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As Nigeria auto industry summit holds this week, Globe Motors to showcase locally-assembled mobile cooling van

Globe Motors will this week Thursday June 27 showcase its locally-assembled cooling van at the Nigeria auto industry summit holding in Lagos as one of the highlights of the event.

Organisers of the event, Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) announced this in a statement, just as more auto companies have indicated interest in participating in the maiden edition of the programme.

It said the production of the Nigeria-assembled mobile cooling van aimed to proffer solutions to the challenges being faced by stakeholders in this area.

Already, Kia Nigeria, Carloha Nigeria, Coscharis Motors , Globe Motors, Ineh-Mic Motors, Suzuki By CFAO, RT Briscoe, Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL), Weststar Associates Limited and Honda Automobile Western Africa Limited (HAWA) have pledged full support for the event.

The event being organised in partnership with the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), has continued to excite stakeholders as the countdown began on Monday (today).

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mr. Bashir Adewale Adeniyi and officials from the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) are also expected to address the myriad challenges facing auto importers at the summit.

According to the organisers, the country’s automotive industry is expected to rally all stakeholders together in addressing the challenges facing them and recommend practical solutions to the government through a communiqué at the end of the event in order to fully explore the great potential in the automotive sector for national development.

Expected to be declared open by the Minister of Industries, Trade and investment, Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite, summit, which has as theme, Reviving Nigeria’s Economy through the Automotive Sector, will have the NADDC Director General, Mr. Joseph Osannipin, as the Chief Host.

The NADDC boss is expected to be supported at the summit by members of the Nigeria Association of Automotive Manufacturers (NAMA) as well as leading stakeholders across Nigeria.

Commenting on the importance of the summit for the development of the country’s automotive sector, Chairman, organizing committee of NAISU, Femi Owoeye, said, “Initiating this summit is vital, especially at this moment in history, when Nigeria is struggling to map its way out of the prevailing global economic despair. Being one of the drivers of the global economy, the automobile industry, if given the necessary impetus in Nigeria, is capable of transforming the country to an automotive manufacturing hub in Africa.

“To this end, Nigeria Auto Industry Summit shall annually produce significant information compost that would help the government to make it happen. That is why the maiden event is themed: Reviving Nigeria’s Economy through the Automotive Sector.”

Chairman of NAJA, Mike Ochonma, said, “The summit shall bridge the information and communication gap between the nation’s auto industry stakeholders and relevant government agencies.

“Moreover, annually, the summit shall give a single and united voice for the auto industry leaders to set developmental agenda aimed at kick- starting and driving relevant government policies towards a sustainable development of the automotive industry in Nigeria and ultimately position the country as a frontline beneficiary of the African Free Trade Agreement Area.”

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Ex-Senate President Pius Ayim dumps PDP for APC 

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Former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, on Saturday formally joined the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC), dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He announced this at the Pa Oruta Ngele Township Abakaliki during the Grand Finale of the APC local government election Campaign.

Ayim led a host of other notable personalities across other political parties including former state and National Assembly members, former governorship candidate of Labour Party, Edwin Nkwegu, Senator Obinna Ọgba, former national and state assembly candidates, with hundreds of their supporters to join the party.

The new members were received by APC National Chairman, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State and Minister of Works, David Umahi, state chairman of the party, Stanley Meghan, and other leaders of the party.

Speaking at the event, the Minister of Works, David Umahi, praised Anyim for all the support he gave to the APC during the 2023 elections.

He also thanked President Bola Tinubu for all the support given to him when he faced legal battles after joining the party.

He said, “President Tinubu called me to come and see him and when I came he carried me in his car personally to meet a Senior Advocate of Nigeria who handled our case.”

Minister Umahi noted that he faced serious attacks and conditions for deciding to join the APC but was grateful that today the party had become the beautiful bride of all in the state and southeast.

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SEC okays RT Briscoe’s N10bn fund raising plans

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SEC okays RT Briscoe’s N10bn fund raising plans

 

RT Briscoe Nigeria Plc has secured approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise N10bn through a newly introduced savings and investments scheme.

Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of RT Briscoe Nigeria, Mr Seyi Onajide, disclosed this in Lagos during an interactive session with journalists.

He also spoke on the company’s commencing the conversion of petrol/diesel vehicles to run on compressed natural gas.

Onajide in a statement said the savings and investment scheme would allow the rich, semi-rich, and the poor to participate in the N10bn fund raising.

The scheme is open to both existing RT Briscoe’s 43,000 share holders and non-share holders.

Onajide said the investment would go to a trustee, already set up by SEC, who would keep the invested sum with interest until the trustee calls a meeting of all subscribers to decide if their money should be converted to Briscoe shares or not.

“The savings and investment initiative gives opportunities to all interested parties to grow funds either to buy Briscoe shares or not. There will be additional benefits for those who end up choosing to buy Briscoe shares,” he said.

He said RT Briscoe remained committed to meeting its debt repayment obligations to banks coming with interest and charges, but promised that the debt would be resolved before converting the savings into shares.

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Rear Admiral Madueke wants court to stop ex-wife Diezani from using his name

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Rear Admiral Madueke wants court to stop ex-wife Diezani from using his name

Rear Admiral Alison Amaechina Madueke has petitioned a Lagos High Court to issue an injunction preventing his ex-wife, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from using his first name (Alison) and surname (Madueke) following their divorce.

He has requested that the court order Diezani to revert to her maiden name, Diezani Kogbeni Agama, and to publicly announce this change in newspapers in both Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

The petition, filed under suit number LD/15144HD/2024, claims that Diezani’s continued use of his name poses significant legal and financial risks to him due to her ongoing criminal trials in Nigeria and the UK. Alison Madueke cited that they ceased cohabiting in May 2015 following her ministerial appointment.

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Diezani later filed for divorce in November 2021, which was finalized on April 13, 2022, by Hon. Justice A.A. Ozegya at the High Court of Nassarawa State, Mararaba Gurku Judicial Division.

The retired naval officer expressed that the ongoing association of Diezani with his name is causing embarrassment and damage to his reputation and public image.

Despite the legal dissolution of their marriage, Diezani continues to use his name without justification or consent, creating a false impression of an ongoing relationship.

Alison Madueke has also stated that he had instructed his solicitors, Messrs Foundation Chambers, to send a formal letter to Diezani on December 14, 2023, requesting her to cease using his name and revert to her maiden name.

The petition seeks to enforce this change formally and to ensure public notification of her name reversion.

Rear Admiral Madueke wants court to stop ex-wife Diezani from using his name

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