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).
LAWMAKER WANTS MORE FUNDS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Hon. Beni Lar has called for increased funding of Science...
ONU HAILS ISRAEL’S ASSISTANCE ON METHANOL TECHNOLOGY
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has commended the State of Israel for its assistance to Nigeria...
DR. ONU RECEIVES 2019 SUN OUTSTANDING AWARD IN GOVERNANCE
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu received the 2019 Sun Newspaper award for Outstanding Service in Governance...
LAGOS LOSSES $2.1 BILLION TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
Lagos state is said to have lost $2.1 Billion due to the adverse effect of pollution, according to a report...
EDET AKPAN, NEW PERMANENT SECRETARY IN SCIENCE ASSUMES DUTY
The new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Edet Sunday Akpan assumed office on Tuesday in...
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 .