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Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Nigeria: Surveyors Ask Govt to Invest in Digital Mapping

Speaking while welcoming members and guests to the 49th Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) in Benin, the President of NIS, Mr Bode Adeaga said government should begin massive investment in remote sensing...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Flood Disaster: NEMA Undertakes Mapping of Vulnerable Areas

The  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)  Tuesday said it had carried out mapping of all the communities likely to be affected by the predicted 2013 flood as part of its preparedness against disaster occurrence in the country....

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Nigeria to Commercialize Satellite Services

The newly-launched earth observation satellite, NigeriaSat-2, is now set for commercial activities, a top government official has said. Director-general of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) Mohammed Seidu disclosed this on Friday in Abuja, adding...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Nigeria Launches Satellite to Replace Earlier Failed Attempt

With a service lifespan of 15 years, the satellite is designed to meet the needs of telecommunications, maritime, defense and broadcast media services in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Europe and Asia. Read More

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Nigeria Prepares to Launch Two Earth Observation Satellites

Nigeria has concluded plans to launch into orbit two satellites from Russia on July 7, a top government official with the country's National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has said. Director General of the agency Seidu...

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Nigeria Saves Millions with NigeriaSat-1

The use of Nigeria’s earth observation and imagery satellite (Nigeriasat-1) system for national land use and cover mapping has saved the country about N45 billion($300m). Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Mohammed Abubakar, who disclosed this at...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

DMCii Signs Exclusive NigeriaSat-2 Satellite Imaging Deal with NASRDA

Remote sensing solutions provider DMCii has signed an exclusive agreement with the Nigerian Space Agency (NASRDA) to distribute imagery from the two new earth observation satellites NigeriaSat-2 & NigeriaSat-X that are awaiting launch. The two satellites introduce...