FIIRO, NIRSAL, PTDF push for agric value chain programme
Three federal institutions are currently working on a collaborative effort aimed at enhancing growth in the agricultural value chain in the country.
Lab workers in Ibadan protest against non-implementation of 2013 pact with FG
Workers of the Nigeria Institute of Science Laboratory (NISLT), Ibadan, yesterday protested against the non-implementation of their 2013 pact with the Federal Government.The workers, who have been on strike since November 14, 2017, staged a peaceful protest at the institute in Ibadan.
‘Poor research financing hampering growth prospects’
The need for the country to brace up in the area of funding research activities adequately was re-echoed over the weekend, as experts insist that unless the trend is urgently addressed, the nation will continue to....
Harmonising policies, practices of traditional medicine in Nigeria
The President of Bioresources Development and Conservation Group (BDCG), Prof. Maurice Iwu, hinged on the need for traditional medicine to protect their intellectual property in order to transform knowledge into wealth.
Experts seek increase in funding for Nigeria’s small, medium scale sector
In his remarks, the Chairman of NSCHE, Lagos/Ogun Chapter, Dr. Kamilu Oyedeko said the prevailing economic situation in the country calls for innovation and investment in the SMEs sector to earn a good life.
‘Nigeria can fund 10 years national budget with earnings from traditional medicine’
The stakeholders say if funds are released for research and development of traditional medicine practices and products, the country will cut down the health budget drastically and reduce medical tourism.
‘How innovation will assist Nigeria to diversify away from crude oil’
Diversification has been the subject of numerous plans and initiatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria since the fall in crude oil prices.
Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy
Speaking when Kallon and his team visited the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), he said technology development would benefit young people and women in creating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).