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France’s Thales Group to lead in TAM of Nigeria’s radar facility – NAMA

The Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, has revealed that apart from delivery all the ordered consignment of critical spare parts required for the continuous service and operation of the Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria (TRACON) by Thales Group...

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76

LONDON (Reuters) - Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the nature of time itself, died on Wednesday aged 76. Hawking’s formidable mind probed the very limits of human understanding both in the vastness of...

Reports suggest Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building a giant AIRSHIP

Engineers have finished the frame of the zeppelin-like craft, source says It is unclear if this is a private venture or could be used commercially Experts have previously spoken about the possibility of airships carrying freight  Sources say Brin was inspired by old...

Nigeria’s National Space Agency manufactures Nano-Satellite

The National Space Agency (NASRDA) says its collaboration with five countries has resulted in the successful completion of a global project for the design and manufacture of five identical Nano-Satellites. Dr Felix Ale, Head, Media and Corporate Communication, NASRDA made this known in a statement...

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though...

Facebook to open Nigerian hub in 2018

will also train 50,000 Nigerians in digital skills LAGOS, Nov 22  - Facebook will open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The...

Nigeria backs nuclear weapons-free world

Nigeria has voiced its support to the non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction mass (WMD), saying a world free of nuclear weapons is the ideal society it envisaged. Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, delivered this position in his statement at the...

Like humans, ants rescue dead, wounded comrades from battle

Much like human soldiers in combat, members of a large, black, termite-eating ant species found in sub-Saharan Africa marched in formation into battle, retrieved wounded comrades and carried them back home to recover. Scientists on Thursday described the unique rescue behaviour of the African Matabele...

Google’s $20 million race to the moon will end with no winner — and Google is OK with that

Google does not plan to extend the $20 million Lunar Xprize beyond its March deadline. The four teams racing to win the prize are either short of money or unable to launch this year, sources familiar with the situation tell CNBC. But a...

Astronomers discovers seven ‘earth like’ planets which may support life

'I think that we've made a crucial step towards finding if there is life out there'