• MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
    GOVERNMENT

    MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

    MEANING OF MDG The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) are eight international development goals that were officially established following the millennium summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the United Nations millennium declaration. All 193 United Nations member states and at least 23 international organisations have agreed to achieve these goals by the year 2015.   GOALS OF MDG Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. Achieving universal primary education. Promoting gender equality and empowering women. Reducing child mortality rates. Improving maternal health. Combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. Ensuring environmental sustainability. Developing a global partnership for development. Note the following: Each of the goals has specific stated targets…

  • INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY
    CHEMISTRY

    INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY

    Chemistry may be defined as the science that is concerned with the composition and the structure of matter, and with the forces that hold the structures together. Chemistry as a science has, as its primary objectives, the determination of the nature and properties of the non-living matter, which surrounds us, and the preparation of new substances that are scientifically interesting, or generally useful from the materials which nature has provided. In trying to determine the nature of substances, it probes into principles governing the changes that matter undergoes, when subjected to conditions which they normally do not encounter, such as high temperature, high pressure, contact with other materials under different…

  • ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES IN CHEM
    CHEMISTRY

    ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES IN CHEMISTRY

    The study of chemistry has brought tremendous, positive development to the world and to Nigeria in particular. Chemistry has contributed greatly towards providing our basic needs and improving the quality of our life. For example, the provision of clothing, housing, better food and transportation is made possible through the knowledge of chemistry. However, there are some products of science (chemical wastes) that can cause havoc to the lives of plants and animals and the environment.   WRONG APPLICATIONS OF SCIENCE (CHEMISTRY)  Chemistry can be applied in a right way to bring about advantages and comfort to people. On the other hand, wrong application of chemistry in the area of chemical…

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