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Challenges facing airlines in Nigeria — SSA Group CEO

South African Airways (SAA) ,Group Chief Executive, Vuyani Jarana, has said that  airline business in Nigeria would have been a more profitable venture if there are  less expensive aviation fuel, seamless visa procurement process and a harmonised taxation system.

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Why we are developing tourism sector- FG

The Federal Government says its objective of developing  Nigerian tourism sector is to contribute to the establishment of a new international economic order that will help eliminate the widening economic gap between developed and developing countries.Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed stated this in his keynote address delivered at the 4th Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition, NTIFE holding in Abuja. He noted that the tourism sector has the potential to redistribute wealth to destinations  across the world if well harnessed adding the administration has taken certain steps to transform the sector into an alternative revenue earner for the country.

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Publisher tasks FG on viable craft sector

Dr Sam Nda-Isaiah, Publisher, Leadership Group of Newspapers, has urged government at all levels to develop the arts and crafts sector as a source of foreign exchange earner for the country.He said this at the opening of the ongoing 11th International Arts and Crafts Expo   in Abuja organised by the National Council for Arts and Crafts (NCAC), with the theme Networking Nigerian Crafts to the World.Nda-Isaiah, who chaired the event said  Nigerian arts and crafts remain the country’s ”best kept secret and it’s about time  our governments at all levels  knew that this is a sector that can set the country aglow  if well organised and harnessed”.

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