Lagos Tourism Commissioner Among ‘Top 100 Africa Travel Women Awards’ Winners

Our Editor Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has emerged as one of the winners in the leadership category of ‘The Top 100 Africa Travel Women Awards’. A statement issued by the organisers of the Awards, Akwaaba African Travel Market, said the Commissioner was considered worthy of the award in view of her efforts in driving the growth of tourism in Lagos State. According to the release, Akinbile-Yussuf initiated several lofty projects to restart tourism following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and for…

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Oba Kosoko: Family Marks Monarch’s 150th Death Anniversary

Kunle Adelabu -Upscales palace to tourism centre The ancient palace of the late former legendary Oba of Lagos, Oba Kosoko, where he lived as Oloja, after returning to Lagos from exile, has been further rehabilitated and modernized by his family in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of his death. The anniversary was marked with a special prayer on Friday, April 15, 2022, which marked the exact date the revered monarch, who was great warrior, passed on 150 years ago. His remains were interred within the palace in Ereko. Late Oba…

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