NTDC BOSS FOLLY COKER, SWINGS INTO ACTION, PROMISES ACCELERATION OF DOMESTIC TOURISM GROWTH, OTHERS

Director  General (DG) of  the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr Folorunsho  Coker, says he is committed to  accelerating domestic tourism growth and fostering socio-economic development in Nigeria through the tourism value chain. Coker, who was recently re-appointed as DG, NTDC by Mr. President, expressed this commitment in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. Coker was first appointed to the position in March 2017. He sees his reappointment as another opportunity to collaborate with critical stakeholders in the industry to deepen the Nigerian…

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KEYSTONE BANK, MEDIATENT UNVEIL WEB DRAMA SERIES, ‘ADVENTURES OF A NIGERIAN DUDE’

It was all praises and commendation last week as Keystone Bank Plc and The Mediatent Nigeria Limited unveiled a mini drama series, titled: “Adventures of a Nigerian Dude”. The series, which was unveiled at a media event in Lagos, had in attendance both the president of Directors’ Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Victor Okhai and President, Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Peace Anyiam Osigwe, among other industry key players. The drama series which has 13 episodes in this pilot phase, will be released by YouTube channel and other dedicated social media…

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INVESTIGATION: HOW BUHARI APPOINTED A RETIRED ADMIN STAFF TO HEAD NATIONAL TROUPE OF NIGERIA

Contrary to the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Alhaji Garba Shehu, that Alhaji Ahmed Ahmed who was appointed to replace Comrade Tar Ukoh as Artistic Director of the National Troupe of Nigeria, NTN, was until his appointment, “the Bauchi State Director of Culture”, investigation has revealed that Alhaji Ahmed retired in 2019 as an Assistant Director in the Ministry of Culture and was never the Director of Culture in Bauchi State . He came into the ministry after a brief stint at the…

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