The Second Edition Of Miss Apex Queen Nigeria Pageantry Holds In May

The 2019 Miss Apex Queen Nigeria beauty pageant is here again, this year’s edition will be full of many surprises, fun and more entertaining. According to the Chief organiser, Miss Favour Amarachi said all Preparations for the hosting of this year’s edition are ready, the pageant which made its entry into the Nigerian pageantry calendar in 2018, is set for its grand finale and award night billed for May 11, 2019, at Gracepoint Hotel, Wuse, Abuja. The pageant is the pet project of Queen of Tourism Nigeria 2017, Miss Favour…

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Otunba Runsewe To Embark On Culture Evangelism Tour Of The Federation Very Soon.

Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation very soon. The NCAC DG singled out Lagos, Rivers, Cross-River, Kaduna, Plateau and Edo States for engaging and promoting robust culture and tourism activities in 2018, which helped create a window for organized local and international visits across Nigeria. Runsewe whose office organized some of the most notable cultural festivals in Nigeria last…

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Badagry: A Walk through the Slave Route

“I know you may have come here with a mindset; a somewhat hatred for the Whitemen who dealt on slave trade. But they were not the ones that went to the inter lands to capture the slaves, our people did.” These were the startling words from Anago, one of the curators at the Seriki Faremi William Abass Slave Museum in Badagry, Lagos State in Nigeria at the commencement of the tour of the popular Badagry Slave Route that existed some hundreds of years ago. I had left that morning to…

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Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) Tasks Government, Others on Tourism development

As the year 2019, unfolds with uncertainty surrounding revenue generations by the government and tackling unemployment, corruption, insecurity etc, the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET), has charged the government at all levels and the organised private sector to pay serious attention to tourism development and promotion in the country. The body of organised travel journalists, writers, lamented that despite the vast potential and comparative advantage that the country has in tourism that the government has continued to pay lip-service to the sector, not bothering to create…

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Awesome lifestyles of Men Who Do Women’s Work’

They provoke a double take having in a world seen as men’s, chosen to earn a living doing ‘women’s work.’ In this report, Waka About Africa walks into the hearts of these special breeds and reveals what makes them tick. His business address is not on a highbrow area of Lagos State. In fact, such places hold little or no attraction to his kind of business.  And, without a business name with which to remember his trade or a roof overhead to serve need for corporate branding, residents of Abule-Egba,…

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NAMA Begins Flight Calibration Of Navigational Aids In 24 Airports

Ahead of the yuletide, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has started a routine calibration of navigational facilities in 24 airports across the country. A statement by the Agency explained that when completed in two weeks’, the calibration exercise, which is targeted at putting all navigational aids in optimal capacity would ensure that the facilities generate precise and accurate signals to guarantee the safety of air navigation in the country. Also to be calibrated and commissioned are the newly installed ILS/DME facilities in Lagos and Port Harcourt airports. The Nigerian…

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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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