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15 Jan 2015
MORE often than not, we hear the statement “Time is Money”, whereas the more apt description of this concept of time is “Time is Life”. It has been rightly observed that one of the major determinants of how successful or otherwise an individual is how he manages his time. In the light of the above,”The…
hyundai-i10
15 Jan 2015
NEW Generation Hyundai i10 has retained its position at the top of its class after being named What Car? ‘Best City Car’ for the second consecutive year.     Praised for its high quality interior materials, refinement, ease of driving and big-car features, i10 beat stiff competition from the likes of VW Up, Smart Fortwo…
15 Jan 2015
NISSAN Motor Company,  and NASA  has  announced the formation  of a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems and prepare for commercial application of the technology.  Researchers from Nissan’s U.S. Silicon Valley Research Center and NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., will focus on autonomous drive systems, human-machine interface solutions,…
15 Jan 2015
BMW may have  regained bragging rights as the top-selling luxury brand in the United States, ending the one-year reign of German rival Mercedes.BMW ended with a lead last year of more than 9,000 vehicles over Mercedes-Benz, which in 2013 seized a title BMW had held for the previous two years.   The BMW brand sold…
Elegant-ok-Nissan
15 Jan 2015
THE 2015 Nissan Altima continues to be a favourite choice among the family sedans, delivering excellent fuel economy and a rare blend of comfort and agility as recently affirmed by the foremost American online resource for automotive information, Edmunds.com. The online resource described the Altima as stylish, bold and aggressive with long body lines that…
15 Jan 2015
VOLVO is developing new three-cylinder engines that will appear in its 60-series cars, like the S60 sedan, V60 wagon, and the XC60 crossover.    Part of an overhaul aimed at replacing and updating the company’s model lineup and developing new, more efficient powertrains, Volvo was able to spin off a three-cylinder engine from one of…
15 Jan 2015
TESLA Motors plans to boost production of electric cars to “at least a few million a year” by 2025 from fewer than 40,000 last year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said Tuesday.    Speaking at an industry conference in Detroit, Musk said Tesla may not be profitable until 2020. In addition, Tesla sales in China…
Female-child-trafficking
15 Jan 2015
ROLIAT Iyonuoluwapo, a Beninoise, is a regular face on the African Magic Yoruba channel on DSTV. She is a house help engaged somewhere in Lekki, a suburb of Lagos. According to her, she is saddled with the job of house cleaning, tendering the lawn, washing and ironing clothes and above all, ensuring the adequate care…
Ihedioha--
15 Jan 2015
SOME months back, I was invited to a dinner by an Imo professional body in Lagos to interact with the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha.  The programme was meant to start about 6 p.m. but he was delayed. Apparently, President Goodluck Jonathan was visiting Imo State that same day and Ihedioha himself,…
world-economic-summit
15 Jan 2015
CONTINUEDFROM YESTERDAY Industrial revolution takes shape Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga, observes that until President Jonathan launched his industrial revolution plan in the country, Nigeria was merely a consumer of finished goods. Under the Jonathan administration, Aganga reports, the nation’s economic management team has carried out 62 economic and industrial reform programmes.  …
J4
14 Jan 2015
“AN exciting transformation is taking place on the continent of Africa,” said Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in an October 8 address to the Atlantic Council. Under President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s administration, Nigeria is leading that transformation.   “In the decades of the 1980s and 1990s, we saw an Africa that was heavily indebted,…
Fossil-fuels-pix
14 Jan 2015
New study says vast amounts of coal, oil, and gas must be left untouched to limit global warming CANADA’S tar sands need to stay in the ground, the oil beneath the Arctic has to remain under the sea, and most of the world’s coal must be left untouched in order to prevent global temperatures from…

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