Nissan, Others Back Auto Journalists’ Capacity Building Programme
Transport

Nissan, Others Back Auto Journalists’ Capacity Building Programme

…Toyota, FRSC, NADDC nominated as facilitators All is now set for this year’s edition of the annual Nigerian Auto Journalists Association’s (NAJA) capacity building programme with Nissan Motors South Africa, with local presence as the lead sponsor. The event takes place at the Golden Tulip Hotel & Events Centre, along airport road, Ikeja Lagos on … Continue reading

Buhari Launches Nigeria’s First Light Rail System
Transport

Buhari Launches Nigeria’s First Light Rail System

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday officially opened the country’s first light rail system, which it is hoped will boost economic growth by relieving traffic-clogged roads. Buhari said the Abuja Rail Mass Transit System was a “dream come true” before taking a train 27.3 kilometres (17 miles) from the Central Business District to the international … Continue reading

Osinbajo Urges Automotive Industry Stakeholders To Focus On Vehicle Financing
Transport

Osinbajo Urges Automotive Industry Stakeholders To Focus On Vehicle Financing

THE Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has called on stakeholders in the automotive industry to pay more attention to vehicle refinancing to advance the sector. The vice president made the call on Tuesday when he received at the Presidential Villa a delegation of International Automotive Investors comprising Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and other stakeholders. According … Continue reading

Tanker Explosion: Lagos Issues 30-Day Ultimatum To Articulated Vehicles To Obtain Road Worthiness Certificate
Transport

Tanker Explosion: Lagos Issues 30-Day Ultimatum To Articulated Vehicles To Obtain Road Worthiness Certificate

Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of Fuel Tankers to designated trailer route going forward. The government also said it was now mandatory for all articulated trucks coming into Lagos to obtain the Ministry … Continue reading

LASTMA Dismisses 24 Over Misconduct, Loses 10 To Public Attacks
Transport

LASTMA Dismisses 24 Over Misconduct, Loses 10 To Public Attacks

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has dismissed 24 of its personnel in the past two years over misconduct. The authority has also lost about 10 personnel, while some others suffered injuries with some resulting in amputation in the course of carrying out their duties. The Chief Executive Officer of the authority, Mr Christian … Continue reading

Mokwa/Jebba Road Reopened  Temporarily To Traffic After Bridge Collapsed
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Mokwa/Jebba Road Reopened Temporarily To Traffic After Bridge Collapsed

Less than 24 hours after the collapsed of the Mowo bridge, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC says prompt action by Minister of Power , Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola on the collapsed bridge has resulted in temporary opening of the Mokwa/ Jebba road to traffic as palliative repairs has been effected on the … Continue reading