FIIRO DG harps on agriculture as employer of youths
Director General (DG) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has said that agricultural development is the best way to take Nigeria out of poverty and create job opportunities for unemployed youths in the country. She made this call at the 5th Landmark University convocation lecture, titled…
FIIRO unveils initiative to fight unemployment
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) says it has perfected strategies to give unemployment the deserved knockout in the country.
FIIRO, Pax herbals sign MoU to boost research
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with Pax Herbals, to increase research in herbal medicines.The Director, Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Fr. Anselm Adodo disclosed this yesterday in Lagos.
NEPC, FIIRO partner on technology transfer, export
To boost the nation’s non-oil export profile, the Executive Director of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Olusegun Awolowo has sought to partner with the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) on technology transfer for processing exported items. Leading a delegation of the agency to FIIRO to identify research findings that are commercialisable and…
FIIRO partners NEPC on exports, job creation
Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) is partnering the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on export of local products and job creation. The partnership is aimed at value addition to agro commodities. Speaking during the official visit of NEPC delegates to the institute, Director General of FIIRO, Prof. Gloria Elemo, said through the initiative,…
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.