Philip Emeagwali

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In Analysis
Apr 21st, 2011
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Excerpt from Nigeria’s 50th anniversary lecture at the Embassy of Nigeria, Paris. I wish to look back to 1960, and forward to 2060, to share my thoughts about the challenges to, and opportunities for, building a stronger Nigeria through technology. In the past 50 years, Nigeria has grown economically...
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Apr 2nd, 2011
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Excerpt from Nigeria’s 50th anniversary lecture at the Embassy of Nigeria, Paris. Walk with me in memory to one of the greatest celebrations, the end of the colonial era in Africa. The day: October 1, 1960. The place: British West Africa. The setting: a crowded stadium in the Atlantic coastal town of...
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Dec 5th, 2010
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The bottom has fallen out of Phillip Emeagwali’s basket of false claims. American oil giant, ExxonMobil, has told NEXT exclusively that it has never dealt with the American-based Nigerian scientist, contrary to Mr. Emeagwali’s repeated claim that he wrote the equations that the company used to simula...
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Nov 21st, 2010
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In a bid to defend himself against allegations of fraudulent claims leveled against him by leading American scientists,American-based Nigerian scientist, Philip Emeagwali, has told a new set of lies, an investigation has shown.In an article he published on ‘nigeriavillagesquare.com’,a Nigerian Intern...
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In Crime & Corruption
Nov 8th, 2010
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The Nigerian government will investigate allegations of fraudulent claims levelled against Nigerian United States-based scientist, Philip Emeagwali, the Minister of Information and Communication, Dora Akunyili, has said. NEXT had in a report on Sunday quoted some leading American scientists as descri...
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Nov 7th, 2010
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Ask an average Nigerian to name the country’s most famous scientists. In all likelihood, they would mention “Dr.” (or “Professor”) Philip Emeagwali and Dr. Gabriel Oyibo.  This, in a way, is excusable ignorance. After all, the great President Bill Clinton has been scammed into undeservedly calling Em...