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The Federal Inland Revenue Service arrested 8 hotel managers last week in some parts of Abuja following repeated written request to remit their tax. Though some of the hotels have been registered as far back as 2003, there is no evidence that they were registered as tax payers nor have remitted ...

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The Sunborn Yacht Hotel in Lagos, multi-billion naira floating hotel which arrived Lagos over two years ago remains floating on the Marina waterfront has not been used since the yacht was purchased from the UK. The supposed tourist destination is said to be an object of mockery now as the yacht looks ...

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The regulatory body of Nigerian tourism-Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, in collaboration with EFCC have asked hoteliers to register with NTDC as this will provide credible, reliable and accurate information on some important issues, Hotels are now used as hide-outs for criminals, mone ...

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Intelligence report shows that the Boko Haram group has earmarked between Monday, September 26 and Saturday, October 1, 2011, when Nigeria would be celebrating its 51st independence, as the period to hit some of their selected targets.Among these targets, the source said, are the NNPC Towers in Abuja ...

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Staff of Lafia Hotel, Apata, Ibadan, a subsidiary of O'dua Conglomerate during the week protested over non-payment of their five-month salaries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all the major gates leading into the hotel were locked to deny visitors and customers access. A spokes ...

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The Managing Director of Thornberry Africa, Mr. David Church identified higher cost of operating or running hotels in Nigeria and the cost of importing hotel facilities and equipment as major factors accounting for the expensive nature of hotel business in Nigeria. "Hotel rooms in Nigeria costs ...

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Thornberry Africa's Managing Director, David Church thinks it is high time management of hotels and like businesses are brought to world class standard, which according to him, are achievable through reputable expertise of management companies like Thornberry.According to Church, each property on ...

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