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Ekiti to Rehabilitate 1000 km Rural Roads, Renovate All Public Schools

….As Fayemi Gets Stakeholders’ Input to 2020 Budget Preparations Ekiti State Government is to commence the construction and rehabilitation of 1,000 kilometres rural roads and renovation of all public primary schools in the state in the 2020 fiscal year. This is in addition to the rehabilitation of all the 177 primary health centres across the state The State Governor, Dr ...

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FG Launches `Operation White’ to Track Fuel Distribution

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has launched the “Operation White” project geared toward ensuring transparency and accountability of petroleum product supply and distribution in Nigeria. Sylva, represented by the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), Mr Ahmed Boboi, said in Lagos on Friday that the essence was to entrench energy security. He said it ...

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Cars45 Launches Initiative to Curb Unemployment

Nigeria’s leading automotive trading platform, Cars45 has launched an innovative empowerment initiative, Cars45 Automotive Entrepreneur Programme. The platform is designed as a framework for poverty alleviation and drive business growth and profitability for individuals irrespective of their social class. The initiative provides Nigerians with the opportunity of making extra income by referring people to buy, swap or sell their cars ...

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Toyota to Unveil 2nd Generation MIRAI Concept

Toyota will take advanced zero-emission fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology to new heights when it previews the second-generation Mirai at this month’s Tokyo Motor Show.  The concept car will provide an early glimpse of the advances Toyota is making across the board with the new Mirai in terms of technical excellence, dynamic performance and desirable design. Scheduled for launch in ...

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Crash Test: BMW’s 1 And 3 Get Five Stars; Peugeot and Jeep Didn’t

The German luxury auto maker, BMW continued its recent string of safety successes, as both its 3-Series and1 Series, now in its third generation and, for the first time, a front-wheel drive car, recorded a five-star rating at the latest EuroNCAP crash test reports released on Wednesday. Its score in adult occupant protection would have been higher were it not for ...

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Latest Generation of VW Golf Out This Month

If there’s one car you could call a bestseller, it’s the Golf. Developed continuously from one generation to the next, it has become firmly established worldwide. In two weeks, on 24 October, the Volkswagen brand presents the eighth generation at a world premiere in Wolfsburg: featuring more digitalisation and connectivity than ever before, packed with innovations and sporting a highly ...

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Woman, who co-designed the Iconic VW Golf Gti

No car has a claim to fame on a day to celebrate all things plaid quite like the Volkswagen Golf GTI – thanks to one woman’s pioneering choices that over the past four decades have become a symbol of driving enthusiasts worldwide. The Volkswagen Golf GTI’s debut in 1976 caused a sensation. Even though only a few details distinguished it ...

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Lagos Braces Up For 21st Century Traffic Challenge

ROTIMI ASHER In order to run an effective motor vehicle administration that befits a 21st century megacity status, Lagos State Government has procured equipments/vehicles, installed Computerized Vehicles Inspection Centers and Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras to ease vehicular movement in the state. Speaking with Motoring World during an interview in his office, the Director, Vehicle Inspection Service, Akin-George Fashola said, ...

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Race For 2019 NAJA Automotive/Transport Awards Heats up

Preparation for the 2019 Edition of the Nigerian Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), Awards holding December 12, 2019 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, has commenced. Just like similar awards organised by automotive journalists in other countries, the NAJA annual awards is put together to recognize corporate stakeholders organisations and other automotive products and ancillary products like tyre brands ...

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