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The Germans, pioneers in developing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), are taking a step-by-step approach to releasing new technology, waiting for their own engineers, rather than the general public, to validate their system. Both approaches – one conservative and one radical in nature – are designed to push highly automated driving on to public roads, a step that could massively reduce accidents, since computers have faster accident-avoidance reflexes than humans.
Just as global Social Media and technology giant, Facebook, was informing the Federal Government about its decision to open a Nigerian office in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has restated the determination of the Buhari administration to keep boosting the nation’s technology sector and digital economy.
Oil prices edged up on Thursday, but held near multi-week lows hit overnight after U.S. data showed gasoline demand fell and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was lagging.
Sales of Zimbabwe’s tobacco, the second largest foreign currency earner, fell 23.52% to 178.7 million kilograms this year, official data showed on Monday, after production was affected by lower rainfall.
The Swiss Office of Public Health, on Wednesday, reported 383 new cases of the coronavirus within 24 hours, the highest daily tally since the peak of the outbreak in April.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter repeatedly in the mouth after being asked about his wife's links to an alleged corruption scheme.
South Africa's retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts -- store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing power of households.
Ex-Big Brother Naija “Pepper Dem” housemate, Ike Onyeama, on Tuesday, said that he was still in a romantic relationship with ex-housemate, Mercy Eke, but yet to be engaged in the traditional way.
Stakeholders in the aviation industry have urged the ground handling services to consider price adjustment instead of price increase, in order to survive the effects of the current raging COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.
The South West chapter of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria has directed all its members in the zone to henceforth, increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petroleum to N150 per litre.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics defied the coronavirus to report higher net profits in the second quarter Thursday, with strong demand for memory chips overcoming the pandemic’s impact on smartphone sales.
South Africa’s retail sales plunged by a record 50.4% in April and 12% in May, data showed on Wednesday in the latest evidence of the impact of the early, stricter phase of the country’s coronavirus lockdown.
Nigerian banks plan to reduce the amount customers can spend abroad using debit cards on Monday, two lenders said, as banks try to limit foreign currency settlement risk.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation saw its revenue from petrol sales plunge by 47.38 per cent to N107.61bn in April as supply dropped amid the coronavirus lockdown and the reduction in the pump price of the product.
Stakeholders have said that the provision of oxygen in isolation centres and hospitals was key in the treatment of COVID-19 patients even as they called for proper enforcement of safety guidelines through more engagement of transport associations and corporate organisations.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced new appointments and redeployments in the National Oil Company, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the Next Level Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria recovered from a one-set deficit to knock off third-seeded Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarter finals of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Austria.
Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero has seen a move to Inter Miami fall through.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick is confident that Super Eagles would win the next African Cup of Nations.
Top U.S. infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, has said that the first doses of a successful COVID-19 vaccine would be available to some hardest-hit Americans by late December 2020 or early January 2021.
The police in Lagos State have arrested Eze Aiwansone, a sergeant, who allegedly shot his girlfriend in Ikeja area of Lagos.
The Federal Government has expressed shock at the looting of some warehouses across the country, begging those who looted medical storage facilities to return the vaccines and other medical consumables they carted away.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed over the spending of coronavirus funds which Ekiti State government received to mitigate the negative effects of the pandemic.
Abia State Government said it received intelligence that some persons are planning another spate of protests in Aba and Umuahia today and has therefore warned against such protest.
The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has sacked one of his security aides and three grassroots coordinators over the recent destruction of police stations and other properties in their domains.
The Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Moji Adeyeye, has called on Kaduna State government to identify the looters of Kakuri warehouse in the Narayi area of Chikun LGA.