America unveils world’s first flying car

THE future has finally caught up as the world's first flying car has at last been unveiled nearly a year after the concept was announced. Thanks to California-based Alef Aeronautics, a car that can fly is officially on the ground - and soon to be in the air. Dubbed the Alef Model A, the technologically advanced concept car was revealed at the North America International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. It can both drive as a normal car as well as take off vertically so it can hover and fly over traffic. “We tried to design and create the first

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NASA to Unveil fastest Supersonic jet with speed of 1 & half hour from New York To London

NASA is developing a supersonic jet with Boeing that will be so fast, that by the time you’re halfway through watching ‘Oppenheimer’, it would have already flown you from New York to London. The supersonic passenger aircraft will reportedly have a top speed of Mach 4 (~3000mph), which will not make it twice as fast as the Concorde but also faster than the legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane that was designed with a top speed of Mach 3.2 (around 2500mph). NASA claims that the proposed supersonic jet will cut down the travel time from New York to London to under

Firm launches Charging Hub for electric vehicles in Nigeria

As a revolutionary step toward sustainability and environmentally friendly transportation, Possible EVS, Nigeria’s pioneering innovation and sustainable mobility company, is launching its first fast electric vehicle charging station in the country called Charging Hub. The organization had announced the opening of EV Taxi, the nation’s first-ever electric car taxi service, in July. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Possible EVS, Mosope Olaosebikan, said in a statement on Thursday that a new electric vehicle charging station will act as a practical, quick-charging point for electric buses, taxis, and private vehicles, promoting sustainable mobility and encouraging the wide adoption of EVs in

It took me 13 years to build fuelless generator – Nigerian graduate

Oyekunle Ayansola, a graduate of Interlink Polytechnic, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State, said it took him 13 years to build an eco-friendly generator so everyone could have a steady power supply. He said his invention was spurred by his parent’s broken marriage 13 years ago and the economic hardship that followed. According to him, the challenges he faced made him look for innovative ways to improve his life, impact his community, and end poverty. He said he would like to mass-produce it so that everyone could have it at home as it would make life much easier for the people. Ayansola said

Oando receives electric mass transit buses for Lagos

Oando Clean Energy Limited, a part of the Oando Plc group, has taken delivery of electric mass transit buses for use in Lagos State. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the company late Tuesday. In 2022, OCEL signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority, to enable the successful deployment of an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Ecosystem (electric buses, charging stations, and other supporting infrastructure) towards the attainment of a sustainable road transport system in the state. The company said that it partnered with the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer, Yutong, to get the vehicles. In

UN showcases young female Nigerian tech innovators

The United Nations on Thursday showcased various technological innovations by young women and men that advanced gender equality and women’s empowerment in Nigeria. UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ms Beatrice Eyong, said the event was part of activities to mark the International Women’s month, with a theme, ‘DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality’, in Abuja. Eyong noted the wide gender gap in employment and education in the technological sector in Nigeria, with women making up only 22 per cent of the total engineering and technology university graduates annually. “This is due to gender stereotypes and social

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Imo poly invents 7.5kva fuelless generator, electric cars, drone to tackle insecurity

The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, has invented a surveillance drone to curb insecurity within the school premises. The rector of the institution, Michael Arimanwa, who spoke to journalists on the achievements of the polytechnic on his four years anniversary, said the surveillance drone was programmed to detect people’s conversations. The PUNCH reported that the school had invented a 7.5kva fuelless and fumeless generator. The rector disclosed the generator is another impact recorded by the institution, with the prospect of providing a solution to man’s existing problems. Arimanwa said that the invention of the drone became important because of

Meet the 5-Star Floating Hotel Brought To Qatar To host World Cup Fans

The first and second of the three floating hotels have arrived in Qatar. The cruise ship MSC World Europa docked at Old Doha Port to accommodate the FIFA World Cup fans during the tournament. The 22-deck highly anticipated ship which is bespoke for the 22nd edition of tournament, was officially inaugurated on Sunday, November 13, for its Naming Ceremony . Speaking to Al Kass TV, the Executive Director of the Housing Department at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Omar Al Jaber stated: "This cruise is considered its first voyage to Qatar, where it was built for the

INEC Demands ₦305bn to Conduct 2023 General Election

  Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that ₦305 billion is required to conduct the 2023 general elections. Yakubu made this known during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Appropriation at the National Assembly on Monday. He also noted that the amount will enable the commission to prepare for the election and purchase all the election materials needed and also cover several bye-elections across the country. INEC’s Chairman disclosed that the commission has already received ₦100 billion out of the required amount for the elections. 2022 Budget Meanwhile, the Chairman of the

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