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World’s ‘first’ gold-plated hotel opens in Vietnam (photos)

The world’s first self-proclaimed gold-plated hotel is now open for business in Veitnam. The hotel which has 24-carat plating across lobbies, an infinity pool and rooms with even cutlery, cups, shower heads and toilet seats receiving the golden treatment, took about $200m and 11 years to build. Coffee is served in a gold cup and bath time […]

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FG announces resumption of Domestic flight; Lagos and Abuja airports to commence operations July 8

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. In a statement released on Wednesday, July 1, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri, and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other […]

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Breaking News : Ban on Interstate Travels Lifted!

The Federal Government has announced the lifting up of the ban placed on interstate travels in the country . This was made known by the Chairman Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, BOSS MUSTAPHA during a briefing with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Monday  . This new development will be effective from July 1st….

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Coronavirus : Saudi Arabia bans religious pilgrims from visiting Mecca or Medina

Saudi Arabia has banned religious pilgrims from visiting Mecca or Medina to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the Kingdom. In a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the Kingdom, it was disclosed that they had been following developments of the virus for some time. In order to support countries impacted by the […]

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Buhari presents Nigeria’s 2020 visa policy (photos)

President Buhari on Tuesday February 4, launched the Nigerian Visa Policy 2020 which is expected to support the country’s economic recovery and growth plan. The revised version of the document presented at the state house in Abuja has 79 visa classifications, one of which is the Visa on arrival. The new policy which grants Africans […]

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Breaking News : Donald Trump places travel ban on Nigeria, 6 other countries

In an expansion of his administration’s policies blocking travel from certain countries , president of the United States, Donald Trump, has imposed a new travel ban on Nigeria and 5 other nations. In line with the new policy, citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Myanmar, and Kyrgyzstan won’t be allowed to apply for visas to immigrate to […]

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Coronavirus Spreads to every Chinese region

While the death toll of the deadly virus has risen to about 170, BBC reports that the virus has now spread to every region in China. Chinese health authorities has confirmed the cases of over  7,771 infected persons as at January 29th, 2020. WHO Director-General ,Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has expressed concerned over the spread of […]

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Bolt introduces tricycle service in Uyo

Bolt, the leading on-demand transportation platform in Europe and Africa, has today introduced tricycle hailing service in Uyo. It is the first alternative vehicle category besides cars that Bolt has launched in West Africa. Femi Akin-Laguda, Bolt Country Manager for Nigeria, said: “At Bolt, we will continue to find innovative ways to cater to local […]

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US government plans to add Nigeria and 6 other countries to travel ban list

A new executive order which President Donald Trump might sign soon, will see Nigeria and 6 other countries being added to a travel ban list. Though the list is not final and might change, however citizens of Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will face bans on some visa categories if the executive […]

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550 passengers on board escapes plane crash!

No fewer than 550 pilgrims from Niger who performed this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia on Saturday escaped death at the Minna International Airport as the Max Airline plane conveying them back to Nigeria skidded off the runway. According to an authoritative source at the airport who pleaded anonymity, the incident occurred at about 5.00am […]