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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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ECOWAS Partners Nigeria on Regional Auto Policy

…Recommend Nigerian Assembled Automobiles to W/A Nations The ECOWAS Commission is partnering with the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) with a view to evolving a framework for the establishment of a regional automotive policy in West Africa. Towards this end, a delegation from the ECOWAS Commission Secretariat led by the Commissioner for Industry and Private Sector Promotion, Dr. ...

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Lagos Talks Tough on Enforcement of Traffic Law

…Allays Fears on Influx of Suspected Terrorists Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, last week presided over the monthly Security Council Meeting at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, with an assurance that the law enforcement agencies in the state will intensify enforcement against street trading as well as ensure the Road Traffic Law is enforced to the letter. Briefing Government ...

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Breaking News: President Buhari to Continue Auto policy

…Mandates FG Ministries, Others to Acquire Locally-Assembled Vehicles Contrary to the fears expressed at certain quarters across Nigeria, after the recent general election, the federal government has affirmed its commitment to the continuity of the Nigerian Automotive policy. Director General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Engr. Aminu Jalal made the disclosure in his office in Abuja while ...

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Automatic Fits and Energy Offers Free Service to Motorists

Automatic Fits and Energy, Nigeria’s leading quick automobile servicing outfit located at Total filling stations across the country, has commenced offer of free service to motorists. The promotion offer, which, at the moment, is limited to selected designated centres in Lagos State, entitles motorists to have free wheel alignment/balancing and bio wash, and it is valid for only one vehicle. The ...

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Lagos Moves to Ensure Free Flow of Traffic

…Adopts Alternative Strategy to Apprehend Offenders In its bid to ensure free flow of traffic across the metropolis, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have been directed to adopt a system of booking traffic offenders, rather than apprehending their vehicles. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Oluseyi Whenu handed over the directive to the officials while briefing ...

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Weststar Set to Launch New Mercedes AMG GT Model

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT model, a machine that carries the Mercedes-Benz racing car heritage and conveys the essences of the performance brand AMG, is set to storm the Nigerian market, courtesy of the nation’s authorized distributors of Mercedes-Benz, Weststar. The new AMG GT model comes with all characteristic of an authentic Mercedes-AMG sports car, from styling and the motor-sport technology to ...

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Kia Begins Free Diagnostic Checks in Northern Nigeria

Owners of Kia brand in Northern Nigeria shall from today (Monday 7th September) till the end of the month (30th September), receive free health check on their cars, courtesy of the recently appointed dealer for the brand, W G Motors, an auto dealership company based in Mina, Niger State of Nigeria. This offer, according to the Managing Director of W ...

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FRSC’S 20,000 Housing Units Under Construction

The federal government has embarked on construction of 20,000 housing units for the marshals of the Federal Road Safety Commission. The FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, made the announcement recently while declaring open the 2015 Chief Route Commanders and Superintendent Route Commanders’ promotion course at the FRSC Academy, Udi, Enugu state. According to Oyeyemi, the Housing 20,000 project was initiated ...

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