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Beijing Winter Olympics: China unveils world’s first intelligent, autonomous high-speed train



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From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja

The People’s Republic of China has unveiled a brand new, state-of-the-art Fuxing bullet train.

The train, according to the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria, in a Facebook post, is said to be the world’s first intelligent and autonomous high-speed train with a top speed of 350 kilometres per hour and a 5G live broadcast studio on board, to serve the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics.

‘The demonstration of the train’s new technologies to athletes and guests from around the world during the Beijing Games scheduled for February 4-20 will be a definite boon to the profile of China’s high-speed railway (HSR) system, one of the crown jewels of Chinese industrial achievements, said a senior designer of the advanced Electric Multiple Unit (EMU),’ the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria wrote.

The Embassy added that one of the unique characteristics of the EMU is that it has a live broadcast studio that could transmit ultra-high-definition content via 5G connections.

It also said the installation, which is one of the first on the world’s fastest trains, will bring convenience to global media professionals covering the event.

In the Facebook post, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China quoted Zhu Yan, a deputy director with Engineering Research Center of CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co, the train’s maker, who told the Global Times that: “To have so much advanced technology brought together on this train, and to present it in front of the world, this shows China’s comprehensive strengths in terms of the train system, and will definitely boost the exports and go abroad efforts of the EMU system.”

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China further said by using new materials and technologies, as well as an eagle-shaped nose chosen out of over 40 designs, the EMU has lower wind resistance and weighs less.

‘These traits make it a green EMU that’s 10 per cent more energy-efficient than previous generations, saving 1.8 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.

‘With the help of the latest communication hardware, cameras and sensors, the train can scan up to 14 kilometres ahead to probe for any abnormal intrusions on the tracks, according to Zhu.

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‘The eight-car EMU can carry 564 people, though it will serve no more than half that many during the Beijing Games as part of the epidemic control efforts, according to China State Railway Group Co, the state-owned railway operator,’ the Chinese Embassy stated.

The Embassy also said China has exported its high-speed rail technologies to Indonesia for the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway.

‘Construction of the railway has been progressing smoothly and approaching completion. A number of other countries, including Laos, the Government of China disclosed, also use Chinese-made trains, though they travel at lower speeds.

‘This new generation of smart EMUs also stands a good chance of upgrading China’s existing domestic bullet train fleet, the world’s largest, numbering at 4,000.

‘China is the world’s superpower in terms of high-speed rail technology. The country has 40,000 kilometres of high-speed rail lines and plans to build another 1,400 kilometres by the end of 2022, according to media reports.

‘The railway between Beijing and Zhangjiakou in North China’s Hebei Province is where China’s railway industry started and the development of this railway resembled the development process of Chinese railways.

‘In 2019, on the 110th anniversary of China’s first railway, China’s first EMU equipped with smart technologies was unveiled on this section, ushering in a new era of strength-building in China’s transportation industry,’ the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria added.

On his part, Sun Zhang, a mass transit expert and professor at Shanghai Tongji University, pointed to one special bonus in that Beijing and Zhangjiakou have linked up all the game venues, from indoor ice sports stadiums in the city of Beijing to outdoor ski resorts in the suburb of Yanqing and those in Hebei Province, with a carefully knitted web of subways, intra-city railways and high-speed railways that enable people to travel in a time-efficient manner.

‘Needless to say, such a sincere calling card will be impressive to guests, dignitaries and athletes participating in the Beijing Games,’ Sun said.



Regina Daniels releases chats with sex therapist, Jaruma




Regina Daniels has issued a statement addressing her dealings with Jaruma; detailing what went wrong between them.

Regina Daniels also explained that she and Jaruma had an agreement for her to advertise her products; which she did, but Jaruma then wanted her to go beyond their agreement; by posting things which were “deceitful” on her page.

Regina said she disagreed and when there was a “major crisis” going on in her family; Jaruma took advantage of that to promote her products; at the expense of the Nwoko family.

Regina is thought to be making reference to Jaruma’s post; insinuating that Ned Nwoko’s marriage to his Moroccan wife ended because of the kayanmata (sex-enhancing product) Regina allegedly used on Ned.

Regina also shared chats where she blasted Jaruma for claiming her use of kayanmata on Ned caused the problem between him and his Moroccan wife.

