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Nigerians still waiting for promised national airline

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigerians have, for several months, been awaiting a national carrier that was promised by the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah-Ogiewonyi.

Nigerian holiday resort hosts best ever Easter package

La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Lagos last Easter hosted a four-day package for guests of the Nigeria’s foremost holiday resort by inviting a group of musicians who came all the way from the Uni

Medical tourism causes economic drain say Nigerian officials

LAGOS, Nigeria (eTN) - The Director-General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Segun Runsewe, at the signing of partnership with the US-based Medical Tourism Association (MTA) in Be

Islamist militants take kidnapped French tourists to Nigeria

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - Kidnappers in Cameroon have taken seven French tourists across the border into neighbouring Nigeria after seizing them on Tuesday.

Aviation museum will promote Nigeria’s tourism

LAGOS, Nigeria (eTN) - Nigeria needs an aviation museum that will preserve Nigeria’s aviation history and promote tourism, Ikechi Uko, organizer of Akwaaba Africa Travel Market (AfTM) has said.

ICTP applauds tourism developments in Nigeria

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia –- The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) has sent a congratulatory message to their member destination Nigeria

Nigeria Tourism joins United States Tour Operators Association

WASHINGTON, DC – The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, the official tourism organization for Nigeria, has joined the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) as an Associate Member.

Nigerian Tourism joins ICTP as Council Member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has

Nigeria and Gambia to strengthen bilateral tourism agreement

The Gambia and Nigeria are set to improve collaboration in tourism with a view to bolstering tourist arrivals in both countries.

Foreigners sue Nigerian Dana Air for negligence

LAGOS, Nigeria - Over 20 relatives of foreigners involved in the Dana Air ill-fated flight on June 3rd 2012 that killed all 153 passengers on board and 10 on the ground, have sued the airline in their

Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has joine

UNWTO confirms Nigeria to host African Tourism Ministers’ Confab

NIGERIA (eTN) - The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has formally confirmed Nigeria as the host of its 53rd meeting of the Commission for Africa (CAF) summit, a regional meeting for African Tour

On the Steve Oronsaye committee recommendation to merge NIHOTOUR and NTDC

NIGERIA (eTN) - Tourism industry stakeholders body, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), has expressed reservation on the recommendation of the Presidential Panel on Rationalizati

Purse-snatching baboons harass tourists at Yankari Reserve

Female tourists at Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State have said the ‘love’ for their handbags by the large population of baboons at the Reserve is worrisome.

Nigerian bandits kill kidnapped Europeans

LONDON, England - British PM David Cameron said on Thursday that an Italian and a Briton, held hostage in Nigeria, have been killed before they could be rescued.

Seychelles pledges support to UN to combat global terrorism

Following the terrorist attack on the United Nations headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, last Friday, President Michel has sent a letter to the UN Secretary General, Mr.

UN official: Deadly attack will not deter UN from its work

Calling Friday’s deadly attack against the United Nations complex in the Nigerian capital “morally reprehensible,” the Deputy Secretary-General has met with survivors of the bombing and pledged

UN: 30 years, billions of dollars to clean up Nigerian oil...

The environmental restoration of Nigeria’s Ogoniland oil region could prove to be the world’s most wide-ranging and long-term oil clean-up exercise ever, if contaminated drinking water, land, cree

Ambassador: Nigerian tourism village needed in Brazil

Vincent Okoredion, the newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador designate to Brazil has urged the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) to replicate the Abuja tourism village in Brazil.

Nigeria: still no uhuru for Nigeria tourism sector

(eTN) - For close to 24 months now, I have decided to remain quiet and sit and watch as events in the tourism sector unfolded.

Lagos governor promises to make state a tourist destination

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) yesterday assured Lagosians of his administration commitment to make the state a tourist destination.

Nigeria Tourism Federation asks government for N500 billion in intervention funds

NIGERIA (eTN) - The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), the private sector umbrella tourism body, has called on the federal government to help in putting the tourism industry on prop

British Airways appoints first indigenous country manager in Nigeria

NIGERIA (eTN) - British Airways’ (BA) Country Manager for Nigeria, Kola Olayinka, has been charged to be a good ambassador of the country, as the who's who in the country’s aviation and tourism in

Abuja Carnival holds workshop in two geo-political zones

The 2010 Abuja Carnival Management Committee has concluded a strategic workshop in two geo-political zones of the country with the view to improving the quality and the content of this year’s editio

Cholera epidemic continues to spread in Nigeria, 352 dead

ABUJA, Nigeria – All of Nigeria is at risk in a cholera epidemic that has killed 352 people in only three-months time, health officials warned Wednesday, as the country's rainy season continues to s

Official: Nigeria delighted by US safety rating

The director of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says his country is delighted by the U.S. decision to grant Nigerian airlines permission to fly directly to the United States.

Nigerian airlines may be allowed back to US

LAGOS - Nigerian airlines could be allowed to fly their own planes to the United States by the end of the year following improvements in aviation security in the West African nation, U.S.

Abuja Carnival Committee organizes stakeholders’ meeting

(eTN) - Ahead of the 6th edition of the Abuja Carnival being held from November 27-30, the Carnival Management Committee organized a stakeholders meeting in Abuja on Thursday, July 15, 2010.