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Residents of Owode Elede, Írawo and Ájegunle communities under Agboyi/ Ketu LCDA, Lagos state resorted to using canoes as alternative means of transportation (more…)

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Every year, early cars gather to run and this year won’t be an exception as on November 3rd, an extremely rare Fiat 3½ hp produced in 1899 will participate, as sponsor, in the prestigious race staged to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Italian brand.

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Some days ago, Dieuautos, an auto dealership along Lekki Expressway Lagos released photos and video via their social media handles that they have the 2020 Toyota Alphard Executive Lounge, the Top-of-range trim of the Japanese Minivan.

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Nigerian Comedian, Jephthah Bowoto, Popularly known as Akpororo has shared a photo of himself with his new car on his Instagram handle.

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Africa seems to have perennial bad leadership and massive corruption to the detriment of the masses and countries. Most African leaders steal the Commonwealth and stash them abroad – already developed countries.

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The youths of Niger State under the auspices of Youth Council of Nigeria staged a protest about the deplorable state of all the roads entering the state.

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Following the recent tanker fire in Onitsha, Anambra State, many Nigerians have been asking several questions, some of which are; why was it that it was Delta State Fire Service that came to the rescue to douse the flames? and the whereabouts of the Fire trucks acquired by the former Governor of Anambra, Peter Obi.

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No fewer than 40 buildings, ranging from two- storey to four- storey buildings were razed in a tanker explosion in Upper Iweka, Onitsha.

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A Federal High Court on Monday in Abuja ordered the temporary freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies allegedly involved in smuggling of rice into Nigeria.

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29 passengers on-board a commercial bus had plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre complex, Iganmu Lagos, today, Monday, October 14 2019, but all passengers were unhurt.

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Officials of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA allegedly manhandled a tricycle driver they chased into a private property, in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Luxury Rental Benelux, a car rental based in Germany claims a Lamborghini car belonging to a friend has been stolen.

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A video has surfaced online as a man and a Traffic Warden fights in Ajegunle, a suburb in Lagos Nigeria.

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Instagram Celebrity, Tunde Ednut has mocked the Innoson SUV presented to the winner of the BBNaija 2019 season, Mercy Eke.

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The Bbnaija winner 2019, Mercy Eke popularly known as Lamborghini or “Lambo” for short was awarded a brand new IVM G80 SUV of Innoson motors.

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A Nigerian man recently left internet users laughing when he shared the hilarious experience he had with his first car online – Peugeot 406 sedan.

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Big Brother Naija 2019 grand finale is in a few hours and the winner is certainly going home with N60million worth of prizes.

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Ondo State Govt Expresses Delight At Pace of Work On Ore flyover Project. Management of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has expressed her satisfaction at the quality of work and pace of progress on the Ore Interchange/flyover road project.

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Wife of Big Brother Naija housemate, Mike Edwards has landed in the country for the first time ever.

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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) of the Kano State Command has said that it has seized about 200 unregistered tricycles in the state.

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A Nigerian whose Twitter handle is @Otunbakush1 listed twenty four (24) cars Nigerians “should never buy” because their of problem can’t be fixed except when you take it back to the company.

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Award winning author, Reno Omokri, has said that it is a sign of poverty when celebrities in Nigeria buy cars and it makes headlines.

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Do you know that the Police or other Military officers “looks face” before they stop and/or search any vehicle at check points in Nigeria?

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Governor Willie Obiano is in the news again for the wrong reasons as a popular Comedian from Anambra State, @unkusp calls out the Governor for using cheap labourers to repair roads and the bad state of roads in the State.

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A 32-year-old unemployed man, Ilesanmi John, on Monday, September 23, 2019 appeared in a Karu Grade I Area Court, for allegedly attempting to steal a Toyota corolla in Abuja.

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Nigeria’s automaker, Innoson Vehicles has been trending on Twitter since yesterday, as Nigerians react to media reports that lawmakers in Anambra State collectively rejected brand new Toyota Prado SUVs that were intended to be given to them by Governor Willie Obiano

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The last may have not been seen about the Oil magnate, Jowi Zazaa as he recently shows off his compound filled with expensive cars.

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Korean Automaker, Hyundai has unveiled a luxurious, spacious with seater SUV with surprisingly eye-catching interior!

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Comedian Ogusbaba becomes a landlord and house owner after acquiring a duplex in the highbrow, Lekki Lagos.

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Is your baby crying without consolation, do not worry as Engineers at Mercedes Benz are working to incorporate the “Baby Control” protocol into the MBUX System of Mercedes Benz vehicles.

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Kia Motors plans to introduce another budget car, Kia Pegas, to Nigeria and other African countries. They intend to take advantage of the improving economies of some middle-income earners in many nations on the continent.

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Nigeria’s Award-Winning Gospel Singer, Frank Edwards is on a 15-day “USA Melody Experience Tour”. On the day 3 of the tour, he was conveyed in a blue Tesla Model X from San Bernardino, CA to Oakland, CA where he performed next.

