Kano Assembly Impeaches Speaker, Replaces Him With Ex-Speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday impeached its Speaker, Alhaji Abdullahi Atta. The assembly also re-elected Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, the immediate-past speaker of the house who was also impeached over allegations of corruption. The motion for Atta’s removal was moved by Malam Labaran Madari, representing Warawa Constituency. The speaker was also impeached alongside two other Principal Officers of […]

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I’m Not Bothered About Defections In APC Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday night that he was not bothered about the defections in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The President made his feelings known while responding to a question during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Togo at the Nigerian Embassy, Lome, Togo. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, […]

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London City Travelodge takes brand into new era

London’s first budget hotelier has celebrated 30 years of trading in the capital by opening its new flagship Travelodge Plus hotel in the City of London, close to Liverpool Street station. London City Travelodge is the company’s largest new build hotel to date. It represents an investment of £95 million for third party investors and has created 100 jobs within […]


Princess Cruises reveals Sky Suites for Sky Princess

Princess Cruises has unveiled new details and features onboard the 3,600-guest ship Sky Princess, including the first-ever Sky Suites. The suites are centrally located on the top decks of the ship and have the largest private balconies ever offered by the line. The two suites will provide an uninterrupted 270-degree view and accommodate up to five guests. Measuring 700 square […]

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easyJet launches four new routes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

easyJet has launched its first flights this weekend to Palermo, Sicily and Pula in Croatia from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. A new route to Dalaman, Turkey will also take off, while the inaugural flight to Toulouse departs in October. The new routes will be supported by the arrival of an eighth aircraft at the Liverpool base. Operating twice a week, […]


Thomas Cook warns UK hot spell will hit annual results

Thomas Cook has reported revenue grew ten per cent, to £2.48 billion, in the three months ended June 30th. However, gross profit in the third quarter fell three per cent, to £443 million, when compared to the previous year. Peter Fankhauser, chief executive of Thomas Cook, commented: “We have grown revenue strongly in the third quarter as more customers chose […]


Piednoir appointed executive chef at Mazagan Beach Resortin Morocco

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort has appointed a new executive chef, Andre Piednoir. He will be overseeing the 11 restaurants and bars at the five-star destination on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, including the brand-new Buddha-Bar Beach. Piednoir has over 35 years of experience in five-star hotels, resorts, pastry shops and Michelin-starred restaurants across the world. He was previously appointed […]


Hilton takes over branding of Al Habtoor City from Marriott

The owners of Al Habtoor City have confirmed three properties on the site are to be rebranded by Hilton. The news, which was confirmed at a press event in Dubai, follows an earlier announcement that Marriott International would no longer manage the hotels on Sheikh Zayed Road. W Dubai Habtoor City, the Westin Dubai Habtoor City and The St. Regis […]


Primera Air to cease short-haul operations from Birmingham

Primera Air will cease operations from Birmingham Airport to Alicante, Tenerife, Las Palma, Reykjavik and Malaga on October 29th. The decision was blamed by the Scandinavian carrier on a “capacity reduction”. Flight to Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona from Birmingham will be cancelled earlier, on September 3rd. In addition, flight frequency from London Stansted to Malaga has immediately been decreased […]