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Nigeria Implements 70% of ECOWAS Common External Tariff

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the country has implemented about 70 per cent of the requirements of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). The Comptroller-General of NCS, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) said this at the opening of the meeting of ECOWAS Directors-General of Customs in Abuja on Thursday. It would be recalled that the CET for ECOWAS sub-region was ...

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Gridlock: Lagos Begins Evacuation of Articulated Vehicles on Apapa- Oshodi Expressway

In its determination to ensure free flow of traffic and safety on the road, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday commenced the process of clearing Apapa-Mile 2 axis of illegal parking of tankers and articulated vehicles. This action, the Government said is aimed at freeing Apapa – Oshodi Expressway of avoidable traffic gridlocks, and making the axis accessible to other ...

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NNPC Completes 539km of Gas Pipeline Projects

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has completed, commissioned and delivered 500 kilometers (km) of gas pipelines between 2010 to date. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, said this on Tuesday in Abuja in a statement by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the corporation’s Group General Manager Public Affairs Division. According to him, this is part ...

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Coscharis Motors Offers Discounts in Partnership with Jumia for Black Friday

Coscharis Motors PLC, a foremost automobile dealer in Nigeria and sole representative of globally respected iconic auto brands like Ford, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Morris Garages (MG), etc, in Nigeria, has partnered with Jumia the largest online shop in Africa to present the most exciting Black Friday shopping experience so far in this part of the world. As part of ...

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NNPC, Cheveron wrap up $1.7bn Deal

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL)have executed the second and final phase of an Alternative Financing Agreement. A statement signed by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, on Sunday in Abuja said the agreement was signed in London, over the weekend. He said that the Group Managing Director Dr Maikanti Baru ...

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Lagos Bus Conductors to Wear Uniforms from January

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. Mr Isreal Adeshola, the National President of the association, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday. Adeshola said the operational uniform would bring sanity ...

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Coscharis Motors offers Ford’s Driving Skills for Life training to Riders for Health Nigeria

Ford Motor Company in conjunction with its dealer, Coscharis Motors, hosted members of Riders for Health Nigeria (Riders) on Ford’s Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) training programme. The event took place on 17 November 2017 at the Coscharis Motors head office based in Lekki. The DSFL programme is a global programme aimed at educating drivers about road safety and providing them ...

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Lagos Woos Investors to Undertake Okokomaiko-Seme Border Road Project 

…Says Work Ongoing To Give Lagosians 24/7 Power Supply By 2018 Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed the readiness of the State Government to partner with any investor willing to key into his administration’s massive infrastructural renewal drive in critical sectors, saying such would be a win-win situation for the overall benefit of the people. Speaking recently at ...

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Work Begins On Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway Next Week, Says Dangote

Plans have been concluded to commence reconstruction work on the Lagos’ Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway is beginning from next week. The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting stakeholders around Apapa had with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday. According to him, the meeting was meant to ...

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Apapa Gridlock: Lagos Reconstitutes Joint Security Task Force

…Orders Police, Other Security Agencies To Strictly Enforce Traffic Law, Okada Ban The Lagos State Government has reconstituted the Joint Security Task Force established to tackle Apapa gridlock and other security threats within the axis brought about by the blockade of major roads in the area by tankers and containerized trucks. The Apapa gridlock, in the past few weeks, had ...

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