Articles posted by Olusegun Shogbola

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has charged agencies of the Ministry to come up with technological innovation to create employment opportunities for Nigerian youth. Dr. Onu believed that the creation of more wealth and employment opportunities would productively engage the youths, thereby dousing their dependency to resort to protest in expressing

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The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Hon. Beni Lar has called for increased funding of Science and Technology sector in budgetary allocation. Hon. Beni Lar made the call when members of the Committee paid an oversight visit to the headquarters of the Ministry of Science and Technology in Abuja on Monday.

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has commended the State of Israel for its assistance to Nigeria in the area of Methanol Fuel Production Technology. Dr. Onu made the commendation when the Ambassador of the State of Israel to Nigeria, Amb Shimon Ben-Shoshan, visited him in his office in Abuja on Tuesday.

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu received the 2019 Sun Newspaper award for Outstanding Service in Governance on Friday in Abuja. Dr. Onu, while accepting the award said that he will continue to strive hard to ensure that the mandate of the Ministry to drive the Science and Technological development of Nigeria

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Lagos state is said to have lost $2.1 Billion due to the adverse effect of pollution, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on pollution in major cities of the world The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu disclosed this on Friday when he inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Pollution control

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The new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Edet Sunday Akpan assumed office on Tuesday in the Ministry, with a pledge to fully implement its mandate and upgrade it to a level one Ministry. Speaking during the handing over ceremony, Mr. Akpan praised his predecessor Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar and promised

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The Federal Government is to diversify Nigeria’s energy supply needs to include renewable energy so as to accelerate socio-economic development of the country. Dr. Onu disclosed this when he declared open the forum on “SCALING-UP INTERCONNECTED MINI-GRIDS DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: CURRENT STATUS, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS”, organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP-GEF) and the Energy

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu on Friday inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the 2021 Science and Technology EXPO. Speaking during the inauguration, Dr. Onu said the EXPO, with the theme: “Science, Technology and Innovation for Economic Recovery and Sustainability amidst Covid-19 challenges”, is vital to the socio-economic survival of Nigeria, saying that it

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FG TO WOO YOUTHS THROUGH MECHANISED FARMING The Minister of Science and Technology has said that the Federal Government is set to mechanise agricultural production so as to make it attractive to Nigerian youths. Dr. Onu disclosed this when he received the Director General and National Coordinator of Nigerian Young Farmers Network in his office

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