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World Science Day: Scientists call for research, infrastructure development

As the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on Saturday, Nov. 10, as adopted by the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), scientists urged government at all levels to focus on Research and Development for the growth of the science and technology sector.

Centre urges federal government to enforce local content law in engineering

The Centre for Atmospheric Research, National Space Research and Development Agency has advised the Federal Government to enforce laws that promote local content in all aspects of engineering projects.
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FCT Tremor: Implement laws against illegal mining, borehole digging – Scientist

Prof. Babatunde Rabiu, a scientist, has urged government to enforce existing laws against illegal mining and arbitrary drilling of boreholes to avert incidences of earth tremors, which endanger lives of citizens.
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Scientist: Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse on Friday

Nigeria will on Friday night experience a spectacular total lunar eclipse, which will last for one hour, Prof. Augustine Ubachukwu, has said.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

University vice-chancellor condemns N242 billion proposed for 2019 elections

Vice Chancellor of Mountain Top University, Magboro, Ogun State, Prof. Elijah Ayolabi, has condemned the N242 billion being proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari proposed to the National Assembly for the 2019 elections, saying it should be channeled to people-oriented programmes.

NASRDA calls for policy, planning on air quality

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has stressed the need for policy and planning on air quality to safeguard citizens from harmful effects of air pollutants.

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NiMet predicts partly cloudy, sunny, hazy weather on Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy, sunny and hazy weather conditions over most parts of the country with chances of scattered thunderstorms over the southern part on Monday.
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Muhammadu Indimi pledges to intervene in Unilorin’s infrastructure needs

The Executive Chairman, Oriental Energy Resources Ltd, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, has pledged the readiness of his company to partner with the University of Ilorin towards “a robust synergy” that would be of mutual benefit to his outfit and the university.
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2019: Group targets 40 million youth for Atiku Abubakar

Atikulated Youth Force, an online campaign group, says it is targeting 40 million youths to support Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ahead of the 2019 election.
Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed casting his vote in ward PU 006 Oro in the Kwara State Bye-Election on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Lai Mohammed: APC will make positive impact in Kwara in 2019

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, says the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government would bring about the desired transformation envisioned for the state when it assumes power in 2019.
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Gareth Southgate hails England fightback against Croatia

Gareth Southgate hailed England’s maturity and resilience as Harry Kane fired his side into the Nations League semi-finals with a dramatic 2-1 win over Croatia on Sunday.