Get Latest News at UNN Library Newspaper Section

Get Latest News at UNN Library Newspaper Section If you are familiar with Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, you will observe the latest changes in the library ranging from re-painting of the gigantic library building, replacement of old chairs with new ones (green in colour), and lots more. Going up the newspaper section…

Visit to University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Visit to University of Johannesburg, South Africa   My visit to the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Library was a brief one but worthwhile. It was during the Times Higher Education Ranking Summit of December, 2016 which I attended with other representatives from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, that I deemed it fit to breeze into…

So much discomfort this Christmas?

A lot of people thought 2017 Christmas was going to be the best since this administration, but to their greatest chagrin, it’s turning out to be the opposite. Talk about the fuel crisis, power outage, etc.  It’s really appalling, how things turned out during the celebration of 2017 Christmas. Hopefully though, as Vice President Osinbajo…

Flight Cancellations and Delays: Causes and how to deal…

Flight Cancellations and Delays: Causes and how to deal… Before we begin to imagine how many people will travel by air this Christmas season, let’s consider this question: Have you ever experienced a delayed or cancelled flight, locally or internationally? Hmmm. You can never feel it except you have a meeting to catch up with…

Maggi Naija Pot: Everyone needs it!

  Maggi Naija Pot: Everyone needs it! I chose to blog about Maggi Naija Pot this early morning, not because I am marketing it, but because I need it and I guess so many people out there do same. Since the aggressive advertisement of this stock cube both on DSTV, Gotv and Social Media, there…

My Special Request to Mark Zuckerberg

*External Sharing of Facebook Posts* As a very ardent user of Facebook, at times I would want to share some of my posts instantly to Twitter, Instagram or my blogs, but I just can’t. All I do is do a fresh post on those platforms as I am doing now. Yeah, I earlier posted this…

Hundreds of German universities set to lose access to Elsevier journals

Post copied from: NATURE: An International Journal of Science Hundreds of German universities set to lose access to Elsevier journals Negotiations to reduce journal prices and promote open access are progressing slowly. Around 200 German universities will lose their subscriptions to Elsevier journals within weeks, because negotiations have failed to end a long-term contract dispute….

20 TIPS OF CHRISTMAS DRIVING

20 TIPS OF CHRISTMAS DRIVING It’s EMBER month(s), YES!   Some people say ‘One thing must kill a man’. Hmmmmmmm….   But PLEASE, let’s REMEMBER to observe these:   1. No unnecessary overtaking – there is no prize for the best ‘over-taker’ on Christmas day. Better to answer an ‘undertaker’.   2. No over-speeding –…

Chukwuma Agubata of UNN wins 2017 LNG prize for science

THE Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Science and Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced three research works as joint winners for this year’s edition of the prize after two years intensive search for innovations in the fight to end Malaria. The winning research works from 27 entries for this year’s edition of the…

WACREN Conference 2018

WACREN is organizing its 4th Annual Conference on 15-16 March 2018 in Lomé, hosted by TogoRER, the NREN of Togo. The main theme of the conference is: “WACREN – Unleashing Potentials”, with the following sub-themes: i)    Advanced Network Technologies and Services (SDN, Cloud services, mobility services, NOCaaS, …) ii)   Building and Strengthening User Communities (research communities, librarians, etc.) iii) …

Lessons From Ebuka’s Agbada

Lessons From Ebuka’s Agbada A few days ago, a young man named Ebuka wore an “Agbada” to his friend’s wedding and it broke the internet in Nigeria. Just in case you don’t know what an Agbada is, it is a traditional attire worn by African men to formal events. For a long time, the Agbada…