Nigeria

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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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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