Eggheads converge for quintessential aficionado of architecture in UNILAG

As a tradition of excellence, another inaugural lecture for 2016/2017 academic session of the University of Lagos will take place on Wednesday May 10, 2017 by 4:00pm at the main auditorium, of the university. The lecture titled. ‘Sustainable Architecture: A Return to Nature Through Biomimicry’, will be delivered by Prof Michael Adeloye Adebamowo of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos. In an interview with the quintessential architect, about the lecture, will highlight on a lot of challenges affecting our built environment. These challenges are compounded…

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Eggheads converge for quintessential aficionado of architecture in UNILAG

As a tradition of excellence, another inaugural lecture for 2016/2017 academic session of the University of Lagos will take place on Wednesday May 10, 2017 by 4:00pm at the main auditorium, of the university. The lecture titled. ‘Sustainable Architecture: A Return to Nature Through Biomimicry’, will be delivered by Prof Michael Adeloye Adebamowo of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos. In an interview with the quintessential architect, about the lecture, will highlight on a lot of challenges affecting our built environment. These challenges are compounded…

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Prof. Sofoluwe resurrects in UNILAG

Acivities marking the 5th Prof. Adetokunbo Babatunde Sofulwe Memorial Lecture have been outlined at the University of Lagos. The three-day event, which kick started with a press conference was held on Tuesday at the Afe Babalola Auditorium of the university; while a novelty match/athletics will be held on Thursday at UNILAG Sports Centre at 4pm. The 5th memorial lecture will take place at the University of Lagos Main Auditorum on Friday by 10am. According to Dr. Lukumon Adeoti, Chairman, UNILAG Alumni, Lagos State branch, the event will be chaired by…

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Speed Limiting Devices: 3 months after enforcement

On February 1, this year, full enforcement into the law of the installation of Speed Limiting Devices (SLDs) on commercial vehicles plying on Nigerian roads, was made mandatory by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in an effort to reduce accidents. Three Months later, Science Writer, STANLEY CHIBUIHEM AMALAHA, takes a look at the effects of the enforcement on the populace PROLEGOMENON Following our recent sensitization in the Sunday Telegraph of March 19, (pg10) 2017, titled: ‘Speed Limiting Devices and their engineering mechanisms’, Three months later, Science Telegraph examines the…

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Acid Rain Charade: 7 years after

March 2010 went down memory lane as the month rumours of Acid rain were spread all over Nigeria. Many were misguided about Acid rain. Some said that a particular rain will fall in that month which falls once in 750 years, and it is carcinogenic. Is it really true that a particular Acid rain falls on earth once in 750 years? Science Writer, STANLEY CHIBUIHEM AMALAHA takes a look at this Acid rain brouhaha PROLEGOMENON Seven years ago (March 2010) to be precise, Nigerians were traumatised over ‘ACID RAIN’. Sadly…

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World’s first human heart transplant performed in South Africa

PROLEGOMENON On December 3, 1967, 53-year-old Lewis Washkansky receives the first human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Washkansky, a South African grocer dying from chronic heart disease, received the transplant from Denise Darvall, a 25-year-old woman who was fatally injured in a car accident. Surgeon Christiaan Barnard, who trained at the University of Cape Town and in the United States, performed the revolutionary medical operation. The technique Barnard employed had been initially developed by a group of American researchers in the 1950s. American surgeon…

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