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According to the Punch Newspaper,the Federal Inland Revenue Service in August sealed off the Haf Haven Hotel, located at No24 Atiku Abubakar Way, Makurdi, belonging to a former Governor of Benue State, Senator George Akume, and his wife, Regina, over unpaid tax. The FIRS enforcement team, l ...

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The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Jonathan Obuebite, has refused to clear the air surrounding the status of Chelsea Hotel in Abuja. The hotel is reportedly owned by the late former governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. It was said to have been handed over t ...

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Residents and visitorsto Enugu metropolis may never come to terms withthe abandonment of Enugu Hotel Presidential, renowned as the ‘Pride of the East, during theeight years administration offormer Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State. The 100-roomedifice has beco ...

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Flatimes online:Nigeria’s tourism and hospitality industry might overtake the downstream sector by 2021 if the recently launched African Union (AU) passport is adopted by the country’s legislators. This is according to Mr. Kushal Dutta, the managing director of Africa’s number ...

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Leadership Newspaper:In its seven years of operations, De Renaissance Hotel has positioned itself in the hospitality industry as a hotel clients love to do business with. Its customer-oriented services and rich food has endeared it to many. In this interview the general manager, Avineesh Nambia ...

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Business Day Online:While the Nigerian hospitality industry leads the West African region in the number of hotels in the pipeline across 15 international brands, the industry also risks delay of over 50 hotels under construction due to funding issues and poor economic outlook of the country tha ...

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Punch Newspaper: Hotel operators in Rivers State have called on the management of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company to stop supplying electricity to their hotels. The operators, who met with a delegation of PHED led by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jay McCoskey, said they were ...

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Daily Trust: Earlier in the month of June, the Administrative Secretary of the Nigerian Hotels Association, Mr. Jijiwin Akpovwovwo, has said that many hotels in Kaduna State were facing extinction over multiple taxes by government agencies. Akpovwovwo disclosed this to newsmen after a seminar organis ...

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According to Newsflash.com, Sun International will be exiting Nigeria. In January, Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) launched a probe into Sun International initial investment in the Tourist Company of Nigeria (TCN). The South African hotel and gaming group Sun Inter ...

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As the Easter celebration approaches, the Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN) has called on Nigerians to spend holidays within the country.Malam Aliyu Badaki, the President of the association spoke with News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Badak ...

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The Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akan Okon, said consumption of alcohol in hotels and beer parlours in the state would now attract tax. Okon told journalists in Uyo on Saturday that people who consumed alcoholic drinks would begin to pay a token as tax.“Some people who lodge ...

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According to Jovago global CEO, Paul Midy, Jovago is investing In developing hotel channel and property management software solutions for the hotels it has listed on its platform.Jovagohad its annual stakeholder meeting yesterday and interesting information revealed at the meeting pointed ...

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