tourism

Lagos urges hotels, clubs, others to register for proper records

…Destroys N10m Worth Pirated Movies, Duplicating Machines The Lagos State Government on Monday urged hotel and club owners to voluntarily register with the State Government to facilitate the ongoing classification and grading of hotels or risk their businesses being shut down.

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Ambode inaugurates Joke Silva, Kunle Afolayan, others into Board of Arts & Culture

…Begins Construction Of Six New Arts Theatres​ Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday inaugurated a Board of Arts and Culture, urging them to go all out and explore private sector support to nurture new talents and generate events for a sustainable development of the creative arts sector in the State.

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Ekiti PDP: Obasanjo’s reference to Salamigate confirmed Fayemi became governor by judicial fraud

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo reference to Salamigate as another confirmation that the Minister of Mines and Steel Development and former governor of the State, Dr Kayode Fayemi only became the governor of Ekiti State through judicial fraud, maintaining that he (Fayemi) has never won any election in his life. Salamigate ...

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Lagos Terminates Contract For Badagry 48-Room Hotel Project

The Lagos State Government has terminated the contract for the construction of a 48-bedroom hotel project at the VIP chalets in Badagry, which was awarded in 2013 to Messrs. Anatolia International Limited. The project is currently being promoted as part of measures by the Ambode-led administration to boost tourism within the Badagry axis.

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FG relaxes immigration processes for tourists, says Lai Mohammed

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Federal Government has relaxed the country’s visa processes for foreigners visiting the country for business and tourism purposes.

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Nine suicide bombers die targeting Muna garage in Maiduguri

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri Nine suicide bombers died in Maiduguri between Thursday night and early Friday as they tried to bomb Muna Garage but the mission was a flop in human casualties.

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Carnival 2016: Calabar monorail opens to tourists

The Calabar Monorail officially opened to the public for use on Monday following a directive from Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade.

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Babangida hails Buhari, Army over Sambisa Forest capture

By Isa Lapai, Minna Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has hailed the courage and determination of President Muhammadu Buhari, Army chiefs armed and other security personnel for the liberation of Sambisa Forest and adjoining abode of the insurgent sect, Boko Haram.

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Sports Tourism as Catalyst for Economic Development: Lessons from Lagos State

By Olanrewaju Akojede, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) When Governor Akinwunmi Ambode assumed office on May 29, 2015, he promised to further develop the economy of the state on three principal sectors’ sports, tourism and entertainment.

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