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20 Feb 2015
THE Managing Director of the recently commissioned multi-purpose One Stop Grocery, Mr. Kolade Akinmulero which began operation in the Ondo State capital, Akure, last year has announced plan to open two new branches in Owo, Ondo State and Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State.   Akinmulero has also called on government to come up with…
20 Feb 2015
THE Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed his administration’s readiness to partner with foreign investors  to turning the Ado-Awaye suspended lake into an international tourist centre,. Ajimobi made this known while addressing the people of Ado Awaye in Iseyin Local council Area of the state on Thursday during his campaign tour to the…
13 Feb 2015
DESPITE the short time to prepare for Valentine because of the shift in 2015 poll earlier scheduled for February 14, hotels in Lagos are in competition to offer special treats to their customers at Valentine.   The offers come in different ways such as reduced room rates, low charges for services, and additional services, which…
13 Feb 2015
GRAND Express Tours Centre (GETCentre), a travel management company   has just opened its doors for business in the Opebi area of Lagos with the mission to offer professionally driven and customer service in order to promote Nigerian tourism to the global market.   The tour operating firm started out in 2007 as Touchdown Travels…
13 Feb 2015
IN PROMOTING its vision and advocacy for sustaining the development of  luxury markets within Nigerian and Africa at large, Polo Avenue store, Nigeria’s leading luxury goods brand recently showcased to guests, the laudable efforts of trending Nigerian designers Zashadu and Ariaba Beads.    In a bid to inspire budding luxury designers from within the continent,…
13 Feb 2015
THE 2015 elections though have been postponed, but several Lagosians will be voting for love today in a special way through ValentineVote, a programme put together by a digital advertising agency, INK3K8 Media and partners - Terra Kulture, and Hangout Nigeria. The programme, which was created for couples to share romantic experience, took off yesterday…
13 Feb 2015
FOR his commitment to duty and the ability to raise a result-oriented team, the General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Etienne Gailliez, has been named winner of Hilton Worldwide 2014 Middle East and Africa (MEA) President’s Award.   The award, which was announced at the Hilton Worldwide EMEA Operational Excellence meeting in Dubai recently, recognized…
6 Feb 2015
IF birds are hotels, the Dover hotel in Ikeja, Lagos will be known as dove. Located in a busy area of Ikeja, Dover hotel is a sanctuary of peace. It is not the peace of graveyard, but the serenity of a space secured from the maddening crowd of the city bustling at seam. For visiting…
6 Feb 2015
• Wozniak Becomes GM At Four Points By Sheraton Lagos SHERATON Lagos has put together special treats for guests at Valentine. The offers were designed for guests to rekindle love in an exotic environment provided by the hotel.  According to the Public Relation Manager Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Ms. Deborah Benjamin, this year’s Valentine has a…
6 Feb 2015
SOUTH African Tourism (SAT) is working to ensure that Indaba 2015 exceeds the business expectations of both exhibitors and buyers.  SAT Chief Executive Officer, Mr Thulani Nzima said in a release that   INDABA will give exhibitors effective platform to showcase their products and services, and to do business. “INDABA belongs to them,” he said.…
30 Jan 2015
OIL revenue is declining globally. According to OPEC daily basket price, the crude oil price has slipped down to$44 a barrel yesterday. This figure representing about 61 percent decline compared to $115 for which the price was sold in June 2014. With this slump, GDP of many oil-producing countries will shrink.  Already countries such as…
23 Jan 2015
THE United Nations General Assembly, rising from its 69th session, has adopted a key resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity.   Emphasizing the need to optimize the economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits stemming from sustainable tourism, particularly in developing countries, the resolution entitled…


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Nigeria’s Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) and the Judiciary in Oyo and Rivers States today announced the establishment of Small Claims Courts as part of an attempt to boost investors' confidence and reduce the challenges faced by small and medium-scale businesses.
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The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested 17 criminal suspects for offences ranging from conspiracy, murder, armed robbery, truck snatching, and abduction to unlawful possession of a firearm.