Nigerian lecturer, Dr Yakubu Nura, of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State
, has won the World Physics Competition by defeating over 5000 contenders from 97 countries around the world.
World Championship-2019 in Physics (Einstein's planetary equation) acknowledged the outstanding international contributions and selected him "based on international meritorious competition".
Dr Nura’s research article was announced winner among 5721 nominations from 97 countries, screened for the championship.
Nura is now recognized as the father of modern Einstein's planetary equation studies in Physics. The award was instituted to identify brilliant scientists and academicians around the world.
The competition is organized by the International Agency for Standards and Ratings at international level. According to the Voice of Nigeria, Nura plays a vital role in the advancement of scientific knowledge in Physics.