The three things that could kill the pilotless airliner

The three things that could kill the pilotless airliner

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Demand for air travel is soaring, and pilots are in huge demand. But while we could build pilotless airliners, it doesn’t mean that they will ever enter service. Forget standing seats, in-flight VR or luggage-tracking apps. It’s unmanned flight that could be…

Iranian hostage freed by Somali pirates after four years

Iranian hostage freed by Somali pirates after four years

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Mohammad Sharif Panahandeh was captured by pirates in 2015 An Iranian sailor has been released by Somali pirates after spending more than four years in captivity. Mohammad Sharif Panahandeh was “seriously ill” and has been freed on humanitarian grounds, the Hostage Support…

Boosting education through School-Based Management Committee synergy

Boosting education through School-Based Management Committee synergy

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By Carl Umegboro “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible”. These were the words of a British statesman, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill who was a two-time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945…

Chinese Catholic bishop ordained with Pope’s approval

Chinese Catholic bishop ordained with Pope’s approval

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Christmas in Beijing: Catholics attend mass on 24 December 2018 A bishop has been ordained with the blessing of both the Pope and the Chinese state for the first time under a new deal. Religious organisations in China must be approved by…

British Parliament to be suspended in September

British Parliament to be suspended in September

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British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in September – and only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson said a Queen’s Speech would take place after the suspension, on 14…

How better can TICAD 7 improve Japan-Africa investments?

How better can TICAD 7 improve Japan-Africa investments?

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Miraikan in Odaiba area of Tokyo offers wide range innovations African countries can tap into Is the 7th edition of Japan International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD 7) to be held in Yokohama, Japan, be a turn-around conference for a better Japan-Africa…

Kogi 2019: Buhari save APC from crisis and defeat

Kogi 2019: Buhari save APC from crisis and defeat

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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello By Gabriel  B. Agbonika On May 27, 2019, Mr George Oyedepo wrote a passionate and touching article in ThisDay newspaper in which he called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to choose between Kogi State people and Governor Yahaya Bello…

Kogi 2019: Pick Bello, loose election – Jibril

Kogi 2019: Pick Bello, loose election – Jibril

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Former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jibril (rtd) By Gabriel B. Agbonika The former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jibril, officially joined the list of governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi state when he…

N30,000 minimum wage: Salivating workers await end to waiting game

N30,000 minimum wage: Salivating workers await end to waiting game

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By Tosin Kolade, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN “You can see me smiling on behalf of Nigerian workers; President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Minimum Wage Repeal and Enactment Act, 2019. “This makes it compulsory for all employers of labour in…

Making wishes at Sensoji, Tokyo’s centuries-old temple

Making wishes at Sensoji, Tokyo’s centuries-old temple

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The Sensoji temple is a beehive of activities Every year, thousands of people from across the world visit the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan, seeking fortune, health and spiritual understanding. Anthony Maliki, who was in Tokyo The stream of visitors seemed unending…