Nigeria

Ambode Parleys Tanker Drivers Unions, Stakeholders, Proffers Solution to Incessant Crashes

… Sets Up Fact Finding Committee Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday held a meeting with petrol tanker drivers and other stakeholders in the transportation sector on the way forward for the incessant tankers accidents in the state, setting up a committee to examine the immediate and remote causes of the incidences in the last one week. The ...

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Jahbless Escapes Car Crash Death

Nigerian Hip-Hop act and rave of the moment, JahBless in the early hours of Thursday 4th of June, miraculously escaped the cold hands of death when his Mercedes Benz R350 driven by his road manager Mr. Damola Adetunji crashed into a stationary truck laden with granite on Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island. As contained in a statement signed by his ...

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Ambode Convenes Traffic Summit in Weeks

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday hinted of plans to convene a summit in the next few weeks to deliberate on traffic gridlocks in the state. The Governor spoke at an interactive session he had with Media Executives alongside his Deputy, Dr (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule and Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello. He said traffic gridlocks ...

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Ambode Didn’t Direct LASTMA to stop Arrest of Contravened Vehicles, Motorists

 …As Officers Suffer Attacks Across Lagos The Lagos State Government on Thursday stated that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode did not at any time direct the stoppage of arrests of contravened vehicles and motorists by officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Habib Aruna, the State Government ...

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Gov Ambode Visits Lagos Fuel Tanker Explosion Scene

…Promises Succour to Victims In a move which demonstrated his responsiveness to the plight of the citizens, Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday visited the scene of a Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) laden tanker which caught fire after falling off the Ipaja bridge, causing extensive damages, promising that he would ensure that all those who lost properties get ...

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Hyundai Motors, Access Bank Introduce Buy-Now-Pay-Later Auto Finance

Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited in collaboration with the Access Bank Group have inaugurated a vehicle finance scheme that could help prospecting customers to procure affordably priced, brand new Hyundai vehicles and commence payment after 90 days. Headlined ‘Buy now, pay later’, the initiative is thought-out to encourage patrons to buy functional tech savvy and environmentally-friendly Hyundai vehicles instead of imported ...

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CFAO Assembles Yamaha Motorcycles in Nigeria

By: DOROTHY NEJE CFAO Motors looks set to establish an assembly plant for Yamaha brand of motorcycles in Nigeria. Already, the auto firm has signed an agreement with Yamaha Motor Company Limited on the motorcycle manufacture and distribution in Nigeria. A statement by the CFAO Motors said the joint venture, which would be owned 50-50 by both firms would ensure ...

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FRSC Promotes Over 1000 Officers

The Board Chairman of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Felix Chukwu, has approved the promotion of 1, 026 officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps. The officers, promoted from assistant route commanders to deputy route commanders, were tasked on putting their best by adding value to the system through the projection and proclamation of road safety ideals in their respective ...

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Mercedes-Benz Reveals New Naming

… Plans 30 new Models by 2020 German luxury automobile brand, Mercedes-Benz has put in place a new naming system for its complete model range. The brand has changed recognized car models and introduced a range of new names, which started towards the end of 2014. The brand that is constantly producing new vehicles, believes that this is the right ...

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