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Osinbajo Bans Touting At All Ports, Apapa Port to Run 24/7

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the resumption of 24-hour operations at the Apapa Port and outrightly banned touting by officials or unofficial persons at any port; be it air, land and sea ports in Nigeria. Prof. Osinbajo had on Thursday signed three Executive Orders dealing with the business environment, local content in public procurement and timely budget submission. ...

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FIAT, Makers of Ferrari and Maserati Back in Nigeria

…Launches New Model of FIAT Tipo Weststar Associates Limited, Nigeria’s Authorized General Distributors of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, &Ram, has confirmed arrival of the much-anticipated Italian brand – FIAT in Nigeria. Plans are already in motion to officially launch the first model to return – the ‘FIAT Tipo’. This makes Weststar also the authorized distributor for FIAT and FIAT Professional ...

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Coscharis Motors Showcased Value-for-Money Line-up of Ford Ranger Pick-ups at CEMCS Exhibition

Ford displayed its extensive, value-for-money Ranger models at this year’s Chevron Employee Multipurpose Cooperative Society (CEMCS) exhibition and 50th anniversary celebration, which recently took place in Lagos. The display included promotion of the Coscharis Ford after-sales offerings and Ford Ranger pick-ups. Ranger is currently the fastest selling Ford nameplate in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. In Nigeria Coscharis together with Ford assemble ...

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Dangote, NPA to Finance Reconstruction of Apapa Port Roads

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said it would raise N4.3 billion to reconstruct access roads around Apapa Port, as port operators withdrew services over poor infrastructure. The Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, made this known at a stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos on Monday. She said out of the total sum required to reconstruct the dilapidated road, NPA resolved to ...

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Jeep Rolls Out New Limited Edition Wrangler Night Eagle

Jeep is expanding its Wrangler range of 4×4 vehicles with the introduction of a stunning limited edition, the Night Eagle.  Revealed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the Jeep Wrangler Night Eagle comes in a choice of striking colours with exclusive decals, and provides a unique style, premium equipment levels and, of course, Jeep’s legendary off-road capability. Just 66 examples ...

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Nigerians…Say Hello to all-new Toyota Coaster and Adieu to Old One

All-new Toyota Coaster, which was launched in Japan early this year, is now on sale in Nigeria, courtesy of Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL). Motoring World’s Editor, FEMI OWOEYE, who witnessed its presentation to the motoring press last Thursday, reveals what makes the latest offering different from the model it replaced… It took  24 years before the old Toyota Coaster got ...

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Toyota Nigeria Downgrades Vehicle Sales Forecast for 2017

…Says FOREX Remains a Challenge, Despite CBN Interventions FEMI OWOEYE Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) has made a downward review of Nigeria’s auto market performance outlook for the current year, predicting it would not record more than 10,000 units sales at the end of the year, as against 16,000 units it predicted in November 2016. The company’s Managing Director, Mr. Kunle ...

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12 Ships Discharging Petrol, Others – NPA

Seventeen ships are discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), said on Friday. NPA explained that they were discharging petrol, general cargo, containers and diesel. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 29 others laden with petroleum products and other goods are expected to arrive in Lagos ...

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