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Lagos to celebrate World Tourism Day Sept. 27

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government will celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day on Sunday via a zoom event which will be livestream on Facebook for residents of the state. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, told newsmen on Thursday that a smaller number would join dignitaries at the physical event taking place at Lagos Read More…

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Lagos partners Kick-Out-COVID-19 Africa to combat virus spread

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has given support to the Kick Out COVID-19 Africa, also known as #KOCA Concert, toward combating the novel coronavirus pandemic through technology-driven intervention. Mr Colliins Nnabugwu, Chairman, Organisation for Leadership and Strategy Development (OLSD), organisers of the campaign, gave the assurance in a statement in Lagos on Tuesday. He said that Read More…

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We prioritise safety over profit – Lagos boat operators

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Association of Tourists Boat Operators and Water Transporters (ATBOWATON), Lagos Chapter, said it prioritised safety of commuters over profit as COVID-19 ravaged the world. Its Chairman, Lawal Saheed, said in a statement on Tuesday that its operators had pioneered the opening and sustainance of abandoned and unprofitable water ferry routes. He said the operators Read More…

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Lagos hoteliers seek COVID19 palliatives

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos Hoteliers Association (LHA), on Saturday solicited for palliatives from the Lagos State Government to cushion the effect of COVID-19 currently affecting the world. Its President, Mr Adekunle Akilo, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Akilo said that the palliatives were equally needed to effect Read More…

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Ali Baba, stakeholders, talk Lagos tourism post COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Comedian Atunyota Akpobome, popularly known as “Ali Baba” and other stakeholders on Wednesday enumerated the way forward for tourism growth in Lagos State post COVID-19.  The stakeholders spoke during a virtual zoom meeting organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, with the theme: “Resetting the Tourism Sector in Lagos State”. The comedian said that Read More…