Weekly Roundup: Buhari Honours Late Abiola, Declares June 12 Democracy Day!
The Nigerian news landscape is an ever-changing one, and so taking stock of happenings from time to time is worth the effort. Today, we bring you our favourite highlights of the week!
Soccermonics Calculator to Predicts 2018 World Cup Winner
Are you ready for the World Cup? You can now predict scores using Soccermonics!
The BreakingViews Soccernomics calculator ranks the 32 contenders according to five metrics and uses these hard facts to predict which country will come out on top. The result from the five metrics is then analyzed. #soccermonics #soccer #fotball
— TechNext.ng (@technextdotng) June 5, 2018
The BreakingViews Soccernomics calculator ranks the 32 contenders according to five metrics and uses these hard facts to predict which country will come out on top. The result from the five metrics is then analyzed to give the prediction.
Are you ready for 2018 world cup? Goodnews!!! You can Now Predict the 2018 World Cup Winner With Soccernomics read for details……..
— TechNext.ng (@technextdotng) May 31, 2018
In 2014, the software predicted correctly that the German national team will win the trophy and it has again predicted Germany to retain the trophy using different hard facts.
@KuperSimon @sszy thank you guys for this kind of book, it is amazing the data-driven approach of the game, now I can see the game with a different perspective, a more intelligent one. 🤓 #soccernomics #soccer #futbol pic.twitter.com/nKZo78nq3W
— Rafael Rodríguez (@RafaRodriguezG) May 31, 2018
Now, you can see the game with a different perspective, a more intelligent one.
Meet Nora Wahby, the New Head of Ericsson West Africa
It’s really interesting to see how women are participating very well in the Technology industry as the Swedish multinational telecoms company, Ericsson appoinT Nora Wahby as head of its West Africa operations.
— Klaus Leutbecher (@KlausL18) May 30, 2018
Escape Lagos Traffic with Gokada, the Uber for Okada Riders
Requesting a Gokada ride is easy – open the app, enter a pick up location, tap request ride, a verified Gokada driver will call to confirm your request, your driver arrives in minutes & starts your trip, gets you to your destination safely, you pay cash & rate your driver. pic.twitter.com/zx3YRJ2Cuz
— #LagosTrafficReports (@TrafficChiefNG) June 8, 2018
Finally, Mastercard is Developing Cardless ATM
MasterCard Cash Pickup is designed to allow ATMs deliver cash to authenticated consumers without the use of an ATM card. With this service, customers, both banked and unbanked, use their mobile phones at a special ATM to convert Cash PickUp order.
On the other hand, Cardless ATM powered by MasterCard is another truly revolutionary service. It allows bank customers to make cash withdrawals from a close by ATM using their bank’s mobile app. MasterCard calls the solution secure “since the majority of the transaction is handled through the banking app and the cloud, sensitive information is never exposed.”
We’re teaming up with @Mastercard to bring the physical and digital worlds of #cash + #mobile closer than ever. See how this strategic partnership will enhance the #CX through convenience & #security: https://t.co/VajzTXr31C pic.twitter.com/vd8Uhz37Uq
— Diebold Nixdorf (@DieboldNixdorf) June 4, 2018
Although both services are still in their pilot phases, the realization that a truly cardless future is here is exciting.
Buhari Honours Late Abiola, Declares June 12 Democracy Day
President Buhari made the announcement himself.
Dear Nigerians, I am delighted to announce that, after due consultations, the Federal Govt has decided that henceforth, June 12 will be celebrated as Democracy Day.
We have also decided to award posthumously the highest Honour in the land, GCFR, to the late Chief MKO Abiola. pic.twitter.com/VyYftmvWKA
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) June 6, 2018
— Chinedu Asadu (@chinedu_asadu) June 6, 2018
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