Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation

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Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientaion IMPORTANT DOCUMENTATION (click below for detail) Communique of the 5th Meeting of the Nationa...

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientaion
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTATION (click below for detail)

Communique of the 5th Meeting of the National Council on Culture and Tourism (NCCT) held from 7th - 9th November, 2007


Address:
Phase II Federal Secretariat;
Block A, 1st Floor, Shehu Shagari Way,
Abuja.

Tel: 09-2348297, 09-2348311, 09-2348310
Fax: 23408283
Website: http://www.visit-nigeria.org/
E-mail: akayode@nigeria.gov.ng, ahong@nigeria.gov.ng



VISION

To promote the upliftment and preservation of the rich culture of the people using tourism to advance the development of a diversified, balanced and strong economy thereby generating wealth creating employment and alleviating poverty and also making it a major foreign exchange earner.


MISSION

To promote the upliftment and preservation of the rich culture of the people using tourism to advance the development of a diversified, balanced and strong economy thereby generating wealth creating employment and alleviating poverty and also making it a major foreign exchange earner.

OBJECTIVES/ SCHEDULES

The aims and objectives of our Ministry were designed to stimulate Government actions and interventions in the areas of Tourism and Culture and are basically encapsulated in the following Schedule of Duties:

To increase inflow of foreign exchange through the promotion of international tourism.
To encourage even development of tourism based enterprises.
To accelerate rural / urban integration
To foster socio-cultural unity among the various groups in the country through the promotion of domestic tourism.
To restore Culture and human values from the periphery to the core of national planning, economic and technological development.
To promote cultural industries and their viability.
To use culture as a tool for the promotion of inter-national relations and diplomacy
To use culture to promote national unity, harmony and pride
The promote the accessibility of the arts to all Nigerians.
To promote and encourage active participation of the private sector in the promotion and development of Culture and Tourism.
AGENCIES/ PARASTATALS

S/N
Parastatal
Designation of Head
Chief Executive
Address
Telephone
Website

1.
National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
Director- General
Maidugu M. M.
Area 10, Garki Abuja
08035798622

09-2342368


2.
National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO)
Executive Secretary
J. B. Yusuf
No. 3 Sirasso Crescent, Off Kangeme St. Wuse Zone 6, Abuja.
08083139460


3.
Nigerian Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR)
Director-General
Muzali Dantata
No.3 Hargeusa St., Off Accra St., Wuse 5, Abuja
08083139460
www.nihotour.org

4.
National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM)
Ag Director-General
Dr. Eboreime O.T.
Plot 2018 Cotonou Crescent, Wuse Zone 6, Abuja
08037872284


5.
Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
Director- General
Chief Otunba Olusegun Runsewe
Area 1, Old Secretariat, Abuja.
08030832554
www.nigeriatourism.net

6.
National Theatre/National Troupe of Nigeria (NT/NTN)
Director-General
Dr. Ahmed

Yerima
National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos
08033096522


7.
Centre for Blacks and African Arts and Culture (CBMC)
Ag Director
Prof. Babawale
National Theatre, P.M.B12794, Iganmu, Lagos
08033282100



8
National Orientation Agency (NOA)
Director-General
Alhaji Idi Faruk
Area 1, Old Federal Secretariat, Abuja
08033113781

09-2341976
www.noa.gov.ng


9.
National Gallery of Arts (NGA)
Ag Director-General
Mr. Joe Musa
Plot 684 Cadastral Zone, Utako District, Abuja
08023144667




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