Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

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The Ministry

Past Officials of the Ministry

  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦21,520,535,847.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦18,270,535,847.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦3,250,000,000.00

Contact Information

Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

The core mandate of this Ministry is to promote Culture and Tourism as a foreign exchange earner, income distributor, major employer of labour, a catalyst for rural development / poverty reduction and fostering peace.  Thus, through cultural tourism, the Ministry will undertake practical steps towards harnessing the nation’s cultural and tourism potentials with the aim of ensuring that tourism contributes a minimum of 4% of the GDP at any time in point as against the current level of 0.95% of our GDP.

  1. National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM)
  2. National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
  3. Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC)
  4. National Gallery of Art (NGA)
  5. National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO)
  6. Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC)
  7. National Troupe /National Theatre of Nigeria (NT / NTN)
  8. National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR)
  1. Finance and Administration
  2. Planning, Research and Statistics
  3. Domestic Cultural Operations
  4. External Cultural Relations
  5. Domestic Tourism Services and Control
  6. International Tourism Promotion and Cooperation
Annual Reports (for 2010-2012) and information on Reporting Deadlines for each MDA
311_Federal Ministry of Culture, Tourism & National Orientation 27th June 2013.pdf
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation
Phase II, Federal Secretariat,
Block A, 1st Floor,
Shehu Shagari Way,