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 showcases technology, produces industrial enzymes
The Federal Institute for Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) has unveiled an array of industrial enzymes.
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.
Research Institutes strike underscore FG’s lip service to agric
As the indefinite strike action of Joint Unions of Research Institutes and Allied Institutions in the country enters its fifth week, there is no hope in sight of early resolution, as the parties are yet to reach a common ground.
‘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....
Government to raise GDP through local use, products exportation, food
Ogbonnaya Onu, said in Abuja that Ministry had struck some collaborations in areas that Nigeria had capacity to produce; and is actually producing many products through its agencies, which when fully commercialised, would...
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.