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Lagos, Onne Ports To Get Scanners In 2 Weeks

Lagos, Onne Ports To Get Scanners In 2 Weeks

Barring any last-minute change of plans, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), is set to deploy three scanners to Apapa, Tin -Can Island and Onne ports complexes to facilitate trade and cargo evacuation. Recall that the service has been engaging in [...]

September 9, 2021 Science and technology
Mercedes: Car Controlled By Reading Driver's Mind

Mercedes: Car Controlled By Reading Driver’s Mind

Elon Musk has pioneered self-driving cars driven by Artificial Intelligence, as well as a computer interface controlled by the human brain, but Mercedes has gone one better and combined both of those ideas into a revolutionary new concept car. The Mercedes Vision AVTR is [...]

September 8, 2021 Science and technology
NIA raises the alarm over global warming

NIA raises the alarm over global warming

The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has said global warming and climatic factors must be considered before designing buildings to enable their sustainability for a minimum of 50 years. The NIA chairman, Lagos State chapter, David Majekodunmi, who spoke during [...]

May 4, 2021 Science and technology
Teenagers build robot to remove all 8.3b tons of plastics

Teenagers build robot to remove all 8.3b tons of plastics in every ocean worldwide

4 South Sudanese teenagers have built a robot to rid the world’s oceans of over 8.3bn tons of plastic pollution. According to, the team displayed their invention that can clean water bodies of plastics and other pollutants at the [...]

March 20, 2020 Science and technology


Many people are conceived normally with abilities and thoughts, yet most circumstances they don’t see anybody to support them, particularly in this part of the world Nigeria. Udeolisa Augustine chukwudalu falls under this category,  udeolisa who makes robots and electric [...]

April 20, 2018 Science and technology

Ijaw, Urhobo youths seek end to Aladja, Ogbe-Ijoh clashes

The Youth wings of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) have canvassed a lasting solution to the lingering boundary disputes between the Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Delta State. They said Aladja, an Urhobo community in Udu [...]

February 19, 2018 Science and technology
Ghana Launches Its First Satellite Into Space

Ghana Launches Its First Satellite Into Space

Ghana has successfully launched its first satellite into space. GhanaSat-1, which was developed by students at All Nations University in Koforidua, was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Cheers erupted as 400 people, including the engineers, gathered in [...]

July 8, 2017 Science and technology
Big asteroid to fly close to earth 19 April: NASA

Big asteroid to fly close to earth 19 April: NASA

A relatively large asteroid discovered nearly three years ago will pass “very close” to Earth on April 19, U.S. space agency NASA has said. The space rock, known as 2014 JO25, is estimated to be 2,000 feet (650 meters) in [...]

April 9, 2017 Science and technology

US Rapper Commits Suicide Over Failed Love affair.

An American upcoming Rapper, Eugene Buhl, aka Freddy E commits suicide over his failed relationship With a Female Rapper. The 22 years old who is heart broken over losing his lover, Katherine, shot himself on the head. He tweeted to [...]

March 10, 2015 Incidents, Science and technology
Professor Maurice Iwu

Professor Maurice Iwu of INEC Records Breakthrough in HIV/AIDS Treatment.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a breakthrough in the treatment of HIV/AIDS with the discovery and approval of a drug developed by a team of scientists including Nigeria’s Professor Maurice Iwu and other scientist. The new [...]

December 11, 2014 Science and technology
Funtastic Device Turns Coca-Cola into Clean Drinking Water

Fantastic Device Turns Coca-Cola into Clean Drinking Water

Fantastic Device Turns Coca-Cola into Clean Drinking Water – Similar to a magnificent magic trick, a Dutch device named “the Real Thing” could take one bottle of Coca-Cola and change it into potable drinking water. Making use of science, not magic, [...]

November 6, 2014 Science and technology

Global warming will go on for centuries – WMO

There has been no reverse in the trend of global warming and there is still consistent evidence for man-made climate change, the head of the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Monday. A slowdown in the average pace of [...]

March 26, 2014 Science and technology

2nd Niger Bridge: Julius Berger pledges compensation for demolished structures

Julius Berger Plc has said that although construction works on the 2nd Niger Bridge has not reached the level of demolishing buildings, compensation would be paid for every building demolished in the course of the project. Speaking in a telephone [...]

March 19, 2014 Science and technology

Botswana – 100 rhino to be moved to for safekeeping

African safari operators and conservation groups said on Wednesday they plan to move up to 100 rhino to Botswana for safekeeping, as poaching levels spike to new highs. “One hundred rhino will be captured and safely transported from South Africa… [...]

February 13, 2014 General, Science and technology

Rolls Royce coming to Nigeria soon

Plans are now in top gear for the grand opening of franchise and dealership shop for all models of Rolls Royce, the world class super luxury brand in Nigeria with Coscharis Motors as the most preferred partner chosen by the [...]

February 12, 2014 General, Science and technology

Oldest Star In The Universe Discovered

Talk about ancient. Astronomers from the Australian National University have discovered the oldest known star about 6,000 light-years from Earth. They believe the ancient star formed around 13.7 billion years ago, shortly after the Big Bang. “This is the first time that [...]

February 11, 2014 General, Science and technology

Dyson invests stg£5m to develop future domestic robots

Engineering powerhouse Dyson is to invest stg£5m into a joint robotics lab with Imperial College London, leading to a new generation of domestic robots that will understand the world around them. “My generation believed the world would be overrun by [...]

February 10, 2014 International, Science and technology

Tasmania’s giant jellyfish – Blows away scientists

Residents of a sleepy hamlet in Tasmania found a previously unknown kind of giant jellyfish washed up on a beach, prompting excitement among scientists in Australia as they work to formally name and classify the creature. About 1.5 metres (five [...]

February 7, 2014 Environmental issues, General, Science and technology

Study finds – Chinese Factories Are Causing Pollution Problems On West Coast

New scientific research shows the bad air and smog from China manufacturing sites is traveling across the Pacific Ocean to the West Coast, according to report. The findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Monday [...]

January 25, 2014 Environmental issues, General, Science and technology

‘Hand of God’ Captured by NASA Telescope

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array released an image of a dead star Friday nicknamed the “Hand of God” for its resemblance to a human hand, sparking debate about religion and astronomy. NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array released an image of [...]

January 13, 2014 General, Science and technology

Watch this space. . . astronaut Chris Hadfield lands Irish ambassador gig

CHRIS Hadfield pulled on the green jersey, looking thrilled and fully aware that it marked an extraordinary moment in a relationship which first began 200 miles above the Earth’s orbit. Circling the globe in the International Space Station, he had [...]

January 10, 2014 General, Science and technology

Most accurate map of galaxies upto 6 billion light years away created

LONDON: Scientists have for the first time measured the distance to galaxies more than six billion light years away accurate to 1%. The analysis revealed on Thursday incorporates spectra of 1,277,503 galaxies and covers 8,509 square degrees of the sky [...]

January 10, 2014 General, Science and technology

Scientists Create Super-Fast ‘Organic’ Transistors

Researchers at Stanford and the University of Nebraska this week said they have developed the “world’s fastest thin-film organic transistors,” a breakthrough they said could be used for inexpensive, powerful computer and TV displays. The thin-film transistors are thought to [...]

January 10, 2014 General, Science and technology

Stars, planets, clusters herald dry season (4)

A BILLION years from now, Earth will be a barren, lifeless planet: Because both the luminosity and the temperature of the Sun is gradually increasing. So what happens three billion years beyond that, four billion years into the future, is [...]

January 9, 2014 Geography, Science and technology