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Kogi State to get first pedestrian bridge

A pedestrian bridge under construction at the Ganaja junction on Lokoja-Ajaokuta road when completed will be Kogi State’s first. Lokoja, the state capital, is a major transport hub linking the Northern and Eastern parts of Nigeria. This creates heavy vehicular movements that cause traffic gridlocks resulting in great pain and inconveniences for motorists and residents. […] Read Full Story

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Electronic ticketing on Abuja-Kaduna railway boost profit by 33% – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

Rotimi Ameachi, the Minister of Transportation has said the government’s decision to introduce the electronic ticket has increased monthly profits from around N70 – N90million to N120million, or an estimated 33percent. “Before the introduction of the e-ticketing we were making N70- N90million profit after costs have been deducted, now we are generating about N120m,” Ameachi […] Read Full Story

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Poor power situation in Nigeria not valid argument against electric vehicles – Mamudu

Global push for a climate-friendly vehicle has stimulated Nigerian traditional oil buyers to set target dates for electric vehicles. In this interview with HARRISON EDEH of BusinessDay, Luqman Mamudu, a former director of Policy and Planning at the National Automotive Design and Development Council and Managing Partners Transtech Industrial said Nigeria must move with the […] Read Full Story

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‘Automotive test-centres crucial under NAIDP’

In line with federal government’s commitment to positioning Nigeria as one of the leading automotive manufacturing nations in the world, Aliyu Jelani, director-general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) says, his parastatal is building six automotive training centres with one located in each of the geopolitical zones to boost the country’s National […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria tariff slash on imported car upends previous auto policy

Several investors in Nigeria’s national automotive sector are highly enmeshed in fears of uncertainty about their investments in the sector, as the implementation of the Autopolicy suffers further setbacks, especially coming into full force of Finance Act 2020. Section 38 of the finance Act particularly slashed import duty for vehicles from 35 percent to 5 […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria tariff slash on imported car upends previous auto policy

Several investors in Nigeria’s national automotive sector are highly enmeshed in fears of uncertainty about their investments in the sector, as the implementation of the Autopolicy suffers further setbacks, especially coming into full force of Finance Act 2020. Section 38 of the finance Act particularly slashed import duty for vehicles from 35 percent to 5 […] Read Full Story