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Tourism can and should lead sustainable development – UNWTO scribe

The UNWTO Secretary-General, Pololikashvili, in his speech noted that tourism not only needs to consolidate current growth rates but to grow better. He noted that in 2017, international tourist numbers grew a record seven percent to reach 1.3 billion.

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22 internet fraudsters jailed in Edo

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it has secured the conviction of 22 persons who were involved in yahoo-yahoo within its operational base in the last one year

Group budgets N25.2 billion for youth empowerment in Niger Delta

The World Bank-sponsored State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR) on Monday said it budgeted 70 million dollars (about N25bn) for its intervention in public works in youth engagements in Niger Delta States of Edo, Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers for 2019.

Taraba NUT Chairman escapes assassination

The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, Comrade Julius Peter, on Monday, narrowly escaped death when he was attacked by three unknown gunmen along Garin Dogo-Garin Mallam village in Lau Local Government Area of the state on his way to Jalingo.

11 soldiers face court marshal in Enugu

Major-General Emmanuel Kabuk, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu, has inaugurated an eight-man member General Court Marshal meant to instill discipline in the Division.

Kidnappers kill Ondo polytechnic lecturer

Taiwo Akinyemi, a lecturer of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo state, who was kidnapped last week, has been killed.