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Nigeria begins process for concession of 12 highways

A federal road in Nigeria The government of Nigeria on Tuesday issued a notice for the commencement of the procurement process for the 12 federal highways mapped for concession under the Highway Development Management Initiative. Nigeria's Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, issued the notice in Abuja and unveiled the portal

Nigerian government announces dates for Kano, Enugu, PH airports reopening

Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, Nigeria The Federal Government of Nigeria has fixed dates for the reopening of the closed Kano, Port Harcourt, and Enugu airports for international flights. The country's Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the dates during the weekly briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 on Monday. He

16 Vehicles Most Likely To Run For Over 200,000 Miles (322 km)

2014-toyota-tundra-front-view Whether you intend to drive a vehicle for five years or fifteen, its durability matters. After all, the average new model costs an average of more than $41,000 these days, and even used cars can represent significant automotive investments. The Toyota Land Cruiser is the vehicle that's most likely to exceed

Picture brightens for commercial EVs on rising demand from delivery customers

A man stands next to a fully-electric test van, due to go into production in 2022, built by electric van and bus maker Arrival Ltd, that has seen a spike in interest due to soaring e-commerce amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and looming fossil-fuel vehicle bans, in Banbury, Britain,

Airline weather shocks come faster than ever as climate changes

Extreme weather is no longer exceptional, and that’s forcing changes at some of the world’s most diligent storm trackers: airlines. Weather delays in the U.S. have been trending higher the past four years, upending historical patterns and jumping to an 11-year high for this year’s summer storm season, according to government

Bolt launches Operation in Port Harcourt

Bolt (formerly Taxify), the leading on-demand transportation network platform in Africa, has launched operations in Port Harcourt. The expansion brings Bolt’s cities in Nigeria to a total of eight. The service is already well established in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Owerri, Benin City, Calabar and Uyo. After successfully launching in seven

To Beat Uber And Lyft, This Startup Vows To Give Its Drivers The Full Fare

Nomad Rides cofounders Michael McHugh (left) and Daniel Jones (right) launched the ride-hailing platform at Indiana University Bloomington.   Uber and Lyft have handily deflected any competition so far. Together, the two ride-hailing giants capture more than 98% of market spending, according to analytics company Second Measure. Commissions for each ride comprise a significant

Gokada achieves 99.8% safety record

Motorbike hailing service, Gokada, says it has achieved 99.8 percent safety record since it officially commenced operations in 2018. According to the firm, this translates to a 0.02 percent incident rate per ride. Its Co-Chief Executive Officer, Ayodeji Adewunmi, said the firm remained committed to promoting safety, fast and efficient transport as

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