2019 AGM: NATOP x- rays impact of culture, partnerships, governance on Nigeria tourism

By Franklin Ihejirika The impact of culture, partnerships and governance on Nigeria tourism development was the focus of the just concluded 2019 Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Ile Ife, Osun state with the aim of promoting co-operation and collarborations among the culture and tourism stakeholders. In view of the fact that the tourism industry lacks the culture of trust and partnerships, the theme of the AGM becomes apt to see the stakeholders collaborate and work together through partnerships that will help the industry…

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Akwaba 2018: Nigeria needs national carrier to help our economy – Runsewe, NCAC DG

Passion drives tourism and culture. Today, Nigerian culture is on the move again because a passionate tourism and culture promoter is on the helm of affairs of National Council of Art and Culture, that sub sector is finding its rhythm again. This is a pointer to the fact that Nigeria needs round pegs in round holes to move the nation’s economy forward. Since Otunba Segun Runsewe was appointed the director general of NCAC, the industry has suddenly become vibrant once again. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika at the just…

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River State set to host best, most colourful NAFEST

Rivers State is set to host the best and most colourful and entertaining National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) ever. With the high level of preparations, the State is set to beat the record that was set last year by the Kaduna State government, which was commended by the organisers of the event, the National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC), stakeholders and the general public for a successful fiesta. Governor Nyeson Wike has never hidden his pleasure to give his people the desire to transform the state and…

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