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16-year-old Nigerian Steven Udotong Set To Become The First Black To Build A Nuclear Fusor

16-year-old Steven Udotong,a Nigerian high school student at Cinnaminson High School Southern New Jersey in the United States is set be the first black student to build a nuclear energy fusor.He believes that nuclear energy is a viable energy alternative and he has taken on the task of building a nuclear energy fusor by himself!

A fusor uses “electricity to heat charge atoms to a point where nuclear fusion can occur to produce energy". Steven hopes that the fusor will help inspire a cleaner, more environmentally-friendly future for the planet. He created a GoFundMe page to raise $1500 for resources for the project, and the campaign has already exceeded the target amount.

Speaking with journalists,he said...

"I grew curious after we flew by the topic of nuclear energy in my chemistry class last year. I decided to do more research and I soon learned that I could actually make a nuclear fusor. That sparked my interest. I want people to know that there are alternate methods for obtaining power and energy."

"I want to examine more clean energy products and stop fearing the word “nuclear". Nuclear energy is a lot safer than people think."

Last summer, Steven was accepted into the Yale Young Global Scholar Program, in the engineering track at the Singapore campus - one of three students from New jersey to be accepted. He's very motivated, knowing that he will be the first black student to achieve this feat:

"I’m motivated knowing I’m proof that there are many ways for minorities to pursue success. Sports and music are not the only avenues for us. There’s room for us. Rather, there’s a need for us to participate in academia, business, art, law, medicine, and yes, nuclear energy."

"I hope this project will become an example of academic excellence as a vehicle of accomplishment for Black students."


His project has already struck a chord within his local community– he's been featured in his hometown newspaper and people are willing to help him achieve his goal. The first part of Steven’s invention was successful, but he still needs to raise another $750 in order to get the rest of the supplies needed for the reactor.



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Tony Elumelu Set To Splash $100m On 1000 Entrepreneurs(Photos)

Here are photos from Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) leadership during the meeting to select 1,000 new entrepreneurs for the 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. During the session, the Selection Committee ratified Accenture Development Partners' recommended list of 1,000 entrepreneurs to join the 3rd round of the $100 million Programme.

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College Of Agriculture Students In Kebbi State Locally Produce Tractors(Photos)

Under Sen Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state,the government played a significant role to make sure that farmers had a bumper harvest during the previous rainy seasons.

Further more, the only college of agriculture in the state under the stewardship of Mal.Mamuda Manga and the head of engineering department Dr Aliyu Muazu were prompted to engage their final year engineering students to the most amusing practical which the result brought about the creation of a locally made tractor.

See below photos of  the students practical work

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ABUJA RAIL MASS TRANSIT 90 PERCENT COMPLETE-MINISTER

ABUJA RAIL MASS TRANSIT 90 PERCENT COMPLETE-MIN

DIRECTS CCECC TO EMPLOY NIGERIANS

The total percentage of progress so far made in the on-going Abuja Mass Rail Transit project is put at 90.27 percent as most of the train stations are at the finishing stages.

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello said this after the inspection tour of the project site and a train ride from the Abuja Metro Station behind the Abuja World Trade Centre at the Central Business District to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday.

The Minister who was in company of the FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye and other senior officials of the FCT Administration, noted that there are 13nos railway bridges, 50nos culverts, 15nos flyover bridges and 9nos pedestrian overpasses bridges that are all 100 percent completed.

Malam Bello revealed that the total length of the rail double track laid is 45.245 kilometers thereby making it 100 percent complete of the entire Lots 1A and 3.

According to him, out of the total 12nos Train Stations under construction, 10 are at advanced stage with painting and installation of mechanical and electrical works currently in progress, while the remaining two being fast tracked, thereby making the entire Stations 85 percent completed.

The Minister stated that the locomotive and rolling stock deport is 85 percent complete, while communication as well as signaling are also 85 percent complete respectively.

His words: “The percentage progress of work on the power supply is however 20 percent but adequate progress would be achieved soon.”

Due to the importance the FCT Administration attaches to the Abuja Rail Mass Transit project, the Minister assured that his Administration would work assiduously to complete the project and make it operational as planned.

Malam Bello reiterated that it is the desire of his Administration to assuage the difficulties currently being experienced by commuters in the Federal Capital Territory and that is why rapid attention is given to the project.

The Minister during the inspection tour thus, directed that CCECC, the company handling the project, should ensure that qualified Nigerians not Chinese are employed for the management of the Train service since about 1,000 personnel are expected to be employed.

Signed
Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCAI
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary,
Monday, March 13, 2017.

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Photos Of Keke Made & Assembled In Gombe State

According to Ali Amtai,SA on social media to Gombe state governor,below are photos of kekenapeb made & assembled in Gombe by PS.Pakistan & Gombe state Govt. Kudos HE Dankwambo.

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Amaechi Inspects oEbute-Metta Railway Terminal, Lagos State Before Ground Breaking Ceremony(Photos)

Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi pictured inspecting Ebute-Metta Railway Terminal, Lagos.He will be the Chief Host for the ground breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway tomorrow.The project will not only generate massive employment for the teeming youths but also help to bridge the Infrastructural deficit in the transportation sector of the economy.

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