Nigeria

NAC, WESBANK Meet Over Made-In-Nigeria Vehicles Finance

BY: DOROTHY NEJE Moves by the Federal government to make locally made vehicles affordable to Nigerians gained further boost, as top officials of National Automotive Council (NAC) and WesBank of South Africa met in Abuja recently on the proposed roll-out of Made-In-Nigeria Vehicle Finance Scheme scheduled for later this year.   At the meeting were the Director General, National Automotive ...

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Hyundai Offers Buyers One-Year Zero-Running Cost

BY: DOROTHY NEJE To encourage more patronage for modern Hyundai cars in Nigeria, Hyundai Nigeria Limited has introduced a scheme that would assist customers to reduce the usual additional costs which follows purchase of new vehicles within the first one year. Tagged “It’s Time For Change”, the scheme offers new car buyers such mouth-watering incentives as free maintenance, free comprehensive ...

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ALL PASSENGERS TO WEAR SEATBELT -FRSC

By: DOROTHY NUEJE       All passengers in moving commercial vehicles will soon be mandated to wear seat belts, the federal Road safety Commission(FRSC) has revealed.   Addressing journalists at the commission’s speed limiter sensitization campaign held last week at the nation’s capital, Abuja, the FCT Sector Commander, Susan Ajenge, frowned at situation in which only driver and front ...

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ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN!!!  This is Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, still under construction. At certain points, vehicles have to share one way. And there are “NO OVERTAKING” signs forbidden any form of overtaking at such points. But driver of this overtaking vehicle decided to disregard the rule and got face-to-face with on-coming vehicles. An accident almost occurred. He was lucky. Next time he might not. ...

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Lagos Introduces Internet-Enabled Buses

    Lagos State Government in conjunction with LAGBUS Asset Management Limited has moved Lagos bus transportation project to another level by introducing air-conditioned buses equipped with WIFI, which enables passengers to browse internet while on board. Operations of the buses, numbering 100, was flagged off last week by the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola.    In his address ...

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Mother, Two Children Escape Death At Ado Ekiti

…As Amateur Driver Rolls  SUV Into Shop By: FRANK ABOYEDE What would have become a bloody tragedy was averted at Ado-Ekiti yesterday(Monday), when three children and their mother escaped being crushed to death by a Sports Utility Vehicle, which accidentally drove into a wooden shop, after its driver lost control. According to an eye-witness account, the Isuzu Rodeo SUV car, black, ...

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GAC Auto Brand Goes on Sale in Nigeria

Automobile Marketing war on Nigerian economic territory might have changed gear, as a formidable Chinese brand, GAC(Guangzhou Automobile Group) recently opened its first ever showroom in Lagos, courtesy of  CIG Motors Limited, Nigeria’s sole representative for the Chinese auto maker. The opening event was attended by Chinese Deputy General Consular, Li Yong as well as executives of top financial institutions, ...

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CLEVER Ford Mustang Arrives Nigeria

One of the world’s most iconic car, Ford Mustang, has arrived Nigeria, courtesy of Coscharis Group, Nigeria’s major franchise dealer for Ford. According to the company’s Group managing Director, Mr. Josiah Samuel, who made the announcement last week, the car, which is already cooling off at the company’s showroom in Lagos, is to be launched into the nation’s automobile market ...

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