Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka has enjoined members of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), to support the State Government by promoting its Tourism sector as a top destination for tourists. The Commissioner, who gave the charge recently when executive members of the Association paid a courtesy visit to her office at …Read More »
Monthly Archives: October 2023
The Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Idris Aregbe, alongside the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mrs. Oloruntoyin Atekoja attended a Policy Dialogue on “the Economic Impact of Tourism in Lagos” organized by the management of Eko Hotel and Suites on Friday 27th October 2023 at Eko Hotel and Suites Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has restated his administration’s commitment to provide a conducive environment for the creative industry to thrive. The Governor stated this in his address as the Special Guest at the launch of the UNESCO Report on African Fashion held on Thursday at Federal Palace Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos, adding that the State …Read More »
As part of the effort towards developing the next generation of filmmakers and providing opportunities for young people in the creative industry, the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, in collaboration with the Gidi Creative Centre has graduated another set of 200 youths in filmmaking. The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, while speaking …Read More »
All is set for the construction of the Lagos Film City – one of the Legacy Projects of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. The groundbreaking of the $100m project has been scheduled for Wednesday in Ikosi Ejinrin, Lagos East Senatorial District. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka broke the news at the weekend, saying the approval for …Read More »
The position of Badagry as a major tourist destination in Lagos State and Nigeria was again reaffirmed with a recent visit by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Nigeria, Zdenek Krejci; the Deputy Head of Mission, Hana Trousilova and a retired Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, (Dr.) Mrs. Dere Awosika to the ancient town. The Head of …Read More »
Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture has expressed its intention to explore areas of a possible partnership with the Leather Bag Makers in the state so that they can jointly train youths in leather bag making to enhance skills acquisition and capacity development. The State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka made this known recently …Read More »
The Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Idris Aregbe and some directors of the Ministry were on official visit to the Nike Art Gallery, Beaches and Art and Craft Market Lekki on Saturday, 7th September, 2023.
The visit was among others, to strenghten the relationship between the Ministry and the different stakeholders at the beach. The Ministry’s team also used the opportunity of the visit to give out fuel subsidy palliatives to the people in the sectorRead More »
The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has partnered with Sterling Bank to celebrate the 2023 World Tourism Day with a series of events and activities to mark the Day since the 27th September, 2023. Speaking at a recent event held at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka said the time has …Read More »