My Life, My Car

Incredible! Nigeria’s Youngest Motor Mechanic Apprentice, Just 8-Year-Old

..I’m preparing him for Nigeria’s looming difficult future-Father  By: DOROTHY NEJE His miniature height and stature does not reveal that he has got anything to do with the mechanic workshop, where Motoring World Correspondent found him. Not even his oil-stained brown dress and tattered pare of trousers, which barely cover his tiny pair of legs would make one to reason ...

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“I Lost My Parents at Age 12, But Refused to Give Up” – Female Auto Mechanic, employee of Automatic Fits& Energy Ltd

Watched from a distance, she did her job with the kind of gusto and dexterity commonly found in modern day youths, while pinging on sophisticated touch-screen mobile phones or tablets. But rather than pinging, Mary Fashipe, 27, automobile mechanic since 2012, is more passionate about ensuring that engine pistons are not in any pain. She is thorough. With smiles, she handles ...

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My Worst Driving Experience Ever -AMY MUONEKE, MD, Carmudi Nigeria

She is young, beautiful, amiable, passionate and dynamic. Those are the best ways to describe AMY MUONEKE, new Managing Director of Carmudi Nigeria, an organization on the Internet Market Space, selling automobiles. Before joining Carmudi last month, AMY, who holds a Masters degree in Business Finance from Brunet University London, had worked as Commercial Development and Operations Manager for Genesis Deluxe Cinemas ...

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Nigeria’s Lewis Hamilton in the Making

He picked the first ticket for the preliminary contest staged recently at Coscharis 4×4 Test Track in Lagos. He is Ugochukwu Onuiri, one of three candidates representing Nigeria at this year’s Ford Ranger Odyssey Contest holding in Southern Africa. Ugochukwu is a car lover and a freak. He is passionate about motoring. Indeed, he was so much in a hurry ...

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Darey Art Alade’s Dream Machine

At the recent official opening of Nissan Multi-million naira edifice on the Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, Darey Art Alade, in a chat with Motoring World Editor-in-chief, FEMI OWOEYE, said:” a car, to me, has become a necessary staple in our lives today just as is your telephone and electricity”. Dare Art Alade, popularly known as Darey is a Nigerian multi-platinum ...

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Late Bob Marley’s Most Treasured Car

This year’s Bob Marley’s birthday was marked differently. Amidst concert and milling in and out of crowd, something huge was hid under a wrap. It was a car, an unusual one, but which he would have glad to touch even in life beyond. It was the vehicle he treasured most, when he was alive, Motoring World’s Senior Correspondent, ROTIMI ASHER ...

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New E-book Titled: I Just Made the Tea

…Tales of 30 Years inside Formula 1 This is the e-book edition of Di Spires’ unusual and revealing Formula 1 memoir. Di and her husband Stu travelled the world in Formula 1 for 30 years, running the team motor-home for a succession of different teams. As well as Formula 1 people, she encountered personalities from every walk of life, from ...

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Women, Younger Buyers Need Help to Find Their Next Car

By: MATILDA FRANCES Recent research from Auto Trader’s Buyer Behaviour Study undertaken by GfK1 suggests that nearly half of all buyers begin the search for their next used car unclear on the make and model they want. The research revealed that 48% were undecided compared with 52% of buyers who approached the process with a clear purchase intention. When broken ...

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Hilarious But True: How a Female American Missionary Adapted to Driving in Northern Nigeria

After months of terror and apprehension, following her arrival in Nigeria with her husband and children, Christy, an American missionary, summoned the courage to drive a car. She later discovered and documented 10 unspoken driving rules, which she believes can reduce road accidents on Nigerian road… Chris and Christy are a couple and Americans born and raised in Michigan and ...

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