30 Aug 2009
WITH few day left for the commencement of a digital training workshop for broadcasters billed to open on October 5 through 8, at Tinapa, Calabar, the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) is optimistic that the four-day training will help in repositioning practitioner for the challenges of transiting from analogue to digital broadcasting.
7 Aug 2009
NIGERIAN travellers are about to feel the impact and politics of the emerging worldwide new health threat, the swine flu. The Saudi Arabia authorities have decreed that without a vaccination certificate against the disease, entry even for pilgrimage would be denied. BEN UKWUOMA and CHUKWUMA MUANYA write on why and how Nigerians would be affected.
11 Aug 2008
STEM cells have a unique ability: When they divide, they can either give rise to more stem cells, or to a variety of specialised cell types. In both mice and humans, a layer of cells at the base of the skin contains stem cells that can develop into the specialised cells in the layers above.
8 Aug 2008
THE World Bank Technical Assistance Mission under the Bayelsa State-World Bank Partnership, has commended the state government for preparing a mid-year budget execution report that comprehensively captured the fiscal developments and the short and medium-term strategy. The initiative was scripted to address the development of a new internal audit strategy, detailed chart of accounts and revised finance control and management Act.