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20 May
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.
29 Mar
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
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9 mins ago
US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew Research Center survey data out Wednesday. TikTok has "emerged as a top social media platform for US teens" while Google-run YouTube "stands out as the most common platform used…
15 mins ago
Kwara Government has signed an agreement with the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council on the implementation of Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education Academic Staff Salary Structure (CONPCASS). This is contained in a statement signed by the State Head of Service, Modupe Oluwole, on Wednesday in Ilorin and made available to newsmen. Oluwole said the…
17 mins ago
The owner of a Pakistan TV station critical of the government has been charged with sedition after airing comments on the military by an opposition politician, according to documents seen Wednesday by AFP. Three journalists with ARY News -- a station that strongly backs former prime minister Imran Khan -- have also been charged, while…
22 mins ago
The Tinubu Campaign Organisation (TCO) has cautioned supporters of the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, to stop spreading falsehood capable of misinforming Nigerians. Mr Bayo Onanuga, Director, Media and Communications, Tinubu Campaign Organisation made the call in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, adding that such falsehood and disinformation would not win…
22 mins ago
A faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun has denied the allegation that its members voted against Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, during the July 16 governorship election in the state. The Chairman of the faction, Mr Rasaq Sanisile, while addressing a news conference on Wednesday in Osogbo, said that it was the mismanagement of the…