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Nigeria: Hundreds escape death in Lagos Airport as Qatar Airways aircraft tyre burst upon take off

Hundreds of passengers on Thursday escaped death when their Dubai-bound Qatar Airways aircraft suddenly had a burst tyre while attempting to take off at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the incident occurred on the runway 18 Right of the airport around …

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Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali explains why 2017 will be a game-changer for the brand


Lamborghini is about to become bigger than it’s ever been since it was founded in 1963 – much bigger. The expansion will be driven by the addition of a luxurious, high-performance SUV previewed by the Urus concept at the 2012 edition of the Beijing Auto Show. Officials predict the brand …

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Airbus intends to test flying car before the end of the year, CEO says


Cities are growing worldwide and traffic as we know it will only get worse. Airbus Group’s urban air mobility division predicts that by 2030, 60 percent of the population will live in cities, up from 50 percent today. The aircraft giant, second in size only to Boeing, is developing three …

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Toyota Corporation to begin testing of fuel cell vehicles


Toyota Motor Corporation on Tuesday said it would begin testing its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in the United Arab Emirates. The Chairman of the corporation, Takeshi Uchiyamada, said in a statement in Tokyo that the aim was to explore the next-generation option to petrol-electric hybrids. He added that it …

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Zambia welcomes its first female fighter pilot


24-year-old Second Lieutenant Thokozile Muwamba has made history in Zambia as the country’s first female fighter pilot to be accepted into the male dominated area of the military. After joining the military in 2012, Muwamba was fortunate to be part of the Zambian Air Forces programme to train female pilots …

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Buhari Dealers beg President to reverse ban on importation of vehicles through land borders


Vehicle dealers in Sokoto State have urged the Federal Government to reverse the ban on importation of vehicles through land borders. The Chairman of the Motor Dealers Association in the state, Alhaji Muntari Mafia, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, February …

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