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Hotel business needs government attention to flourish, says Lagos top hotelier

Murtala Muhammed Olayori

Chief Murtala Muhammed Olayori, the Chairman of the Lagos State Hotelier Association, Alimosho Zone, in this interview, speaks on the state of hospitality in Lagos,, the requirements to grow the tourism industry and how government can be of help to hotel business.

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6 weird things that are considered normal in Aba

Aba, one of the most popular cities in eastern Nigeria, is a truly unique place that is home to a lot of interesting individuals, so it is no surprise that you tend to see a lot of weird things happen on a daily basis. But hey, that’s just one of the things that make the city one of the greatest places to visit in Nigeria, right? From bizarre locals to weird occurrences, Jumia Travel has compiled an epic list of 6 of the weirdest things that seem to be the norm in Aba.

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Buhari urged to use Nigerians in Diaspora, tourism to stabilize exchange rate

A GOVERNORSHIP aspirant in Lagos, Chief Owolabi Salis, has urged President Buhari to take advantage of Nigerians in Diaspora and use tourism to stabilize the foreign exchange rate. Salis, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said, “One good thing about Nigerians in Diaspora is their patriotism and the familial relationships many of them
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Niger State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa.

Niger state govt unveils plans to transform Zungeru, Baro to tourism haven

Niger State is home of Tourism. Zungeru town is where a Briton, Lord Luggard, as well as the first President of the country, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe settled, and married. It was the same town where the amalgamation of the country took place and the name Nigeria chosen. Besides, Lord Luggard, the first indigenous President of the country, Dr. Azikiwe, late Biafra leader, Odumegwu Ojukwu and some other prominent Nigerians were born there.

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How to get the best from a “Mamaput” in Lagos

“Mamaput” a word used by most locals in Lagos city in reference to small scale restaurants or roadside kiosks that offer food, has since been polarized around the state and country. Visitors, as well as locals on the prowl for budget meals, are huge patrons of these food vending stations, as not only do they offer affordable meals, they also are the best place to have an authentic taste of the city’s indigenous cuisines.

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5 Slangs that confirms you as a real Lagosian

Lagos is Nigeria’s melting pot. It’s the dream destination for most people who reside in nearby cities and rural communities. Everyone believes Lagos is a city where dreams come true, regardless of your means of livelihood. That’s why you find almost everyone in this great cosmopolitan city that is home to over 20 million people, according to recent statistics. In fact, it was estimated that Lagos might become over-populated because of the high influx of migrants from other states, and/or neighbouring countries. This may be the reason why some Nigerians refer to it as a no-man’s land, because it has become a convergence point for all and sundry.

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