“Coach Are will be leaving Nigeria to pick up a coaching job in Brazil next week and that will be a setback for our sports,” a source close to the tactician told The Guardian at the National Stadium in Lagos yesterday.
Scientists advance food security, invent 'giant rice'
Experts from the China said they had spent 10 years cultivating the new grain, which was unveiled on October 16. The theme of 2017 World Food Day is “Changing the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.”
House-sized asteroid will come ‘very close’ to Earth 6.42pm today
The space rock, dubbed asteroid 2012 TC4, is about 30-100 feet (10-30 metres) in size, and will fly by at just one-eighth of the distance between Earth and the moon on Thursday, October 12.
Vision Zero takes safety project to public schools
The Lagos State government has begun a project geared towards ensuring the safety of children and students. It is being handled by the Lagos State Safety Commission.
Pharmacists intensify efforts to sanitise drug markets
Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) have sealed 283 illegal pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Zamfara State as part of its mandate to ensure rational distribution, dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public.
UNTH, overseas partners plan free open-heart surgeries in November
The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku –Ozalla, Enugu state said at the weekend that it was discussing with her overseas partners to ensure free open heart surgeries for Nigerians during her November mission.
Foundation moves to stem rising tide of Alzheimer’s
The newly launched Gabi Williams Alzheimer’s Foundation (GWAF) has reiterated its commitment towards effective combat of Alzheimer disease.According to a statement by the Foundation, the programme among others would focus on developing local case studies of Alzheimer’s disease....
Airplanes could fly thousands of miles on new biofuel feedstock
A Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel each second. A recent analysis from researchers at the University of Illinois estimate that this aircraft could fly for 10 hours on bio-jet fuel produced on 54 acres of specially engineered sugarcane.
Armageddon: scientists calculate how stars can nudge comets to strike Earth
The collision of a giant comet with the Earth is one of the most violent and cataclysmic events that could befall our planet. It has happened in the past, but the odds of another such catastrophe have remained uncertain.
How Nigeria, 138 others could be powered by 100% wind, water, solar energy by 2050
The work titled “100% Clean and Renewable Wind, Water, and Sunlight (WWS) All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for 139 Countries of the World” appeared August 23 in the journal Joule, Cell Press’s new publication focused on sustainable energy.