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The Challenges Facing the Growth of Tourism in Africa

I was privileged to attend the 12th edition of the African Travel & Tourism Conference (Akwaaba): a gathering of travel and tourism experts in Africa – both from private establishments and various government parastatals. The event held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos on Sunday October 31stthrough Tuesday November 1st 2016. My attendance was…

AISHA BUHARI:  ICON OF THE MOMENT By Edel-Quinn Agbaegbu

  For over one week, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s reigning First Lady has been dominating the media space in Nigeria. Given the weight of what she said recently, which went viral on the internet, Mrs Buhari’s words are now a quotable quote  in many public statements, articles and commentaries in the country. She must have…

Lessons from this year’s International Customer Week!

Customer service is not what you say about yourself, it’s what people say about you through frequent interactions with your customer-facing employees. The customers are the best judges of your customer service strategy. No matter how great your product or service is, if you do not have a great customer service team, your chances of…

Buhari, B/Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, others make list of 50 most influential Muslims in the world, See full list

Thirteen Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari and the Sultan of Sokoto and president of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, have made the just released list of the top 50 influential Muslims in the world. The third Nigerian to make the eighth edition of the list is Sheikh Ibrahim Saleh,…

Bayer-Monsanto merger: what is the future of GMOs in Europe and Africa?

It is now of global knowledge that Bayer, the German pharmaceuticals giant, has completed its takeover of Monsanto, America’s leading pro- GMO company. As reported in the media a few weeks ago, shareholders of Monsanto accepted Bayer’s buy over prize of $128 per share in Monsanto, making the deal worth $66 billion, including debt.   …

Youths of communities accommodating WRPC, NGC seek govt. intervention

The youths of communities accommodating the Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company (WRPC) and the Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) have appealed to the oil companies, the Delta state government of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to look into the deplorable state of the only access road to their communities.   The…

Problems And Challenges Created By The Kano State Government In The 2016 Hajj

I would like to start by wishing my fellow Nigerians a happy independence day. May it mark the beginning of peace and progressive Nigeria. I want to also use this opportunity to wish my Muslim brothers and sisters a happy Islamic new year.   With all intend and purposes, the article is  centred around the…

Delta Speaker to Nigerians: Don’t be incapacitated by the transient economic hardships

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya, has applauded the bravery, commitment and patriotism of nationalists who risked their lives to the pursuit of political emancipation and freedom of the country from colonialism and imperialism. He also commended Nigerians for sustaining hope for a better nation. “We have much to be…