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LAGOS REITERATES CALL FOR REGISTRATION OF HOSPITALITY, TOURISM FACILITIES

The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has reiterated its call on owners of businesses in the hospitality and tourism sectors to register their establishments with the State Government as provided for under Section 4 of the Lagos State Hotel and Tourism Establishments Licensing Law of 2003.The Honourable Commissioner in charge of the Ministry, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, made the …

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TOURISM COMMISSIONER MEETS MUSICIANS, DISC JOCKEYS, SEEKS SUPPORT FOR POST COVID-19 ERA

(L-R) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Olaide-Mesewaku; Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf and Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu during an engagement with Nigerian Musicians and Deejays in Alausa, Ikeja. … As Practitioners Plead For Enforcement of Royalty for Creative Content  In continuation …

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LAGOS DIGITAL PARTY: MORE MUSICIANS TO COLLABORATE WITH GOVT

The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharmacist (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf  … Event Rescheduled, New Date To Be Announced  The Lagos Digital Party, an initiative of the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture earlier scheduled to hold this Friday, 10th July, 2020, has been postponed to a date that will be announced later.  The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts …

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LAGOS TO ESTABLISH ARTS, CRAFTS VILLAGES IN BADAGRY, EPE

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu during his visit to Nike Art Gallery in Lagos recently.  The Lagos State Government said that it has identified Badagry and Epe as the proposed locations for the establishment of craft villages designed to provide stakeholders within the creative sector an avenue for ease of doing …

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TOURISM MINISTRY SET TO HOLD FIRST DIGITAL LAGOS PARTY WITH DJ JIMMY JATT

… To Offer Free Data Subscription for Participants Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has concluded plans to hold its first entertainment show since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the State as part of creative innovations being considered by the Ministry in the face of the pandemic.  The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat AkinbiIe-Yusuf, …

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TOURISM MINISTRY MEETS AGENCIES FOR GROWTH OF THE ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR

Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has sought the cooperation of some government agencies to help ease institutional challenges and bureaucratic bottlenecks often faced by tourism and entertainment practitioners when seeking services from government establishments.  The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, who made the request on Tuesday during an Inter-Ministerial engagement with some government …

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GOVERNOR’s AIDE COMMENDS KUNLE AFOLAYAN ON CULTURAL RENAISSANCE

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu has extolled the ingenuity of Mr. Kunle Afolayan, a multiple award-winner, filmmaker and producer, for his passion in promoting and reinvigorating indigenous cultural artefacts, as well as positively projecting the State Government in his crafts, artworks and some of his creative content.  Bonu, gave the …

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LASG, NOLLYWOOD SEEK STRONGER RELATIONSHIP

… As Practitioners, Others Call For More Support from LASG Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, the President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Mr. Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as Mr. Latin, popular Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Fathia Balogun Williams and some key Nollywood personalities, on Sunday, discussed how the existing relationship between …

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COMMISSIONER TASKS PERFORMING ARTS PRACTITIONERS TO COMPOSE ‘LAGOS ANTHEM’

Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has challenged practitioners in the Performing Arts sector to come up with an anthem that will reflect the ways, lifestyle, culture and resilience of the people of Lagos State.  The Commissioner gave the charge when the practitioners paid a courtesy visit to her office at the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, …

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