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Sack Dr. Bukar, Probe Alleged Scandal in Great Green Wall Agency

A foremost civil society organization, Network Advocacy for Positive Impact Initiative, has demanded the immediate removal and probe of Dr. Yusuf Maina Bukar as Director-General of the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW), over allegations of corruption, contract splitting, nepotism, incompetence, and breach of public trust. At a press conference in Abuja,...

Volunteer services for people with disabilities in China see major advancements

By Yi Shuran, People's Daily Is it possible for the visually impaired to enjoy the pleasure of running? Absolutely! Recently, at the Beijing Olympic Forest Park, a unique sight unfolded as a group of visually impaired individuals ran in the soft morning light, assisted by volunteers. The runners...

2024 World AI Conference: Governing AI for Good and for All

By He Yin, People's Daily The 2024 World AI Conference (WAIC) and High-Level Meeting on Global AI Governance was held in Shanghai from July 4 to 6. The event was an important step to implement the Global Initiative for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Themed...

Product barcodes reveal recovery of China’s consumption

By Lin Lili, People's Daily Product barcode, the black and white strips with corresponding numbers printed on the packages of a commodity, is the the unique identification of a product, as well as an "ID card" and "passport" in market circulation. In the first quarter of this year, China registered 4.13 million types of new consumer...

“Made in China” products favored by international sports events

By Tang Tianyi, People's Daily Athletes attending the Paris Olympics have entered the final preparation phase as the Games is approaching. And joining them on the Olympic stage are a multitude of sports equipment manufactured by Chinese companies. From barbells to bicycles, and from ping pong tables to court flooring, an...

Innovative technologies contribute to China’s latest mega cross-sea link

By He Linping, Cheng Yuanzhou, People's Daily The Shenzhen-Zhongshan Link, a mega cross-sea passage in south China, had handled 305,000 vehicles as of July 3, according to data from China's Guangdong Transportation Group. The 24-kilometer passage was officially opened to traffic on June 30, representing the world's first cross-sea cluster project...

Shanghai strives for high-quality development of AI industry

By Xie Weiqun, Shen Wenmin, People's Daily In China's National and Local Co-built Humanoid Robotics Innovation Center in Zhangjiang High-tech Park, Shanghai, a remarkable full-sized general-purpose humanoid robot named "Healthy Loong" has attracted wide attention. The 1.85-meter robot with 43 spherical joints can engage in fast walking, swiftly avoid obstacles, steadily...

Railway: FG Seeks Funding from China for Completion across Nigeria

In a bid to ensure a speedy completion of the ongoing railway modernization projects across the country, the Federal Government is engaging with the Chinese government in bilateral talks to secure funding. The Minister of Transportation, Said Alkali, disclosed this during a tour with members of the National Assembly committees on land transportation and...

LG Tenure: Group Welcomes Appeal Court Judgement for Ex-LG Chairmen

The National Vanguard for Rule of Law (NVRL) has commended the Court of Appeal's decision to strike out two appeals filed by former Local Government Chairmen in Rivers State, loyal to former governor Nyesom Wike. The appeals sought to extend their tenure, but the Court of Appeal found them to...

Fresh Court Order Stops Rivers CJ, House Clerk From Taking Resolutions From 27 Lawmakers

A High Court of Justice of Rivers State presided over by Justice Jumbo Stephen has barred the chief Judge of the state, Justice Someone Amadi, from giving effect to any resolution by 27 defected lawmakers in the state. The court in a fresh order dated July 8, 2024, also barred...

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