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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THIS BICYCLE CAN BE FOLDED AND CARRIED IN A BAG, CHARGED AND BE USED TO CHARGE APPLIANCES

Compact and portable, Brompton Electric Folding Bike is light enough to carry on public transport. Take this e-bike anywhere with you, when you reach the train station, simply fold up and jump on the train. This bike is designed by world class engineers to make sure it fits all the technology and power needed to bring you a personal and portable high-tech vehicle. Equipped with custom developed 250W front hub motor, this bike offers high performance-to-weight output, you would feel unstoppable in the city, fly up the hills, arrive on…

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DUBAI LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST SELF FLYING TAXI, SEE PIX

The self-flying taxi launched in Dubai on Monday The world’s first self-flying taxi was launched at the Jumeirah Beach Park in Dubai, United Arab  Emirates today. The Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) of Dubai was the brainchild of  Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA). According to Dubai Media Office, the two-seater AAT, capable of transporting people without human intervention or a pilot, has been supplied by Volocopter, a Germany-based specialist manufacturer of automated air vehicles. The AAT, expected to be put into use in the fourth quarter, is powered by electricity…

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