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SOCIETY

Meet David, The Boy Who Was Rewarded By Oshiomhole After He Hid Himself In A Plane Wheel 8 Years Ago

There are some stories that can't be easily forgotten in the Country, We will be discussing the teenage boy who hid himself in a plane wheel to Lagos State 8 years ago. Daniel Ohikhena is a very vibrant young boy who was determined to travel abroad. This young boy who hails from Owan which is located in Edo State is very talented.

  7 months ago ago
Meet David, The Boy Who Was Rewarded By Oshiomhole After He Hid Himself In A Plane Wheel 8 Years Ago

SOCIETY

Airplane Drops Human Poop All Over A Man And His Garden While Flying Over

A rare incident has occurred in Winchester England where a plane flying over a man and his garden splashes liquid poop all over a man and his garden. [Image source: Google] [Picture is purely used for illustrative purpose] The man who was just outside his garden to appreciate nature was unexpectedly met with this unfortunate incident.

  7 months ago ago
Airplane Drops Human Poop All Over A Man And His Garden While Flying Over

TRAVEL

Video: Nigerian pilot, Captain Jamil Abubakar successfully lands a commercial airplane

A video has emerged showing how a pilot identified as Captain Jamil Abubakar, who is the son-in-law of the wealthiest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote landed a comment plane. The plane which was successfully landed by the pilot identified as Jamil Abubakar was an Airline Transport plane that usually conveys air travelers within and across the country.

  7 months ago ago
Video: Nigerian pilot, Captain Jamil Abubakar successfully lands a commercial airplane

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

The Difference Between Aircraft, Airplane, Aeroplane And Jet

For one to truly understand and grasp what the difference between Airplane, aircraft, Jet and Aeroplane is, one needs to know their meaning because many people tend to use them wrongly either while writing or speaking. Down below I'll get to highlight the various meaning and differences between these terms:

  7 months ago ago
The Difference Between Aircraft, Airplane, Aeroplane And Jet

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Check Out How Planes Are Refueled In Mid-Air.

Have you ever had the thought that "What if a plane's fuel gets exhausted while in flight?" Have you ever wondered how planes are refueled while in flight? Like our vehicles, which require constant refueling during a long-distance journey, planes too are sometimes refueled in midair and the process is called Aerial Refueling.

  7 months ago ago
Check Out How Planes Are Refueled In Mid-Air.

MILITARY

Gideon Orkar Coup And The C-130 Plane Crash Of 1992.

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., a Nigerian Air Force Military Transport plane with registration number NAF 911, piloted by wing commanders J.P Alabesunu and A.S Mamadi, received clearance from the control tower to take off en route to kaduna and Jos. It’s unique passengers planned to return to the command and staff college in Jaji by road from the kaduna airport.

  7 months ago ago
Gideon Orkar Coup And The C-130 Plane Crash Of 1992.

SOCIETY

2 Nigerians Who Cheated Death By Surviving Fatal Plane Crash That Killed Several People.

Whether by luck or by grace, surviving an accident is always an event to celebrate. To survive a plane crash is another level of miracle. Here are two Nigerians who cheated death by surviving fatal plane crashes. Kechi Okwuchi The Nigerian American singer is one of the only two survivors of the Sosoliso Airline Flight Crash that took place on December 10th, 2005.

  7 months ago ago
2 Nigerians Who Cheated Death By Surviving Fatal Plane Crash That Killed Several People.

TRAVEL

Meet Chinyere Kalu, The First Woman To Fly a Plane In Nigeria

Lots of men and women have contributed to the development of Nigeria in the past of which Chinyere Kalu is one. Chinyere Kalu didn't just grow up like every other Igbo girl in the 1970s. She had big dreams and was filled with aspirations which made her successful.

  7 months ago ago
Meet Chinyere Kalu, The First Woman To Fly a Plane In Nigeria

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

The Type Of Aircraft That Can Fly Without An Engine And How It Can Do So

Most people are familiar with the fact that planes can fly as a result of having an engine, but there is also some types of aircraft which can fly without an engine, and these types of aircraft are called gliders. Gliders are simply a type of winged aircraft which is assisted in flight through the reaction of the air against its lifting surface.

  7 months ago ago
The Type Of Aircraft That Can Fly Without An Engine And How It Can Do So

SPORTS

The Story Of Helio Neto, The Footballer Who Survived A Plane Crash With His Bible

November 28, 2016 will go down in history as one of the darkest days in the world of football and in the lives of the victims of the LaMia Flight 2933 aircraft which crashed in near Medellin in Colombia, killing 71 passengers. photo credit: google Aboard the plane was the entire squad and entourage of Chapecoense, a Brazilian club which was travelling to play the final of the 2016 Copa Sudamericana.

