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Residents decry deplorable state of Apapa/Tin-Can Ports’ road

Some residents of Apapa, on Thursday renewed calls on the Federal Government to repair Apapa/Tin-Can Island ports road presently in bad condition, to reduce hardship and gridlock. The road users in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that the bad road was causing avoidable accidents and loss of man hours. A […]

Uber launches first self-driving taxi fleet

Uber on Wednesday launched a groundbreaking driver-less car service, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. In an ambitious experiment, a fleet of cars laden with lasers, cameras and other sensors, but with no one’s hands on the wheel were to be deployed by the web-based […]

NADDP to launch interest-free automobile credit scheme

The National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) says the Federal Government is to launch a Vehicle Credit Acquisition Scheme to help Nigerians purchase locally assembled vehicles. Mr. Luqman Mamudu, the Director Policy and Planning, NADDC, made this known at an interactive session with journalists in Lagos on Wednesday. He said that the council would […]

Calabar Light Rail ready for use

The multi-billion Naira Calabar Light rail project, the first in Nigeria, would soon be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari. The 12-car monorail system, when fully operational, would use an Intamin P8 electric powered passenger shuttle train to convey passengers from Tinapa Resort, across Lake Tinapa to Calabar International Conference Centre (CICC). The light rail project […]

SON shuts companies marketing fake tyres

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has sealed premises of some tyre marketing companies in Awka and Onitsha in Anambra for distributing suspected substandard tyres. Head of SON in the state, Mr Samuel Ayuba, who led a team of officers on the operation on Tuesday, said that the raid was part of effort to check […]

Volkswagen to pay $14.7 billion to settle emissions cheating in U.S.

Volkswagen has agreed to pay nearly $15 billion to settle claims stemming from its diesel emissions cheating scandal in what would be one of the largest consumer class-action settlements ever in the United States. The proposed settlement, valued at $14.7 billion and involving the federal government and lawyers representing the owners of about 475,000 Volkswagen […]

5,700 Lagos youths for agro-business training

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN and the Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria, AMEN in conjunction with National Images have begun intensive agro-business training and empowerment programme for 5,700 youths in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The empowerment programme is taking place in Epe and Ikeja areas. Project Coordinator, National Images Agro-Business […]

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