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Nigerian Navy Launches 30 Made- In- Nigeria Gunboats

…Saves Cost through Local Production ROTIMI ASHER (with reports from NAN) In addition to 45 operational vehicles, the Nigerian Navy has inaugurated 30 made-in Nigeria 8.2 metres  gun boats fitted with appropriate optimal weapons and anti-ballistic protection to enhance optimal efficiency and  assist the fight against criminalities in creeks and other parts of the country. The boats which were constructed ...

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A Case for the Nigerian Auto Policy

Implementing the Auto Policy in Nigeria can’t be more necessary than now, going by the depressing situation in the auto and allied industries at the moment, coupled with the urgent need to create urgent alternative for the troubled oil industry and considering that even with Agriculture, the automotive industry is about the steering wheel of any economy, EFULA ABBAH writes… ...

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65% of Nigerian Roads in Bad Condition

ROTIMI ASHER Though, Nigeria’s total length of road network has increased progressively to 204,000km in recent years, 65% of the roads are still in bad condition. This revelation was given by the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi recently during an Annual Training Workshop organized by Nigeria Auto Journalist Association and sponsored majorly by Ford Motors, ...

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Weststar Produces First Nigerian Globally Certified Trainer

A training Manager for Weststar Associates Limited, Mr. Abdul Ligali has become first Nigerian to be certified as a Mercedes-Benz global trainer by Daimler.  The history was recorded at Daimler AG Global Training Center in Stuttgart, Germany, when, recently, he was awarded a certificate of excellence in global trainings. The managing Director of Weststar Associates, Mr. Mirko Plath, described Mr. ...

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Nigerian Navy Impounds Illegal Diesel

The Central Naval Command, CNC in Yenagoa, on Saturday overran a vessel laden with 600,000 litres of suspected illegally refined automotive gas oil also known as diesel. The command’s Flag Officer Commanding FOC, Lt. Cdr Edward Yeibo said that two of the four suspected oil bunkerers were arrested while loading the barge with diesel, reiterating the Navy’s Zero Tolerance to ...

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Searching For a Model Nigerian Car

As the nation’s auto industry stakeholders limp through auto policy implementation, Motoring World International’s General Editor, EFULA ABBAHDEEN, challenges existing players to collaborate and come up with a true indigenous Nigerian automobile… Following the history of the automotive industry in Nigeria, keen observers of the sector are cold to the fact that up till now there is no single car ...

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NAMA Hails Annual Training for Nigerian Auto Journalists

The Nigerian Automotive Manufacturers Association (NAMA) has commended Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) for instituting an annual training for its members, saying it will help the implementation of the nation’s auto policy. Chairman of NAMA, who is also the Managing Director of VON Automobiles Limited, Mr. Tokunbo Aromolaran made the commendation, on Wednesday, when members of organizing Committee for the ...

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Nigerian Pilot Motoring Editor, Others Win Quill Award

After a very challenging outing at the just concluded  prestigious  2016  Quill Awards  competition  held recently at  Sheraton Hotels  and Towers Lagos, Nigerian Pilot Newspaper’s Motoring Editor, Mrs Daphne Uduneje  emerged as  “Brand Advocate of the Year” . The prize which was one of the seven prizes on offer at the award night was highly contested for by all Journalists ...

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Experts Urge Nigerian Professional Drivers to Embrace Technology

Stakeholders in the nation’s transport sector have called on professional drivers to take advantage of modern technology for them to be relevant in their profession. The stakeholders spoke at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Driver’s Conference with the theme,: “Enhancing Driving Experience, Reducing Risks, Crashes and Casualties”, held on Saturday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports ...

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