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Experts discover new approach to making airplane parts, without massive infrastructure

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a method to produce aerospace-grade composites without the enormous ovens and pressure vessels. The technique may help to speed up the manufacturing of airplanes and other large, high-performance composite structures, such as blades for wind turbines. They discovered that Carbon nanotube film produces aerospace-grade composites with …read more →

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OPEC Secretary-General Says Iraqi Oil Facilities Secure, Production Continuing

Iraqi oil facilities are secured and the country’s production is continuing, OPEC’s Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo said on Wednesday. “It’s a big relief that the facilities continue to be secured in Iraq, the production is continuing and effective,” Barkindo said on the sidelines of a conference in Abu Dhabi, He said he was optimistic Iraq would …read more →

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We will turn Lagos to technology hub as quickly as possible – LASRIC

The Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council, (LASRIC) says it will deploy all means at its disposal to ensure that the desire of the state government in turning Lagos to a technology hub is realised as quickly as possible. The leader of the 16-member council, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, disclosed this in an interview with …read more →

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Buhari Outlines New Projects For 2020

President Buhari, in the New Year nationwide broadcast, said Nigerians should expect the commencement of the construction of the Mambilla Power project by the first half of the year. The 3,050-megawatt (MW) Mambilla Hydropower project in Taraba State had witnessed several arbitrations that stalled it for over 40 years. When completed, the project will be …read more →

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Lagos Opens Bid for More Transit Rails as the Lagos Blue Line Rail Mass Transit Gets Ready

Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has inviteed investors for the construction of four other rail lines under a Design, Build, Operate, Maintain and Transfer model of Public-Private-Partnership arrangement just as the Blue-line Mass Transit rail is nearing completion. The most critical of the Lagos Blue Line Rail Mass Transit project is the part running …read more →

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Only N1.2trn Was Released For Capital Expenditure In 2019 — Minister

The Federal Government has so far released 1.2 trillion in capital expenditure, representing a 50 per cent capital performance for the 2019 fiscal year. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed made this disclosure when he briefed State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President …read more →

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IHEDIOHA, GANDUJE WIN AWARDS AT NIDA FOR IMPACTFUL INVESTMENTS IN INFRASTRUCTURE

The Governor of Imo State Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, (CON) and his Kano State counterpart, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje have been recognized for their pragmatic approach, impactful investments and stellar performances in the infrastructure development of their states.  Governor Ihedioha was adjudged the Best Governor in Innovative Infrastructure Solutions while Governor Ganduje took home the …read more →