Category Archives: Travel & Tourism

Southern Sun hotel holds water sport

IT was indeed an exciting day for lovers of water sports as Southern Sun Ikoyi organised the annual offshore challenge at the Lagos Yacht Club recently. About 23 boats contested keenly during the challenge as the sailors entertained the audience with their command and artistry of the waterways in their yachts made of different colours […]

Edo plans to unlock tourism with a masterplan

as Alaghdaro summit holds session on tourism By Jimoh Babatunde EDO State government is  developing a tourism masterplan that will provide clear guidelines for the participation of the various levels of government and the private sector in tourism. It is the belief of the government that the clear delineation of roles will unlock the potential […]

Ooni in 7days seclusion as Olojo festival begins

By Gbenga Olarinoye, Osogbo. Ooni of Ile Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Sunday commenced seven days seclusion, preparatory to the adorning of ‘Are’ crown, worn once a year by the paramount ruler. His Royal Majesty,Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja 11,Oonirisa of Ife Land in a Crowd with [Ade aree]during the 2016 olojo festival celebration in […]

Edo Govt rolls out drums for Aba Festival

IT was four days of a spectacle of unadulterated culture for culture enthusiasts and tourists in Igarra, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State as the people celebrated the Aba Festival. Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki The week-long event paraded the rhythmic dance steps of the Igarra people, their songs rich in symbolisms, […]

Tourism: Fadugba asks FG to show commitment

AN investor in the  tourism industry, Mr. Yomi Fadugba, has said that the Nigerian government has not shown enough commitment to diversification of the economy from oil to other sectors like tourism. Fadugba, the chief executive officer (CEO) of MOYDAK Construction, Lagos, who made the assertion while speaking on how the tourism sector has fared […]

Airports transformation good for tourism – Loxley

Despite the huge potentials in the hospitality sector of the tourism industry, the under performing nature of the sector has continued to be a source of worry to stakeholders. In this interview with Gabriel Olawale, the General Manager of Southern Sun Hotel, Mr. Mark Loxley spoke on how they are navigating through the present economic […]