Welcome to The Federal Ministry of Science & Technology
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria is one of the strategic Ministries of Government saddled with the responsibility of facilitating the development and deployment of Science, Technology and Innovation to enhance the pace of Socio-economic development of the country.
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology was established on 1st January, 1980 by Act No1 of 1980, as the successor organ of Government to the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) which was established in 1976. By January, 1984, the Ministry was merged with the Federal Ministry of Education. Hence it was renamed, Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. By 1985, the Ministry was demerged and named the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. In its chequered history, the Ministry was again scrapped in 1992 and its research institutes and parastatals were shared among other Ministries and Agencies including the Federal Ministry of Industry, Agriculture, Health and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).
MINISTER, DR ONU CHALLENGES NIGERIANS ON LOCAL PRODUCTION
Onu challenges Nigerians on local production The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has called on Nigerians to...
FG PARTNERS AFRICAN UNION (AU) ON SCIENTIFIC INNOVATIONS
FG partners AU on scientific innovations ………..as AU offers $200,000 scholarship to African students The Federal Government has expressed willingness...
FG TO SET UP SECIENCE CENTRES IN 6 GEO-POLITICAL ZONES
The Federal Government is to establish science centres in the six geo political zones of the country so as to...
Technologies Driven Project
The Honourable Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu have embarked on a tour of the South Eastern Zone of the country. The Minister was on tour of the zone to flag-off, inspect and unveil projects .