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Kwara polytechnic gets new rector

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of Dr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed as substantive Rector of the state owned Polytechnic, Secretary to the state government Prof Mamman Saba Jibril has said.

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.

Leather industry generates $600 million yearly – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the total revenue from the nation’s leather industry now valued between $600 to $800 million annually.
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.

Leather industry has potential to boost foreign earnings – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the Nigerian leather industry has the potential to increase the nation’s foreign earnings.
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.

African-Americans christened Nigerian names to commemorate 400 years of transatlantic slavery

Twelve African-Americans, exploring their ancestry in West Africa, have been given native Nigerian names in commemoration of the four centuries of the first Africans slaves to arrive in Virginia, United States.

Minister decries absence of credible databank in Nigeria

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has decried the absence of credible databank in Nigeria.

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.

NASENI engineers go to China for training on transformer manufacturing

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure says 60 of its engineers on Tuesday departed Nigeria for China for four months training on manufacturing of transformers in Nigeria.

Federal government to create technologies for new start-ups

In order to fulfil its promise of moving 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years, the Federal Government (FG) has revealed that it will be creating new technologies that will lead to new start-ups.

NSE: Ogbonnaya Onu’s reappointment will engender space technology development

The Nigerian Society of Engineers says the reappointment of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu as Minister of Science and Technology will engender development of space technology and its deployment to tackling insecurity.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

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Former minister honoured with chieftaincy title

The Eze Ndi Igbo Kano, Igwe Boniface Igbokwe, has conferred a chieftancy title of “Guo Ndigbo” on the former minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu.

N-Power: APC chieftain lauds achievements, wants federal government to sustain scheme

Nnanna Okoroafor, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to sustain the present N-Power social investment programme.

Federal government to diversify economy through technology

Federal Government will deploy technology to diversify the economy, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanaya Onu, said.

Minister: Federal government will diversify economy through technology application

Federal Government will deploy technology to diversify the economy, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanaya Onu, said.

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