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According to the Vanguard Newspaper, the Lagos State Command rescued the owner of Scot Hotel Saheed Kolawole, who was reportedly kidnapped at Ikorodu, Lagos on January 31, 2015. The newspaper gathered that kidnappers, who initially demanded for $200,000 as ransom later settled for $100,000 after nego ...

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The Marriott Hotel Group has continued on its expansion drive in Nigeria with the opening of a 117-room Protea Hotel Select in Alausa, Ikeja. According to the President and Managing Director of Marriott International (Middle East and Africa), Alex Kyriakidis, “Marriott International’s fas ...

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The Founder of Slok Group and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, is expanding his busi­ness empire into hospitality. Kalu, who was recently rated by Forbes as the fourth richest Nigerian and one of the 50 richest Africans, is said to be working tirelessly to en­sure the boutique ho ...

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7 hotels in Lagos and Abuja have been nominated for the World Travel Awards Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel Award. The nominees are Intercontinental Hotel Lagos, Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Sheraton Lagos Hotel, The Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, The Wheatbaker ...

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The two workers of the House-Keeping Department of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja were recognized and rewarded for returning the sum of $20,000 found in a room to the management for onward transmission to the owner. At the award ceremony, the Abia State-born mother of two to ...

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The Mantis Collection is expanding its portfolio into West Africa and opening their first hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. The George Hotel, due to open its doors later this year is located in the affluent neighbourhood of Ikoyi. A contemporary and luxurious stay awaits business executives, foreign represent ...

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Justice Muhammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court in Lagos has upheld the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) convened by three shareholders – Alurum Investments Limited, Dadifoll Limited and RFC Limited – where the Chairman of Ikeja Hotels Plc, Mr. Goodie Ibru was sacked last week. ...

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Transcorp Hotels Plc has listed its entire 7.6 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N10 per share on the Nigerian Stock Exchange for trading. The listing of the company via initial public offering on the Exchange boosted the market capitalisation of the listed equities by N76bn and helped it cl ...

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The five-star water-front Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel located on Victoria Island, Lagos has shut down operations to conduct extensive renovation of its facilities, as part of its management’s commitment to retain standards and remain the hospitality of first choice for guests visiting Lagos fo ...

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Workers of the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos protested last week against the management of the hotel. The workers who are alleging maltreatment, poor salaries and sacking of staff without any genuine reason as part of the reasons for the protest. According to one of the staffs who claimed that what an ...

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The Rivers State Police Command have arrested 15 suspected armed robbers and cultists in their hideout at Prana Hotel, Akabuka in the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area. The suspects were said to be preparing for an operation when security operatives rounded them. The Police PRO of the state, Mr ...

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The 2014 edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market, a forum for operators in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries as well as prospective investors to interact held at the Eko Hotels on the 26th – 28th October in Lagos. At the opening, the Minister of Land, Housing and Urban Development ...

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