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Yoruba Elders Hail Fayemi for Naming Schools after Four Patriots

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) and Afao Development Council (ADC) have applauded Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi for naming four newly established secondary schools after four distinguished citizens of the State. The Yoruba Council of Elders, in a letter dated 25th March 2019 and signed by its Secretary-General, Dr Kunle Olajide, said the gesture is a pointer to Fayemi’s ...

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Locally Assembled Changan CS75 SUV Debuts in Nigeria

ROTIMI ASHER Changan Motors Nigeria has launched into the nation’s auto market, one of its most celebrated sport utility vehicles, the CS75, re-affirming the accomplishment of the brand, which was officially introduced three years ago. Addressing auto newsmen at a media preview of the vehicle in Lagos, Changan Motors’ Head, Sales and Marketing, Vijay Sengar, hinted that the Changan brand ...

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Electric Vehicle: Land Rover Installs Most Remote Charging Point

Land Rover has installed the most remote electric vehicle charging point in the UK, ideally situated for Range Rover and Range Rover Sport P400e drivers that might need a mid-adventure top-up charge. Located around 15 miles from the nearest road, the new charging point – in Scotland’s picturesque Isle of Skye – is easily accessible under electric power, thanks to ...

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Daimler Trucks Agrees To Acquire Majority Stake in Torc Robotics

Daimler Trucks, a division in the Daimler Group, the inventor of the truck and world’s largest manufacturer of heavy and medium trucks, and Torc Robotics, a pioneer in autonomous driving solutions, are joining forces in a one-of-a-kind combination to commercialize highly automated trucks (SAE Level 4) on U.S. roads. Going beyond an OEM/supplier relationship, the companies signed an agreement today ...

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Osinbajo: Buhari Focused On Prosperity Agenda in the Next Four Years

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the next four years will address, among other things, the deficiencies in the quality of human resources caused by poor education and healthcare, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. Osinbajo spoke on Monday at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) where he delivered the Convocation Lecture ahead of the university’s 50th anniversary According to him, under ...

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Reinsurance Firms in Trouble over Ethiopian Airline Crash

James Vickers, chairman of Willis Re International said liability claims related to the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could be the largest non-war aviation reinsurance claim on record. He said the claims, that could total around a billion dollars would gravely hit reinsurers’ profitability. The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 on ...

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Ekiti Governor Restates Commitment to Pensioners Welfare

Ekiti State Government has restated its commitment to ameliorating the plight of pensioners in the state and would soon come up with a creative ways to clear unpaid gratuities that had accumulated over the years. Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this during a meeting with the executive members of the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of ...

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Innoson Motors to Seal GTB Head Office over N8.8b Debt

Innoson Motors said it would move to the headquarters of Guaranty Trust Bank in Lagos to effect the judgement of courts that awarded it an estimated N8.8billion. The company’s spokesman Cornell Osigwe said this in an interview with Daily Trust on Saturday. Already, Innoson’s agents had sealed seven branches of the bank in Awka and Enugu and plans to take ...

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Golf, Best-Selling Volkswagen in History, Turns 45

…Since 1974, A New Golf Has Been Ordered Every 41 Seconds The Golf, the most successful European car, is turning 45. On 29 March 1974, the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg officially started production of what would become its best-seller. Back then, nobody at Volkswagen had any idea that the successor to the legendary Beetle would end up selling more than ...

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Nissan City Hub Makes Its Worldwide Debut in France

Nissan has unveiled its first Nissan City Hub, a revolutionary new approach with the convergence between e-commerce and a concept store that is making its grand debut a stone’s throw from Paris in Vélizy 2, a bustling shopping centre. The Nissan City Hub will be fully dedicated to an exclusive and immersive experience that puts consumers at the heart of ...

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