THE FUTURE IS HERE: 90MIL NAIRA FLYING BOARD THAT WILL TAKE YOU 103 MILES PER HOUR LAUNCHED WITH FRENCH PRESIDENT AND GERMAN CHANCELLOR IN ATTENDANCE, SEE VIDEO, PICS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIkOTlLXE4Q French inventor and entrepreneur Franky Zapata wants us to see the future of faster transportation as he pilots his jet powered aerial vehicle, which he calls the Flyboard Air, during this month’s Bastille Day celebrationsin Paris, France. In the short clip above, the CEO of Zapata is seen soaring 9 meters in the air on his Flyboard and dazzling the crowd which includes the French president Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. The Flyboard Air, which has a top speed of 103 mph and will fly for almost 30 minutes before refueling, was also seen stalking a green Lamborghini Huracan in the latter part of the clip.…

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12-YR OLD NIGERIAN GIRL DESIGNS ROBOT THAT CAN FOLD CLOTHES, SEE PICS

Meet 12 years old girl, Fathia Abdullahi who designed a robot that can fold cloths. In a BBC documentary, the girl talked about how she started coding at age of 11 and how her passion for coding led her into designing the robot. She revealed that folding of cloths is one of the major challenges in her house. Watch the video https://zenithnaija.com/meet-12-years-old-nigerian-girl-who-designed-a-robot-that-can-fold-cloth/

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NIGERIAN DEVELOPS APPLICATION TO TRANSLATE OVER 2,000 LANGUAGES

Mr Emmanuel Gabriel, a 41-year-old Nigerian Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, has developed a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform, known as ‘OBTranslate’, for over 2,000 African language translation. Gabriel, based in Germany, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in email on Wednesday in Abuja that the invention, being the first globally, was intended to create massive jobs for Africans. According to him, OBTranslate is an online Common Admission Tool (CAT) for machine learning, AI platforms and neural network systems for over 2,000 African languages. He explained that the drive…

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DOCTORS PERFORM KIDNEY TRANSPLANT IN FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE UMAHIA

The new Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State, Dr. Azubuike Onyebuchi has revealed that the fifth successful kidney transplant performed on a man by the hospital last week, was carried out by Nigerian doctors, in collaboration with a Nigerian Transplant Surgeon, Prof. Sani Usman Alhassan, who came from Kano.The Medical Director told The Guardian yesterday, that the operation was the first since he assumed office this month, adding that the patient, whose identity he failed to disclose, was doing very well at the hospital’s Intensive…

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FG ANNOUNCES INTRODUCTION OF SOLAR POWERED MOTORCYCLES AND TRICYCLES

The Federal Government, on Thursday announced plans to introduce solar-powered tricycles and motorcycles into the Nigerian transport system in 2019. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this at the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected executives of Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle & Motorcycle Owners, Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) in Abuja. The minister, who was represented by Dr Anthonia Ekpa, Director, Road Transport and Mass Transit Administration of the Ministry, said the initiative would solve the fuel challenges faced by motorcycles and tricycles riders. “What we have done…

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ANAMBRA TECHNOVATION GIRLS, IFEST BIYS WORTH BILLIONS OF DOLLARS- SILICON VALLEY GROUP

Anambra ‘Technovation’ girls, IFEST boys worth billion dollars – Silicon-Valley group Saturday, April 13, 2019 (PM News) The Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development (SV-NED) says the five Nigerian girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha, and the four boys from St. John Science and Technical College, Alor, both in Anambra, are worth several billions of dollars. Chairman of SV-NED, Chief Temitope Ajayi, said after Jumia listed on New York Stock Exchange that the Anambra girls and boys were littered all over Nigeria, adding all they need is an opportunity. The five…

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DUBAI POLICE INTRODUCE FLYING BIKE, SEE PICS

Criminals in Dubai ought to be shaking in their boots, as police in the Arab Emirate have introduced a flying motorbike. A new video shows a Dubai police officer testing out the new hoverbike, which has rotors instead of wheels that allow it to fly. The hoverbike, capable of flying 16ft above ground, is seen emblazoned with Dubai police emblems as it is tested for the cameras. With the hoverbike, police could get to the middle of traffic jams, which would be difficult with a normal car or even a…

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