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Made In Nigeria : Army Takes Delivery Of Innoson Vehicles – Photo

To make good it’s promise, the Nigerian Army has started taking delivery of some of made in Nigeria vehicles it has ordered from Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company which it further configured fit for deployment into Operation LAFIYA DOLE theatre of operations. Here are photos below;

Mercedes-Benz Citan Makes its Debut

Weststar Nigeria last Friday announced the arrival of the Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer and Panel Van, the first addition to its Mercedes-Benz vans products for the local market.

The Citan is an absolute all-rounder, powerful, with compact dimensions, making it suitable for city use.

With its impressive quality and driving dynamics, exemplary safety and economy, and high level of versatility and robustness, the new Mercedes-Benz Citan is truly a professional in its segment.

High Court Sacks 9Mobile’s Interim Board

The Federal High Court in Lagos has nullified the appointment of an interim board for telephone firm 9Mobile.

Justice Ibrahim Buba made the order based on an application by Spectrum Wireless Communication Ltd, which invested $35million in 2009 in Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service (EMTS)/Etisalat, the fourth largest telecommunications service operator in Nigeria.

The judge ruled: “An order is hereby granted discharging the ex-parte order made by this court in this suit in favour of the respondent on the 3rd day of July 2017.

“The order made pursuant to motion ex-parte dated 3rd day of July 2017 was a nullity, made without jurisdiction and obtained by misrepresentation of facts. Same be and is hereby discharged and vacated as prayed.

90% Of Gas Cylinders In Nigeria Are Expired – Federal Government

DESPITE its huge population of 194 million people, only five per cent of Nigerians use gas for cooking. About 60 per cent use firewood, 30 per cent use kerosene, while five per cent use coal. These figures were given by Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Implementation Plan (Office of the Vice-President).

Adeshina, also disclosed that about 90 percent of the cooking gas are in expired gas cylinders.

Uber & Careem To Recruit Female Drivers In Saudi Arabia

Ride hailing applications in Saudi Arabia are recruiting female drivers, after the Kingdom announced plans to lift the ban on women driving by June 2018.

Female customers currently represent 80% of Uber‘s Saudi rider base and 70% of business for its Dubai-based counterpart, Careem, according to statistics shared with CNN by both companies. The apps are a lifeline to women with no independent way to get around the Kingdom.

Lagos State Bans Cart Pushers, Introduces Cleaner Lagos Initiative

The Lagos State Government on Saturday announced a total ban on the operations of cart pushers and wheel barrow operators in the State.

The government said their activities were inimical to the environmental cleanliness in the State.

Guy Who Bought Oprah2020.com Says He’s Willing To Sell It, But For Six Figures

Oprah Winfrey must be ready to cough out millions if she wants to own Oprah2020.com for her possible presidential run. The dude who has it wants some 6 figures before he would let it go!

TMZ got in touch with the guy who bought the domain two years ago. He says it came cheap, but he’s willing to sell it for a whole lot more — at least 6 figures.

LAKE Rice Now To Be Sold In Lagos Supermarkets, Malls

The Lagos State Government has revealed that its custom LAKE Rice will now be sold in supermarkets and shopping malls in the state.

According to the state government, this is so the product can be available to everyone in all parts of the state.