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Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe governor lauds youths for producing ventilator

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended three youths of the state for producing a locally-made ventilator to support the ongoing fight against Coronavirus Disease pandemic.
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja granted full scholarship up to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree level to three secondary students who emerged winners at the year 2020 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition.

President Buhari awards scholarships to three science students

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja granted full scholarship up to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree level to three secondary students who emerged winners at the year 2020 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Nigeria promises $100,000 as four scientists present solutions

Following the promise of N36 million by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology to any scientist who is able to find not just a cure but a better way of managing the Coronavirus and Lassa fever, four scientists in the country have laid claim to having solutions to the ravaging diseases.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Nigeria may soon find cure for coronavirus, Lassa fever – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that there are strong indications that Nigeria may record a breakthrough in the cure for Coronavirus and Lassa Fever following a claim by four high profile scientists in the country on the discovery of what can lead to the cure of the deadly diseases.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Federal government, Delta partner on methanol fuel production

The Delta State government said it would partner the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology on Methanol fuel production.
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Federal government signs MoU to develop agro allied rural areas

The Federal Government, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to raise rural income, discourage rural-urban drift, create self-sufficiency, improve internal economic yield whole boosting the competitiveness of Nigerian exports.
The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr Bitrus Bako Nabasu, stated this on Friday when he inaugurated the Committee on the First Validation Exercise on the Draft National NanoTechnology Policy Document in Abuja.

Federal government to unveil nanotechnology policy

The Federal government says it will soon produce a National Nanotechnology Policy to guide the operation of Nanotechnology in the country.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Transportation university shows Executive Order 5 is working – minister

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu, has described the establishment of the University of Transportation in Daura as evidence that Executive Order 5 is functioning.
Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that potential investors in the Kwale Industrial Park in the state, had indicated readiness to commit funds to the project and relocate to Nigeria.

Investors ready to fund Kwale Industrial Park – Delta governor

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has said that potential investors in the Kwale Industrial Park in the state, had indicated readiness to commit funds to the project and relocate to Nigeria.

Gas flaring: FEC approves conversion of natural gas to methanol

The Federal Executive Council has approved the conversion of natural gas to methanol in order to address the environmental challenge caused by gas flaring in the country.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Minister calls on academy to harness provisions of Executive Order V

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called on the Nigerian Academy of Science to harness the provision of Executive Order No. 5 for promotion of science, engineering and technology.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Only knowledge based economy will add value to all Nigerians – minister

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Federal government to apply genetic engineering, biotechnology for food security

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it intends to apply genetic engineering and biotechnology in efforts aimed at ensuring food security in the country.

Adoption of agric biotechnology would end hunger in Nigeria – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that agricultural biotechnology and Genetically Modified Organism has the potential to play a very critical role in ensuring that the country produces enough food to feed its citizens.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

Scientist urges federal government to fund researches

A scientist, Prof. Adekunle Amoo has called on the Federal Government to fund researches in tertiary institutions to encourage science and technology-based innovations.

NACETEM: Nigeria a dumping ground for obsolete technologies

Nigeria has become recipient of obsolete and misfit technologies, a research carried out by the National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) reveals.
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Federal government to address ethical issues in science, technology application

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology says it is working with stakeholders in the sector to address ethical issues in the application of science and technology in the country.

Governor Lalong: Plateau ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has assured that his government is prepared and ready to pay the N30,000 national minimum wage to workers as signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.