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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.

HEDA asks Nigerian government to prosecute sacked FIIRO chief

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has asked the federal government to prosecute Chima Igwe, former acting director-general of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos state (FIIRO).
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.

Federal government to set up cassava processing plants in Abia

The federal government has revealed its plan to establish three modern cassava processing plants in Abia state.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.

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.

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 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.

Technology roadmap will save Nigeria $11 billion in 5 years – Ogbonnaya Onu

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science & Technology, says the Federal Government’s National Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmap will save the country about 11 billion dollars in five years.

Institute develops blueprint that can create 5m jobs annually

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) in Oshodi says it has developed an industrial blueprint that can create five million jobs annually.

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