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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.

Nigerian government lauds Israel’s support for innovation

The Federal government of Nigeria has commended the efforts of the Israeli administration for supporting innovative Nigerian youths in transforming their ideas to inventions.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says his ministry is determined to accelerate the pace of industrialisation of Nigeria, to create wealth for citizens.

Minister calls for the protection of women children

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has acknowledged the good work of International Federation of women Lawyers (FIDA) in tackling the problems of women and children in the areas of abuse and manipulation of human right.
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: Nigeria wants transparency to eliminate fraud in government activities

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said Nigeria needs transparency in governance to eliminate all fraud in all government activities and in the private sector.
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: We need tech innovation to boost sports development

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, says Nigeria needs effective deployment of technology and innovation to achieve sustainable sporting development in the country.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Halilu Shaba as Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA).

Senate confirms Halilu Shaba as NASDRA chief

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Halilu Shaba as Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA).
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says his ministry is determined to accelerate the pace of industrialisation of Nigeria, to create wealth for citizens.

Minister: Second Niger Bridge will be completed in 2022

The Federal Government has assured the people of the South East geopolitical zone that the construction of the second Niger Bridge will be completed in 2022.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the State House, Abuja, a day after President Muhammadu Buhari left for a two-week medical check up in London, United Kingdom.

VP Osinbajo chairs FEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the State House, Abuja, a day after President Muhammadu Buhari left for a two-week medical check up in London, United Kingdom.
Second Republic Minister of Science and Technology and a native of Ilawe Ekiti in Ekiti Southwest Local government area of Ekiti State, Senator Bode Olowoporoku, is dead.

Former minister Bode Olowoporoku passes on

Second Republic Minister of Science and Technology and a native of Ilawe Ekiti in Ekiti Southwest Local government area of Ekiti State, Senator Bode Olowoporoku, is dead.
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VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government promoting modular refineries, new vision for Niger Delta

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into the mainstream oil and gas sector will boost local content in the industry.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has congratulated Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday on Monday.

VP Osinbajo: Why we are promoting modular refineries, new vision for Niger Delta

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, says the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into mainstream oil and gas sector will promote the inclusion of more local content in the industry and advance the use of home-grown technology in the refining of petroleum products.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari: Research, innovation to get 0.5 percent of Nigeria’s GDP

President Muhammadu Buhari says a minimum of 0.5 per cent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will be allocated to research and innovation in order to accelerate development.
President Mohammadu Buhari will on Monday (today) declare the 2021 edition of the annual Technology Expo open at Eagles Square, Abuja.

President Buhari to declare Tech Expo open

Addressing the press at Eagles Square, Abuja when he led minister of state, with other Management staff of the Ministry on a facility tour of the EXPO venue over the weekend in preparation for the one week Expo, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said President Mohammadu Buhari will declare the event open with lots of innovation introduced to make the event unique from the previous editions.
The Court of Appeal in Gombe, Gombe State, has ordered the fresh trial of a former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others, who were accused of money laundering involving N450million.

Appeal Court orders retrial of ex-minister, four others for ‘N450 million fraud’

The Court of Appeal in Gombe, Gombe State, has ordered the fresh trial of a former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others, who were accused of money laundering involving N450million.
Prof. Jeffrey Barminas, Director-General (D-G), National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) Zaria, has denied allegations of corruption and abuse of office made against him by the Network For Justice, an NGO.

NARICT chief denies corruption allegations

Prof. Jeffrey Barminas, Director-General (D-G), National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT) Zaria, has denied allegations of corruption and abuse of office made against him by the Network For Justice, an NGO.
House of Representatives has elected to set a limit and timeframe for any person appointed as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on acting capacity.

House or Reps probes institute over ‘staff victimisation’

The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday directed its Committee on Public Procurement to investigate allegations of procurement deception, staff victimisation and the ongoing management problem in Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, which is under the Federal Ministry of Technology.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says his ministry is determined to accelerate the pace of industrialisation of Nigeria, to create wealth for citizens.

Minister: President Buhari working hard to fulfill campaign promises

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says President Muhammadu Buhari is working hard to fulfill his campaign promises and social contract he entered into with the Nigerian electorate.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says his ministry is determined to accelerate the pace of industrialisation of Nigeria, to create wealth for citizens.

Minister: Executive Order 5 places professionals at centre of economic development

The Federal Government has approved the guidelines for the implementation of Executive Order 5 which places Nigerian professionals at the centre of socio-economic development of the nation.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says his ministry is determined to accelerate the pace of industrialisation of Nigeria, to create wealth for citizens.

Nigerian government to accelerate pace of industrialisation – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says his ministry is determined to accelerate the pace of industrialisation of Nigeria, to create wealth for citizens.
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 for greater investment in local technology

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called on the Organised Private Sector (OPS) to invest in the production and commercialisation of local technology in order to boost Nigeria’s GDP.
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NARSDA) has unveiled its newly developed Disinfection Tunnel to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

NARSDA develops disinfection tunnel

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NARSDA) has unveiled its newly developed Disinfection Tunnel to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
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.

Nigerian government flags off extended public work programme in Ebonyi

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday said beneficiaries of the 774,000 extended Public Work Programme of the federal government will become self-employed and employers of labour after period of three months the programme will last.
Governors of the South-east states yesterday pledged to work with the new President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Igbo apex socio-political organisation, Prof. George Obiozor.

South-east governors pledge support for new Ohanaeze president

Governors of the South-east states yesterday pledged to work with the new President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Igbo apex socio-political organisation, Prof. George Obiozor

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The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
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