Consumers, food vendors rate Crown Premium Spaghetti high

Consumers and Food vendors of pasta have rated Crown Premium as high, adding that they would easily recommend the brand as a result of its unique qualities. While consumers relish the taste and non-sticky attribute of the pasta brand, food vendors stated that the product is a source of profit as customers keep requesting for the product. Mrs. Ronke Oshineye, a Shomolu-based food vendor, said she was delighted by the exceptional quality of the product as compared to other pasta brands. She said: “When I prepared Crown Premium Spaghetti in…

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Flour Mills of Nigeria celebrates 60 of enriching lives, empowering communities

This year marks an important milestone for Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc as it commemorates 60 great years of enriching lives and empowering communities. Exactly sixty years ago, FMN was born through the vision and dedication of its Founding Father, George Stavros Coumantaros, to create a winning brand that would one day become a household name in Nigeria. Since then, FMN and the iconic Golden Penny food brand has truly evolved to become a family favourite and a trusted source of nutrition for millions of Nigerian families.   A statement…

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Bayelsa Travel Writers task Gov Diri on Tourism Endowment Fund, tourism masterplan to drive tourism development

In comomeration of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations across the globe, chairman of Bayelsa Travel Writers’ Corps, Mr Piriye Kiyaramo has called on Bayelsa state government to launch Bayelsa State Culture and Tourism Endowment Fund and tourism masterplan to drive the development and promotion of the tourism sector in the state, saying that “tourism is a catalyst that could be used to drive the local economy with a view to achieving the goals of sustainable peace and job creation”. Mr Kiyaramo described the theme of the 2020 edition of…

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Arik Air resumes flight operations to Enugu October 6

Arik Air is resuming services from Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Lagos to Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu effective October 6, 2020. Flights between Lagos and Enugu will operate thrice weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the first instance. Arik Air suspended flights to Enugu last year when the federal government closed the airport for reconstruction. Passengers have been yearning for the return of the airline to Enugu following the reopening of the airport for commercial flights earlier in September. The airline’s chief executive officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said the…

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AON dissociates self from NLC strike, laments airlines huge losses to COVID-19

The President of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Alhaji (Dr.) Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, has declared unequivocally that the Association completely dissociates itself from the planned indefinite strike action called by the Nigerian Labour Congress over the issues of Government’s recent increase of Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff in the country. Alhaji Abdulmunaf noted that airlines had suffered huge losses for over three (3) months during the COVID-19 lockdown and were forced due to no fault of theirs to even lay off staff and significantly reduce the salaries of those…

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NCPC boss lauds Gov. Lalong on commencement of flight operations from Abuja -Jos

.. Inaugurates Federal medical committee for 2020 pilgrimage The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC, Rev. Yakubu Pam has lauded the Governor of Plateau State, RT. Hon. Simon Lalong for his role in actualizing the commencement of commercial flight operations from Abuja to Jos. Rev. Pam particularly noted with enthusiasm the recent signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the government of Plateau State and the Max Air Airline which has resulted to the commencement of the commercial flight operations with the inaugural flight slated for Monday,…

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Experts urge Nigerians to return to local foods, home gardening, to curb malnutrition

Experts have urged Nigerians to return to locally available foods and engage in home gardening in order to guarantee food security and prevent protein deficiency. This, they say, will ensure an adequate supply of food at all levels, and also put an end to malnutrition. This call was made by a panel of nutritionists and medical doctors during the Protein Challenge Webinar Series 4, with the theme: ‘Protein Deficiency in a Pandemic’ held on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Dr Beatrice Oganah-Ikujenyo (PhD), Nutritionist and Chief Lecturer, Department of Home Economics, Adeniran Ogunsanya…

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World Tourism Day 2020: Nigeria to leverage tourism for rural development – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria will leverage tourism in its efforts to take development to the grassroots. The Minister stated this in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday to mark the 2020 World Tourism Day, which has the theme: “Tourism and Rural Development”. He said the theme, in the words of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), celebrates tourism’s unique ability to drive economic development and provide opportunities outside of big cities, including in those communities that would otherwise be left…

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2020 World Tourism Day: KWADEF urges Kwara to tap into new gold mine

As the Tourism World marks this year’s edition of the World Tourism Day, Kwara Development Foundation, KWADEF has urged the Kwara state government to tap into the abundant tourism potential of the state and unleash it to develop the state. In a statement by the group’s president, Dr. Kolawole Afolabi, KWADEF observed that the reality of an economy without reliance on crude oil earnings has become one of the fall-outs of the Covid-19 pandemic. Afolabi explained that since Kwara state plays no direct part in this petroleum-based economy except as…

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NIHOTOUR partners Lagos FTAN chapter, Tarzan Boats to mark World Tourism Day

The director general of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa has called for close collaboration and synergy between government and the private sector within a sustainable framework to grow the industry. The call is coming as Nigeria joined the global community to celebrate the 2020 World Tourism Day with the theme: Tourism and Rural Development. The World Tourism Day, which is celebrated on September, 27 of every year globally, offers opportunity for stakeholders to come up with strategic framework that can deepen the opportunities…

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