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$500m loan will help NTA compete with CNN – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed
Lai Mohammed, who is Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, has said that the $500m loan which his ministry is requesting for approval from the Nigerian senate is to help place one of the country’s official broadcast media, The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) at par with the likes of global media like the Cable news Network (CNN).

Why motorists will now pay N1000 penalty at Lekki-Ikoyi Toll Plaza 

Lekki Toll gate, Lagos
Motorists plying Lekki-Ikoyi Toll Plaza, who wish to pay cash, will now pay N1000 as fine. This is after the Lagos State Government has pushed for cashless transactions at the toll, as penalty will begin from today, January 20, 2020.

See Billionaire is looking for girlfriend to take on trip around...

Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, who launched a search online for a girlfriend to take to moon.
A Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, is looking for a girlfriend he can take on a trip to the moon. He launched an advert online, saying he is looking for a girlfriend who will fly around the Moon with him on a SpaceX rocket.

Canada invites 85,300 candidates for permanent residency in 2019 

Canada Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau
The government of Canada invited 85,300 candidates across the globe to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency in 2019. This was lower than the 89,800 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued in the previous year.

Video: Multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge claims at least two lives

Video: Multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge claims at least two lives
Video shows a multiple accident scene at Otedola Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. At least two persons have been reported dead following the accidents.

South Africa denies Nigeria visa-free status, grants Ghana

Cyril Ramaphosa, South African President
Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government.

US Visa Seekers Will Have To Disclose Social Media Identities

social media
Travellers to the United States will soon have to submit their social media identities, previous telephone numbers and email addresses, a measure that could touch 10 million people per year.

Simple hotel etiquettes for guests

Travelers expect quite a bit from the hotel experience. Not only is it important to have a comfortable place to sleep, amenities such as ice, hair dryers, irons, and breakfast are expected as well. This said, there are some things guests are expected to do when they stay in a hotel. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency highlights hotel etiquettes for guests.

Hacks for getting free flight upgrade

First seaplane lands in Bayelsa
Very few people would turn down rare opportunity to upgrade their flight which is why they’re so hard to get. Nowadays, the majority of upgrades are done via an airline’s computer system, which will typically generate a list of who should be offered an upgrade based on certain yardsticks depending on the airline.

Amazing ways technology has changed the way you travel

Amazing ways technology has changed the way you travel
Technology has beamed its searchlight in almost every sector you can think of including the travel industry. For example, today, you can easily open an app on your smartphone, decide where you want to go, book your flights and hotels in under 15 minutes and before you know it, you’re all set for your quick weekend getaway.