Travel journalism should focus on repositioning domestic tourism – Comrade Piriye Kiyaramo

South South Travel Writers’ Corps, comprising travel journalists, photographers, videographers, ICT experts and tourism destination managers, has again stressed the urgent need to focus attention on tourism advertising being one of the most important factors that help the tourism industry to generate tourists from both the local and international marketplace.  In his goodwill message to the maiden meeting of Edo State Travel Writers’ Corps held at the premises of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Benin City on Tuesday afternoon, National President of the Corps and Publisher of the…

We are going to have fundamental issues if… – Hon. Ogbeide-Ihama

Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, the member representing Oredo Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House of Representatives, has described culture as a way of life, adding, “If we don’t imbibe culture in our students and our children from birth we are going to have fundamental issues.” He was speaking on the occassion of the opening ceremony of the 5th edition of the Cultural Orientation and Sensitisation Programme for Junior Secondary Schools in Oredo Federal Constituency, Edo State which he organises yearly in conjunction with the National Institute for Cultural Orientation(NICO).…

A ‘word’ for Chief DSP Alamieyeisigha, today on his 68th posthumous birthday

By  Ambassador Boladei Igali Today, November 16, 2020, is the anniversary of your 68th birthday and the day, we your beloved people of Bayelsa State are choked with emotions as we remember you not just as a Governor but a father and patriarchal figure. How sacred, how nolstagic, how foreboding. Alas, you are neither here to celebrate, as usual with us or lead us as we meander the paths for survival and group self actualization in the complex maze called Nigeria. Like the proverbial candle in the wind, four years…

Stop 20th National Sports Festival now, stakeholders plead with FG

The desperation by some powerful individuals to force the Edo State Government to host the 20th National Sports Festival(NSF) before the end of this year is stiffling. Stakeholders are asking very germaine questions on what is really behind the desperation. Recall that the festival would have held many months back but for the Covid-19 pandemic which necessitated its postponement until the situation is back to normal. As it is now there is a mad rush by some elements to ensure that the festival hold this year Covid-19 pandemic or not. Today(Monday,…