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Why we are diversifying energy supply ― FG

By Emmanuel Elebeke The Federal Government says plans are on to diversify Nigeria’s energy supply needs to include renewable energy so as to accelerate socio-economic development of the country. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this when he declared open the forum on “Scaling-Up Interconnected Mini-Grids Development in Nigeria: Current Status,
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Report faults funding for agricultural research in Africa

Report faults funding for agricultural research in Africa

By Jimoh Babatunde A new report by Biovision, IPES-Food and the UK-based Institute of Development Studies has revealed that only a fraction of agricultural research funding in Africa is being used to transform food and farming systems. Kenya ranks third in sub-Saharan Africa in spending on agricultural research after Nigeria and South Africa. The Money
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COVID 19: Ministry of defence takes delivery of 10,000 face masks for troops.

COVID-19 patients with diarrhea more likely to have severe symptoms of pneumonia – Research

Researchers have found that more coronavirus disease patients with diarrhea showed severe symptoms of pneumonia than those without diarrhea. This is according to a recently published research article in the journal Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The researchers from the Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University and its Research Institute of Gastroenterology examined the intestinal
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Your TV, smartphone screens may spread toxins in your home

Your TV, smartphone screens may spread toxins in your home

By Sola Ogundipe How safe are your smartphones, flat-screen televisions and computer screens?  Researchers say these devices may be contaminating your home with potentially toxic chemicals. A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that certain chemicals called liquid crystal monomers have the potential to contaminate the immediate environment around you
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