVID-19 pandemic impacted negatively on the global economy, with the tourism sector worse hit as a result of the lockdown, ban and restrictions on travel by global destinations in order to mitigate the effect of the pandemic. With the world bouncing back and global destinations are once again seeing the numbers rising as travel business is back on course and leading the call for recovery of tourism is the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). For many tourism outfits, especially those in hospitality business, with hotels shut for the duration…

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Nigeria’s tourism big wigs set to storm Abuja as FTAN finalises plans for AGM on July 21

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has disclosed plans for its 25th Annual General Meeting (AGM), which is billed to hold at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on July 21. This was made known by the President of the Federation, Nkwereuwem Onung. According to Onung, aside the business session, the AGM, which is a non – elective one, will have a keynote speaker and panel session that will focus on x-raying the Nigerian tourism sector. Onung further revealed that it is pertinent to examine performance of the…

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NIWA MD congratulates Sambo, Adegoroye on ministerial appointments

NIWA MD congratulates Sambo, Adegoroye on ministerial appointments The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Moghalu has celebrated and congratulated Engr Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, over his meritorious appointment as the newly confirmed Minister of Transportation and Mr. Ademola Adewole Adegoroye as the Minister of State for Transportation. Dr Moghalu in a statement signed by Jibril Darda’u, general manager Corporate Affairs said both appointments by His President Muhammadu Buhari is a clear testimony and recognition of their competence, hard work, dedication, and sterling track records of achievements…

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Ezra Yakusak: Eyes on Nigeria Non Export oil well

By Frank Meke Nigeria’s non oil export value chain pegged at 3. 8trillion naira, an economic recovery effort tied round the mandate of Dr Ezra Yakusak. Dr Yakusak is the chief Executive, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, an institution responsible for the Promotion of Nigeria vast non oil sector. Unassuming and proactive in harnessing human and materials resources, this uncommon Nigerian who spent his years at the Export House, brings a new vista in the strategic intervention and interpretation to breaking the 3.8 trillion naira trade mark revenue programmed for this…

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Medical Tourism Fair: Akwaaba Travel Market signs partnership agreement with Turquaz Health Tourism from Turkiye

The organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market have announced a Partnership with Turkish Firm Turquaz Health Tourism as their Official Exclusive Partner in Turkiye(Turkey) for this year’s Akwaaba Event. Turquaz Health is a Health Organisation in Turkey which provides the best medical solution to medical needs with the best quality facilities, cutting edge technology equipment, globally accepted medical doctors and internationally recognized credentials. Turquaz Health founded by Idil Saguner and Sureyya Umran Alinak are Experienced at matching Hospitals to the Needs of the Patients. They will be Using their Network…

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Strict adherence to standards vital for Nigeria’s global competitiveness- SON DG

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said that locally produced goods must adhere strictly to standards to be competitive globally. The Director General of SON, Malam Farouk Salim, stated this at the flagging off of a campaign tagged “Standardisation; Panacea for economic growth” in Enugu. (When?). The SON boss said that adhering strictly to standardisation and quality assurance would make Nigerian products and services more acceptable at the international market. Salim, who was represented by the Director South-East Operations of SON, Mr Fred Akingbesote, noted that when all products…

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Olagunju, Ubechu Families unite in wedlock

Photo Caption: The couple, Chinonso and Ibukun Oluwa flanked by Dr. Mrs. Isioma Olagunju (L) and Prof. Gbadebo Olagunju (R) It was colourful and businesslike; a celebration of cultures as the families of Professor Gbadebo Olagunju; an erudite academician and distinguished professor of Law at the Lagos State University, LASU, and Dr. Mrs Isioma Olagunju also of the Lagos State University, LASU gave their daughter, Ibukun Oluwa , Ijeoma’s hand in marriage to Chinonso, Samuel from the family of Mr. Chidi and Mrs. Kate Ubechu. The ceremony which was well…

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Benson Uwheru named PHED MD/CEO as new board is constituted

Benson Uwheru named PHED MD/CEO as new board is constituted Sequel to the recent restructuring of five DisCos in Nigeria, Dr Benson Uwheru has assumed office as the new MD/CEO of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution (PHED) Plc. Dr Benson Uwheru succeeds the former MD/CEO of the company, Dr Henry Ajagbawa who has been appointed to manage the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Also, a new Board has been constituted for the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution (PHED) Plc following the restructuring. The new Board Members are, Iboroma Akpana, Chairman of…

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