  7 months ago ago
The Story Of Helio Neto, The Footballer Who Survived A Plane Crash With His Bible

TRAVEL

Check Out What Led To The Demise Of The Concorde, The Ex-Fastest Passenger Plane In The World

When talking about planes, there are different classes of aircraft. They consist of, cargo, fighter and passenger planes. Initially, the planes that were built to be fast were fighters jets. However, in this case, a plane aimed at passengers was given the advantage of speed.

  7 months ago ago
Check Out What Led To The Demise Of The Concorde, The Ex-Fastest Passenger Plane In The World

SOCIETY

Check Out Some Powerful Images Snapped Before Tragedy Struck

1. Bear Attack. On Sept. 21, 2014, a 300-pound black bear approached a group of hikers in West Milford, New Jersey. The hungry bear stalked the five students, who were forced to split up. 22-year-old Darsh Patel was attacked by the bear and killed.

  7 months ago ago
Check Out Some Powerful Images Snapped Before Tragedy Struck

SOCIETY

9 People Around The World Who Were Incredibly Lucky

9. Bill Morgan An Australian man who goes by the name Bill Morgan break all odds to cheat death after his car collided with a truck and was crushed under the impact. He was unconscious when the doctors tried to revive him but later declared him dead in the end.

  7 months ago ago
9 People Around The World Who Were Incredibly Lucky

TRAVEL

3 Nigerian Stowaways Who Risked Freezing Or Falling Off From A Plane While Trying To Leave Nigeria

Most people wish to travel abroad so that they could start a new life there and while some made a move by using legal means, a few of them decided to hide in the wheels of a plane. Stowaways have risked their lives on several occasion as most of them were frozen to death when the plane flew to colder regions, while others fell off from the plane and landed on the ground.

  7 months ago ago
3 Nigerian Stowaways Who Risked Freezing Or Falling Off From A Plane While Trying To Leave Nigeria

SOCIETY

Luckiest Man Alive? Checkout How Selak Survived A Plane Crash, Train, Bus and 4 Other Accidents

If it had not been confirmed by multiple credible sources, no one would have believed that one man could survive so many catastrophes with little scratches and his life intact. Frane Selak, is the man popularly referred to as the "Luckiest" person alive, or as some sources would cite, "Unluckiest" person alive.

  7 months ago ago
Luckiest Man Alive? Checkout How Selak Survived A Plane Crash, Train, Bus and 4 Other Accidents

MILITARY

The Fastest, Slowest, Heaviest And Smallest Aircraft In The World

1. The Fastest Aircraft in The World To date, the fastest plane ever built in the world remains the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Since 1976 nothing has matched or even top the speed of this flying beast, this aircraft was able to reach an impressive speed of 3,529.6 km/h, which is almost 4 times the speed of sound.

  7 months ago ago
The Fastest, Slowest, Heaviest And Smallest Aircraft In The World

TRAVEL

The Smallest Jet Aircraft In The World Which Weighs Almost 188kg

Many of us might think that all jet-powered aircraft are gigantic, that's not always the case due to the fact there are a few which might be extremely very small, some can even weigh not less than 200kg. Photo credit: Google. This unique aircraft can obtain a top speed of about 515 km/h with a range of about 370 km.

  7 months ago ago
The Smallest Jet Aircraft In The World Which Weighs Almost 188kg

ENTERTAINMENT

How Kechi Okwuchi Went From Being A Plane Crash Survivor To A Successful Musician

Kechi Okwuchi is a Nigerian-American Musician who has inspired several people in the Country because despite all that she went through, she didn't give up on her dreams. Kechi made headlines in 2005 after she survived a fatal plane crash that killed about 107 people. Kechi was among the two people who survived the plane crash but she sustained third degree burns over 65 percent of her body and she underwent more than 100 reconstructive surgeries before she was discharged from the hospital.

  7 months ago ago
How Kechi Okwuchi Went From Being A Plane Crash Survivor To A Successful Musician

TRAVEL

Why Commercial Airplanes Are Usually Painted In White Colour

If you regularly board an aeroplane or have seen many of them in movies books and the internet, you will notice that majority of them are painted white and have little livery to show the logo of the airliner. In recent times we have seen a lot of planes that are painted white that we get to forget that they were not initially so because way back commercial planes come in chrome or bare metal which had little or no paint.

  7 months ago ago
Why Commercial Airplanes Are Usually Painted In White Colour

JUSTICE

Man Pleads Guilty To Flight Charge That Caused The Death Of Emiliano Sala

A man has pleaded guilty to a crime related to footballer Emiliano Sala's death on a flight. David Henderson, guilty to attempting to book a flight for a passenger without first obtaining permission or authorization. Sala, and pilot David Ibbotson were killed when their plane crashed into the English Channel in January 2019.

  7 months ago ago
Man Pleads Guilty To Flight Charge That Caused The Death Of Emiliano Sala