PRESIDENT BUHARI DIRECTS MDAS TO GIVE PRIORITY TO INDIGENOUS PROFESSIONALS IN PLANNING, DESIGN AND EXECUTION OF NATIONAL PROJECTS

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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) to give priority to indigenous professionals for planning, design and execution of national projects, admonishing that foreign professionals should only be considered where it had been certified that the expertise was not available. Speaking at the Inauguration of the Presidential Monitoring and Evaluation […]

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FG UNVEILS HOMEGROWN SOCIAL INNOVATIONS IN HEALTH

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The Federal Government unveiled indigenous health social innovations which when developed, would contribute positively in improving healthcare delivery in the country. The unveiling was done by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu in Abuja on Monday. The innovations were made possible through the Social Innovation in Health (SIHI) Nigeria Hub, a […]

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FMST GETS CHANGE OF NAME

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The Federal Government has approved the change of name of Federal Ministry of Science and Technology to the Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. The name change is to reposition the Ministry to drive the innovation agenda and catalyse Nigeria’s economic growth. The name change was announced on Friday, by the Minister of Science, […]

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FG GRANTS N5 MILLION TO YOUNG INNOVATORS

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  Ministry of Science,Technology and Innovation (Fmst Nigeria) has granted the sum of Five (5) Million naira, to students of Marist College Yangoji Abuja, for inventing the Sensebox and Aquabot device, which are monitoring devices for air and water pollution. The presentation was made by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu […]

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MINISTER BECOMES FEPSGA 2021 CAPTAIN

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  The Hon. Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Science,Technology and Innovation . Barr. Mohammed Abdullahi who doubles as the Captain, participated in the 2021 FEPSGA aerobics Β exercise. The Minister in his words said he was very delighted and happy with the turnout of participants and to have participated in the First Jogging Exercise for […]

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ONU CALLS FOR INDIGENOUS SOLAR CELL PRODUCTION

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  The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has called for production of indigenous solar cells; he added that the production of indigenous solar cells will have a positive attendant effect on many industries in the country. The Minister made the call during a virtual meeting he had with the Director General of […]

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ONU: SPORTS VITAL TOOL FOR NATIONAL INTEGRATION

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    The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said that participation in sporting activities is a very important ingredient for national integration and unity. Dr. Onu said this when he received the president of the board of Organisation of Military Sports in Africa, (OSMA) Brig. Gen Mohammed Abdullahi in his office in […]

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OSINBAJO: LEATHER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY WORTH OVER $1BN

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  The Vice-president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo said that the Leather products industry will generate over $1Billion by the year 2025 and create employment for over Seven Hundred Thousand People. The Vice President made this known on Tuesday in Abuja at the Formal launch and sensitisation workshop on the National […]

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*GENERATING $1B BY 2025, LEATHER INDUSTRY IS A GAME-CHANGER WAITING TO HAPPEN IN NIGERIA, SAYS OSINBAJO*

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π™Žπ™©π™–π™©π™šπ™π™€π™ͺπ™¨π™š π™‹π™§π™šπ™¨π™¨ π™π™šπ™‘π™šπ™–π™¨π™š _*VP launches National Leather & Leather Products Policy Implementation Plan in Abuja_ Being one of the highest producers of leather and finished leather products in Africa with a projected revenue of US$1 billion by 2025, the industry could become a game-changer for Nigeria’s economy by improving the country’s foreign exchange earnings, boosting […]

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