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FRSC Commanders Start Promotion Course

In continuation of the 2015 promotion exercise for staff on various ranks in the FRSC, promotion course for Marshals as well as Route Commanders commence today (Monday, 31st August 2015) at NYSC Orientation Camp, Keffi and the FRSC Training School, Jos respectively. The exercise, which started last week Monday with promotion course for Chief Route Commanders and Superintendent Route Commanders ...

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Six-Month Old Baby, 15 Adults Die in Road Crash

A six-month-old baby, her mother as well as 14 other passengers allegedly died, Wednesday, along Lagos-Ore road, after a white Toyota Hiace commercial bus, they boarded collided with an oncoming heavy truck. The accident reportedly occurred about 35 kilometers from Ore town, where vehicles heading towards Lagos are diverted. According to an eye witness named Mr. Chris Ajulo, who spoke ...

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Robbers Engage Lagos Police in Gun Battle

…Escape After Killing a Motorcyclist Heavily armed robbery gang escaped arrest after engaging the Lagos police in a fierce gun battle and killing a suspected motorcyclist. As contained in a release from the Lagos state police command, a distress call was received by the Command that four armed men were spotted on two motor bikes under the Trade-Fair Bridge inward ...

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Mobil Pays N160 billion to NDDC in 14 Years

Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, has said it has contributed N160 billion to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) since its inception in 2001. The MPN Manager, Media and Communications, Mr Ogechukwu Udeagha, disclosed this in Uyo last week at a two-day capacity building workshop for journalism in Akwa Ibom. The workshop, which was sponsored by Mobil, ...

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S/Africa to Export Ford Ranger SKD to Nigeria

…As Ford Assembly Plant Set to Roll in Lagos South African-based Ford Manufacturing plant has concluded arrangement to commence exportation of Semi-Knocked-Down (SKD) parts to Nigeria by the last quarter of this year. The components and parts shall be supplied to the brand new Ford Assembly plant being set up in Ikeja, Lagos in partnership with Coscharis Motors Limited. Jeff Nemeth, President ...

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Kia to Unveil Next Generation of Sportage at Frankfurt

…As Kia Nigeria Reveals Plan to Assemble it Kia Motors will reveal its all-new Kia Sportage for the first time globally on 15 September at the 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show. Entering its fourth-generation, the all-new Sportage features a bold, progressive design, which exudes power and agility from every angle. The dynamic compact SUV styling creates visual harmony out of the ...

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FRSC Warns NURTW Members Against Cutting Corners

In continuation of its campaign against road carnage, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) against cutting corners in the course of obtaining drivers license. The FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, who stated this in his goodwill message at the 8thQuadrennial National Delegates Conference of the NURTW held last ...

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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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