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TOURISM DEVELOPMENT: LASG IDENTIFIES NEW SITES ALONG EPE/BADAGRY WATERWAYS

In order to establish the Lagos State Government’s vision to develop domestic tourism and discover potential sites across the State, top officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture recently embarked on a two-day tour across the Badagry and Epe waterways corridors and identified new tourism locations. The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, who led the officials of the Ministry on …

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GLOVER MEMORIAL HALL CONTRACTOR HANDS OVER FACILITY TO LASG

Following the completion of the newly refurbished Glover Memorial Hall (GMH) by the Lagos State Government and the subsequent commissioning of the facility by Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu earlier in March 2021, the Project Contractor, Sustainable Procurement Services Ltd on Thursday, officially handed over the facility to the State’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. The brief hand-over ceremony between the …

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LASG SUPPORTS EBI FESTIVAL CELEBRATIONS IN EPE

As a way of promoting indigenous festivals, culture and tradition for the development of Lagos tourism and culture, the State Government recently supported the celebration of the Ebi Festival in Epe area of the State.  The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Princess Adenike Adedoyin-Ajayi, who led some officials to witness the celebration recently, said that the involvement of …

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GRAMMY AWARDS: LASG CONGRATULATES BURNA BOY, WIZKID

The Lagos State Government has congratulated the two Nigerian singers who won Grammy Awards at the just concluded 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, USA, on Sunday, March 14, 2021. In a congratulatory message to the duo, the Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, described the achievements of Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu …

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LAGOS INAUGURATES LOC FOR Y2021 CULTURE, ARTS, HERITAGE SUMMIT

The Lagos State Government has inaugurated a nine-man Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the successful hosting of the Y2021 Summit on Culture, Arts and Heritage (SCAH 2021). The State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, who is also the Chairman of the Committee, inaugurated its members on Tuesday at Alausa, Ikeja. The team comprises some top government …

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CLUB OWNERS PLEAD WITH GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU FOR SAFE RE-OPENING

… Promise To Abide By COVID Protocols, Expose Recalcitrant Practitioners In view of the successes being recorded by the Lagos State Government in reducing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus disease, Night Club owners have pleaded with the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu to consider the reopening of their businesses, just as they promised to ensure strict adherence to …

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LASG LAUDS ESTABLISHMENT OF OGIDI STUDIOS BY TEMPLE COMPANY

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, has lauded the establishment of a privately-owned, world-class, audiovisual facility, named Ogidi Studios, by Temple Company in Lekki, Lagos, saying that the Studios will help redirect attention to African creativity. Bonu, who visited the facility in the company of the Senior Special Assistant to the …

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SANWO-OLU RECEIVES “BEST TOURISM GOVERNOR” AWARD

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has been recognised for his giant strides in the tourism, hospitality and creative sectors with the presentation of the “Best TourismGovernor” award to him by the initiator of Nigeria Travel Week. The State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, who received the award on behalf of the State Government and …

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LAGOS COMMISSIONER PROMISES TO PROMOTE PRIVATE BEACH OWNERS

Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has expressed willingness of the Ministry to collaborate with owners of private beaches in Lagos, describing them as key stakeholders in the State’s hospitality sector. She made the promise recently during an interactive session with private beach owners at Redline Leisure Beach Resort, Okun-Ajah Community Okun-Mapo, off Abraham Adesanya Roundabout, …

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COVID-19: LASG ASSURES TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS OF SUPPORT TO GROW INDUSTRY

… Calls on Practitioners to Access N1 Billion Soft Loan   In its determination to reposition tourism beyond the new normal in view of the ravaging effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has assured stakeholders of its maximum support in building sustainable growth for the industry. The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. …

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