Articles posted by Olusegun Shogbola

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the presentation of ISO 17025:2005 certificate to the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) by the Nigerian National Accreditation Service (NiNAS) will   boost Nigeria’s export market. Dr. Onu, stated this at the presentation of the Certificate of Accreditation to FIIRO by Nigerian National

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The Minister of Science and Technology has tasked Nigerian Pharmacists to utilize Presidential Executive Order 5 and begin to produce drugs locally in the country. Dr Onu gave the challenge today, at the 16th Annual National Conference and Scientific meeting, organized by Nigeria Association of Pharmacists in Academia on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Dr Onu,

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnya Onu says that Presidential Executive Order N0. 5 will improve the quality of life of Nigerians by industrializing the country, creating employment and   make Nigerians to be self-reliant. Dr. Onu made the remarks at the North-Central Dialogue on the Presidential Executive Order .5 on Friday, 10th August, 2018 in

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnya Onu has inaugurated Competiveness Assessment Committee to assess the relevance of researches and innovations of agencies under his Ministry. Speaking while inaugurating the committee on Tuesday   August 7, 2018  in the Ministry, Dr.  Onu said the committee will assist the Ministry assess its seventeen agencies with a view to encouraging

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The regulation and monitoring of quality of drugs by regulatory agencies in the country can only be effective when Nigeria starts largescale production of drugs locally in the country. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu stated   this when the executive of the Nigeria Association of Pharmacists in           Academia paid him a courtesy visit on

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The Federal Government may soon establish two new agencies-the National Agency for Desertification and Erosion Research (NADER) and the National Agency for Research in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (NARRAI) in the country. At the official inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for their establishment on Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Onu    disclosed

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The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Bitrus Bako Nabasu says the Federal Government is poised to boost technical capacity in some focal MDA’s and develop small hydropower potential sites so as to achieve energy demand of the country. Mr. Nabasu  disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Seminar on the

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Weak intellectual property culture among Nigerian scientist and researchers, low quality of research and development results and inventions emanating from universities and research institutes, coupled with inefficient management of intellectual property assets have been identified as bane of low commercialization of research results in Nigeria. The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu disclosed

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