Articles posted by Olusegun Shogbola

Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST) an agency of the Ministry of Science and Technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Defence Research and Development Bureau (DRDB) in  the field of Research and Development of military footwears of the Armed Forces for National Security. The MOU, according to the Permanent Secretary

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that Nigeria can effectively fight crime, manage intelligence gathering and boost commerce through the adoption of Gridcodes, a mobile application which was developed locally. He said this at the Inauguration ceremony of the Inter-Ministerial Technical committee on the adoption of Gridcodes an address referencing free mobile

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The Minister of Science and Technology Dr.Ogbonnaya Onu commended the selfless service shown by the Northern Nigerian Youth Council through their philanthropic activities. The Minister made the commendation during a courtesy visit by the Northern Nigerian Youth Council (NNYC) to the ministry on Tuesday 28th May 2019 in Abuja. Dr.Onu said he was impressed by

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has called on the Organised Private Sector to invest in the numerous researching findings in the Ministry to enable Nigeria catch up with the developed world. Dr Onu made the call when he paid a facility visit to Peace Petroleum   Limited, makers of Peace Lubricants and

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that research findings done by the nations research institutes must be focused on solving the nation’s problems.  The Minister, gave the order during the visit to the made the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI)-enabled Honey making factory, A & Shine Honey in Kuje

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The Federal Government has commissioned the Solid Minerals Machinery and Equipment Development Institute, (SOMMEDI) in Nasarawa Town, Nasarawa Sate Speaking at the commissioning of the institute on Saturday, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said that the Institute will design, produce and also manufacture all equipment that are needed for solid minerals

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The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology is to partner Plateau State Polytechnic on practical local contents  for  teaching that would enable  graduates of the polytechnic with technological capacity to drive the economy. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Bitrus Bako Nabasu, disclosed this when the Rector and the management of the Polytechnic paid

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has charged agencies of the Ministry to endeavor to convert their research findings and innovation into products and services so as to boost the nation’s economy. Speaking during the 2019 town hall meeting and 2018 staff performance Award ceremony on Tuesday in Abuja, Dr. Onu said

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has received the Best Performing Minister Award in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology,  Mr. Bitrus Bako Nabasu.mni, who announced the award on behalf of the Staff, Directors and Director Generals of the Ministry’s agencies said the

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that Leather and Textile sector holds the key to Nigeria’s industrialization. Dr. Onu said this when he spoke at a workshop on “Leather & Leather products Policy Implementation Plan” in Abuja during the week. Dr.Onu said that if Nigeria could specialise in Leather production, it

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