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OSBC Habitat Week Day 1

The guest speaker at the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation’s habitat week Professor Samson Akinola has expressed the need for human beings to protect their habitat from being desolate and affected negatively. Professor Akinola described habitable environment as secret of longevity and economic development of nation. He said bodies in charge …

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36,000 Buildings Susceptible To Collapse -BCPG

The Building Collapse Prevention Guild  said about 36,000 potential collapses are waiting to happen in Lagos State. According to the President of BCPG, Mr Akinola George, this is because most buildings in Lagos State are not constructed by the people who are properly trained to do so. He said construction …

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Thunderstorm kills three in Delta — CP

The police in Delta state today said that three persons were suspected to have died by a thunderstorm in Ughelli South local government area of the state. Delta commissioner of police, Adeyinka Adeleke, told newsmen that the incident remained a suspected case because there were no medical reports to prove …

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Red Cross appeal to the Public to Donate Blood For Victims

The Nigerian Red Cross has begged the  public for blood donations for victims of the collapsed building on Lagos Island. Mr Olakunle Lasisi, Secretary of NRC, made the appeal  in Lagos. Speaking on the hashtags #Donate For Ita-faji and #save the Ita-faji children trending on social media, he solicited  for …

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Nigeria to Fight Against Plastics by Phasing Out Plastic Bags…

The Nigerian administration has expressed its commitment to phase out the use of non-biodegradable plastics. This is on the sidelines of the 2018 Earth Day celebrations. The announcement to this effect was made by Ibrahim Jibril, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Environment. According to him, the country’s government plans to …

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Nigerian Govt Warns UN of Nuclear Weapons Threat…

The Nigerian government has warned that the continued existence of nuclear weapons remains a threat to all mankind. It stated this in its statement to the general debate of the 2018 Substantive Session of the UN Disarmament Commission by Faisal Ibrahim, first secretary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN. …

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Deep-Sea Fish Use Hydrothermal Vents to Incubate Eggs…

Some deep-sea skates — cartilaginous fish related to rays and sharks — use volcanic heat emitted at hydrothermal vents to incubate their eggs, according to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports. Because deep-sea skates have some of the longest egg incubation times, estimated to last more than four years, the researchers …

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NASA Tests Atomic Clock for Deep Space Navigation…

In deep space, accurate timekeeping is vital to navigation, but not all spacecraft have precise timepieces aboard. For 20 years, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has been perfecting a clock. It’s not a wristwatch; not something available in a store. It’s the Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC), an instrument …

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