On 1 December 2014, the Nigerian Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Abdu Bulama, announced the launch of the first indigenous Nigerian satellite by 2018.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has launched a National Digital Flood Model.
The National Space Research and Development Agency of Nigeria (NASRDA), host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has provided relevant satellite datasets for resource monitoring, socio-economic
The Africa Geospatial Forum, scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria on 19 and 20 August 2014, had to be postponed due to the Ebola outbreak in the region, as the organizers
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) is a research institutions that is under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology of Nigeria.
The Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) - one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices - announced on 28 May 2014 that it will develop and build a “Made in Nig
China Great Wall Industry Corp will launch the Democratic Republic of the Congo's first satellite, which will also be developed by China, before the end of 2015, according to a contract signed on 1
Nigeria continues to be heavily affected by floods. The country’s National Emergency Management Agency reported that floods had killed 431 people and displaced 1.3 million more.
The International Charter "Space and Major Disaster" was activated twice last week for floods in Africa: Chad and Nigeria.
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