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Disregard misinformation on lockdown, FG advises Nigerians

The Federal Government on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the news circulating on the social media that it was contemplating another lockdown. Mr. Boss Mustapha,...

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Disregard misinformation on lockdown, FG advises Nigerians

The Federal Government on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the news circulating on the social media that it was contemplating another lockdown. Mr. Boss Mustapha,...

Excitement, as Fayemi Flags off 1,000 Rural Roads Project

There was excitement in many communities across the three senatorial districts of Ekiti State on Thursday, as Governor Kayode Fayemi flagged off the construction...

2 Police Inspectors Die in Ambulance Crash

Three persons, including two police inspectors, on Thursday, died in a motor accident on Ajaokuta-Ojodu-Ayingba road in Kogi. The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety...

Motor Sport

Dakar 2021 Racing: Frustration for Toyota, as Punctures Deal a Blow

stage 9 of Dakar 2021 saw TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s leading crew, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel, lose ground to the overall race leader, Stéphane...

Dakar 2021:Toyota Racing Completes Tough First Half Of Marathon Stage

The fearsome Marathon Stage of Dakar 2021, Stage 7, saw the race crews leave from the city of Ha’il to a remote bivouac at...

BMW SIM Cups 2021 Offer Race Cars And Platforms

after their successful debut in the 2020 season, this year’s BMW SIM Cups offer an even wider range of race formats, cars and sim...

DAKAR Rally 2021: Toyota Hilux Suffers Throttle Response Problem

… Crew Posts Competitive Time, Despite Challenges The opening stage of Dakar 2021 turned out to be a stern test, especially for the crews at...

Features

Revealed: Why Amazon’s Robotaxi is a Blunder

Too small. Too unpleasant for passengers. Zoox, bought by Amazon, makes what it calls a robotaxi. But it looks like a robot shuttle and...

Nigeria’s Auto Industry in 2020: Gains and Pains

ROTIMI ASHER Year 2020 was riddled by Corona Virus pandemic. The nation’s auto industry was badly bashed. As the world, chorused: “Happy New Year”, the...

Transparent Electronics: $20 Billion Market Comes into Sight

The rapidly expanding business of transparent electronics includes transparent electrics and optronics. For example, the new LG and Xiaomi micro-LED displays will constitute the...

Beetles in Boxes: 70 years of CKD Car Exports by Volkswagen

"In Nigeria then, Volkswagen Beetle, for instance, was assembled from CKD (Completely Knocked Down) kits. Local contents of over 20% were added. Volkswagen Beetle...

My Life My Car

Miss Soweto 2020 Drives Away In a New Toyota Starlet

The winner of the 2020 Miss Soweto beauty pageant, Thobile Steyn, drove away in brand-new Toyota Starlet from the competition. Steyn, who incidentally celebrated...

“Why I am Endorsing Bajaj Brand” – Austin Jay Jay Okocha

FEMI OWOEYE nigeria’s legendary footballer, Austin jay jay Okocha is truly an all the rage brand. First hand, I discovered how well-liked he is during...

“My Most Dreadful Driving Experience”- Segun Ogungbemide, Lagos Sector Commander, FRSC

the Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Olusegun Ogungbemide, has multiple unforgettable motoring stories to tell. But the most scary of...

World’s Most Traveled Land Rover Discoveries Retired

After three years and more than 250,000km combined, humanitarian adventurers Kingsley and Ross Holgate have retired the world’s most traveled Land...

Motoring Advice

How to Drive With Reckless Drivers

EUGENE HERBERT As you drive to your destination for the festive season, one thing you can be sure to encounter is reckless drivers. The actions...

Festive Season Travel Tips: What to Do In a Crash

As families set off to their annual holidays, no driver wants to think about the possibility of being involved in a car crash. The...

Sunny and hazy Weather Awaits Nigerian Motorists – NiMet

if the latest prediction by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) is anything to go by, Motorists across the country need to brace up for...

Why you need to Avoid Distracted Driving This Season

A rising challenge on the roads that is posing just as large and possibly greater challenge, than drunken driving is distracted driving. And it’s...

Opinion

Buhari’s New Move to Kill Nigeria’s Auto Industry

ROTIMI ASHER The history of Nigeria’s auto industry is a paradox. For three decades, the nation’s successive governments failed to key into the industry’s viability. And...

Can We Rise From COVID-19 Ashes and Win Climate Battle?

By:PATRICIA SCOTLAND (Commonwealth Secretary-General) When 197 countries adopted the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015, I remember feeling an extraordinary surge of hope –...

#Police Brutality against Motorists: Critical Ingredients for Reform

FEMI OWOEYE So much has been said about Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS. The echo has been so loud. You would think SARS officers were not...

At 60: Why the Auto Industry can’t Breath in Nigeria

MATILDA FRANCES Being a woman, I can happily multi-task. But, for me, writing is a hobby. Aside Motoring, I write about any subject under the...

Motoring Humour

Traffic Law that Violates Human Right?

Chatting on Whatsapp, a member of a group of University school mates informed others of latest anti-one-way traffic law introduced in Lagos state.  Response...

Motoring Humour: Car Pushing Test for the Insane?

A psychiatrist wanted to know how many of his patients have been cured of madness. So he assembled them in a big classroom...

Man Left Wife at Petrol Station

A Macedonian drove six hours across Italy and into Germany before noticing he had left his wife at a petrol station. Ljubomir Ivanov , 35,...

Drunk Home with Flashing Car

A man goes to a party and has too much to drink. His friends plead with him to let them take him home. He...

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The Federal Government on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the news circulating on the social media that it was contemplating another lockdown. Mr. Boss Mustapha,...

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There was excitement in many communities across the three senatorial districts of Ekiti State on Thursday, as Governor Kayode Fayemi flagged off the construction...

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Three persons, including two police inspectors, on Thursday, died in a motor accident on Ajaokuta-Ojodu-Ayingba road in Kogi. The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety...

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