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Prototype Tech Quickly Warns Drivers of Accidents Ahead, Could Help Clear Way For Emergency Vehicles To Save Lives

The consequences of blocking the progress of emergency vehicles – and delaying their arrival at the scene of an accident – could prove fatal. In fact, experts believe that survival rates for road accident victims can be improved by as much as 40 per cent if they receive treatment just four minutes more quickly. Together with Vodafone, Ford is now testing ...

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Sébastien Ogier Goes Back To the Team Where It All Began

Determined to return as a challenger for the podium next year, five-time world rally champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia are to rejoin the team in 2019, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT made the announcement in a statement rleased on Friday. Ten years ago, at the 2008 Wales Rally GB, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, then the newly-crowned Junior World Rally ...

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Gas flaring: Nigeria To Revoke Licences Of Oil Companies

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu says the federal government will from 2019 commence the revocation of the licences of oil companies that fails to stop flaring of gas in their operations in the country. Kachikwu made this known while speaking at the 2018 Buyers’ Forum/Stakeholders’ Engagement organised by the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria (GACN) ...

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Lotus Group Hunts For Founder’s First Car

…Says Whereabouts unknown for over 60 years Enthusiasts, collectors and car hunters worldwide have been urged to help in tracking down the long-lost Lotus Mark I, the first car built by Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus Group Plc. As the British marque continues its 70th celebrations,Lotus wants fans from around the world to pick up the trail of the most ...

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New Champions Crowned Champions At Phakisa

Blaze Baker (King Price Extreme/BikeFin Yamaha R6) went to Phakisa Freeway for the final round of the 2018 SuperGP Champions Trophy on Saturday, 22 September with a slender five-point lead over his closest rival, Adolf Boshoff (Uncle Andy Racing Suzuki GSXR600). Two races and two wins later the KwaZulu-Natal rider claimed his first Super600 championship. In the Super300 standings, Kewyn ...

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Rainfall, Thunderstorms to Prevail On Monday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted chances of scattered rainfall and thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Monday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Sunday, predicted prospects of rains over the central cities like Yola, Jalingo, Mambilla Plateau, Lokoja, Markurdi, Jos, Kaduna and bauchi during the morning hours. It predicted cloudy morning ...

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Street Lighting: Lagos Covers 1300km in Three Years

…Sets to Install Additional 10,000 LED Lights The Lagos State Government has so far effectively installed street lighting in about 1300 kilometres across the State, with a projection to deliver another 82kilometres by the end of the year, Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr Olawale Oluwo has said. Speaking to journalists while inspecting ongoing projects in the sector with ...

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NNPC urges NUPENG, PENGASSAN to Halt Planned Strike

The Group Managing Director (GMD), NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, has urged oil workers to halt their planned strike over a labour dispute involving Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) management and the staff. The unions are National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN). Baru made the appeal in ...

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