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Enugu State upgrades Zik’s Nsukka lodge for tourism

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

The Enugu State Government has commenced repairs of the Old Premier’s Lodge, Nsukka, once occupied by Nigeria’s First President, the late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, for its tourism potential. Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi had announced the plan for the upgrade after a visit to Azikiwe’s’ Onuiyi Haven residence in Nsukka in September. The Project Coordinator, Mr Agu […]

Cross River unveils 3 new tourism sites

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers

The Cross River Government, organisers of the annual Leboku International Cultural Festival, says it will unveil three new tourism sites during the 2016 celebration. Mr Kenn Aklar, Special Adviser to the Governor on Events Management stated this during the pre-Leboku briefing in Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area on Wednesday. Aklar named the new sites as: […]

China to open World’s largest bridge

World’s longest and highest glass bridge.

The World’s longest and highest glass bridge would open to visitors on Saturday in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, central China, officials have said. The 430-meter long, six-meter wide bridge, paved with 99 panes of three-layer transparent glasses, hangs between two steep cliffs 300 meters above the ground. The management committee of the bridge said in a […]

NCPC to reduce pilgrimage fare to Israel

2013 Christian Pilgrims: Nigerian Christian Pilgrims walking through Old City of Jerusalem , Israel yesterday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

Rev. Tor Uja, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), said the commission planned to reduce the fare for pilgrimage to Israel, citing the low economic situation in the country as the reason. Uja made this known at the Conference of Pilgrimage Leaders and Managers of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. The focus of the […]

I developed tourism to rescue Cross River from financial crunch – Duke

Donal Duke.

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke has disclosed that he developed culture and tourism in order to rescue the State from financial crunch. Duke made the explanation in a presentation at the Culture and Tourism Summit hosted by Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in Abuja on Thursday. He said that following the […]

FG seeks abolition of visa requirement among D-8 member countries


The Federal Government has called for the abolition of visa requirement among the members of the Developing Eight (D-8) Countries Organisation for Economic Cooperation to ensure free movement of people and trade. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the call when he met with the Secretary General of the organisation, Dr […]

Police arrest 13 suspects with fake international passports

Some Nigerian passports

The Kano State Police command has arrested 13 persons with fake international passports and ECOWAS travel certificates. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Muhammad Katsina disclosed this on Tuesday in Kano, while briefing Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. He said the suspects, who were on their way to Libya, were apprehended at Kwana Dangora village in Benefit Local […]

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