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March 22, 2018 11:03 AM Self Driving Vehicles Approved For Public Road Testing In Beijing

The City of Beijing has released its first temporary license plates for Baidu’s self-driving vehicles for public road testing on Thursday. According to reports 33 roads have been opened with a total length of 105 kilometres for autonomous car testing outside the Fifth Ring Road and away from densely-populated areas on the outskirts. Regulations for managing 19

March 19, 2018 8:10 AM Kwankwaso speaks on secret meeting with Obasanjo

Senator representing Kano Central District, Rabiu Kwankwaso has spoken on his reported secret meeting with former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Reacting, Kwankwaso’s political associate, Hajiya Binta Rabi’u Spikin, dismissed the reports of Kwankwaso’s presence at the meeting. He said the news was based on eagerness of the people to know where Kwankwaso 19

March 17, 2018 7:39 PM David Mark, Shehu Sani speak on Senator Wakili‎’s death

The immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has described the death of the Senator representing Bauchi South senatorial District, Sen. Ali Wakili as a painful exit. Mark, reacting to the demise of Wakili in a statement by his Media Assistant, Mr Paul Mumeh, said “I am shocked and saddened by the sudden demise of our colleague and friend 22

March 17, 2018 1:02 PM The Hausas And Sabo Market In Ile Ife

From the way the ancient city is called, one could almost get the taste of what living in it would be like. The city sounds sweet in the mouths of the elders and the young ones. It is with a certain, deliberate thoughtfulness that could not be found in the way other cities and towns are pronounced especially with its cultural heritage. Ile Ife is an ancient 23

March 16, 2018 8:23 PM Ifeanyi Ubah declares interest to run in 2019

Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Friday, formally declared his intention to contest the Anambra South Senatorial District election in 2019. Ubah disclosed that he would run on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The businesman spoke when he visited the party’s state Chairman, Chief Norbert Obi. He later publicly 21

March 16, 2018 7:40 PM Sultan of Sokoto calls on Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call on Friday in Sokoto in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Wazirin Sokoto and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah 24

March 13, 2018 6:14 AM Man rapes girl after luring her with N10 biscuit

Chief Magistrate N. A. J. Ogunbona of the Ibadan Magistrate’s Court, Iyaganku- Ibadan, Oyo State capital, Monday, berated rapists in the country. She made the condemnation while ruling in a defilement case brought before her against a 52-year-old man, Mr. Gabriel Olaniyan. Arraigned on a one-count charge of having carnal knowledge of the minor, he told the court 17

March 12, 2018 7:24 AM NBA, CACOL back Shehu Sani, call for review of lawmakers’ allowances

The Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Monday Ubani, has called for a review of lawmakers’ earnings. Sani, who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, had revealed amount he and his colleagues receive monthly. Ubani in a short statement described the lawmakers allowances as ‘Jumbo allowances’, adding that Nigerians 19

March 8, 2018 2:16 AM Funds, bane of polio eradication –Rotary

Speaking during Rotary Foundation dinner dance in Lagos, specifically organised to raise funds for eradication of polio, District Governor, 2017-2018 Rotary Club of Gbagada South, Wale Ogunbadejo, said the foundation had spent more than $3billion over the past 100 years in life-changing sustainable projects all over the world. According to him, in the last 30 years 18

March 7, 2018 8:23 AM Two brothers jailed after one entered Malaysia using passport belonging to the other

An unemployed Singaporean, who was banned from entering Malaysia, repeatedly used his younger brother’s passport to enter the country and did so with his sibling’s permission. Court papers did not mention why Chong Teck Sian, 55, was not allowed to enter Malaysia but said he went across to buy illegal drugs. Chong Teck Sian, who pleaded guilty last month 13