Culture, Technology, Festivals, Travels, Hospitality, Music, Movies, Brown water economy, Insurance, Business news, and Sports Tourism supported by Hec Travels

Edited by Meke

Taxes and levies targeted at all classes of Nigeria Business ecosystem is beginning to emerge, showcasing possible deployment of criminalised enforcement in the future. From yearly payments for renewal of vehicle papers, which the federal government is targeting about 12 billion naira annually , the federal Inland tax Authorities on Monday sent notice to that it start collecting tax payments from all categories of market women, tailors and taxi drivers. The development is another gift for the suffering masses who pay so much to sustain the wasteful lifestyle of Nigerian politicians.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Bar Association section on public interest law says it may head to courts after a thorough assessment of the new policy. NBA spidel as the legal Silk section is known, noted that its mandate is to defend the interest of the public against oppressive and illegal policies of public authorities.

** The body language of the president on tourism development issues has sent shock waves across the tourism sector. The president appointment of a special adviser on Culture and Entertainment is seen as an effort in the wrong direction, as the appointie is not known in the various sectors of the tourism and culture economy, a sad indication that the president or his economic consultants are strange bed fellows to the dynamics and strategies of growth baselines for the industry.

  • Still on the President special adviser on Culture and Entertainment, his appointie, Hannatu Musa Musawa, has not made any official statement on the way she may go about her assignments. A lawyer by profession, Hannatu Musa Musawa, is in the heat of a sector where most who came before her fell to the industry famed Banana peel .

*** Nigeria’s Budget office says it has pencilled down Nigeria cultural agency, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) as one of government institutions that will exist Budget circles in 2026, however Secretary to the Federal GOVERNMENT, Senator George Akume says the government will assist the Chinese government to set up mandarin language faculties in Nigerian Universities. The SGF spoke when he received the Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, cui Jianchun in Abuja on Monday. Interesting, while we want to kill our culture agency, we are in the same breath, encouraging the Chinese language and their culture in our schools . Sad, very sad.

** Bread as part of the breakfast menu, may disappear from the breakfast tables of family and hospitality operators as Breadmakers Association says new prices of the staple food will be increased. Engineer Emmanuel Onuorah, President of Premium BreadMarkers body in Nigeria, noted that the increase is occasioned by the floating forex, which impacted the cost of clearing of the ingredients which are mostly imported from outside the country.

** Ogun state says the month of August is the deadline for the conversion of buses, motorcycles, and tricycles to gas enabled and electricity driven opportunities, leveraging the new electricity generation bill to set up its power station to distribute and generate power.

*** Nigeria needs to construct about 3. 9 million toilets every year to exist from the circle of nations still openly supportive of defecation. According to unicef, the current total construction of toilets in Nigeria stands between 180 thousand to 200 thousand, every year, and which is inadequate for a population of over 200 million people. Indeed, this development underscores the negative disruptive tendencies of poor hygiene in our public spaces, thus affecting our cultural tourism economy . Hygiene is key to destination growth and marketing.

** Ijebu national library curated by Mrs wanda ibru will be linked to global tourism market, disclosed otunba Segun Runsewe, Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture. Runsewe, who was a top guest at just concluded the ojude oba Festival in ijebu last weekend and also presented a specially designed plaque to the Awujale of ijebu last, stated the festival attracted over two thousand, five hundred Nigerians in the Diaspora, validating the tempo and values of Nigerian culture.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

scroll to top