COVID-19 exposes frailty of Nigeria’s ICT policy on education
The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has once again exposed the fragile state of Nigeria’s educational system. A messy system which lacks information and communications technology (ICT) ingredients
Easing of lockdown driven by politics, not Science - Olurode
Professor Lai Olurode has said the easing of the lockdown announced by the Federal Government was not science-driven, but mere politics.
Sanusi‘s date with destiny
Our worst fears have come to pass. On Wednesday, March 9, in the year 2020, the Kano State Government sacked the embattled Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Meaning he has been dethroned.
Stakeholders urge inclusive growth through women participation in science
The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) yesterday advised political leaders and other stakeholders in Nigeria to put in place an enabling environment
‘I believe women are breaking grounds now in the field of scientific research’
Dr. Stella Smith holds a PhD in Medical Microbiology from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, (1996). She is currently the Director of Research Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research
Chief Isaac Delano: The memory of a great legacy
Without necessarily allowing the discovery of the former to affect his commitment to the latter, he diplomatically assents that clearly there are certain parts of his scriptural conclusion
Professor urges rethink of women’s role in scientific enterprise
A professor of Science Education at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Uchenna Udeani has stressed the need for a fresh rethink on the role of women in the scientific enterprise, insisting that great potential is being lost by failure to encourage more women to enter the world of scientific exploration.
Cranfield seeks linkage with local varsities to tackle energy crisis
To help solve the unending energy crisis confronting the country through human capacity development, Director of Energy and Power at Cranfied University, United Kingdom (UK), Prof. Phil Hart, has announced that the institution is open to build relations with universities and colleges in Nigeria.
Why government is developing space science, by Onu
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the Federal Government’s interest in developing astronomy and space science was for the nation to aspire for technological development. Speaking at Nsukka, Enugu State, during the commissioning of Astronomy Observatory Complex of the Centre for Basic Space Science (CBSS), Onu said the Federal Government…