‘Nigeria committed to deepening political, economic ties with all nations’
Immediate past minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has said Nigeria is willing and committed to deepening political and economic relationships with all nations for the mutual benefit of all.
Minister directs NASENI to begin distribution of science kits to schools
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to commence the distribution of science kits to selected secondary schools in all the 36 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT). Onu, in a statement personally signed by him said the…
Minister explains FG’s strategy for saving N3.6tn from raw materials
The Federal government has explained how the country would save N3.6 trillion in the next five years from raw materials development. Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, told The Guardian in an interview that the planned economic achievement would accrue from a new government policy that would stop importation of raw materials that could…
Ministerial panel seeks urban, regional planning tribunal
The Inter-Ministerial Committee set-up by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has recommended the establishment of a functional urban and regional planning tribunal that would deal with all forms of violation in our building environment across the country. The committee also recommended that an Executive Bill on National Building Code should be forwarded to…
FG to leverage executive order for local content, mineral resources development
The Ministry of Science and Technology has vowed to deploy the use of Executive Order No 5 to boost local content, while also adding value to the nation’s natural endowments.
Onu calls for intensive efforts on study of Atlantic Ocean
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria should join other countries and intensify efforts in studying the Atlantic Ocean for economic and climatic benefits.
Minister seeks better scientific ties between Nigeria, Japan
Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has stressed the need for Japan and Nigeria to boost their diplomatic relations, especially in Science and Technology. Onu made the call when he received the Japanese Ambassador, Yukata Kikuta, at his office yesterday in Abuja. While commending Japan for its assistance to Nigeria, Onu noted that Japan…
Onu tasks Adesina on Africa’s development
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has tasked the President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, to work harder in solving the developmental challenges facing Africa.