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Driverless Cars : Why They May Never Work In Nigeria



The world is moving to a stage where everything is automated but Nigeria is just behind the limelight and always one of  the last to embrace new technologies and the government is not helping things either.
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The Challenge Of Using Driverless Cars In Nigeria

Most of the road networks in Nigeria are unorganized so this poses a threat for the use of driverless cars. Apart from the road networks there are also other pressing issues that may place Nigeria far behind in embracing the use of driverless cars. The country lacks stable electricity, there are slow Internet connections in some areas and a very disorganized public transport system.

Since these vehicles are automated and need a fast and stable internet connection to work it may take years before driverless cars would be in use in Nigeria if these issues are not tackled. However, bad governance is slowly killing the future of technology in Nigeria. The funds meant to be used to improve the lives of the citizens are being embezzled and the Nigerian people have adopted a way of life that keeps them going strong despite the hardship.

Nigerians have learnt to smile even in the midst of pain and hardship. I must say that it’s quite appalling that a country like Nigeria that is called “The Giant Of Africa” ( a name I feel Nigeria no longer deserves as they have learnt to celebrate mediocrity over meritocracy) does not have 24 hours electricity after over 50 years of existence.A particular group of persons are enjoying while the masses are suffering.

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I’ve taken time to analyze the worst case scenarios that could occur if driverless cars come to Nigeria.

1. Reckless Danfo Drivers Ramming Into To The Cars.

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(Danfo is a yellow bus usually used commercially around Lagos, Nigeria)

Automated cars have had their fair share of crashes, even Google’s driverless car is exempted.
Most automated cars rely on artificial intelligence to predict the movement of the cars around.
An average Nigerian doesn’t need a geek to tell him that before you can use artificial intelligence to predict the movements of these drivers, your artificial intelligence logic must be out of this world.

2. Owners Of Automated Cars Will Get Stuck The Road
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Most traffic jams are caused when someone decides to break traffic rules and others decide to follow. It’s either a traffic jam drains your car battery and you end up stuck on the road. Considering the fact that most automated cars especially Tesla cars are charged, with the current state of electricity in the country, it’s almost a bad idea to even think of using an automated car here.

3. A Pothole Wrecks Your Engine
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I’ve always wanted potholes to be shown on Google Maps for Nigeria but I guess it’s going to take a while. 😂 😂

Engines of these cars are very expensive and I’m not yet sure if there are repair stations I’m Nigeria. This simply means that, if the A.I can’t detect the potholes, then autopilot mode isn’t a very good option.

I’d love to know what you think about having cars without drivers on Nigerian roads

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Next book of Game of Thrones may be near release. This is why




If you talk to any fan of Game of Thrones books, it is likely that the delay in completing the next book, Winds of Winter, will be mentioned. Author George RR Martin has been releasing the book for more than 10 years ago, much to the chagrin of fans eager to read the book. Westeros’ next chapter of the world.

However, according to some discerning fans, the release may be closer than we think. Fans have put together some clues that suggest the release of an upcoming book soon. The first clue is on George RR Martin’s website in the “upcoming publications” section.

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The page has a notice that encourages fans to check the site for future releases. It’s a pretty typical message but didn’t exist until a few days ago, suggesting a near future update.

In addition, the book website has recently changed ownership, according to one user. on twitter. The site has been inactive for years, giving yet another indication that the book may be imminent. Winds of Winter will be the penultimate book in the series.

House of The Dragon is the next series based on the world of Westeros

However, fans of the Game of Thrones television series have the upcoming House of The Dragon to look forward to. This series will be based on the Targaryen Dynasty and its narrative will occur about 300 years before the events of the main series, before Daenerys and Jon Snow.

The series will be produced by HBO so we can count on the same atmosphere and quality of production that achieved so much in Game of Thrones. The origins of the Targaryen family and their dragons will be revealed during the series.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is now on Steam and the players are furious!




The desired arrival of Red Dead Redemption 2 on the PC came last month and was made available through the Rockstar and Epic Games store. However, the problems were many and the players were extremely frustrated.

Now the game is also available on Steam, giving the millions of players a glimmer of hope. However, Rockstar has clearly not learned from their mistakes and the players are furious.

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Steam release brought even more trouble for Red Dead Redemption 2

Everyone expected the arrival of RDR 2 on Steam to happen smoothly and with the vast majority of previous problems resolved. However, besides that it did not happen, this release has caused even more problems.

As with so many other games, despite being available on Steam, Red Dead Redemption 2 remains released by launcher Rockstar. Many users have seen their Steam account associated with a Rockstar Social Club account to which they no longer have access.

Once this connection is made, you will only be able to play RDR 2 if you can win. access to your old account. Even worse, you’ll have even more problems if you eventually block access to your account by trying to find your old password.

Unlike in the Epic Games and Rockstar store, the Steam platform offers the ability to comment on any available game. So, with this big “wave” of trouble, a flood of negative comments has also come.


Many users are complaining about various issues with launcher of the game, which for one reason or another, simply is not able to start Red Dead Redemption 2. Apparently, a possible solution to this problem is to turn off the computer command by turning it on just after the game is released.

Rockstar is trying to solve all problems

Since the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC that Rockstar has been working hard to try to solve every problem. In fact, the latest update has addressed many of the reported issues as well as the desired performance improvements.

Still, this second release made it very clear that RDR 2 for PC is far from promised. If you are looking forward to trying this game on your PC, I advise you to wait a little longer unless you want to spend this extremely frustrated Christmas with Rockstar.

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