Do you know you can make 100percent profits when you invest just N80, 000 in exporting Bitter kola from Nigeria to Europe, America and Asia countries? More »
The demand for Ginger in the international market has gone up significantly because the root is now being used as raw material in manufacturing process. Learn how to export Ginger and make huge profit. More »
You can start a small scale livestock feed production in Nigeria without regrets because it is very certain you will make enough cash doing the business. But before you start livestock feed production business, you will need More »
Are you thinking of starting a profitable business of your own in Nigeria? If yes then I will want you to consider setting up a cement block molding industry in the country More »
The high demand for chicken meat and eggs has really proven that Poultry farming in Nigeria is indeed a very lucrative business. More »
You can make up to N500, 000/month producing and selling Instant pounded Yam powder, 1kg pack of the product is sold between N250 to N350 in the Nigerian market and $17 abroad More »
Lagos Government Drags 50 Hotels To Court Over Non -payment of license fees
Business News (Lagos) –At least 50 hotels operating in
The Lagos State government has dragged about 50 hotels operating in the state to court over non-payment of licence fees.
Among the accused already charged by the Lagos state government at the Magistrate’s Court, Igbosere, and Lagos are.
Name of some Hotels charged to court by the Lagos state government.
Moorhouse Sofitel Hotel, Chesney Hotel Limited and Chillovelle Hotel Limited.
Pedro, who withdrew the charges brought against Protea Hotel Westwood Limited, Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel Limited and Hotel Bon Voyage Limited, on Tuesday said, about 50 hotels across the state had been identified for prosecution.
He added that they would be charged in other magisterial districts as their names are compiled.
According to Pedro, Moorhouse Sofitel Hotel, Chesney Hotel Limited and Chillovelle Hotel Limited, charged along with their Managing Directors and other directors, are “carrying on or keeping” a hotel in the Lagos Magisterial District without a licence granted by the appropriate authority.
Pedro said, “We are concerned with the arbitrariness of violating extant laws of the land. The hotel may feel that someone is challenging the law, but in as much as the House of Assembly has passed the law and the governor has signed it, the law has become operative.
“You cannot stop its operation just because somebody is challenging it in court. The law will continue to operate. It is when the court declares it null and void that it will stop operating.”
It was alleged that the hotels, in carrying out their business, on or about December 5, 2012, knowingly omitted to comply with the provision of the Hotel Licensing Law of Lagos State, Cap H6 (2010).
The offences were said to have contravened sections 4(1) of the Hotel Licensing Law and are punishable under sections 21 and 122 of the law.
Also on Tuesday, the presiding Magistrate, Mrs F. O. Aigbokhaevbo, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the M.D of Chilloville Hotel.-Punch