Regina reiterated that she has never used any of Jaruma’s sex products.

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Meanwhile, Kanye West had a lot to say in his latest interview with Hollywood Unlocked where he claimed there is a second s*x tape featuring his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian.

The rapper told host Jason Lee that he once retrieved a laptop from Ray J, who starred with Kim in a scandalous s*x tape released in 2007.

During the interview, Kanye reflected on Kim’s new romance with comedian Pete Davidson before recalling the incident with Ray J.

“How you gonna bring me to SNL and kiss the dude you dating right in front of me?” he said. “And everybody’s like, ‘Oh, that’s, that’s cool.’ After I went [and] got the laptop from Ray J myself that night, right?”

The Donda artist then said, “I met this man at the airport. Then got on a red eye came back, delivered it to her at 8:00 a.m. in the morning and then I gave it to her and she cried when she saw it.”


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Osun NSCDC arrests 24-year-old suspected online scammer



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Bright Joseph, a 24-year-old suspected online scammer has been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun State Command.

Disclosing this via a statement made available to DAILY POST on Thursday in Osogbo, the spokesperson, Adigun Daniel, revealed that the suspect was arrested at his residence, Zone 6, Apete Area, Owode-Ede, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

Adigun, who disclosed that Johnson, a National Diploma (ND) certificate holder from Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, stated that the suspect had fraudulently advertised on his Instagram handle the sales of eggs in a non-existent farm called Choice Farm he was operating which is located in Ogbogbo, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

The Osun NSCDC spokesperson explained that he had successfully scammed a 37-year-old Halima Ashifa, a resident of Sango Ota, Ogun State, before luck ran out for him.

According to Adigun, “Halima Ashifa signified interest in the supply of eggs and established contact with the suspect.

“She eventually made a cash transfer of a total sum of fifty-five thousand Naira (N55,000) in two instalments of seven thousand and five hundred naira (N7500) and forty-seven thousand and five hundred naira (N47,500) only for the eggs on January 21 and 25, 2022, respectively.

“The money was deposited in a GTBank account, which the suspect claimed was the account belonging to his company secretary. Whereas, the account number actually belongs to a Point Of Sales (POS) operator at Owode-Ede.”

While disclosing that the crime committed by the suspect was tantamount to obtaining money under false pretence, Adigun stated that he had violated Section 1(1) A(C) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act, 2006.

He explained that he contravened the act because he fraudulently obtained money from his victim knowing that he had no eggs for sale and he did not own any poultry farm.

The command spokesperson, however, stated that the suspect would be charged to court in due course because he has volunteered confessional statements to confirm his culpability.


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Oyetola urges Osun voters to safeguard PVC ahead of guber election



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Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged the electorate in the state to safeguard their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) ahead of the July 16 gubernatorial election in the state.

The governor made the remarks  on Thursday during what was described as a “strategic tour” of Ila Federal Constituency Area of the state.

Oyetola also urged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to keep their membership registration slips safe ahead of the party’s primary.

He appealed to them not to allow any individual to deceive them  with ”fake loan” to steal still their PVCs from them.

“I implore you to keep the party’s registration slip issued during the accreditation exercise and your voter’s card safe.

“With the look of things, it seems that the party will opt for direct primary, if it is so, the membership slip will be used for the exercise.

“Some people want to collect your PVC and membership slip with the pretence to give you a loan.

“They are all liars, the loan that they did not give you two years ago, they are lying to give you months to the election.

“They are promising you food now, they are liars. We started our food support programme last year April and we did not stop it.

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“We are not doing this because we want to get votes from you, but it is because of our genuine love for the people.

“Let us be prepared for the primary election of our party and the gubernatorial election,” he said.

In his remarks, the Orangun of Ila, Oba Abdul Oyedotun, said the achievements of the governor in the development of the state were enough testimonies for him to be reelected.

Oyedotun, who noted that the governor would triumph in the election, said the electorate were behind him.

“Your achievements speak for themselves and we are proud of what you have done.

“Your second term ambition will be successful and whoever tries to stand on your way, will not witness your success story.

“ Don’t despair, our ancestors were faced with travails and they emerged triumphant, you shall overcome yours too.

“Your detractors will witness your success and you will triumph over them,” the Oba said. (NAN)


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