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Nigerian solves 156-yr-old mathematical problem



A Nigerian lecturer, Dr. Opeyemi Enoch, has solved the 156 years old Riemann Hypothesis, one of the seven most important problems in Mathematics.
Enoch, a lecturer with the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), became the fourth to resolve one of the seven Millennium Problems in Mathematics.
The mathematician, an indigene of Kogi State, is reputed to have been working before now on mathematical models and structures for generating electricity from sound, thunder and Oceanic bodies.
A statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Saturday, stated that Dr Enoch presented the proof on November 11, 2015 during the International Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science in Vienna, Austria, in what was seen as being symbolic, as it happened on the exact day and month 156 years after the problem was delivered by a German Mathematician in 1859.
According to reports, the Riemann Zeta Hypothesis is one of the seven Millennium problems set forth by the Clay Mathematics Institute with a million Dollar reward for each solved problem for the past 16 years.

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Three of the seven problems had been solved and the prizes given to the winners.
Enoch had, before now, designed a Prototype of a silo for peasant farmers and also discovered a scientific technique for detecting and tracking anybody on an evil mission.
He was also reputed to have successfully invented methods of protecting oil pipelines from vandalism and he is at the moment working on Mathematical approaches to Climate Change.

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