NCC To Develop Regulatory Framework For 5G, Tailored To Support The Technology.

Telecommunications Stakeholders recently met in Abuja, held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology. The Telecoms forum was organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Danbatta who was represented by Mr. Austine Nwaulune, director, Spectrum Administration NCC, according to Danbatta, the 5G framework is still being defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), there is the need to prepare toward massive deployment ofinfrastructure tailored to support the technology. The EVC Prof. Danbatta, said the forum was to bring stakeholders…

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Ubongabasi Nseobot advocates sector in Nigeria should be given much more support now than whatever.

Southern Sun Sale/Public Relations Manager Explodes…We should not wait for anyone to develop the tourism sector for us. Our Correspondent, CHINOSO AGHABIE conducted the unputdownable discussion that revealed a lot of gains for the economy if the tourism sector is gainfully harnessed they captured in this story. Southern Sun Hotel and its benefit to Akwaaba especially 2018, It always a pleasure to be part of Akwaaba travel exhibition for Southern Sun is an excitement, am excited that opportunity to come on board and showcase what we have as a goal…

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2018 Iriji Mbaise Fiesta Celebrated Under Political siege

There is tension in Mbaise nation, a clan of people that make up three of the 27 Local Governments in Imo State. Politically, they constitute the largest voting population in the State and known to have notable political leaders and those who have excelled in various fields of human endeavor. The annual New Yam festival (Iri Ji) is a well known cultural norm of the people and this year’s event is generating so much controversy as reports reaching Waka About Africa indicate that a planned chieftaincy title by all the…

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Wike, Runsewe say Culture Remain Nigeria’s Biggest Asset to Enthrone Sustainable Peace, Unity

The Executive Governor of Rivers state, Chief Nyesom Wike and the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) have agreed that culture remains Nigeria’s biggest asset in enthroning sustainable peace and unity among all Nigerians irrespective of ethnic, religious or political divides. Wike and Runsewe highlighted this position during their respective remarks at the closing ceremony of the 31st edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) held in Port Harcourt. At the cultural fiesta, Rivers State emerged first overall while Bayelsa and Ondo came 2nd and…

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Mbaise Colloquium 2018 expresses Need for University in their Community

A colloquium was held, as usual, a day before the yam cutting rite. This year’s theme focused on quality education and the need to build a University in the community. More than five Professors from various academia, entrepreneurs, and youths gathered to share ideas at the Mbaise Colloquium 2018. The new yam festival or Iri Ji is an age long ceremony which celebrates the harvest of yams from the farm. It is a traditional way our thanksgiving for bounty harvest. Igbos believed that yam is the king of all crops.…

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Akwaaba Now A Way of Life says Ghana’s Asumadu

Mr. Alfred Asumadu is the Chief Marketing Officer of Ghana Tourism Authority he aired his views with Chinonso Aghabie at the 14th edition of Akwaaba, a yearly travel market that brings West Africans and diaspora together. According to Asumadu who spoke about Ghana at Akwaaba, he revealed that Ghana Tourism Authority has been coming to Akwaaba in a unique way and this year was no exception. “Ghana Tourism Authority has been participating in Akwaaba for sometimes now, firstly, Akwaaba in our language means “welcome” and to Ghana ultimately identify with…

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Abia, Plateau, Ogun, Delta, NCAC, NTDC, Turkish Air to attend Nigeria Tourism Investors, Exhibition Forum 2018

Six states which include Plateau, Imo, Abia, Enugu,  Delta and Ogun, The National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC), the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and  Turkish Airlines have all indicated their willingness to be part of the 2018 Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE 2018) holding next month in Abuja. NTIFE, a national exhibition, and conference organized by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) will take place at Sheraton Abuja Hotel and Towers on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 of next month.  Other corporate organizations, parastatals, and agencies…

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Akwaaba is the highest market for tourism in the country says- Sally Mbanefo

Commissioner for Tourism and Diaspora, Sally Mbanefo is upbeat that the activities of her Ministry have been highly acknowledged by our people in the diaspora which has given the State government the needed impetus to provide more infrastructural developments to encourage the all-important Ministry. Needless to say that the Ministry has been receiving lots of positive responses and we are working even hard to sustain and surpass expectations. According to her, it is instructive to note that Anambra State been at Akwaaba Fourteenth edition 2018 and we have done to…

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Carnival Calabar, A Yearly Reverend Show Piece Onah Paints Vivid Picture

Chairman of Carnival Calabar, Mr. Gabe Onah has been speaking on the profitability of the famous carnival and believes that time is near when it will become huge internal revenue earner for the state. Onah spoke with Waka About Africa that the state is still talking about the GDP of Carnival Calabar and more innovative ways of harnessing effectively all the potentials that would make it number destination every year, he further narrated to WAKA ABOUT AFRICA. According to him, If I tell you the GDP you cannot calibrate it…

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Governor Obiano has created Enabling Environment for Diasporas, Tourism Development, Emma Umekana reveals….

Emma UMEKANA, an Acting Director, Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism is at home while discussing tourism development other sundry issues with Waka About Africa on the subject matter which showed his versatility. He was at ease reeling out the workings of his Ministry and what the Governor Willy Obiano’s government has invested in to make this Ministry work round the clock in a bid to bring the diaspora to comfortably assess the vast opportunities in the tourism sector which much awareness has gone into. Though, brief chat but…

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