April 2009 Blog Posts (6)

Indigenous Technology and Renewable Energy

A group of local scientist and inventors has come up with a design of a hydro-electric power plant that can generate up to 3MWatts of electricity which will be very useful for the riverine communities of Bayesla State of Nigeria.

The idea is to construct an over-head reservoir and water is pumped from the abundant rivers and creeks of the Niger Delta region and then run through turbines again. After the initial pumping by either a diesel and gasoline powered pump, the electricity… Continue

Added by Gordon Monday Bubou on April 27, 2009 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

The battle of the faiths (unanswered questions)?

The battle of the faiths (unanswered questions)?

By Chidi Emmanuel

KUWAIT: No Christmas greetings to infidels! No Valentine’s! No more churches! No, No, No…. But in the West, Muslims want their Sharia—they want to have their mosques, even in the White House and Buckingham Palace. “No one can stop us from practicing our religion,” one of my Muslim friends told me in Bahrain. Well, good and right. But is it the same as with other religious groups? “We can practice our… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on April 21, 2009 at 3:15pm — No Comments

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"Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them"

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on April 21, 2009 at 1:35pm — 1 Comment

Nigerians are happy people

Nigerians are happy people

Happiness survey

In 2003, Nigerians were reported to be the happiest people in a scientific survey carried out in 65 nations in 1999-2001. The research was reported by one of the world’s top science magazines, New Scientist, and was picked up by a number of news outlets. The report considered that the country’s family life and culture were more important than its problems and material wealth in determining happiness.


Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on April 18, 2009 at 10:35pm — No Comments

'Planning is about drawing from the past to decide in the present what to do in the future'

'Planning is about drawing from the past to decide in the present what to do in the future'

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on April 13, 2009 at 6:01pm — No Comments

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