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Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Ravon: 9:08pm On Dec 29, 2019
…As Stallion, CFAO Motors, Cars45.com, others win big at 2019 NAJA Awards

It was a celebration galore by leading auto brands, lubricants brands in the country as the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) recently presented different categories of awards to deserving winners at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The award night which had the representatives of the Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Aliyu Jelani and the representative of the Corp Marshal of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) as special guests was well attended by many Chief Executive Officers and other stakeholders in the nation’s automotive sector.

In the award categories for 2019, Toyota Corolla won the Car of The Year (COTY) Award beating Hyundai Tucson and GAC GS4, a Chinese brand. In the Luxury Car of The Year, Mercedes Benz S-class emerged winner ahead of BMW 7-series and Porsche Panamera, while the Luxury SUV of the Year award went to Range Rover Autobiography.

Mitsubishi L200 edged out the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger to clinch the Pick-Up 0f The Year Award while Mini Bus of the Year award went to the Toyota Hiace that competed with the Nissan Urvan and Mercedes Benz Sprinter buses.

New Auto Lubricant of the year went to Motul, just as Ondo Motor Rally smiled home with the Motor Sports of The Year Award.

Cars.45 was named as Online Auto Marketing Company of The Year; JAC, emerged the Most Improved Brand of The Year; even as Hyundai was named the Highest Selling Brand of The Year.

While Mandilas was announced as the Auto Workshop of The Year and Changan as Fastest Growing Auto Brand of The Year, the Honda Accord took home Executive Car of The Year award.

In his welcome speech, Mike Ochonma, Chairman of NAJA, said that NAJA award is the most prestigious and only recognised auto award in the country.

He advised industry stakeholders to desist from ‘negotiating’ for awards from private merchants who give auto industry awards just to prove to their principals abroad that they are doing well in the market

Emphasising that NAJA awards is the only recognised award nationally and internationally, Ochonma pointed out that the winners were arrived at, after an exhaustive, but an objective evaluation of competitors in each of the categories

He said that the award winners which was arrived at through members’ votes, will among other things, provide consumers with sound, comparative information on vehicles that are new to the market.

In his response, managing director of Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) Kunle Ade-Ojo who received the COTY award in a presentation made by the duo of Kayode Opeifa, Executive Vice-Chairman, Presidential Task Team on Apapa Gridlock alongside Ifeanyi Agwu thanked the organisers for putting up the award and for finding the Toyota Corolla worthy for the COTY award.

Ade-Ojo promised that the company will continue to uphold the integrity which the company has been known for while contributing positively for the Nigeria Auto industry.

Also, Special recognitions were given to Bukky Ogunnusi, Advert and Public Relations Manager of Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) and Abiona Babarinde, General Manager, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Coscharis Group. Thomas Pelletier, Managing Director/CEO of CFAO Motors was equally given the award of Most Innovative CEO of The Year.
SOURCE: https://brandspurng.com/2019/12/29/toyota-corolla-emerges-nigerias-car-of-the-year/

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by hisgrace090: 9:19pm On Dec 29, 2019
Fuel economy always the yardstick for 9ja.


Well, who this "next level" no affect?

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by socialmediaman: 9:20pm On Dec 29, 2019
Clap for Buhari grin grin grin

GEJ never achieved this for Nigeria

Before you quote me, read the comment again, slowly...

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by EcoBrick: 9:23pm On Dec 29, 2019
Toyota just use style overthrow Peugeot as Nigerians' preferred brand.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by nakaman: 9:50pm On Dec 29, 2019
there are many kinds of Toyota Corolla, Which of the Corollas

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Zangazanga: 9:52pm On Dec 29, 2019
"Honda is bae" gang won't like this. They'll start mentioning all their past glory now. Some even said Hyundai is made by Honda.

Argue with your shaft pls.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Lincoln275(m): 10:21pm On Dec 29, 2019
Well deserved

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by chigoizie7(m): 10:21pm On Dec 29, 2019
Please, I just fell in love with Hyundai.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by YINKS89(m): 10:21pm On Dec 29, 2019
corolla sport to be precise

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Whobedatte(m): 10:21pm On Dec 29, 2019
Thanks to uber and taxify.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by mu2sa2: 10:22pm On Dec 29, 2019
Eyaa, Innoson!

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Ladycoolbreeze(f): 10:22pm On Dec 29, 2019
I like Toyota

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Arewa12: 10:23pm On Dec 29, 2019
Na uber nd taxify make Corolla plenty for street

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by KingAzubuike(f): 10:23pm On Dec 29, 2019
I was at the USA months ago. People who drive these sorta cars are often tagged as poor and suffering. If you aren't in a lambo, Koenigsegg , Aston Martin or Ferrari or some dope Audi or BMW, babes no go even look ur side.


But here in naija person wey dey drive Toyota pencil feels like he has made it in life.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Period007(m): 10:23pm On Dec 29, 2019
Citizen of the federal republic of Nigeria

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by yesloaded: 10:24pm On Dec 29, 2019
Toyota, everywhere you go

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Knox123(m): 10:24pm On Dec 29, 2019
tongue

Toyota Corolla Emerges the most Snatched / Stolen Car of the Year in Nigeria.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Mrbabs1: 10:24pm On Dec 29, 2019
No surprise here

Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Tab4kids(f): 10:25pm On Dec 29, 2019
sad
Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by leonard002(m): 10:25pm On Dec 29, 2019
Lol. Standing from my balcony, you could count more than 50 in 10 minutes or so. No surprise there

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by papiforreal(m): 10:26pm On Dec 29, 2019
It's good but overpriced wink wink

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by iCauseTrouble: 10:29pm On Dec 29, 2019
Who wants to sow a Venza into my life in 2020?

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by DigitalLogic: 10:29pm On Dec 29, 2019
impressive!!

However, IMO it's either Benz or Nothing

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Nathdoug201: 10:30pm On Dec 29, 2019
nakaman:
there are many kinds of Toyota Corolla, Which of the Corollas
Corolla LE

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by 234GT(m): 10:31pm On Dec 29, 2019
Overpriced nonsense. Especially the 2006 model!

You pay for the fuel at the point of purchase of the car, because I can never understand why I would pay more than 1.2m for that car.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by MrPresident1: 10:32pm On Dec 29, 2019
Benz ni o

Benzular, Benzimeter

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by lyriclekidd(m): 10:34pm On Dec 29, 2019
Yh most used car too

Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Nobody: 10:34pm On Dec 29, 2019
Zangazanga:
Honda gang won't like this.

Argue with your shaft pls.

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by Myketuale(m): 10:35pm On Dec 29, 2019
Period007:
Citizen of the federal republic of Nigeria


This car is how much?
Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by habeeb246(m): 10:35pm On Dec 29, 2019
Too Lite, over priced advanced Moruwa

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by bizhop01(m): 10:36pm On Dec 29, 2019
I don't like Toyota, i still prefer Hyundai

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Re: Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year by onadana: 10:36pm On Dec 29, 2019
KingAzubuike:
I was at the USA months ago. People who drive these sorta cars are often tagged as poor and suffering. If you aren't in a lambo, Koenigsegg , Aston Martin or Ferrari or some dope Audi or BMW, babes no go even look ur side.


But here in naija person wey dey drive Toyota pencil feels like he has made it in life.

Thank God you say Naija

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