The flying car completes a 35-minute test flight between cities

A prototype flying car has completed a test flight between two cities in Slovakia, spending 35 minutes airborne.Klein Vision’s AirCar flew between Nitra and the capital Bratislava on Monday, according to a press release published Wednesday. The AirCar Prototype 1 is powered by a 160 horsepower BMW engine, and comes equipped with a fixed propeller. It transforms from aircraft to road vehicle in less than three minutes. It … Continue reading The flying car completes a 35-minute test flight between cities

Lagos disclaims viral post on new traffic offences, fines

The Lagos State Government has disclaimed an online viral post titled “New Lagos Traffic Offences and Fines” being circulated on social media platforms, advising that the motoring public should disregard the information in its entirety because it is false and did not originate from the Ministry of Transportation or Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic … Continue reading Lagos disclaims viral post on new traffic offences, fines

Passengers Trapped In The Bush As Abuja-Kaduna Train Breaks Down

Hundred of passengers on Abuja/Kaduna train are currently stranded in Dutse, Kaduna, as the train developed faults few minutes into the journey. Five minutes after the train departed the Rigasa Station in Kaduna, it developed a mechanical fault. Twice, the train stopped before getting to Dutse, where it finally broke down. Midat Joseph, an Assistant National Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), who … Continue reading Passengers Trapped In The Bush As Abuja-Kaduna Train Breaks Down

11 dead, 22 injured in Osun motor accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC ) in Osun on Saturday said 11 people lost their lives in a ghastly accident that occurred on Gbangan – Ibadan Expressway. The Sector Public Enlightenment Officer, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo. Ogungbemi noted that the accident occurred at 9:21 p.m. on Friday around Ayedaade Local Government Secretariat, 5Km from Sasa … Continue reading 11 dead, 22 injured in Osun motor accident

Edo takes steps to check insecurity on the Benin-Auchi highway

Worried by the high insecurity on the Benin-Auchi road, the Edo State Government has commenced consultations with communities along the route, urging cooperation for normalcy to be restored. It cautioned the communities against conniving with criminals. Recall that Youths of Ehor in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area had last week barricaded the road as a result of frequent abductions and murders in that axis. At the … Continue reading Edo takes steps to check insecurity on the Benin-Auchi highway

Buhari directs Minister to submit revised 25-year roadmap on National Space Policy

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday expressed a renewed commitment to the space sector, describing it as the foundation of cybersecurity and a vibrant digital economy. The President, who spoke at a meeting with members of the National Space Council of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) at the State House in Abuja said: “Today, therefore, marks another milestone in our resolve to effectively utilize … Continue reading Buhari directs Minister to submit revised 25-year roadmap on National Space Policy

FRSC not recruiting – Spokesperson

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned job seekers against online fraudsters posing as its recruitment agents. This is contained in a statement by Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem on Thursday in Abuja. Kazeem said the clarification became necessary following desperate efforts by fraudsters to defraud unsuspecting job seekers. He said the attention of the FRSC had been drawn to an online publication … Continue reading FRSC not recruiting – Spokesperson

Sanwo-Olu launches seven new high capacity boats to boost water transportation

…Governor Approves Premium Insurance Cover on Passengers Using State-Owned Ferries …‘We Now Have Capacity to Move 710 Commuters per Trip’ – LAGFERRY MD The growing interest in water transportation by residents of Lagos State has received an encouraging response from the State Government.Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, expanded the capacity of the Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) with the delivery of seven additional high-capacity speed … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu launches seven new high capacity boats to boost water transportation

Tanker explosion kills two, burns 13 vehicles in Ogun

At least, two persons have been confirmed dead, while 13 vehicles were burnt when a petroleum tanker exploded at Ogere-Remo axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Tuesday morning. The incident, which occurred at the proposed new Kara Market in Ogere Remo in the Ogun State corridor of the expressway, resulted in heavy traffic gridlock along Nigeria’s busiest expressway, thereby compelling traffic management authorities to divert … Continue reading Tanker explosion kills two, burns 13 vehicles in Ogun

UAE Makes U-Turn, Reinstates Ban On Nigerian Flights

Barely 48 hours after announcing resumption of flights to Nigeria, Emirates, the UAE flag carrier, has again announced indefinite suspension of flights to Nigeria. The UAE authorities had initially fixed Wednesday, June 23, 2021, for resumption of flights to Nigeria. But in a statement on its website on Monday, the airline said, “In line with government directives, passenger flights to and from Nigeria (Lagos and … Continue reading UAE Makes U-Turn, Reinstates Ban On Nigerian Flights