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Top 4 Must-Have Experiences In Jos

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Jos, Plateau State, often referred to as the “Home of Peace and Tourism”, is undoubtedly one of the most fabulous cities in Nigeria. The city offers a enough activities, landmarks and restaurants to last you almost a lifetime: the culture, the history, the food! The choices are endless!

If you are visiting the city, there are certain things that you must do, the things that you cannot say you have really been to Jos until you have done them. Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 online hotel booking site has compiled a list of top five things you can’t miss in Jos.

Visit to the Jos museum

With some of Nigeria’s best art, history and exhibitions at your fingertips, visiting Jos National museum is a must do while in the city. Also you need is NGN 50 to gain entrance into this historic location. The museum shows a superb collection of pottery, including several Nok Terracotta sculptures which are regarded as one of Africa’s oldest figurative sculptures.

Suya at Standard Building

Extremely popular and known as the  No.1 suya spot in Jos, every local as well as visitor is sure to get the best taste of Nigeria’s favorite delicacy at this venue. From chicken suya, to beef and fish suya, as well as the palatable Massa (corn cakes) , customers are spoilt with choice. The venue also offers a variety of cold drinks for visitors who want to sit and enjoy their buy while listening to music.  An interesting site to see in this area is the tallest building in Jos: the Joseph Gomwak house.

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Picnic at Assop Water-fall

Food, drinks and a picnic blanket are basically all you need for an afternoon of fun at the Assop Falls, a major tourist site in Jos. Found 70 km along Jos-Kagoro road on the top of the Jos Plateau, the Assop falls is part of the Assop River which supplies water which the rapids and falls use, and it feeds the natural vegetation of grasslands that extend into the gallery forests. Pack a picnic, pop open a bottle of Champagne and plop down on the ample vegetation to soak in the glowing scenery in its full regalia.

Have a meal at Afrione

You cannot say you have visited or stayed in Jos without trying out the meals at Afrione. While it is virtually impossible in Jos, a city is abundant in food spots, to choose the ultimate restaurant for a special meal, Afrione -One of the oldest, yet most popular restaurants in the city – offers ample delights for the hungry visitor. Located on Ahmadu Bello way, the place offers western and Mexican dishes, baked goods and ice creams, desserts, fast food options and also some local and continental dishes. The Afrione/Net Café is certainly a great meeting place for people new to the city.

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Gov’t Sell Golden Tulip, Now Renamed Lancaster Hotel

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The Golden Tulip Hotels in Accra and Kumasi will be rebranded after the Ghanaian government sold its stake in the facility to some Lebanese investors.

The four-star hotels are owned by a joint venture between the governments of Ghana and Libya (GLAHCO), with Ghana owning 60% and Libya owning 40%.

According to media reports, Ghana has completely sold its franchise to a company called Lancaster.

This means that the renowned hotels in Ghana’s capital and the Ashanti Regional capital will be known as Lancaster Accra City Hotel and Lancaster Kumasi City Hotel as of July 1st, 2022.

A letter from the General Manager with the heads of departments in copy read: “Achour Holding Limited operating as Lancaster Hotels will be the new lessee and would take effect from 1st July, 2022, with same conditions as previously communicated”.

“We urge you to support the new company to ensure a successful takeoff,” the statement added.

Another letter from the Rooms Division Manager of Golden Tulip Hotel, Lucy Ahedor said “we wish to inform you that from 1st of July, 2022, the name of the hotel will now change to Lancaster Hotel. We would also like to inform you to rest assured as this change will not affect normal operations of the hotel”.

“We are happy to also announce that the hotel under this new name will be going through refurbishment by enhancing most of the facilities,” she added.


Some hotel employees confirmed the sale and name change to Joy News, while sources say the move was spearheaded by government officials.

The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group is a hotel franchise and management company with locations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific, and the Americas.

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Feli Nuna Hints On Collaboration With Sarkodie

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Feli Nuna, singer signed to Off Da Ground, has made a new revelation.

Speaking with Doreen Avio on Hitz FM’s Day Break Hitz she was questioned on when she will be having a collaboration with rapper Sarkodie.

A collaboration with the BET winner is in the works, according to the ‘Towel’ hitmaker, as she prepares for her EP. She went on to say that her EP, which is amazing and has some great features, should be out in six months.

Feli Nuna released her ‘Towel‘ song on May 11, 2022, which was produced by Shawerz Ebiem and filmed and directed by R.Dee.

Feli Nuna’s towel song is all about taking care of oneself. Self-care is defined as an individual’s, family’s, or community’s ability to promote health, prevent disease, and maintain health by eating well and engaging in stress-relieving activities.
Watch below.

Feli Nuna, real name Felicia Nuna Akosua Tawiah, has performed on major stages throughout Ghana, including the Ghana Music Awards Nominees Concert, the 4styte Music Video Awards, Coke Studio Africa, the Yaws Fashion Show in Gambia, the Asia-Africa Youth Festival in China, and many more.

Connect with Flei Nuna on these handles below.

Facebook: Feli Nuna

Twitter, Instagram & TikTok: @Feli Nuna

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Ciara Signs With Republic/Uptown Records

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Ciara is leveling up with a new record deal.

The R&B superstar has signed to Republic Records and Uptown Records in partnership with her independent label, Beauty Marks Entertainment, it was announced today.

“I am thrilled to partner with Uptown/Republic Records through my own label imprint Beauty Marks Entertainment,” said Ciara. “Wendy [Goldstein] and I have been in discussion to work together for some time and the enthusiasm that her and the entire team have expressed over this new project marks an exciting new chapter in my career. I am grateful to be able to continue my mission of making the world dance with a team I admire, who are at the forefront of empowering artists.”

Republic Records Co-President Wendy Goldstein added, “I’ve been a fan of Ciara forever. Working with her has been a dream, and she’s making some of the most powerful, undeniable, and innovative music of her entire career now. This is an incredible creative chapter for her, and we’re all excited to be part of it.”

Her first single in two years, “Jump” featuring Coast Contra, will be released to streaming services on July 8. A video has also been shot directed by Dave Meyers (“Lose Control”). She recently teased the dance track in a viral dance clip.

Ciara is now readying her first album in three years for release on Republic/Uptown. “I’m actually finished with my album, which I’m excited about,” she told The Associated Press last month.

Her previous album, 2019’s Beauty Marks, was released independently via her Beauty Marks label, and featured appearances from Kelly Rowland and Macklemore.

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