Articles posted by Olusegun Shogbola

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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Several gaps in energy generation and water conservation have been identified for low industrial activities, unemployment, urban and rural migration in Nigeria. The Minister of Science and Technology. Dr.Ogbonna  Onu disclosed   this  at the weekend in Abuja while declaring open the 2018 training courses on construction  and management of water  conservation and hydro project by the People’s Republic China in

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The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has pledged to work with women scientists to help popularize the importance of science and technology in nation building particularly among the Girl-Child. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnya Onyu made the pledge recently in Abuja at the 25th Anniversary celebration and 4th International Conference of the

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The Federal Government is set to boost girl- child education in the rural areas in the current economic development process of Nigeria.  The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this when the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World ( OWSD)   visited him in his Office at the weekend. Dr Onu

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu says his Ministry is set to boost natural medicine in the country through effective research and innovation. Dr. Onu disclosed this when he received the executive of South East Traditional Medicine Association who paid him a courtesy call in his office during the week in Abuja.

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu  says that the  federal Government  is giving  priority to the girl child development  by promoting science and technology  education in tertiary institutions. Dr Onu said this at the pre- conference Girl -child sensitization of the Organization for Women in Science (OWSD) held at government Girls Science School, Kuje during the week. Dr

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