Fayemi Flags off Ekiti Cargo Airport Project

….FG, AfDB and AEIB to Support Project Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Friday, laid the foundation for the Ekiti Airport, signalling the commencement of work on the agro -allied cargo airport, aimed at boosting the state’s agricultural, tourism and educational endowment. The ground breaking ceremony was jointly performed by the Governor and the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi ...

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Motorcycle, Tricycle Riders Require Drivers License – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has clarified that Riders Permit issued to tricycle and motorcycle operators in their respective states is not a replacement for the National Drivers License (NDL). The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, who made the clarification in a recent statement, warned that they are two different documents and permit can never be used in ...

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Why IMF Supports Nigeria’s Land Border Closure

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) “supports’’ Nigeria’s closure of its land borders because it understands the action is not punitive. Addressing newsmen in Washington on Sunday, Ahmed explained that the measure was intended to restore Nigeria’s relationship with its neighbours based on commitments made. She said that President Muhammadu Buhari did not ...

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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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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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Revealed:Why Vehicle Inspection Officers are Back On Lagos Roads

ROTIMI ASHER You may be wondering why Lagos State Vehicle Inspection officers which were taken off the road during the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode are back. They are back to handle the shortcoming of technology. The newly appointed Director of Vehicle Inspection Service, an arm of Lagos State Ministry of Transport, Engineer Akin- George Fashola disclosed this to Motoring World ...

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More Lights: Why Nigeria had to Shut Its Borders – NCS

The closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hameed Ali, has said. Speaking during a meeting with border stakeholders, comprising freight forwarders and security agencies on Thursday at Seme, Ali said that the closure was not intended to hurt ...

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