SATIRE SATURDAY: What makes Lagos masquerades tick, By Oladeinde Olawoyin
“The Lagos masquerade enjoys doughnut and Òpà, eats ice-cream, fancies designer wears.”
TRAVEL: Curator calls for research on 8,000 yr old Nigerian canoe
The antiquity is currently been preserved at the National Museum, Damaturu.
Minister flags off final dry run of Calabar Carnival
The main event will hold 27-28 December and will attract participants from 25 countries.
TRAVELOGUE: Savouring amazing Germany and its election for eight memorable days
Eight African journalists participated in the 2017 Visitors Programme of the Federal Republic of Germany.
How Studying In America Makes Me Pray for Educational Revival In Nigeria
I have seen many schools from the outside in Nigeria and I do not like what I see.
First storey building in Nigeria records 7,433 visitors in six months
The foundation of the building was laid in 1842 and was completed in 1845.
Why we travel by road at night despite warning, insecurity, Nigerians speak
The Senate says outlawing the notoriously dangerous night travel will violate people’s right to movement.
TOURISM: On Ekiti Mystery Tree, Olosunta of Ikere, By Tunji Ariyomo
The tree is believed to be 900 years old.
TRAVELOGUE: A trip to Vegas, the city of allure, sin and gambling, By Folu Olamiti
“When you hear of a SIN CITY, here you are,” Steve told me without betraying any emotion.
Tourism recorded 3.9 per cent growth in 2016 – UN World Tourism Organisation
The report noted that 2016 was the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth.
10 places to visit in Nigeria during Christmas holidays
If you are planning on a family vacation or picnic this Christmas, there are amazing places to go.
Nigeria generated over $1.1 billion from tourism in 2015
“In 2016, about 6.01 million came into Nigeria and we generated over $1.1 billion as the expenditure related to their arrival.”
TRAVEL: Like Britain, tourism can help bail Nigeria out of recession, By Folu Olamiti
“Nigeria has a lot to learn from Britain’s private sector, the academia, tourism industry, the media and entertainment sectors, among others…”
Al-Andalus: The Mosque-Cathedral and the Conscience of History (IV)
The Mezquita is the place where you see two contending forces of psychological and physical ownership living together..
Al-Andalus: The Mosque-Cathedral and the Conscience of History (III)
“It is only in Cordoba where the mosque means a church, and vice versa.”
Al-Andalus: The Mosque-Cathedral and the Conscience of History (II)
“Interestingly, in all the countries I have visited so far, the fastest clearance by an immigration official that I have ever experienced was in Spain.”
TRAVEL: Al-Andalus: The Mosque-Cathedral and the Conscience of History (I)
“As we prepared on the morning of the visit to Santiago Bernebeu in the autumn of 2014, I knew that I was working through history.”
TRAVEL: Life in Ely: Rural America, solid mineral mining and lessons for Nigeria
“I think Nigeria has a lot to learn from the arguments for and against mining in Ely.”