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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says the Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Chima Igwe, has not been awarded a PhD degree.

ICPC: FIIRO chief not awarded a PhD certificate

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says the Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Chima Igwe, has not been awarded a PhD degree.
Policemen in three trucks have reportedly stormed the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos.

Police take over FIIRO to stop protesting workers

Policemen in three trucks have reportedly stormed the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos.

FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.

Lagos government to sanction manufacturers over expired products

The Lagos State government has said it would sanction manufacturers and service providers caught dealing in expired products across the state.
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Massive cassava production’ll battle poverty, insecurity in Nigeria – Reps member

Member representing Langtang North and South Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Beni Lar, said massive production and processing of cassava and tomatoes preservation will battle poverty and insecurity among Nigerians.

Minister calls for intensive efforts on study of Atlantic Ocean

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria should join other countries and intensify efforts in studying the Atlantic Ocean for economic and climatic benefits.

Three federal agencies to spend N2.2 billion on research, development

Three federal agencies under the ministry of Science and Technology are expected to spend N1 billion, N700 million and N500 million, respectively, on Research and Development with a view to boosting technological innovation in the country.

Institute wins N1 billion in ministry’s competitiveness assessment

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi in Lagos has won first position in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology Competitiveness Assessment Award, with N1 billion prize money.
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Expert urges Nigerians to control consumption of red meat

A nutritional biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erukainure, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to control their consumption of red meat.
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Experts: Consumption of pumpkin leaves improves fertility

The consumption of fluted pumpkin leaves commonly known as “Ugwu’’ will improve human reproductive capacity and fertility potential in both men and women, medical researchers and nutritionists in Lagos said on Saturday.

FIIRO seeks legislation on cassava flour inclusion in confectioneries

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, (FIIRO) on Thursday called for legislation on cassava flour inclusion in wheat flour for bread and confectioneries.

FIIRO seeks deeper synergy between research institutes, varsities

Director-General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has called for deeper synergy between research institutes and universities toward commercialising research products.

Experts: Minimise consumption of roadside snacks

Two medical researchers and nutritionists on Wednesday advised people to minimise their consumption of roadside snacks, saying they pose health dangers to the consumers.

FIIRO calls for partnership with research institutes, universities

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi says Nigeria needs a paradigm shift from a consuming nation to a producing nation through collaborative efforts between research institutes and universities.

Federal govt urges Nigerians to value, use made in Nigeria products

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja urged Nigerians to value and patronise Nigeria products and services.

FIIRO calls for proper commercialisation of innovations for socio-development

The Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Professor Gloria Elemo, on Wednesday, called for a proper mechanism for commercialization of innovations for socio-economic development.

Research institute announces automated machines for kunu, zobo preparation

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has unveiled an automated machine for Kunu and Zobo drinks to enhance competitiveness and productivity in the food and beverage industry.

Doctor calls for stiff regulation of slimming drugs

Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, a medical researcher with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in Yaba, Lagos, has called for stiffer regulation of slimming drugs to safeguard the health of consumers.

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