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Why Atiku May Win the 2019 Elections

For those with any insight to how the political machinery runs in Nigeria, you will agree that the race to occupy the Presidential seat of power for 2019 has  already began.

All the political meandering has already begun; the change of party affiliation, the indirect campaigning and the courting of political heavyweights has begun in earnest.

Nigeria’s democracy is nascent but it has it own peculiarity, distinguished from other democracies of other parts of the world.

Nigeria’s democracy is money democracy.

Whoever will sit on the seat of power in this country must have either of two things, or both: he must have money or he must have influence; or he must possess both.

The emergence of Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 showed us that a person without money but with influence can still win elections in this country.

The Turaki Adamawa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has both money and influence.

On Friday, the 24th November, 2017, Atiku, as he is known by many in Nigeria, resigned his membership of t…

Lexus LS+ Concept is autonomous capable with tech aiming for a 2020 launch

Lexus is showing off a new concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show called the LS+ Concept. One of the big features of the car is the autonomous driving tech it will have inside. Lexus doesn’t say the concept itself will see production, but it does promise that the autonomous driving tech will be ready for application in production vehicles in the first half of the 2020s.

Lexus says that it wants to contribute to a world free of traffic casualties and that the advanced tech it is introducing is based on the Integrated Safety Management Concept. The LS+ has interesting style with a massive front grille that glows blue. The large shutter of the grille helps to improve cooling and aerodynamic performance.

The car also has partly laser-lit headlamps and rear combination lamps. The concept ditches traditional side mirrors in favor of electronic side mirrors. The automated driving technology aims to enable autonomous driving from the entrance ramp to exit ramp on the highway using “Highway Team…