Terseer Adamu

Terseer Adamu

Terseer Adamu is a photojournalist who began his journalistic career in 2007. He graduated from the International Institute of Journalism Abuja, where he bagged Diploma in Journalism (OND), and Higher Diploma. He also has a Postgraduate in Public Relations and Advertising (PGDAP) University of Maiduguri.

Adamu is an active journalist and passionate about his endeavours. He served twice as the national secretary of Nigeria Student journalist forum (NSJF), the umbrella body of student journalist in Nigeria. He was, for two years, the an editor at “Insight Magazine”. 

Idanre hill is one of the most fascinating and tourist locations in south western Nigeria.  It poses as the most awesome and beautiful natural landscapes in Ondo State. Added to its beauty which fires human curiosity is the fact that the entire people of Idanre lived on these boulders for almost a millennium. Idanre hill consists of high plain with spectacular valleys interspersed with inselbergs of about 3,000 ft above sea level. Its physical attributes include Owa's Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun foot print, thunder water (Omi Aopara) and burial mounds and grounds. Recently, the state government through its ministry of Culture and Tourism has set out re-package tourism in the state through the establishment of various facilities that will embellish it’s tourism assets with Idanre Hill taking the centre stage.

The aviation sector is a very critical part of any economy especially for a populous nation like Nigeria. This is not just in terms of its capacity to boost tourism but in its potential to be a major contributor to the national treasury. This justifies all meaningful effort directed towards expanding and improving the volume of activities of air transportation in Nigeria, as there are ongoing efforts to increase international air travel across the country. This was made known by the Supervising Minister of Aviation, Chief Samuel Ortom who announced that the Federal government was building five new international airports.

According to him, this initiative was aimed at changing the face of aviation in Nigeria and also making the aviation industry globally competitive. The five new terminals are being built in Abuja, Lagos, Enugu, Kano and Port Harcourt with a $500 million Chinese government facility and $100 million counterpart funding from the Nigerian government.

It is yet another landmark in the global tourism and hospitality industry as the maiden edition of Africa Tourism Exhibition, titled Afro Tourism Expo”, is scheduled to hold on the 17th and 18th of September, 2014, in Nigeria, at the prestigious International Conference Centre, Abuja. The event is aimed at providing a platform for African and global business tourism stakeholder’s synergy. Nigeria’s capital Territory, (FCT) Abuja will host the 2014 Africa Tourism Exhibition which is a one- stop -shop for people interested in investing in the Tourism sector in Africa. The theme of this year’s exhibition is “creating the framework, and business environment, for investment in Africa’s Tourism industries”.  

This maiden exhibition would serve as the continent’s main exhibition for travel, Tourism and hospitality service providers. It will showcase leading and emerging travel, tourism and hospitality brand services, destination investment opportunities and host business networking meetings, as they all

converge in Abuja, Nigeria. Afro Tourism Expo is a trademark event organized by Destination Marketing Extra Limited, also called DMX,in partnership with some tourism firms in South Africa and United States of America. Already, the event is generating interest across the

Things are hotting up for Nigeria's budding economy. Nigeria Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the floating of a $300 million bond for Nigerians in the Diaspora. This is just as the government has also approved the floating of N80 billion Global Depository Notes (GDN) to create opportunities for foreigners desiring to invest in infrastructural development in Nigeria. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, coordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, announced the approval in Abuja while briefing State House correspondents in company of Labaran Maku, the minister of information, after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan. “The size of the bond will be anywhere from $100-$300 million and the idea is to help Nigerians in the Diaspora invest in infrastructure development in the country so that most of them can see and feel what they are investing in. “Now, we are asking for approval to appoint all the consultants and the transaction parties as we call them who will be able to assist us on this bond.

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 00:00

N13bn to Construct Bauchi Airport

Reports gathered from the News Agency of Nigeria reads that the cost of constructing Bauchi International Airport has been increased by N3.3 billion, Mr Ishaola Adeyemi, Chief Press Secretary to that State Governor, has said. He said the contract sum was increased from N9.7 billion to N13 billion following the inclusion of some vital facilities which were not considered earlier in the project. Adeyemi made this known while conducting journalists round the project in Bauchi on Wednesday. He said the new facilities being added to the project were vital components of an airport. He, however, said that when completed, the airport would be fifth to the ones in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Lagos and Kano in terms of modernity. ``It has the state-of-the-art facilities; it has the latest facilities in the aviation industry in the world, and for today, the runway we have here is 3.7kilometers. ``The control tower is the latest you can think of in the world. At anytime and during any condition, planes can land and take off from here”, Adeyemi said. On completion of

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