German Agency offers Forensic assistance to ICPC, others

The German Agency for International Cooperation, Nigeria, also known as Duetsche Geselischaft for Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has offered to provide assistance and collaborate with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and other anti-corruption agencies in the country. The leader of GIZ delegation in Nigeria, Mr. Idris Bawa, during a stakeholders meeting comprising of the ICPC, Nigerian Police Force, Police Service Commission, … Continue reading German Agency offers Forensic assistance to ICPC, others

Amazon Founder Bezos Announces Plans to Go to Space

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he and his brother will be on board the first manned spaceflight from his aerospace company Blue Origin when it launches a rocket ship into space on July 20. Bezos made the announcement from his Instagram account which included a video featuring pictures from his childhood. He wrote, “Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of … Continue reading Amazon Founder Bezos Announces Plans to Go to Space

We’ll continue to use science, logic, data to develop Oyo – Makinde

…commissions model school in Iseyin, launches youths in Agribusiness initiative …Oyo not owing SUBEB counterpart funds – UBEC state coordinator Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, said on Monday that his administration will continue to use data, science and logic to arrive at the best decisions that will positively affect the people of the state. The governor stated this while commissioning a model school building … Continue reading We’ll continue to use science, logic, data to develop Oyo – Makinde

US Mission Celebrates Two Nigerians Elected To National Academy Of Engineering

The US Mission in Nigeria has celebrated two Nigerians who were elected to the US National Academy of Engineering. They are Oyekunle Olukotun and Oluwole Soboyejo. In a congratulatory message on their Facebook page, the mission wrote: “We congratulate Nigerian-Americans Oyekunle Olukotun and Oluwole Soboyejo for their election to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering of the United States of America.  “They were elected based … Continue reading US Mission Celebrates Two Nigerians Elected To National Academy Of Engineering

FG: Nigerian Scientists Have Produced Two Local COVID-19 Vaccines

The Federal Government has said that Nigerian Scientists have produced at least two local COVID-19 vaccines which are awaiting clinical trials and certification. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this on Monday at the joint national briefing of the taskforce in Abuja. The disclosure that Nigerian Scientists have produced at least two … Continue reading FG: Nigerian Scientists Have Produced Two Local COVID-19 Vaccines

UNN generate 100KVA electricity with organic waste, first of its kind in Nigeria

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Driven Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its Nsukka Campus. Prof Benjamin Ozumba, UNN Vice-Chancellor, who expressed happiness over the project during its inauguration, said the university would no longer be a customer to Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC). He said the project was … Continue reading UNN generate 100KVA electricity with organic waste, first of its kind in Nigeria

FEC approves N190m for purchase of UI microscope

The Federal Federal Executive Council at its weekly meeting on Wednesday approved N190.5 million for the purchase of a microscope by the University of Ibadan. Minister of Power, Sale Mamman and Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, made these known to newsmen at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the Council. Nwajiuba said the Council approval for the purchase of the microscope was … Continue reading FEC approves N190m for purchase of UI microscope

Humans, not nature, are the cause of changes in Atlantic hurricane cycles, new study finds

It’s well known in science that for more than a century hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean has oscillated between active and inactive periods, each lasting a few decades. For the past couple of decades, meteorologists and climate scientists have believed that this ebb and flow was due to a natural warming and cooling cycle built into the climate system called the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation, or AMO. … Continue reading Humans, not nature, are the cause of changes in Atlantic hurricane cycles, new study finds

FG Agency Congratulates FUTA Scholar for Winning International Grant as VC Pledges Support

The Director General ,National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA Professor Abdullahi Mustapha has congratulated Dr Mrs. Folasade Olajuyigbe of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA  for emerging  the only Nigerian to win the 2020  Collaborative Research Project (CRP) grant of  the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology ( ICGEB). The DG commended Olajuyigbe for doing the country proud stating that he was confident that her research will constitute … Continue reading FG Agency Congratulates FUTA Scholar for Winning International Grant as VC Pledges Support

Covid Pfizer vaccine approved for use next week in UK

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. British regulator, the MHRA, says the jab, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for rollout next week. Immunisations could start within days for those who need it the most, such as elderly, vulnerable patients. The UK has already ordered 40m doses … Continue reading Covid Pfizer vaccine approved for use next week in UK