‘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...
Nigeria advances in natural medicine
Traditional herbal medicines are naturally occurring; plant-derived substances with minimal or no industrial processing that have been used to treat illness within local or regional healing practices.
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).
FIIRO partners firms on technology
To promote technological research and development, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has partnered two companies in Lagos, FIDSON Healthcare Limited and Unilever Nigeria Plc.
Research institute partners FUTO, others on techno-transfer
The authorities of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos, is set to partner the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), in the area of technological transfer...
Minister tasks companies on local sourcing of agric raw materials
Towards the upliftment of farmers’ livelihood, companies using agricultural produce as raw materials have been urged to source for their raw materials locally, to boost the country’s economy.
FIIRO scientists develop technology to beat metal contamination of food products
Worried by the rise in heavy metal contamination of food products and its attendant health consequences, Nigerian scientists at the Federal Institute...