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FRSC Mobile Court Convicts 25 Motorists

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Mobile Court, Kakau Unit in Kaduna, has convicted 25 motorists for various offences. A legal officer in the commission, Mr Fawzy Garba, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kaduna, said among the 25, three were convicted for driving licence violation, 10 for overloading, three for worn ...

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2015 Eid-el-Kabir Celebration Records Less Accident– FRSC

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed satisfaction over the traffic situation the commission witnessed across the country during the commission’s nationwide special Eid-el-Kabir patrol, saying from all indications, there was no cause for alarm. Mr. Oyeyemi gave the verdict in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, while monitoring traffic on some major roads ...

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Nigeria Looses Over N2 Trillion Monthly –NNPC

…As NNPC Plans to Sell Inefficient Refineries The Group managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has revealed that Nigeria losses N2.2 trillion every month due to inefficiency of the nation’s three petroleum refineries. Speaking last week during an interactive session with news men, NNPC boss, therefore, warned that any refinery that fails to work ...

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FRSC to Impound Vehicles With Foreign Numbers

The Federal Road Safety Commission has warned owners of vehicles with foreign number plates to remove them from Nigerian roads, or else they will be impounded. The FRSC Corps Marshall, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, gave the advice last week while addressing journalists during a workshop organised for Heads of Driver’s License Centres of FRSC. He said, with exception of vehicles with ...

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PAN Nigeria to Produce 301 from CKD

PAN Nigeria Limited has signed an agreement with its technical partner, the AP France to commence production of Peugeot 301 model from a Completely Knocked Down (CKD) Parts. The Managing Director of the company, Mr. Ibrahim Boyi, disclosed this in Kaduna recently, when officials of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) visited PAN factory. The PAN boss, who claimed that his ...

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FG Owes States Over N500 Billion on Road Maintenance

The federal government owes various states of the federation a total sum of N535.5 billion, being amount the states incurred on maintenance of federal roads. This was made known last Thursday after conclusion of the National Economic Council meeting presided over by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo. Briefing the State House Correspondents after the meeting, the governors of Oyo, ...

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Gov. Wike Orders Removal of Fuel Tankers from P/Harcourt

To ensure safety of lives and properties, the Rivers State government has ordered all fuel tankers parked in its capital, Port Harcourt, to be relocated to a Trailer park in Akpor Local Government. The Executive Governor of the State, Mr. Nyesom Wike, who gave the directive at the weekend, said the move became necessary due to high risk the tankers ...

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Lagos Warns Okada Riders Against Flouting the Law

 By: ROTIMI ASHER The Lagos State Government, in its effort at implementing the Section 3 of the Lagos State Road Traffic Law 2012 to the letter, has once again issued a warning to commercial motorcycle operators, popularly called okada riders, on all restricted routes to comply with the Law or risk arrest and prosecution. The Chairman of the Lagos State ...

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West African Automotive Experts to Hold Workshop

By:ROTIMI ASHER As a follow-up to adopting Nigeria’s automotive agenda, Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) is planning a regional workshop of automotive experts. The plan, which was disclosed by ECOWAS commissioner for Industry and Private Promotion, Dr.Kalilou Traore, during a meeting with the Director General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Engr.Aminu Jalal at NADDC headquarters ...

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