A study has confirmed that the wind profiles and characteristics of south west region of Nigeria are suitable for electricity generation, with the energy cost analysis showing that generation cost can be as low as 0.02/kWh and as high as 5.03/kWh, depending on the turbine model employed.
Researchers, A. A. Adegunle, Shade Kuyoro and O. Awodele have proposed “Green IT” (Information Technology), otherwise known as ecologically sound IT, as a mitigating measure for greenhouse gases produced by human activities.
Barring any hitches, Covenant University and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, might soon be collaborating on research and teaching related projects.
In order to prepare its students for ground breaking research, the School of Postgraduate Studies of Covenant University has organised the second edition in the series of its seminars and workshops.
The reliance of majority of Nigerian households on charcoals, firewood and other related solid biomass as their major cooking fuels has significantly contributed to atmospheric particles and carbon monoxide emissions in the environment. This increase in the use of solid biomass has also escalated deforestation with an upsurge in the amount of discharges into the atmosphere which poses grave health risk to the populace.
All over the world, technical education has been a major driver of national development strategies, because of its impact on productivity and economic development. However, the polarisation of information and communication technology knowledge, design and production between the developed countries and developing economies, has resulted into a digital diametrical world; where one is producing technology and the other is consuming what it cannot produce.
The safety of processed foods consumed by children, particularly in Africa has become a growing concern among public health experts which called for a review of food additives and their health implications on children in the region.
Nigerian pupils, like many young learners across different societies of the world enjoy learning visually and prefer engaging their fingers in the learning process. Scholars around the world have consistently advocated the use of graphics (diagrams, charts, maps, or other illustrative materials, including printed materials, computer images and pictures) to explain things, concepts or ideas, especially the written part of a printed text such as books.
The vice-chancellor of Covenant University tells THE that collaborations within the continent can be most useful for solving challenges
The meat industry in Nigeria overtime has faced major challenges ranging from the deplorable conditions of abattoirs and meat handling to distribution and storage facilities. The overwhelming sanitation problems from abattoirs and distribution systems in open market have posed additional problems to the environment and consumers’ health.