Ford’s Second Auto Plant in Africa Unveiled in Nigeria

Ford’s first ever automobile assembly plant in Sub-Sahara Africa has been established in Lagos, Nigeria, courtesy of Coscharis Motors Plc, the nation’s exclusive official representative of the brand. The plant, which is sighted on a piece of land of more than 14 Hectares within Coscharis Group’s head office in Lekki, Lagos, was unveiled to newsmen on Friday. In his address ...

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Lagos Seeks Lawmakers’ Support for Reforms in Transport, Environment, Energy Sectors

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday urged lawmakers to support the ongoing efforts of his administration to effect key reforms in transportation, environment and energy sectors aimed at putting the State on a sound footing for economic growth and development. Speaking at the opening session of the 2nd annual Executive/Legislative Parley, 14th in the series, held at Golden ...

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Nigeria Marks Over Two Years of Steady Fuel Supply

Nigeria’s Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR) has celebrated  not just the country’s 57th Independence anniversary, but also almost three years  of steady fuel supply. The Head Public Affairs Unit, Mr Saidu Bulama, said in spite of challenges plaguing the nation, the celebration was worthwhile. Bulama said: “For God keeping us as a team till today after 57 years, I think ...

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Boulos Nigeria Holds Suzuki Beach Cleaning Day (View Photos)

ROTIMI ASHER As part of efforts to ensure a clean environment as well as portray environmental friendliness of Suzuki four stroke marine engine, Boulos Enterprise, the sole franchise dealer and assembler of Suzuki products in Nigeria has  held the world Suzuki beach cleaning day. The beach cleaning exercise which took place at Ojualaro Marina beach, Epe on the 28th September ...

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Nigerian Lawmakers Set to Stop Police Traffic Bullying

…Frown at Police, Military Disregard to Traffic Rules The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged service chiefs to compel their personnel to obey traffic laws. This was sequel to a motion by Rep. Enitan Badru (Lagos-APC). Moving the motion, Badru expressed dismay over what he described as the contemptuous disregard for traffic laws by military personnel. According to the lawmaker, ...

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Car theft: Nigerian Police Begins Stop, Search Operation

The Police Command in the Nigerian Federal Capital city, Abuja, FCT has concluded plans to embark on rigorous stop-and-search operation to check rising cases of car theft in the territory. The command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. “The command is going to embark on vigorous stop-and-search operation along the highways of the ...

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Revealed: Why Nigerian Apapa-Wharf Road Repair Slows Down

…As FG Asks Importers to Relocate to other Nigerian Ports Slow pace of Lagos Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction has been attributed to underground gas pipelines and lack of funding. The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman disclosed this to newsmen during an inspection tour of the road on Tuesday. Usman, who expressed disappointment at the rate ...

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Nigeria Unlikely To Cut Fuel Sulphur Level Anytime Soon

Nigeria’s efforts to cut sulphur levels in its fuel imports are unlikely to succeed this year, the head of a major Nigerian downstream company told the Platts refining conference in Brussels. The government has delayed its target to slash allowed sulphur on imports to 50 parts per million (ppm) for diesel and 150 ppm for gasoline from July to December, ...

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