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Nigeria’s Insecurity in Focus; Utilising Space technology to redirect the course

This webinar organized by SGAC in Nigeria will highlight and address the various means through which Space technology is being used and can be used to detect instances of insecurity and violation of human rights in Nigeria.
Specifically, the discussions will enlighten the audience on the present status quo of utilizing space for peace in the country, the challenges involved, and possible measures that can enhance and promote the same.
Attendees will be undergraduates and young professionals interested in the country and the space sector and other concerned Nigerians.
On the side, we will advise and encourage young people on ways to get involved in space-related activities in the country and beyond.




Partners for this webinar

The team in Nigeria has partnered with three student organisations which support this webinar:
Space Club Futa is a student space club that operates under the Center for Space Research and Application of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria with collaboration from the African Regional Center For Space Science and Technology Education: The aim of the club is to help students become relevant in the use of Space Science and Technology in Socio-Economic development, undertake projects on key topics of relevance to Space Application thereby contributing to National development and provide a platform in which students can expand their knowledge in Space Science and Applications preparing them to become leaders in the sector tomorrow.
Space club OAU is a non-profit community in Obafemi Awolowo University with the aim to stimulate the exchange of ideas and information among intellectuals thereby bringing awareness around space science and technology and at the same time building STEM capacity in the Country.
LASU Space Club is all about promoting learning of space science and technology through hands-on experience, practical projects, audio visuals and multimedia presentations of space exploration. The Club was established to provide and spread space knowledge to all students of Lagos State University and its entire environment and to further help in space research and its application for the growth of Nigeria and the world at large.


Your Speakers

Prof. Rabiu Babatunde, Chief Executive/Director @ Centre for Atmospheric Research, NARSDA

Nelly-Helen Ebruka, National Point of Contact for Nigeria, SGAC

Abraham Akinwale, Human Resource Coordinator, SGAC

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