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11 passengers burnt in Ore road crash

A road accident involving a trailer and a Marcopollo bus killed eleven passengers, on Sunday in Ore, Ondo State. All the victims were passengers on the Marcopollo bus. According to an eyewitness, the truck driver, who drove against traffic while on speed caused the accident. The eyewitness said the truck rammed into the Marcopollo bus […]

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Foreign News Transport / Aviation / Maritime

Toyota continues to be world’s top-selling automaker

…….sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022. Japan-based Toyota Motor Corp continues to be the world’s top-selling automaker, defending its title for a third straight year, selling 10.5 million vehicles in 2022. Second to Toyota is the Volkswagen Group, which reported its lowest-ever sales in over a decade earlier this month. The automaker sold 8.3 million […]

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General News Transport / Aviation / Maritime

Container crushes 9 passengers on Ojuelegba bridge

Nine passengers, inclusive of two children, died when a container fell on the bus they are travelling at Ojuelegba in Lagos on Sunday. According to a witness account shared by @PoojaMedia on Twitter, the truck fell while trying to prevent a bus from overtaking it. “A container just fell on a bus at Ojuelegba bridge. “There […]

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Transport / Aviation / Maritime

Abuja-Kaduna train derails at Kubwa, FCT

A Kaduna bound train, on Friday derailed at Kilometres 30, Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. This happened barely a week after similar accident happened when the Warri-Itakpe train detailed into a forest in Kogi State. The NewsZenith gathered that about 148 passengers and 30 crew members on board were left stranded in […]

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Economy Transport / Aviation / Maritime

FG directs banks to set modalities for Cabotage Fund disbursement

The Federal Government has given five primary lenders in the disbursement of the $350 million Caboge Fund  72 hours to draw up modalities for the fund. Director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh, gave the directive at a meeting with the banks in Lagos on Tuesday. The NewsZenith reports that […]

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Economy Transport / Aviation / Maritime

Lekki port to contribute $8bn to Nigeria’s economy annually

The Lekki Deep Sea Port, inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, will contribute over $8 billion to the Nigerian economy annually. The inauguration is part of the president’s activities during his two-day official tour of Lagos State. The president, at the end of the state visit, will depart for Dakar, Senegal today (Tuesday).   […]

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NAHCO strike: Rep urges dialogue

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has called for restraint over the ongoing industrial dispute between the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and its workers. The committee chairman, Mr Nnolim Nnaji, made the call on Monday in Lagos. Nnaji, advised the management of the company to dialogue with the union leaders. He said this […]

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Business Economy Transport / Aviation / Maritime

18 ships arrive in Lagos with petroleum products – NPA

Eighteen ships, carrying petroleum products are waiting to berth in Lagos ports are carrying petroleum products. The Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) announced this in its daily publication, “Shipping Position” for Thursday. It is hoped that lingering petrol scarcity across the country may soon abate as the ships discharge the products. NPA said some of the […]

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10 feared dead in dawn accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

At least ten persons died in a dawn accident involving a truck and a Toyota bus in Oniworo area on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Florence Okpe, an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the accident, which happened around 4.30 a.m., on Saturday. The accident also left two other persons with varying degrees of injuries, while […]

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Air Peace incident: NAHCO begins investigation, suspends personnel

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc launch investigation into circumstances surrounding its equipment that damaged an Air Peace Airbus A320 Aircraft at Murtala Muhammed Airport on Wednesday. The company’s Group Executive Director, Business and Corporate Services, Dr Sola Obabori, announced this in a statement in Lagos on Thursday. The incident led to the disruption […]

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