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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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The Federal Government is to assist small-scale industries and agro-food processors with the provision of up-to-date technologies so as to scale up their production and reduce poverty. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu disclosed this when he received members of the Association of Food and Agro Processors who paid him a courtesy

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The Minister of State Science and Technology, Barr. Mohammed Abdullahi has called on State Ministries of Education, Science and Technology to leverage on various Federal Government’s programmes aimed at technological development of the Country. Barrister Abdullahi made the call when he received the Nasarawa state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya Fatu Jimaita Sabo

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The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, will continue to lend its support to the anti-corruption crusade of the present administration. The Minister, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu who said this further said that Science, Technology and Innovation is critical in the fight against corruption in Nigeria as intelligence gathering and timely administration of judgement require Science

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ONU RECEIVES COMMITTEE’S REPORT ON INNOVATION AND ECONOMY The Minister of Science and Technology on Friday received the Interim Report of the National Institute for policy and strategic Studies and FMST Joint Committee on Review and Strategy for the Implementation of the Annual Presidential Parley Report(s) from 2008-2019. The Committee was setup by the Minister

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has called on African countries to pay more attention to Science and Technology so as to enhance the development of the continent. Dr. Onu made the call in Abuja during a virtual meeting of African Ministers of Science, Technology and Innovation on Thursday. The meeting was

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has urged the Committee of Vice-chancellors of Nigerian Universities to implement the 60/40 ratio policy in favour of Science and Engineering courses, so as to stimulate innovation and economic growth for the nation. Dr. Onu made the call when he received the Secretary-General, Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, Prof. Yakubu

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