FEATURE: How Kia Emerged a Driving Force in Nigeria’s Auto Industry

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Jimoh Olawale posits that with the game-changing KIA model range of vehicles, from the compact Picanto to its flagship premium sedan, Quoris, Kia has reinforced its dominance in automotive technology. He adds that having planted the seeds of quality and exceptional service delivery in Nigeria, the brand has continued to ...

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Mainstreaming Road Safety in Transportation Projects: Scaling Up Global Commitment

Chris Sanders, chairman of the IRF Committee on Road Safety

PHOENIX, February 13, 2017 – In a policy statement released today, the International Road Federation affirmed the essential role of road safety audits and inspections, and called on multilateral institutions to introduce qualitative benchmarks and capacity strengthening programs to ensure countries progress towards a safe and forgiving road system. Road ...

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Re: Re-focusing FRSC for accident prevention


( By Sani Abdullahi)  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 ...

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Driving in Nigeria and the necessary documents required


  (John Adiele) Hello my highly esteemed readers, it’s good to be here again. My reason for touching on this topic is based on the need to highlight this concern given the severe molestation faced by motorists in Nigeria, especially in Lagos by our road regulation agencies such as the Federal Road Safety ...

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F-PACE: All hail Jaguar’s first performance SUV

Jaguar F PACE 1

  It has been long in coming, but at last, the all-new F-PACE, Jaguar’s first performance SUV, has officially driven into the sub-Sahara African markets where it is expected to take full advantage of unique technological endowment to defy the competition and ride to the top of its compact segment. ...

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Crude Oil Price Decline: A Challenge or Opportunity?

Crude Oil

(By Oyeleke Banmeke) For almost half of the last century, oil prices have oscillated between multiple boom and bust eras. Energy-hungry countries have cheered at low oil prices, while commodity-dependent economies have cringed at the mere thought of dwindling oil prices and its consequent dire socio-economic consequences. In Nigeria, we ...

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‘Change’ anniversary: Hope, Buhari’s body language drive auto industry

President Muhammadu Buhari

  (MOSES AKAIGWE)  In the absence of a formal pronouncement by the Muhammadu Buhari administration regarding the Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP), hope and the interpretation of the government’s ‘body language’ seem to be the forces that have been driving the implantation of the initiative (often referred to as ...

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