Minister calls for investment in renewable energy
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday called on investors to focus attention on renewable energy sector, describing it as lucrative and alternative source of electricity.
2023: We are rebuilding APC in South/East — Onu
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Minister of Science and Technology, has said that leaders of the party in the South-East are doing their best to rebuild the party in the zone.
2021 science ministry’s budget majorly for youths, says Onu
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the ministry’s 2021 budget is centred on addressing the various demands of Nigerian youths, employment and wealth creation. He spoke when he appeared for the budget defence session of the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology in Abuja yesterday. The minister said some…
Lawmaker wants more funds for science and technology
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Beni Lar, has called for increased funding for science and technology sector in budgetary allocation.
‘Nigeria needs roadmap for nanotechnology policy, development’
• As Ogbonnaya Onu Delivers Address At LAUTECH Conference Head, LAUTECH Nanotechnology Research Group and Professor of Microbiology at Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Agbaje Lateef has said that the country needs to evolve a roadmap for nanotechnology development. In a statement announcing LAUTECH NANO 2020 conference opening on October 27, Lateef said it is important…
Enugu APC gladiators return to trenches over fresh crisis
It would appear that combatants that have held Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ransom are not prepared to sheath their swords
FG considers renewable options to resolve power challenges
As Nigerians grapple with the recent increase in electricity tariff, the Federal Government, Tuesday, in Abuja, said a coordinated approach is being planned to de-risk and optimize renewable energy investment, especially for the underserved population.
Government targets renewable energy to boost power supply
The Federal Government is targeting renewable energy to boost power supply in the country. According to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the aim is to accelerate socio-economic development of Nigeria. Onu said this when he declared open the forum on “Scaling-Up Interconnected Mini-Grids Development in Nigeria: Current Status, Challenges and Prospects”…
Renewable energy to contribute 30% of electricity supply in Nigeria by 2030 says Minister
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria plans to generate 30 per cent of its electricity supply through renewable energy by 2030, in line with the National Energy Policy.
FG to assist small-scale firms with technology, says Onu
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the Federal Government would assist small-scale industries and agro-food processors with provision...