Joseph Adewole of Nigeria has emerged winner of micro:bit Global Challenge 2018 for the African region.
Joseph Adewole designed a system that detects the temperature of students in a class and lets their teacher know. He designed the device so that students can be treated quickly if they are ill and therefore don’t miss too much school.
Joseph Adewole made his contribution on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being.
According to the judges:
“…the students’ body temperature can be used as an early warning system for proper attention to avoid sickness-related school misses, and to avoid the spreading of sickness within the classroom. High attendance to school would increase the access to information provided by the teacher in the classroom.”
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Susan Chioma Obasi has obtained a First Class in Business Administration as well as emerged as the overall Best Graduating Student of Caritas University, Amorji-Nike in Enugu State, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.81.
The 21-year-old attended Hillcrest Preparatory and Primary School, Nsukka, and Louisville Girls Secondary School, Old Kutunku in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
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The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament held at Niamey, Niger Republic.
The Nigerian Army men’s team won the third position at event on Saturday 16th February 2019.
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