President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Adamu Tutuwa as the substantive Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi FIIRO, Lagos.
The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu, has urged Nigeria to look inward for local solutions to the country's economic and security problems.
2 Dec 2021
Agro-industrial researchers and other stakeholders have advocated import substitution industrialisation in enzyme production to maximise benefits of local production of the multi-million dollar catalysts.
13 Nov 2021
A Lagos Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered that a former Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Chima Cartney Igwe
15 Jul 2021
Scientists have harped on application of molecular biology techniques not only in life science research, but also in practical solutions to human challenges such as food scarcity, medicine and security.
14 Jun 2021
To limit dependency on foreign engineering products and manpower, engineers have called on government to initiate policies that would revive technical and vocational education in the country.
26 Apr 2021
To reduce the country’s yearly wheat importation bill and conserve foreign reserve, researchers have made economic case for inclusion of Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) puree in bread and other confectioneries.
23 Apr 2021
Fishermen Association, Adamawa State chapter, has said that export of smoked fish can generate over N1 trillion yearly for the country. Speaking at a workshop in Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday, on fish smoking organised by the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos State, chairman of the association, Alhaji Mahmud Ali, pointed out that…
23 Apr 2021
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) and Business Support Academy (BSA) have commenced training for over 100 youths and women entrepreneurs through an entrepreneurship technology transfer programme with the aim of addressing unemployment and economic challenges. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the programme, tagged: “Post-COVID-19 Intervention” in Oshodi, Lagos, the Acting Director-General…
1 Apr 2021
Youths and women have been urged to explore entrepreneurship using technologies as means of financial self-reliance, job creation, and poverty alleviation.
15 Oct 2020
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) has expressed its readiness to work with the National Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE), Lagos State branch, to eliminate post-harvest food wastage. Acting Director-General of FIIRO, Dr (Mrs) Yemisi Asagbra, expressed FIIRO’s readiness to deploy its human and material resources to assist NATE in realising its…
23 May 2020
I have always been a fruit lover, I take fruits everyday but it was always in chunks. So, when I was pregnant in 2008, I realised I didn’t have a hold on fruits anymore...