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The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, (FIIRO) on Thursday called for legislation on cassava flour inclusion in wheat flour for bread and confectioneries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).
The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.
The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
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.
With over $6 billion spent annually on the importation of wheat, the director general of Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has said Nigeria can save up to N127 billion in foreign exchange through the adoption of cassava bread.
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The Embassy of Ecuador refutes fake news published by several media houses over Ecuador and Nigeria signing a visa-free agreement for Nigerian citizens.
Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
The chief rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this weekend's presidential polls on Thursday vowed to transform Turkey as he rallied hundreds of thousands of people in one of the biggest opposition election rallies in years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech for the good of humanity.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he increased teachers’ salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is insisting that migration is “a European challenge that needs a European answer” in spite dispute over the issue inside her government.
Apparently worried by the hardship the 3,500 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Zamfara State who are taking refuge in Katsina State are going through, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has vowed to provide relief materials, school and hospital for them in no distant future.
The Delta Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah, said on Wednesday that the state government had donated an ambulance to the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).
Men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Calabar, Cross River State, have seized 100, 000 litres of illegally refined automotive gas oil (AGO) popularly known as diesel, as well as arrested eight suspects.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed that 11 youth lost their lives in a road accident Sunday night while celebrating Sallah.