Nigerian professor claims to solve 150 year old maths problem

Has a maths problem, which has gone more than 150 years without a solution, finally been solved by Nigerian academic Dr. Opeyemi Enoch? The Riemann Hypothesis was first proposed by Bernhard Riemann in 1859. If it is confirmed that he is the first person to provide a solution, Dr. Enoch could scoop a million dollar prize.

(The interview was conducted with Dr Enoch on the basis that his solution is correct and that he has won the prize. The text and headline of this post have been amended from an earlier version, to make clear that the prize has not been awarded and his claims have not been verified.)

(Photo: Dr Opeyemi Enoch in the classroom. Credit: Opeyemi Enoch)

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