BREAKING: China Unveils World’s Fastest Train, Faster Than a Plane

    It’s not often that a train can get you to your destination as fast as flying, but China’s new high-speed maglev train might just pull it off. On a recent test run, the train sprinted to record-breaking speeds of 281 miles per hour, making it the fastest train in the world. Once completed, engineers hope the maglev will reach 621 mph (much faster than commercial flights, which cruise at an average of 545 mph to 574 mph). The maglev uses “magnetic levitation” to effectively glide on thin air, eliminating friction and noise pollution while allowing trains to travel

10 Security Tips for Android Devices

  Our internet identity is accessed through our smartphones, which have come to define us. Therefore, they require special care and protection from theft or hacking, both online and offline. If you’re not careful, losing your smartphone could result in more than simply losing your precious contact list. We’re talking about your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social networking profiles, as well as your documents, emails, images, and messages. If you’re not careful, anyone with access to the Internet can find and use any and all of your personal details. Here are some suggestions for increasing your Android device’s security,

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FG to install facial recognition technology at airports

The Federal Government has indicated plans to install facial recognition technology at major airports across the federation. The Honourable Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, made this known on Wednesday when he hosted the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Matsunaga Kazuyoshi, and a team from NEC Corporation, an information technology company in Abuja. He stated that the technology which would be deployed through grant agreements between the Nigerian Government and the Japanese Government, will easily detect impostors and improve security at airports. He also pleaded for the cooperation of all relevant stakeholders, assuring that facial recognition had proven

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Flights grounded, passengers stranded as NAHCO Workers begin strike across airports

  Local and International flights across Nigeria’s airports on Monday morning were shut down as Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) workers embarked on strike over salary increment demand. Starnews Nigeria reports that at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, NAHCO workers were not attending to passengers. They claimed they were on strike over alleged management's failure to increase their salaries in the face of the reality in Nigeria's economy. Findings by our correspondents revealed that the strike affected flight activities across all the airports in the country as NAHCO workers across the board were not working. At

Improving security, reviving dead industries’ — Tinubu presents action plan to business leaders

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his administration would revive Nigeria’s dead industries if elected in 2023. Tinubu said this during his town hall meeting with the business community and organised private sector on Tuesday in Lagos. At the meeting, the APC presidential candidate laid out his action plan before the business leaders, while he noted that his administration will target double-digit gross domestic product (GDP) growth. In a statement by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu’s media aide, business leaders at the event include Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Industries; Jim Ovia, chairman of

Richardson crashes out of women’s 100m at US National Trials

United States sprinter Sha‘Carri Richardson will miss another chance to prove her mettle against Jamaica’s top female 100m sprinters after failing to advance from the preliminary rounds of the event at the US National Trials. Richardson, who has been heralded by many for looking back to form, finished fifth in 11.31 seconds, with only the top three moving on to the next round.  The flamboyant sprinter headed into the event with the 5th fastest time in the world this year, recorded in New York earlier this month. The typically talkative sprinter did not stop to talk to the media after the

By |June 24th, 2022|Categories: Tech, Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Croatia ends France’s Nations League Hopes

By Sedara Oluwadara France's hopes of retaining the Nations League title are over after a home defeat by Croatia which means they cannot reach next year's finals.   Luka Modric's fifth-minute penalty after Ibrahima Konate fouled Ante Budimir was the game's only goal.   In Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe and Christopher Nkunku, France had three of the top four scorers in Europe's major leagues - but failed to find the net.   Didier Deschamps' side are bottom of Group A1 on two points from four games.   "It was a difficult month of June in terms of results. We did

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Actress, Mercy Aigbe Unveils Lover, ‘Di Owner’

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has finally shown the face of her lover, Kazim Adeoti, who she has been teasing her fans about for months. picture of them with the caption, "It’s my Boo’s birthday in a bit Cc @kazimadeoti thank you for being amazing" Adeoti is a movie producer. Aigbe has been referring to herself as ‘aya di owner’ (wife of the owner) for some months now on social media.

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Senate increases prisoners’ feeding cost to N1,000 daily

  Better days are in sight for Nigerian prisoners as the Senate, through its Committee on Interior, on Wednesday increased the daily feeding cost of a prisoner to N1,000 from N750 proposed by the executive in the 2022 budget. This is as the committee planned to converge the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, and the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, on expeditious justice delivery in decongesting the prisons. In his presentation before the Committee during the 2022 budget defence session, acting Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, Idris Isa, had said the daily N450 feeding cost

By |October 28th, 2021|Categories: Tech, News|0 Comments

Gov El-Rufai Proposes N233bn As 2022 Budget

  Governor Nasir El-Rufai has presented the 2022 draft budget of N233 billion to Kaduna State House of Assembly, with a capital expenditure of N146 billion and recurrent spending of N87.6 billion. Giving a further breakdown of the N233billion budget estimate, the governor disclosed that it has a capital to recurrent ratio of 63% : 37%. El-Rufai noted that the 2022 estimates are slightly smaller than the 2021 budget of N237.52bn, which had N157.56bn as capital and N79.96bn recurrent expenditure, a 66% to 34% capital to recurrent ratio. He further said that the priorities of the 2022 estimates are on

By |October 18th, 2021|Categories: Tech, News|0 Comments
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