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Weststar takes on Nigeria’s Firefighting Truck Segment.

…Presents the Atego 1725 Firefighting truck The Commercial Vehicles department of Weststar Associates Limited – (Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the Federal Republic of Nigeria) on Friday 2nd of March 2018 debuted its first unit of the new Atego 1725 firefighting truck for the year 2018 to support firefighting operations in Nigeria. In a statement released recently, Weststar described ...

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Nigeria’s Foreign Reserve Hits $46b

…As CBN Warns Against Investments in Crypto Currency Nigeria’s external reserve has hit a record high of $46 billion, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Sunday. According to the apex bank’s Acting Director, Corporate Communication, CBN, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, the reserve grew by about $3.2 billion between February and March 2018. “At the beginning of 2018,” he explained, ...

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Dangote Proffers Solution to Apapa Traffic Problem

… Suggests Tallying System for Truck Drivers Any truck having nothing important to do in the Apapa Port in Lagos should not be allowed on the road leading to the port. This was the advice offered by the Dangote Group of Companies during a stakeholders meeting called at the instance of the Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy in ...

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NNPC to Engage Indigenous Nigerian Engineers for Refinery Overhaul

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has resolved to use the services of Nigerian engineers to revamp and overhaul the nation’s three refineries. The Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, disclosed this at the 2018 Technology and Innovation Expo in Abuja, organized by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, on Monday in Abuja. Baru, who was represented by ...

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Nigerian Economy on Course For 3.5% Growth In 2018

The expectation of the Buhari administration that the Nigerian economy will grow this year up to 3.5 per cent is on course, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu said on Tuesday. His optimism was anchored on  the latest GDP figures announced by the National Bureau of Statistics today. The NBS figures indicate a further growth in ...

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IBB Lauds FRSC’s Achievement in the Last 30 Years

Following the recent 30th Anniversary landmark celebration of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) which came with pomp and pageantry, the former Military President and Commander in Chief, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has felicitated with the Corps and all its achievements that have spanned 30 years. According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC, who presented General Babangida’s ...

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Nissan Japan’s Delegation Storms Nigeria, Meets NADDC

…Reveals Plan to Produce Affordable Vehicles for Nigerians As part of on-going appraisal of its vehicle assembly project in Nigeria, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., last week deployed a high-powered delegation from its headquarters in Japan to discuss compelling strategies with the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC). The strategies are aimed at expanding the capacity of the Nissan manufacturing ...

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Govt. House Driver Jailed over Prof. Iyayi’s Death

Four years after he caused the death of Prof. Festus Iyayi, Danladi Baba, a driver with Kogi Government House, Lokoja has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for reckless driving. Chief Magistrate Alhassan Husaini of Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court 11, who jailed Baba on Friday, said he found him guilty of reckless driving and causing the death of Prof. Festus ...

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Dunlop Autofit Commissions Ultra Modern Auto Maintenance Centre in Lagos (View Photos)

ROTIMI ASHER It was a celebration with pomp and fanfair, as Dunlop Autofit Maintenance Centre Limited supported by Tyre Express, commissioned its world class ultra-modern auto maintenance center. The Autofit Center, which is located at Alapere axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway enroute Oworonsoki toward third Mainland Bridge, witnessed large attendance of fun lovers Speaking at the launch, the chairman/Chief Executive Officer, ...

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Weststar Breaks Into Nigeria’s Light-Duty Truck Segment With Mercedes-Benz Accelo

Nigerian commercial truck users can now order for the Mercedes-Benz Accelo truck in various applications depending on specific needs, Weststar Associates Limited – Authorized General Distributor for Mercedes-Benz in the Federal Republic of Nigeria has announced. In a statement released on Monday, the company said its decision to roll the premium truck into the nation’s light-duty commercial vehicle truck market ...

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