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Car theft: Nigerian Police Begins Stop, Search Operation

The Police Command in the Nigerian Federal Capital city, Abuja, FCT has concluded plans to embark on rigorous stop-and-search operation to check rising cases of car theft in the territory. The command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. “The command is going to embark on vigorous stop-and-search operation along the highways of the ...

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Revealed: Why Nigerian Apapa-Wharf Road Repair Slows Down

…As FG Asks Importers to Relocate to other Nigerian Ports Slow pace of Lagos Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction has been attributed to underground gas pipelines and lack of funding. The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman disclosed this to newsmen during an inspection tour of the road on Tuesday. Usman, who expressed disappointment at the rate ...

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How Smoking Could Crash Your Car Value

People who smoke in their cars run the risk of losing thousands of pounds when they come to sell or trade in, a survey has revealed. A carbuyer.com survey of 6,000 people found 87% wouldn’t buy a used car that had been smoked in. Those findings are echoed by automotive data specialists at cap-hpi who estimate that once potential smells, ...

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Volkswagen Beats Mercedes-Benz in Second OEM Challenge

It was a battle of the OEM’s during Heritage Day weekend where the OEM Challenge pitted Volkswagen against Mercedes Benz at the PeoplePavilion in Uitenhage.  The bi-annual challenge was won by Mercedes Benz in 2015, and this year the Volkswagen teams had something to prove, so they gave everything they had and made sure the trophy stayed in Uitenhage! Contested ...

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Tourists Vacate South Africa after Armed Bus Robbery Attack

A group of 36 Dutch tourists were flying out of South Africa on Tuesday after they were robbed at gunpoint on Sunday in a brazen heist while traveling from Johannesburg’s main international airport to their hotel, officials said. The incident is an embarrassment for South Africa, a country keen to promote itself as a tourist destination but scarred by violent ...

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All-New SUV Heralds State-Of-The-Art Design Philosophy for MG

The launch of MG’s new Compact-SUV marks an exciting new era of design for the iconic company. The brand-new Compact-SUV is set to go on sale later this Autumn, representing a major step-change for MG. The new MG design philosophy is based on ‘Emotional Dynamism’, which represents a more expressive design language that emphasizes the premium nature of MG’s latest ...

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Mercedes-Benz Reveals Sketch of the Future Sprinter

As part of North America’s largest commercial vehicle show in Atlanta, Mercedes-Benz Vans is unveiling the first details of the new Sprinter. The design sketch indicates that the most important market launch in the van sector in 2018 will also set new standards in terms of appearance. With its new look, the Sprinter once again shifts the boundaries of its segment. The vehicle presents itself consistently in ...

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Nigeria Unlikely To Cut Fuel Sulphur Level Anytime Soon

Nigeria’s efforts to cut sulphur levels in its fuel imports are unlikely to succeed this year, the head of a major Nigerian downstream company told the Platts refining conference in Brussels. The government has delayed its target to slash allowed sulphur on imports to 50 parts per million (ppm) for diesel and 150 ppm for gasoline from July to December, ...

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Again, OPEC Exempts Nigeria from Oil Production Cut

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non-OPEC countries have approved Nigeria’s exemption from oil production cuts. A statement by the Director, Press Relations, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr Idang Alibi, said the endorsement was given by at a meeting of OPEC’s Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee on Friday in Vienna. Nigeria was first granted production cuts at the November, ...

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Envisage Group’s Craftsmanship, Key to Iconic Jaguar XKSS Continuation

Envisage Group Ltd, the world’s fastest growing engineering services company, has played a key role in the creation of nine new XKSS continuation models, replacing those lost in the Jaguar Browns Lane factory fire of 1957. Envisage Group was commissioned by Jaguar Classic to be the sole supplier of hand-crafted monocoque body shells and body panels for the XKSS continuation ...

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