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Nigerian Who Solved 156 Years Maths Puzzle Alleges Plot To Rubbish Findings

Posted: Nov 24, 2015 at 9:30 am   /   News, Science

Yaqoub Popoola, Ado-Ekiti Nigerian scholar who solved a 156 years old Riemann Zeta Knotty mathematical hypothesis, Dr  Opeyemi Enoch, has […]

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Climate Change: Don Urges FG To Announce Its National Action Plan

Posted: Oct 20, 2015 at 1:30 am   /   Business, Science, Slider

Prof. Daniel Gwary, a climate change negotiator, has called on the Federal Government to announce its national action plan to […]

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Natural Disaster Displaced 19m People In 2014

Posted: Aug 6, 2015 at 12:20 am   /   Business, Science

Natural disasters have forced fewer people from their homes in the past two years, but the threat remains real, says […]

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Reliable Data Can Erode Gender Inequality

Posted: Aug 6, 2015 at 12:10 am   /   Business, Science

UNESCO has just launched a global project targeted at the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. […]

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Pension Managers Have Reduced Retirees’ Death In Nigeria – Ideva

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:23 am   /   Business, Science

Managing Director of Premium Pension Limited, Wilson Ideva, in this interview with with journalists, speaks on the new Contributory Pension […]

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African Universities Advised To Collaborate On Agriculture

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:13 am   /   Business, Science

Universities across Africa must link up their agricultural research and teaching programmes to help modernise farming on the continent, a […]

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Nigeria To Correct Past Neglect Of Science &Tech

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:07 am   /   Business, Science

By Emmanuel Okwuke, Lagos   President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his administration will take decisive actions to correct the neglect […]

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First Malaria Vaccine Out After Decades Of Trial

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:07 am   /   Business, Science

The first Malaria vaccine has received the green light from European regulators, opening the door for vaccination campaigns for infants […]

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Mauritius’s President Vows To Focus On Science Diplomacy

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:05 am   /   Business, Science

Mauritius’s incoming president, scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has pledged to target science diplomacy and to export the island’s “good practices” in […]

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Mutated Crops ‘Could Combat Global Food Crisis’

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for increased investment in a nuclear technology that could tackle the global […]

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USTDA Partners Firm On $160m Solar Power Project In Kaduna

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

During President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States recently, the United States (US) Trade and Development Agency provided a […]

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UN Readies Tool To Widen Science And Tech Access

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 12:11 am   /   Business, Science

A UN programme to improve access to research funding and technology for poor nations is set for approval this week, […]

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‘Breakthrough’ Reached On Access To Biodiversity Data

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 12:10 am   /   Business, Science

Governments could come under pressure to make information on biological resources openly available, following a decision approved at last week’s […]

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Next Einstein Forum Launches Search For Top Science Ambassadors

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) has launched the search for fifty-four of Africa’s top young science and technology ambassadors, one […]

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Antibody Discovery Lifts Dengue Treatment Hopes

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

Scientists in Singapore say they have found a potent antibody to fight the second of four types of viruses that […]

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Oracle’s ‘Retail Science Cloud’ Helps Improve Operations

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

By Emmanuel Okwuke, Lagos   Oracle Retail Science Cloud Services is enabling retailers to dramatically improve operational decisions that have the […]

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Ignorance Blamed For Fever Misdiagnoses In Africa

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:21 am   /   Business, Science

A lack of knowledge about diseases that cause fever leads to too many wrong diagnoses in Africa, according to a […]

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Insurers Partner ILO, GIZ For Microinsurance Devt

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:07 am   /   Business, Science

As part of efforts to facilitate the development of microinsurance in Nigeria, the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) is to sign […]

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Konnect2Africa Moves To Grow Insurance In W’Africa

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:06 am   /   Business, Science

Konnect2Africa Limited is concluding plans to host the “Insurance Penetration West Africa Summit” on October 21 and 22 in Dubai, […]

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Analysts Advocate Delisting Of Quoted Insurers

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:03 am   /   Business, Science

Equity analysts at Proshare Nigeria have advocated the some insurance companies quoted on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange […]

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Carbon Capture, A Mirage For Poor Nations

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:02 am   /   Business, Science

The world is witnessing a coal renaissance. While public attention remains focused on the progress of the clean energy sector, […]

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NIA Wants Insurance As Requirement For Mortgage Finance

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:02 am   /   Business, Science

By Sola Alabadan,  Lagos   The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) is working with Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company Plc (NMRC) to […]

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Conference On Africa’s Scientific Development Holds In London

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

The newly appointed President of Mauritius, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim will open a major conference on Africa’s science and technology agenda […]

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Africa, RTI International Partner On Data-Driven Development

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

RTI International  – a leading nonprofit research institute – and IBM’s Africa research lab have announced a partnership to deploy […]

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Europe To Provide Clean Water For Ethiopia

Posted: Jul 16, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Business, Science

More than 120,000 households across Ethiopia are expected to benefit from significant new investment in water, wastewater and sanitation infrastructure. […]

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