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Ambode Reads Riot Act Over Road Reconstruction

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday expressed displeasure at the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of some of the road projects in the State, saying he would not accept anything that would make life difficult for the residents of the State. Speaking during a project inspection tour in Bariga, Alimosho, Oshodi, Governor Ambode reiterated his determination ...

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Boulos Assembles Tricycles with 40% Local Content

Boulos Enterprises Limited(BEL) has successfully sourced up to 40 per cent local content for its locally assembled tricycles. The company’s General Manager, Mr. Julian Hardy, who made the disclosure during the company’s Motorcycle Dealers Conference held recently in Lagos, also said his company was planning further to increase the local contents to 60%. Addressing journalists at the end of the ...

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Vehicle Identification Scheme Critical to National Development–Oyeyemi

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi has charged the officers responsible for the National Vehicle Identification Scheme under the uniform licensing scheme to work for the sustenance of the integrity of the database on drivers and vehicles, saying that the scheme will eventually facilitate tracking down traffic offenders and other criminals across the nation. ...

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Lagos Police Refutes Bomb Scare Story

The Lagos State Police Command has refuted the news of an intention to bomb a bank in Anthony area of Lagos. Wednesday at about 0700 hours, the Command was awakened by the news of a vehicle laden with Improvised Explosive Device(IED) suspiciously parked within the premises of GTBank, Anthony Village Branch.  Upon receipt of the distress call, the Police swung into ...

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Petrol Fire Engulfs Motorcyclist, Passenger, Passers-by

A motorcyclist and his passenger got engulfed in fire yesterday, following collision with another motorcycle, resulting in petrol spillage on the road. According to account of the Lagos state police command, the incidence, which took place at about 8.30pm yesterday, along Maidan Street, by Ajiliti area of Mile 12, involved a Motorcycle conveying a woman with a gallon of petrol ...

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President Buhari’s Trip to United States Latest: US Officials Pay Follow-Up Visit to NAC

As a follow-up to President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent trip to the United States of America (US), officials from the Economic Affairs Department of US Embassy in Nigeria visited the Headquarters of National Automotive Council (NAC) in Abuja Thursday (August 6) to make enquiries on the Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP), purposely to help investment decision of American government and its ...

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14, Mostly Women Die In Auto Crash on Way from Burial

Not less than 14 people lost their lives in a road accident, which occurred on Saturday at Amasiri Secondary School junction, along Afikpo-Okigwe road in Ebonyi. As confirmed yesterday by Roland Ogbuke, Afikpo Unit Commander of FRSC, the accident involved an articulated vehicle and a 14-seater bus. According to him, the bus was conveying members of the Assemblies of God ...

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FRSC Flags off Tanker Drivers Retraining Programme

…Insists on September 1st Deadline for Speed Limiter In a move to reverse the trend of increasing rate of crashes involving tankers and trailers across the country, the Federal Road safety Commission, recently flagged off annual retraining and recertification programme for tanker and trailer drivers. The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, who declared the ...

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Boulos Enterprises Counsels Motorcycle Dealers, Technicians on How to Remain in Business

…Offers Continuous Assistance on Capacity Building  By: ROTIMI ASHER Boulos Enterprises Limited has urged Motorcycle dealers and technicians in Nigeria to be adaptive to change in automotive technology, so that they would continue to remain in business. The advice was given by the company’s chairman, Mr. Robert Ugbaja, during Boulos Motorcycle Dealership Conference held on Tuesday (August 4th 2015) at the ...

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Police Avert Crisis in Lagos

…Arrests Policemen for Assault on LASTMA Officials The Lagos state police command yesterday, averted what would have been a major civil disturbance at Iyana-Oba bus stop, Lagos, Nigeria, through a timely intervention of the Area Commander in charge of the axis. Trouble started when a Policeman from Ojo Division, who was said to be in pursuit of a suspected felon, ...

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