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On Wednesday, 11th September, 188 willing Nigerians were evacuated from South Africa, because of Xenophobia.

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Photos have emerged on how Air Peace CEO, Mr Allen Onyema and members of Staff welcomed back the Nigerians stranded in South-Africa amid Xenophobic attacks

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The Air Peace flight MEN2759 conveying 188 Nigerians from South Africa has arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos at 9:35 pm (GMT+1).

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The New York Department of Motor Vehicles announced the winning number plate design to be used from 2020. (more…)

Nigerian Gospel Singer, Mercy Chinwo received a Lexus ES350 car gift as she turned 29 years old Thursday.

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In a bid to stimulate the growth of the economy, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged Nigerians to drop their taste for foreign goods in favour of made-in-Nigeria products.

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Here is the moment Fans hail davido in the street as he drives in to his house.

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The Lagos State Government has issued a traffic diversion advisory to motorists on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

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The 2020 Land Rover Defender has been spied without camouflage on the set of a James Bond movie.

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Every year in Uganda, vintage car owners, mechanics, car lovers, and car collectors gather to appreciate their prized possessions and this year wasn’t an exception.

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Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of Uganda, has resumed business, after 18years since it shut down operations in 2001, due to debt.

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BMW Owners Club Nigeria is the club whose members love the German automobile brand called BMW.

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Award winning author, Reno Omokri, has said that the 77 Fraudsters that was recently rounded-up in the US, just after Invictus Obi was arrested is not the reason that US Embassy in Nigeria increased visa fees.

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Dr. Cosmas Maduka, the President of Coscharis Group, recently lamented about his decision to invest N1.7billion in an automobile assembly plant in the country.

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Nigeria’s famous music star, Davido who has been away for some time now, adds a new SUV to his car collections as he acquires a brand new Lamborghini Urus.

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Popular Nigerian music star, Zlatan (@IbileWe) added a new Bentley Bentayaga to his car collections.

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Russia on Friday, 23rd August, opened a showroom selling its first post-Soviet Union luxury limousine under the Aurus brand.

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Big Brother Naija Housemate, Khafi won a brand new IVM Fox courtesy Innoson Motors.

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An Automatic transmission is a torque multiplication device that is attached to your vehicle’s engine, which enables your vehicle to shift gears automatically with little or no driver input.

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Mercedes-Benz, like other automakers, is on the mission to electrify its vehicles in the near future. They just added two plug-in hybrid powertrains to its compact models.

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American automaker celebrated their 100th anniversary of making cars and to crown the event, Bentley unveiled the all-electric EXP 100 GT.

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Engineers at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in collaboration with researchers at The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE), University of Cambridge are developing a powerful new 3D head-up display that

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Weststar Associates Limited, Nigeria’s foremost Distributor of Mercedes-Benz has revealed that the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA is now available in Nigeria.

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Some months ago, the Governor Akeredolu of Ondo State in a bid to create jobs and revive the defunct State Carrier, Owena Mass Transit, partnered Peace Mass Transit Limited to birth Sunshine Travels.

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Popular socialite, Emeka Okonkwo also known as Emoney took to his Instagram page to share videos of his convoy of expensive cars as they head home from church.

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The ad hoc Welfare Committee set up by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, did not recommend the purchase of Sports Utility Vehicles assembled by local firms as official vehicles for members.

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In a world where fossil fuel and other greenhouse gases are making the planet warmer, we need cleaner sources of energy or we may destroy the earth. Electric vehicles, which has been available from the 1950s, is one of ways we can transport our selves, without harming the earth but it has not been commercialised yet due to several factors.

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A Florida man faces a felony charge after authorities say he used a front loader to dump dirt on a car his girlfriend was driving.

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According to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of Nigeria, Nigerians spent a whopping sum of N148 billion to import used Vehicles (popularly known as Tokunbo or “Belgium) in the first quarter of 2019.

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A 22-year-old woman American from Macomb, Michigan aspires to help other people recover from serious injuries during a car accident.

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Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, who was in Ondo state for the 2019 Fagunwa Study Group International Conference, was personally driven

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Rivers State residents have been asking if the Governor, popularly known as Mr. Project, is still living in the state. This is due to the overwhelming poor state of roads across the state.

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Actor, Danny Trejo become a real-life hero after he helped rescue a young boy with special needs trapped in an car that rolled over in collision in Sylmar, Los Angeles California.

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Korean Automaker, Hyundai Motor Company has launched its first-ever car with a solar roof charging system.

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All over the world, there are stories of haunted houses, objects, dolls and cars. Some Hollywood movies are based on some of these real stories. But in this post, we are listing top five cursed and haunted car stories. They are:

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Few things come as perks of service but on US airline, Spirit, some passengers got a free shot of adrenaline earlier this week when a bat flew up and down the cabin.

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Nigeria’s Billionaire’s Daughter and Disc Jockey, popularly called DJ Cuppy has showed off his Ferrari LaFerrari.

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The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike, on Friday 26th July 2019, launched a new State security operations code – named ‘Operation Sting’ to improve the security of lives and property across the State.

