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Nigeria’s FRSC Urges Patience During Salah Celebration

As Nigerian Muslims join the rest of the world to observe Eid el Kabir elebration on Friday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has urged members of the public to show the spirit of patience while using the road to avoid road crashes, obstruction and death during the celebration. He made the call ...

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Stallion Motors Dares Segment Leaders with Affordably Priced Changan CS35 SUV

Stallion Motors Limited has announced price offer of N7.9m for the new Changan CS35 entry-level sport utility vehicle to cater for a growing demand for vehicles in the compact SUV market segment. The bargain, according to the company, is aimed at assuaging disillusioned auto buffs that couldn’t contend with the current price surge of compact SUVs owing to economic downturn ...

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Nigerian Navy Intercepts 1.1m Litres of Stolen Diesel

The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 1.1 million litres of diesel allegedly stolen from pipelines belonging to multinational oil companies in Rivers. No fewer than 13 suspects, all male of Nigerian nationality, were arrested on account of their alleged role in illegal shipment of the petroleum product to undisclosed locations in the state. Capt. Victor Choji, the Executive Officer of the ...

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Local Content Fund Will Facilitate100% Local Fabrication— NCDMB

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development Management Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Wabote, said the 200m dollar Nigerian Content Intervention Fund (NCIF)  will facilitate its strategic initiative to achieve 100 per cent local fabrication of  modular refineries. Wabote disclosed this at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the implementation of the $200 million NCIF, on Thursday in Abuja. ...

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NAF Instructor Dies in Kaduna Plane Crash

Air Commodore Olatukumbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said that a NAF Beetle Aircraft crashed on Thursday in Kaduna while on a mission. Adesanya announced this in a statement in Kaduna on Thursday. According to him, the only soul on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was unfortunately killed in ...

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Nigerian Capital, Abuja Gets metro Rail by December

Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) says the phase one of Abuja Rail Mass Transit Project will be commissioned by December. The Project Manager, Mr Kong Tao, said this while addressing newsmen who were on tour of the site at Idu, Abuja, on Tuesday. Tao said that the rail transit, which cost 823 million dollars (about N299 billion), consisted of lots ...

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Ford Motor Company and Coscharis Motors Delight Customers with Discounted Service Parts

In a bid to continually deliver quality aftersales service, Ford’s sole dealer in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors, is offering a 10% discount on select genuine Ford parts. The offer runs until the end of September, 2017. This is testament to the company’s commitment to safety and maintenance of its customers’ vehicles at various locations across the country. According to Abiona Babarinde, ...

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26 Ships with Petrol, Other Items Head for Nigerian Ports

Twenty-six ships laden with petroleum products and other goods are expected to arrive at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Aug. 21 to Sept. 2. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), which stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, on Monday in Lagos, said that the ships contained base oil, petrol and containers laden with goods.

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Gridlock Returns to Apapa-Wharf Roads

Gridlock has returned to Apapa/Wharf Roads in Lagos due to loading by petroleum tanker drivers at private depots in the area. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent observed that the gridlock, on Thursday, forced some motorists plying the route to abandon their cars and walk to their destinations. One of the motorists, Mr Tunde Adigun, told NAN that the ...

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Ongoing Road Projects: Group Flays Nigerian Lawmakers

A coalition of 75 pressure groups in Nigeria under the aegis of Campaign Against Legislative Rascality (CALR), has asked the National Assembly to approve the funds earmarked for completion of ongoing road projects. CALR’s Director-General, Prof. Yusuf Madaki, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said that approving the funds would fastrack completion of the projects. He said that ...

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