What triggered explosion at National Theatre – RATTAWU chair 

January 1, 2024 Segun Odunewu 0

Chairman of the Radio, Television, Theatre, and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), Usman Habib, National Theatre chapter, has alleged that the explosion at the old CBAAC premises within the National Theatre premises was caused by the unauthorised transloading of refined petroleum products and LPG. The incident occurred on the night of Friday, December 30, resulting in the destruction of Read More

Zamfara: Return official vehicles with you, court orders Matawalle

December 4, 2023 Admin III 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has dismissed a suit filed by a former Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, over ownership of official vehicles he took away on leaving office last May. In June, the police raided Matawalle’s residences and seized the vehicles as ordered by the court. A statement on Monday by Governor Dauda Lawal’s spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Read More

Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi governorship elections: IGP distributes over 200 cars

November 5, 2023 Admin III 0

The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has ordered the distribution of 220 operational vehicles for security management in anticipation of the gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi states. This was disclosed in a post on the official X handle of the Nigerian Police by the Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Sunday. According to the post, the vehicles Read More

EHCON, 3DATX Africa collaborate on emissions in vehicles, generators

October 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The Environmental Health Council of Nigeria, (EHCON), has collaborated with 3DATX Africa on decarbonization control measures to reduce emissions from vehicles and generators. The Registrar/CEO of EHCON, Yakubu Mohammed Baba, made this disclosure during a one- day media dialogue which is part of the United Nations On Climate Change (UNNCC), in Abuja. He added that decarbonization is aimed at improving Read More

Salako advocates friendly vehicles to curb emissions

October 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The federal government has advocated the use of environment friendly vehicles like electric and compressed natural gas vehicles to reduce emissions and achieve clean energy. Minister of State for Environment Dr. Iziaq Adekunle Salako made this known recently when the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sector Command led by the Sector Commandant, Chorrie Isah Muta’a and Read More

Alleged diversion of 13, Hilux vehicles: Borno CJTF sacks president, suspends others

October 2, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Borno state Auditor General of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), Bashir Abbas, has said the leadership of CJTF, Borno state, after series of meetings and deliberations have decided to announce to the general public of its decision to reinstate the following suspended members in line with the directive of Borno state government since November, 2022. They include: i. Read More

Truck rams into vehicles, crush 5 to death

September 27, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

An articulated truck has reportedly crashed into a commercial bus and a Toyota Camry, killing five persons in the process. The incident was said to have occurred Monday night in Okpella community, Etsako East local government area of Edo state. The truck which was said to be coming from Abuja axis of the road reportedly lost control while descending and Read More

Nigeria can tackle challenges hindering adoption of Electric Vehicles–Stakeholders

September 19, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

Stakeholders and local automakers have said that despite the challenges surrounding the operations of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the country, Nigeria has the potential to do the needful if collaboration and long-term planning with relevant stakeholders is followed. They disclosed this at an EV Hackathon, organised by Microsoft Garage in Lagos, noting that the adoption will cushion the effects of Read More

Return official vehicles allocated to you, Oyo govt tells ex-appointees

August 18, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Oyo state government on Friday asked all former political appointees in the first tenure of Governor ‘Seyi Makinde to return all official vehicles allocated to them. In a circular dated August 18, 2023, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Olanike Adeyemo, the government directed the former political appointees to return the vehicles on or before Friday, Read More

Why I won’t buy new vehicles for my convoy – Uba Sani

June 11, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna state has stated his resolve not to change the vehicles he met in his convoy, but to continue using the ones left behind by former governor Nasir el-Rufai. Addressing heads of the state’s parastatals in one of their meetings, Uba Sani said changing the vehicles in the governor’s convoy when it is not that anything Read More

Philantrophist, Uwajeh donates utility vehicle to community vigilante group in Delta

June 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An international investigator and prominent community leader in OnichaUgbo, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta state, Chief Victor Uwajeh, has for a second time, donated a new Toyota utility vehicle to the vigilante group of the community to enhance security surveillance in and around the community. Chief Uwajeh, who is also the Olikeze of Onicha-Ugbo, has built career in Read More

Senate: Audit report exposes 558 federal agencies over N969bn assets 

April 4, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate on Monday uncovered how about 558 federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) failed to provide classification of intangible assets valued at N969 billion in the 2019 budget. An intangible asset is not physical in nature such as patents, trademark and copyrights, while tangible assets include land, vehicles, equipment, and inventory. Additionally, financial assets such as stocks and bonds, which derive their Read More