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AMBODE, PEDRO, FALANA, UTOMI, OTHERS CELEBRATE FELA AT AFRIKA SHRINE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday evening hosted a well attended special Lagos Jump event at the New Afrika Shrine to round off Felabration 2017 in honour of the 79th posthumous birthday of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The Governor, who had earlier in the day unveiled an effigy of the late Afrobeat legend erected at the Allen Avenue Roundabout, led top officials …

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LAGOS ATTENDS WORLD TOURISM CONFERENCE IN RWANDA

Lagos State was among the participants at the just concluded 41st annual World Tourism Conference held in Kigali Rwanda from the 28th to 31st of August, 2017, to compare notes on tourism development and best practices from other parts of the world. Speaking with reporters during the event, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Arts and Culture and leader …

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LCCI SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH LASG IN TOURISM, HOSPITALITY SECTOR

A high-level delegation of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) recently paid a courtesy visit to the State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to seek partnership with the Government in the development of hotels, tourism and entertainment sector in the State. Chief Samuel Alabi, the leader of the visiting team, said the visit was to rejoice with …

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LASG TO REPLACE STATUES OF MKO ABIOLA, GANI FAWEHINMI

Lagos State Government has expressed its intention to replace the existing statues of Late Chief MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12 Presidential Election and that of human rights crusader, Chief Gani Fawehinmi with life size statues of the two political icons. The information was disclosed during an interactive session between the Ag. Commissioner Tourism, Arts and Culture, …

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HON. ACTING COMMISSIONER FOR TOURISM ON INSPECTION OF ART WORKS AT AFRICAN ARTISTS FOUNDATION

The African Artist Foundation (AAF) Ikoyi , recently played host to the Acting Commissioner, Tourism Arts and Culture Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola to seek partnership with the Lagos State Government for training of youths in Arts, photography and Cinematography. While conducting the Ag. Commissioner round the Studios, Mr. Azu Nwagbogu, Director and founder of the Art center said the center is …

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2017 MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING

THE MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING SPEECH DELIVERED BY HON. ADEBIMPE AKINSOLA, SPECIAL ADVISER AND ACTING COMMISSIONER FOR TOURISM, ARTS AND CULTURE IN COMMEMORATION OF THE SECOND YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF HIS EXCELLENCY, MR AKINWUNMI AMBODE, THE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE ON MONDAY 24TH OF APRIL, 2017 AT THE BAGAUDA KALTHO PRESS CENTER, ALAUSA, IKEJA.     PROTOCOLS   The Ministry …

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NATIONAL ARTS THEATRE’LL BE READY FOR AMAA 2017- AMBODE

…Says Hosting Event In Lagos Will Boost State’s Tourism Potentials Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration has concluded plans to begin a total revamping of the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos by next month in time for the 2017 Africa Movies Academic Awards (AMAA) ceremony holding in the State later in the year. Governor …

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AMBODE MOVES TO TRANSFORM ONIKAN, MARINA AXIS TO WORLD CLASS TOURISM HUB

…Unveils Plans For New State-Of-The-Art Museum …Says Facility Will Showcase Nigeria’s Priceless Treasures To The World Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday unveiled plans by his administration to transform some landmark areas in the Marina and Onikan axis of the State into a world class one-stop recreation and tourism centre. The Governor, who spoke at the Eko Hotels …

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