Innovators and inventors at the 2020 EXPO that came 1st, 2nd and 3rd in different competitions will be rewarded with 1 Million naira, N750,000 and N500,000 respectively. This will help to build a Science and Technology culture in the country. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the

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 President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja granted full scholarship up to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree level to three secondary students who emerged winners at this year’s Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition. The scholarship is in any science-related discipline of their choice at any university in the country.  Declaring open the 2020

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said over Nine Hundred thousand jobs have been created through the implementation of STI policies of the Federal Government. He further disclosed that over N1 Trillion has been saved through the reduction in imports of raw materials, in the year 2017 and 2018 according to the

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  The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has said that the essence of the Science, Technology and Innovation Expo is to enable science and technology contribute effectively to the overall economic recovery of the country in tandem with the National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020. Barrister Abdullahi said

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The Federal Government is to setup a committee to verify claims by scientists for the cure of Corona virus, otherwise known as Covid-19 and Lassa fever. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said this at the Youths summit organized by the Middle Belt Youths Council in Jos over the weekend. It would

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The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister  Mohammed Abdullahi has said that the Federal Government will soon establish a bank to fund Research and Development in a bid to commercialize research results so as to boost the economy. Barrister Mohammed disclosed this at the inauguration of sub-committees under the National Consultative Committee on

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, said that the Ministry has discovered a decreased interest by Nigerian Youths to study Science and Science related courses. Addressing Young Scientists at the final examination of the Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award on Monday, Dr. Onu said the Ministry is poised to redress this affair

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Nigeria has recorded significant progress towards finding a cure for the much-dreaded corona virus or Covid 19. A Nigerian Professor of Pharmacology, Prof. Maurice iwu has claimed discovery of a drug with a potential treatment agent for coronavirus infections. Professor Iwu disclosed this while briefing the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu in

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The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr. Mohammed Bello has advocated the use of Nigerian languages to teach school children Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) so as to aid proper understanding by them.   He stated this when he received Odyssey Educational Foundation, a NGO that promotes girl child education, in his office on Wednesday in

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