Why Militaries of Developing Countries Prefer A-29 Super Tucano Fighter Jets

Apart from United States which purchased 20 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets in 2013 for the Afghan Air Force, A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets can only be found in the military service of developing countries. I noticed this when I decided to find out about the aircraft after Nigerian government decided to buy 12 A-29… Read More Why Militaries of Developing Countries Prefer A-29 Super Tucano Fighter Jets

Meet the Nigerian Scientist Giving Drones the Ability to Smell Bombs from Afar

“Imagine being able to detect odours a significant distance away with form factors which you can mount on a commercially available drone. The system will be complete with on board biological learning and classification.”, wrote Oshiorenoya E. Agabi on his LinkedIn profile. Osh Agabi is a Nigerian neuroscientist and engineer. He is the founder and… Read More Meet the Nigerian Scientist Giving Drones the Ability to Smell Bombs from Afar

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Issues First Drones Operator Certificate To Oando

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) popularly called drones are one area where African countries are proving more accepting and innovative about. The commercial drone industry has been slow to start in most other parts of the world. The United States and the United Kingdom prohibits drone flights that leave the line of sight of a human… Read More Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Issues First Drones Operator Certificate To Oando

Despite the Lack of Support these Nigerians Managed to Build their Own Machines

Despite their lack of material, training and money, these determined  Nigerians have managed to build their own machines. These machines were all made in Nigeria by Nigerians without government support. In any society, there’s always a subset of individuals with an interest in tinkering, fabricating, mimicking, inventing. At the very fundamental level, what drives them is… Read More Despite the Lack of Support these Nigerians Managed to Build their Own Machines