Sci-Tech

Call For Standardized Electrical Products Re-echoed at The SON-GIZ Inverter Stakeholders Forum in Lagos

  “While commending the SON, FCCPC and LASCOPA for rising up to their task, it bemoaned the fact that some of these agencies are not only understaffed, but most of them are also poorly financed leaving them to source for funds to carry out their responsibilities” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 28, 2022 The SON/GIZ Inverter Stakeholders Forum was held ...

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SCIENCE: If Cows Get High On Hemp, Will Their Milk Do The Same To You?

  “The befuddled bovines also yawned more, produced more saliva and snot, and exhibited overactive tongues; the researchers report today in Nature Food. Some even exhibited reddening in their eye membranes and unsteady movements” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 14, 2022 They were displaying the typical symptoms of being stoned: red eyes, wobbly gaits, and drowsy demeanors. But these weren’t ...

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Twitter’s Trials And Tribulations In Africa By Alexander Onukwue

  “The sun could rise again on Twitter Africa if, somehow, Musk gains the knowledge and humility needed to run a global media platform. But don’t hold your breath—all of this started as a $150 million weed joke and it could get worse” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 13, 2022 Elon Musk’s first acts as Twitter’s owner included impulsive account ...

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Stears, Nigeria’s First Real-Time Elections Tracker Switched On For 2023 Polls

  “Designed to show places where elections will take place with information on candidates and past results, Stears’s revised election tracker wants to generate enthusiasm for elections against a history of voter apathy in Nigeria (in some cases followed by post-election violence)” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 13, 2022 Next February, Nigerians will elect the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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NIGERIA 2023: We Have No Record Of Crime Against Tinubu – US Declares

  “The suit papers some are bandying around are irrelevant because they said things that were never proven. It is nothing but an attempt to exploit the public’s ignorance of legal matters and dent the image of a political opponent”, he said” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 12, 2022 LAGOS – The United States government has said, the All Progressives ...

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CORONAVIRUS: China Rolls Out First Inhalable Covid-19 Vaccine

  “According to official Chinese government data, more than 90% of its population has been vaccinated. The country has relied on domestically produced, inactivated shots and has yet to import or introduce its own version, of an mRNA vaccine. The inhalable vaccine is an aerosol version of an inactive shot” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | NOVEMBER 7, 2022 In what is ...

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MEDICAL SCIENCES: Death Will Be Optional By The Year 2045, According To Genetic Engineers

  “The engineers explain that, although ‘people generally do not know about it’, it was discovered in 1951 how cancer cells are immortal: when Henrietta Lacks died from cervical cancer, surgeons removed the tumour and kept it – and it is still ‘alive’ today”. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | OCTOBER 17, 2022 DYING will be ‘optional’ within just 23 years and ...

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Evidence Suggests COVID-19 Pandemic Came From Nature, Not Laboratory

  “In assembling its report, the task force interviewed researchers who have different perspectives on the pandemic’s origin. It also reviewed the history of RNA viruses, like SARS-CoV-2, that naturally have made zoonotic jumps and triggered outbreaks. And it combed through the scientific literature for papers addressing COVID-19’s origins” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | OCTOBER 12, 2022 The acrimonious debate over ...

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An Advocate For Africa: Tulio de Oliveira Champions Coronavirus Research From The Global South – By Meredith Wadman

  “My dream is to show the world that the Global South … [is] the best place in the world to identify new pathogens” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | OCTOBER 9, 2022 As Americans began to stir in the early morning hours of Thanksgiving Day 2021, a rapt international press corps was listening as a pony-tailed scientist in South Africa announced ...

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BREAKING: Twitter Rolls Out An ‘Edit Button’ On The Platform

  “Once the feature will be rolled out, users will get 30-minutes to edit their tweets and the edited tweet will show up with a time stamp of modification at the bottom of the tweet. Besides, people can tap the label of the edited to read the entire tweet history – like at what times it is modified.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, ...

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