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Used Cars Buying Guide

Used vehicles are often the best values you’ll find in the automotive market. This is especially true for models just two or three years old. Not only is the price lower than a comparable new car’s, but continuing ownership expenses such as collision insurance and taxes are lower, and a two- or three-year-old used vehicle has already taken its biggest depreciation hit. In addition, buying used is a way to get a nicer car than you’d be able to afford new.

Whether you are looking for a certified pre-owned or a private sale, or are buying from a dealer or neighbor, Consumer Reports can help lead you through the us... Read more

Posted on June 2016,01   // Author: Admin  

Federal Road Safety - Offences & Penalties

Check Road Offences and the penalties. No reason to give and corrupt the society. you mostly end up paying more. Support the FRSC ... Check link below.

Offences & Penalties 

S/NO TICK INFRINGEMENT (S) CODE POINTS PENALTY CATEGORY


1 LIGHT/SIGN VIOLATION LSV             2 2,000 2
2 ROAD OBSTRUCTION ROB                3 3,000 1
3 ROUTE VIOLATION RTV                    5 5,000 1
4 SPEED LIMIT VIOLATION SLV            3 3,000 1
5 VEHICL... Read more

Posted on May 2016,30   // Author: Admin  

Repats, Expats, and Experts: How the Diaspora Will Reinvent Africa

 Leveraging the Skills of Diaspora Professionals to Improve the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Within this new era of knowledge economies, where the internet has flattened the world and digital entrepreneurs are building companies on the backs of binary codes and software modules, members of the African diaspora can play unique roles in re-inventing Africa’s future and catalyzing ... Read more

Posted on May 2016,30   // Author: Admin  

CAR MAINTENANCE THE RIGHT WAY PART 1: AVOIDING UNNECESSARY WORK

Blindly letting a mechanic perform maintenance on your car or truck can easily leave you overpaying. A recent case involving one of our staffers is a good illustration.

The staffer brought his 2005 Sienna minivan to a Toyota dealership for 60,000-mile service and ended up paying much more than he should have.

The Toyota service manual recommended only an oil change, tire rotation, and replacing the engine and cabin air filters (along with the usual litany of items to inspect, including brakes, fuel lines, gas cap gasket, steering gear box, and so on.)

We did some research and found that he could have paid around ... Read more

Posted on May 2016,27   // Author: Admin  

TOP 12 POPULAR CARS IN NIGERIA WITH HIGHER DEMAND

Often, we must have come across people debating on the most available car brands or sometimes the best and affordable cars for a start putting into consideration fuel conservation, spare parts and mileage.



Below are the cars we can confidently confirm to our readers that they’re the top Popular Demand Car Brands Available In Nigeria.

1. TOYOTA

You can’t take the number 1 spot away from this Brand here in Nigeria, The founder of the popular demand is a Japenese, Kiichiro Toyoda, in the year 1937 and the brand has grown to become the world’s largest automobile manufacturers. T... Read more

Posted on May 2016,20   // Author: Admin  

TOP PICK TIRES FOR 2016


Tires are a vital part of car safety, handling, and even fuel economy. Their importance can’t be overstated. After all, tires are the only part of the vehicle that touches the road. But for shoppers, it can be difficult to parse through marketing claims in order to find the model that best addresses your needs and budget.

To help our readers make informed decisions, we put more than 150 tire models through a battery of tests, including braking, handling, hydroplaning resistance, winter traction, ride comfort, and rolling resistance—a factor for fuel economy. We also evaluate how long a tire wears, by driving... Read more

Posted on May 2016,19   // Author: Admin  

How can you tell genuine parts from fake ones ?

 

One of the top ten causes of car accidents is defective automobile parts, which could be as a result of counterfeit parts such as airbags malfunctioning during use. The issue is not only seen within the borders of emerging markets: developed markets also see their fair share of counterfeit automotive parts primarily because exports can come from the same sources.


Dangers of counterfeit auto parts


Fake automotive parts are generally substandard, which can put the consumer in harm’s way
Use of fake auto parts may not fit the car’s specifications and can lead to more mechanical co... Read more

Posted on May 2016,18   // Author: Admin  

WHAT NEXT? NIGERIA OIL OUTPUT, NAIRA SLUMP, ATTACK AND STRIKE THREATS

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Militant attacks on oil installations and a threatened nationwide strike are driving Nigeria's petroleum production and its naira currency to new lows.

Angola has become Afr... Read more

Posted on May 2016,17   // Author: Admin  

N145 PETROL PRICE: OCCUPY NIGERIA PLANS PROTESTS OVER FUEL SCARCITY, INCREASED ELECTRICITY TARIFF-NANS

The Nigeria Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Thursday said the over 40 million Nigerian students would re-enact the Occupy Nigeria protest against the removal of subsidy from petroleum product this week.

The National President of NANs, Comrade Tijani Shehu, stated this in Abuja, at a protest rally where the association called for the removal of the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.

He said NANS is already mobilizing Nigerias students to resist the new N145 per litre pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise called petrol.

According to him, “A directive has been issued to all t... Read more

Posted on May 2016,16   // Author: Admin  

HONDA AND TOYOTA COPE WITH CAR PARTS SHORTAGE

Honda and Toyota separately announced new measures in attempts to cope with possible shortages of car parts as Japan recovers from the earthquake and tsunami disasters.

Honda Motors said that starting today, its North American plants will temporarily slow Honda and Acura vehicle production. While 80 percent of its cars sold in North America are mainly made with parts also from North American suppliers, "a few critical parts continue to be supplied from Japan," said Honda in an official statement. The company hopes the production slow down will give the automaker time to work with Japan-based suppliers still dealing with the afte... Read more

Posted on May 2016,13   // Author: Admin