The Director General/ Chief Executive, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, in this interview points the way forward to modern tourism industry for Nigeria. Excerpt.
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BENJAMIN Mkapa, Tanzania’s former President, has warned Nigeria to resist pressure to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement, (EPA), with the European Union, because according to him, such contracts are counterproductive. Mkapa sounded this warning as guest speaker at the 45th Annual general Meeting of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on September 14, 2017 inRead
By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja – The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) lauded the federal government over the establishment of special courts for corruption and financial crime cases to fast track the trial of corruption cases in the country. APDA, in a statement signed by its national publicity secretary, Comrade Tosin Adeyanju, lends support to the […]
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Following the gridlock arising from the traffic congestion in Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has reiterated its readiness to respond to any emergency situation in and around Apapa or any other part of the state.
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Twelve communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River have been flooded following two days of heavy rain, while more than 3,000 farmlands were equally destroyed. The incident, which occurred between the late hours of Sept. 18 and the early hours of Sept. 19, has rendered hundreds of residents homeless as properties worth millions […]
Patients continue to bear full brunt of the health workers’ strike called by the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, as essential services remain grounded in federal hospitals across the nation, even as intern nurses provide skeletal services.
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A 65-year-old grandmother, Mary Ogundiran, has been murdered by a cocoa farmer (names withheld) for allegedly stealing cocoa pods from his farm in Ofosu, ldanre area of Ondo State.
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Niger Pilgrims Welfare Board has transported all its 4,225 pilgrims that performed the 2017 Hajj back home. Chairman Publicity Committee of the Amirul Hajj team, Alhaji Ali Borgu disclosed while speaking with newsmen in Minna on Sunday. He said that the pilgrims came back in 13 flights with the Saudi Arabian Arabian Airline, Fly Nas. […]
Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Saturday approved the posting and redeployment of 41 permanent secretaries in the state. Alhaji Yerima Sale, the Head of Service, made the announcement in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Sale explained that 27 permanent secretaries were redeployed while 14 others got new posting. He also said the governor approved […]
Conference of United South-South Youth Council, USSYC, the apex youth body of all ethnic nationalities of the South-South region, weekend, gave the Chevron Nigeria Limited, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Agip, ExxonMobil and other oil companies operating in the zone a time frame of 365 days to relocate their headquarters to their operational bases in the Niger Delta.
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THERE is tension in Nkpokiti Street of Enugu State capital, following the death of a caretaker, said to have drowned in a well at an uncompleted building under his care.
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An alleged scheme by serving and former governors in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to hijack the party ahead of the 2019 presidential elections was at, weekend, threatening to provoke another crisis in the party.
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The Lagos State police command, on Friday said it had arrested 34 officials of the Peace Corp para-military organization. The spokesman of the command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole announced the arrest to newsmen. The arrested officials, according to Famous-Cole, will be charged to a mobile court on Saturday. “The command has arrested 34 members of the […]
Fulani herdsmen under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has urged the government to urgently begin a probe into the activities of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to ascertain if he was among those sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). In an interview with journalists […]
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The National Collateral Registry, NCR, has attracted 16,236 financing statements of 20,684 movable assets valued at N392 billion on its platform as at August 24, 2017.
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UNDERGROUND gas pipelines and paucity of funds have slowed down the pace of re-construction works on the Wharf - Apapa road, Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has said.
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The Federal Government has begun emergency and remedial repair of some major roads and bridges in Lagos State, the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, said on Sunday. Eke told journalists in Lagos that some of the bad roads required urgent attention and that the Federal Government was determined to make all federal […]
By Pamela Obiejesi, Abuja – A group, the Northern Political Conscience, has commended dozens of Muslims at an undisclosed mosque in Katsina State (shown in a video that has gone viral), offering prayers against alleged plans by former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff to return to the All Progressives Congress, APC, which he […]
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By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed satisfaction with the facilities put in place at the newly refurbished Etinan General Hospital in Akwa Ibom. The vice president who at the weekend commissioned the facilities at the hospital said Governor Emmanuel is deliberately impacting on the lives of his people. He […]
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