Tag: tourism

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ToluNovember 29, 2017

Explore your taste buds! Omu resort presents its first ever food festival

Omu Resort has announced the maiden edition of its annual Omu Resort Food Festival themed ‘Explore Your Taste Buds’, pre…

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

FG restates resolve to diversify the economy through culture, tourism

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has restated the Federal Government’s resolve to diversify the economy ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 7, 2017

“Challenges are the bread of champions,” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to travel and tour maven, Chiamaka Obuekwe

 Meeting Chiamaka for the first time, and you immediately get a sense of her passion, vivacity and bubbly nature. She’s ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2017

Opinion: The need for improved services at Yankari Game Reserve

by Jide Ojo I was at Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi last week. From Tuesday, September 19 – Saturday, September 23, ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2017

Reno Omokri: How Nigeria conquered The Seychelles

by Reno Omokri For the past four days, I have been holidaying in The Seychelles, a beautiful Island with beautiful ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 11, 2017

Seven Bloody Days of Summer I: The 9/11 we tend to forget

Only days before 9/11, a weeklong episode of bloodletting began in the central Nigerian city of Jos as Christians and ...

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RoqeebahJune 16, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Lai Mohammed is back home in Kwara (PHOTOS)

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has spent the whole of today visiting with one of the ...

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ToluJune 10, 2017

Nigeria now has an official Twitter account

And a coordinating Facebook page! We don’t know who the handlers are for now but we already love the Twitter ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 21, 2017

The Thread: All the reasons you need to fall in love with Nigeria – again

Yes. Boko Haram is possibly scouting their next suicide bomb drop as we write. Yes, another village in Southern Kaduna, we ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Wakanow set to launch commercial operations in the UK

Wakanow, Africa’s fast-rising tourism giant and Nigeria’s No.1 online travel company, has announced plans to formally launch commercial operations in ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 10, 2017

TECHnically: Sulaimon Ajibode’s ‘Ajo’ will change the way we live in Lagos

Living in Lagos has always been a difficult thing. The traffic, the energy overload, the sheer stress of just getting ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 1, 2017

Opinion: Governor Abubakar is polishing the pearl of tourism

by Ibrahim M. Farouq Any Kindergarten Economist will tell you that diversification of the economy is key to long-term growth ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2016

Opinion: Thinking of a holiday destination this year? Think Calabar International Carnival

Olukayode Kolawole Here are four (4) reasons Calabar Carnival should be on your priority list Come December 2016, Calabar will ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2016

Opinion: The challenges facing the growth of tourism in Africa

by Olukayode Kolawole I was privileged to attend the 12th edition of the African Travel & Tourism Conference (Akwaaba): a gathering ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

Opinion: Why you should not visit South Africa

by Ernest Danjuma Enebi Over the last few years, the South African government through its tourism arm — South Africa Tourism has ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

NGOs using Chibok girls in the U.S. for tourism, money making – Minister

The federal government and parents of some Chibok schoolgirls who escaped captivity from Boko Haram terrorists have accused some Non-Governmental ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 17, 2016

If making someone smile every day is your hobby, then this is for you

If making someone smile every day comes naturally to you, then a career in hospitality may just be the thing ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2016

Opinion: How Tourism’s growth is tied to Aviation

by Rex Showunmi Early in life while studying Homer’s Ilyad and the history of Ancient Greek, especially the story of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 23, 2016

‘In Nigeria, tourism is insignificant’ – Senator Ben Bruce

Self proclaimed common sense advocate, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has once again taken President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 27, 2015

Dubai Tourism Debuts at Akwaaba, rewards Nigerians with amazing travel and shopping experience

As part of a diverse programme of activities to mark the 2016 Dubai Shopping Festival, Dubai Tourism has launched a ...

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YEditorSeptember 23, 2014

@TranscorpPLC plans remarkable N8 billion, 1 week IPO

by Tunji Andrews Transcorp Hotels plans to start marketing its initial public offering (IPO) from September 24, aiming to raise ...

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November 27, 2013

Kidnappers of Bayelsa commissioner’s father demand N98 million

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The kidnappers of Pa Uroh Nelson Tempurah have demanded for N98 million ransom before he can be ...

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November 22, 2013

Sad news: Kidnapped Sokoto businessman dies days after release (PICTURED)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   A Sokoto-based businessman, Alhaji Abu Dankure, who was kidnapped by four gunmen along Kupper road and released 11 ...

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October 29, 2013

Opinion: Thumbs up for Rotimi Amaechi

by Ose Oyamendan But the custodians of Nigerian foreign policy and marketers are enigmatic. When they get attacked on CNN, ...

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September 14, 2013

Terrible: Priest attacked with acid in Zanzibar after 2 British women suffer similar fate

A priest was attacked with acid on the east African island of Zanzibar in the third such unprovoked assault in ...

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July 15, 2013

Opinion: The need to dispel the myth of tourism in Africa

by Yinka Obagun In 2011, the top 10 international tourism destinations did not feature any of the 54 African countries. ...

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January 29, 2013

Barbados, baby: Rihanna stars in tourism campaign for her home country (PHOTOS, WATCH)

No stranger to the world of Instagram, Rihanna has proved that she loves nothing more than showing off pictures of ...

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January 2, 2013

Beach parties, movies, and shopping: Lagosians celebrate the New Year (PHOTO)

by Godwin Akanfe Holiday makers in Lagos on Tuesday ensured that the New Year’s day celebrations were remarkable in the ...

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December 27, 2012

Colourful sights and stunning beauties from the Calabar Carnival – See Photos

by Isi Esene It has been hailed as the best Carnival in this part of the world and we doubt ...

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December 23, 2012

Tunde Fagbenle: Something is happening in Ekiti – for real!

by Tunde Fagbenle I think what stands Fayemi in good stead are his frugality, integrity, intellectual base, and his vast ...

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