Category: Transportation

UNN unveils first five-seater electric car

It was excitement galore at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) yesterday as the institution’s Engineering Faculty successfully unveiled its first five-seater electric car. Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the car, made with 80 percent locally-sourced materials, could undertake a 30-kilometer distance when fully charged. Vice Chancellor of the […]

At least 19 people were confirmed dead and seven others injured in a ghastly auto crash on Sunday, that occurred at Dinyar Madiga in Takai Local government area in Kano state. The National Union of Road Transport Workers,(NURTW), chairman in the area Malam Datti Musa Shawu confirmed the development to newsmen. An eyewitness at the scene of the accident said that 21 persons died instantly, while six vehicles were involved. He added that two of vehicles were said to have got burnt. A statement by the Kano state sector commander, corps commander Zubairu Matoto reporters, explained:, “19 died in an Auto crash that occurred yesterday at Dinyar madiga village, few kilometres from Takai town of Kano State. Read Also; Woman stabs brother to death in Kano “The incident occurred at about 1810hrs and 4 vehicles were involved; a bus belonging to Kano line mass transit, a Sharon car, Golf and a Honda Civic car. “A total of 19 people died ( 14 male adults, 3 female adults and 2 male children) and 7 were injured. “The Corpses and injured were conveyed to Takai General hospital by FRSC rescue team from wudil unit Command. “The probable cause of the crash was as a result of over speeding and dodging of potholes.

At least 19 people were confirmed dead and seven others injured in a ghastly auto crash on Sunday, that occurred at Dinyar Madiga in Takai Local government area in Kano state. The National Union of Road Transport Workers,(NURTW), chairman in the area Malam Datti Musa Shawu confirmed the […]