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RE: Why Government Must Shut Land Borders

Dear editor, Thanks for your piece, “Why Govt. must shut land borders” Ironically, not only the smugglers and ignorant in the society misconstrued the prohibition of vehicle imports through the land borders but even the media. I’ve read a couple of editorials in some newspaper lately, including the SUN and Nation, and I was disappointed how the Fourth-Estate-of-the-Realm could muddled ...

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Buy Nigeria: Politicians Are Disgrace to Nigeria

JOE OLOWOJOBA Nigerian Government, politician and other arms of Government are nothing but a disgrace to the nation, because when local automotive assembly was conceived everyone thought Government would stop using imported vehicles. In fact, it was expected that Mohamed Buhari, Osinbajo and other Government officials would take the lead in driving local Automotive. But instead the same people continue ...

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The Jaguar: A Name for Unique Brands

EFULA ABBAH Legendary writer extraordinaire, William Shakespeare, once asked, what is in a name? And several respondents had over time drawn over board the spell factor, which trails a name, in their answers. A name, it is said, is just an identity. But experience will sure dispute it as careless, redundant and irresponsive to the reality in bearing a name. ...

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AUTONOMOUS CARS: Who Pays If Something Goes Wrong?

EFULA ABBAH With technology in the global auto industry gliding from new inventions and innovations to amazing creativities, the face of automobile gears to a future ‘dependably’ owned by self driving wheels, in a vehicular generation called Autonomous. This seeming craves for the Autonomous vehicles is garnering momentum as global auto manufacturers are already competing in the production. But, one ...

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AAAM-Buhari Meeting: WHY EXCLUDE STAKEHOLDERS?

EFULA ABBA (Motoring World’s General Editor) Inquisitivity, it is said, kills the cat; and yet asking bares no grudge, because it enlightens and broadens knowledge. There are reasons to begin to ask questions now concerning the August visit of the Association of Africa Automotive Manufacturers, AAAM, to the country recently. From the planning of the visit, the arrival and the ...

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Lessons from Chinese FAW Auto Plant

By: OLOWOJOBA JOSEPH (olowojobajoseph@netzero.net) The new Chinese FAW truck with a ready assembly plant in Nigeria is significant. The fact that the company did not just stop at setting up a truck plant, but also went as far as generating its own power show how much faith the FAW Plant investors have in Nigeria economy. This as well as other ...

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Reaction of Nigerian Automakers to Imported Vehicles Purchased By the Nigerian Senate (Full Text)

Full text of  statement by the Nigerian Automotive Manufacturers Association(NAMA) in reaction to N3.9b Senate vehicle imports during a press briefing held at the Golden Tulip, Festac Town, Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday 28th April 2016. Successive governments in Nigeria have been battling to move our economy forward, employing different strategies and ploys to energize our docile state and create value to ...

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Re-Focusing FRSC for Accident Prevention: A Rejoinder

By: SANI ABDULLAHI (Superintendent Route Commander) As the lead agency for road safety management and administration in the country, the primary concern of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) remains safety of road users which is ensured through public enlightenment programmes, enforcement and engineering, using the Regular and Special Marshals as well as members of Road Safety Clubs. Our attention ...

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