Author Archives: Motoring World

Over 1.5 Million Britons Ready to Switch to Electric Car – Research Findings

Electric car ownership is the right choice for at least 1.5 million UK households today (Tuesday), according to a new study by Britain’s leading consumer champion and New Car Buying platform, What Car?.  That’s the number of multi-car homes in the UK with a sweet-spot combination of off-street parking for home-charging and at least one vehicle that never does more ...

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Focus: Bugatti’s 40,000 Days of Existence

The Bugatti brand is one of the oldest of the automotive world. Since its creation in 1909 by an Italian immigrant named Ettore Bugatti, all the way to its modern era with the hyper sports cars such as the Chiron1 or the Divo2, the constructor has known many events. Yesterday, Monday, Marked Bugatti’s 40,000th day of existence and very few automotive brands ...

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Court Jails Tricycle Operator For Assaulting Motorist

An Abuja Grade I Area Court sitting in Karmo on Friday, sentenced a 30-year-old tricycle rider, Hamaru Salisu, to eight months in prison for beating up a motorist with an electric cable. The Presiding Judge, Alhaji Inuwa Maiwada, convicted Salisu, after he pleaded guilty to the three counts of conspiracy, assault and mischief filed against him. Maiwada, however gave the ...

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Tricycle Owners Association Banned in Anambra

Anambra State Government has banned the Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) from operating in the state. The Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor, via a statement, said the ban became necessary following ceaseless negative reports over activities of the association in the state. He warned that any person or group operating on the guise of tricycle operators would be ...

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Osun Guber: Supreme Court affirms Gov. Oyetola’s election

The Supreme Court on Friday validated the election of Adegboyega Oyetola as the governor of Osun. In a judgment delivered by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, the Apex Court declared the proceedings and judgment of trial tribunal a nullity on the grounds that Justice Peter Obiora, the judge who had read the majority judgement at the tribunal, was evidently absent on Feb. ...

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Auto Policy, Mechatronics, More for Discussion at 2019 Nigerian Auto Journalists Training Workshop

This year’s Nigerian auto journalists training workshop is expected to attract experienced technical trainers and facilitators, who will take the nation’s automotive reporters on basic principles of mechatronics, auto electrical/electronic systems and general automotive maintenance. The event, which holds on Thursday, July 25, at the Golden Tulip Hotel, along the Murtala Muhammed International Airport road, Lagos, will also feature a ...

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Goodwood Festival To Feature Displays Of Airspeeder Racing

…As World Prepares for First Airspeeder Championship in 2020 Airspeeder – a radical new airborne motorsport for the 21st century – will make its global public debut at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world’s largest automotive garden party. The thrilling new Airspeeder race series, which combines the format of Formula E, the thrills of air racing and the ...

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Work to Begin On Ishawo, Igbogbo Roads Soon – Sanwo-Olu

The nightmare being experienced by commuters on Agric-Ishawo and Igbogbo Roads in Ikorodu area of Lagos State will soon be a thing of the past, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared on Thursday. The Governor said he felt the pains of residents plying the abandoned routes, but disclosed that contractors would be fully mobilised for reconstruction work on the two roads, which ...

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NNPC Orders Immediate Repairs of Lagos Exploded Pipeline

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has directed its team of engineers to immediately investigate and commence repairs of Thursday’s pipeline explosion allegedly caused by vandals at Ijegun, a Lagos suburb. Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the Group General Manager, Public Affairs of NNPC told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone in Abuja that the explosion was caused by vandals. ...

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