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A 20 feet container conveying goods to “Mgbuka” Obosi lost its balance at Upper Iweka along Tarzan Owerri Road Onitsha and fell on two tricycles (popularly known as Keke) and a shuttle bus.

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Twin babies, a boy and a girl,
were found dead in the back of a car in New York City, USA, after their father forgot them when he went to work, according to FDNY officials.

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American Actor, Mark Sinclair popularly known as Vin Diesel was gifted a Muscle car on his birthday.

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Last year, a trend on the internet was when Nigerians decided to go on date with their cars. Wheelbarrows, cart pushers replicate this trend too and it was fun while it lasted.

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Report reaching Naijadriva has it another 10am Port Harcourt to Lagos bound Air Peace flight crash landed .

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The California Auto Museum in downtown Sacramento, USA, exhibits its Micro Car for the first time in seven years and they boast of over 20 of the cutest and most practical cars ever made! (more…)


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has revealed the identity of the man who climbed on the wings of an Azman Aircraft, waiting for clearance from Air Traffic Controllers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos.

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Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN ) said Friday it has commenced investigations into circumstances surrounding how an intruder climbed an AZMAN Air aircraft waiting for air traffic control clearance to take off at the Lagos Airport.

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A trending story today is a video of how a man tried to hijack an aircraft in Lagos.

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A viral video has emerged which shows a man who disrupted a local flight of Azman Air at the domestic wing of Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos for about 30minutes.

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The Lagos State task force has issued a seven-day removal notice to all owners of illegal structures along the Badagry Expressway.

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British automaker, Lotus has unveiled the all-new Lotus Evija, after a decade the last one was made.

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Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, has been sentenced concurrently to life and 30yrs in prison on Wednesday in New York for smuggling tons of drugs including cocaine and heroine into the United States.

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Senator Dino Melaye buried his late Mom, late Mrs Comfort Melaye and he didn’t spare cash and emotions to give his late mom a befitting burial.

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Turkey has taken the first delivery of a controversial Russian missile defense system, angering USA and potentially triggering sanctions from Washington.

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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria notifies passengers and other airport users that in a bid to foster effective landside traffic management, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos has constituted a task force to ensure improvement in the flow of vehicular traffic.

The objective of the task force, which is made up of officers from the aviation security department and other relevant security agencies shall be to control vehicular movement, prevent unauthorized parking at terminal forecourts/curbsides and enforce the drop-off/pick-up zone policy of the airport.

Passengers and drivers are therefore advised to please cooperate with the officials and ensure compliance to the guidelines given by the officers.


According to reports, 200 buses have been purchased by the Ondo State Government to kick start a mass transportation scheme named Sunshine Express.

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Popular Nigerian Artiste, Mc Galaxy has taken the delivery of his Mercedes-Benz GLE 63S AMG SUV.

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In a bid to ensure the security, save lives, as well as encourage pedestrians to use pedestrian bridges at nights, all-in-one solar-powered lights and CCTV cameras have been fitted in almost all the pedestrian bridges in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

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The #BottleCapchallenge is trending online that even actor, Jason Statham engaged in when he popped a champagne bottle with a kick.

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A video is trending online on how a three-man gang expertly steals items from a red Nissan Navarra Truck.

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German automaker Mercedes-Benz, has revealed three versions of “Stronger Than Time” G-Classes to celebrate 40 years of the iconic Gelandewagen (“cross country vehicle”) off-roader.

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An aggrieved Nigerian citizen reportedly destroyed 5 diplomatic cars in front of Nigeria High Commission in London today, over delay to collect his passport after payment of all required fees.

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Commuting passengers in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria is a green-white-green Nissan Sunny taxi, with the number plate “1-Nigeria” and adorned with different pictures of Nigeria’s past leaders, map of Nigeria, Nigeria’s flag and other inscriptions; meet the most patriotically customized taxi in Nigeria.

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Following the Gas explosion at the Spar Port Harcourt Mall, the Secretary to Rivers State Government,

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A gas explosion at Spar Port Harcourt Shopping mall, on Wednesday ignited a fire which left at least five persons critically injured.

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Nigerian Shipping Magnate and Chairman of FiveStar Group, Emeka Okonwo, popularly known as Emoney posed with his powerful whips: His 2019 Rolls Royce Phantom, His wife’s blue Rolls Royce Phantom and Mercedes-Benz Luxury Sprinter.

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It is no news that tires was invented by John Boyd Dunlop (5 February 1840 – 23 October 1921), a Scottish inventor and veterinary surgeon; who wanted to make icycle rides more comfortable for his son, just in time when automobiles was developed. Pneumatic tyres revolutionized the auto industry. Since then, a lot of technologies have gone into tyre manufacturing.

The latest technology in tire manufacturing is “airless tyres” as Michelin has introduced

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Nigeria’s Super Star Singer, turned businessman, Dapo Oyebanjo, also known as Dbanj bought a Rolls Royce for his birthday.

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According to local Colombian media outlets, a woman caught his husband cheating with another woman at a motel in the Caribbean coastal city of Barranquilla.

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