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Mercedes beats Audi to become world’s second biggest luxury car maker

Mercedes-Benz outsold Audi in the eight months through August to become the world’s second-biggest luxury-car maker, as both Audi and BMW struggled to match its sales growth in China. Mercedes delivered 1.19 million vehicles in the period, 10,880 cars more than the 1.18 million at Volkswagen AG’s Audi. The Daimler …

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Osinbajo reiterates FG’s commitment to fighting corruption; as Wike advises churches to stop endorsing politicians

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has pledged to work with   the Catholic Church to enhance the development of Rivers State. This is even as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated that the Muhammadu Buhari-administration remains focused on the fight against corruption, maintaining that ‘the survival of the nation depends on it.’ …

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Buhari, Saraki commiserate with S/Arabia as crane collapse at Mecca Grand Mosque kill over 100 pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, have separately commiserated with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over Friday’s mishap in Mecca, which reportedly claimed the lives over 100 pilgrims including injuries suffered by three Nigerians. A statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Saturday, said President Buhari urged all …

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Kano government to establish mechanic village; signs MOU with PAN to train mechanics

Kano state government is to establish a mechanic village where automobiles will be repaired, spare parts fabricated and youths trained on mechatronics, panel beating, welding and essentials of mechanical/electrical engineering, among other things. A statement by Halilu Ibrahim Dantiye, Director General, Media and Communications to the Executive Governor of Kano …

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Outlook for Nigeria: Opportunities and Potential in a Low-Price Global Oil Market: Highlights of a public lecture hosted by Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt

Highlights presented by PROF. CHIJIOKE NWAOZUZU, the Deputy Director, Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt. The Emerald Energy Institute (for Petroleum & Energy Economics, Policy and Strategy), EEI, University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) hosted a public lecture on September 04, 2015, which was presented by Paul Michael Wihbey, a …

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