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Science, Technology Innovation: Path to boost GDP

January 8, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology with the mandate to oversee the activities of the innovative sector of the economy has gone far to ensure that this is done. BINTA SHAMA reports. FMST In the course of the year 2018, the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology engaged itself in every possible activities to run the dream of the Read More

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FG assists 121 inventors on science, technology

October 26, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology through the Presidential Standing Committee on Inventions and Innovations (PSCII), said it has assisted 121 inventors and innovators with grants to scale-up and promote their inventions and innovations in science and technology. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, revealed this yesterday in Lafia at the 16th National Council on Science and Read More

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How first Black female pilot teaches women to fly

September 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Young Refilwe Ledwaba of South Africa has become first black female pilot to teach woman to fly Refilwe Ledwaba Fourteen-year-old Paballo (Pabi) Leqhotsa jumps out of the pilot seat of a four-seater Cessna monoplane giddy with delight. “It was amazing. I felt like I was in control, do you understand?” she says, spinning round in excitement. Taking control of an Read More

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Survival of Nigeria depends on professionals – Prof Okeniyi

September 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

The President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, (CSN) Professor Sunday Okeniyi has hinted that the survival of Nigeria as a developing country relies solely on the ambit of professionals in and across the country.. Delivering his address in Ibadan at the opening ceremony of the CSN 41st annual International Conference (Ibadan 2018) holding at the Trenchard hall, University of Ibadan, Read More

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Abuja tremor: Nigeria prone to more quakes – FG

September 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

The recent earth tremor that occurred in Abuja has fair chances of happening across the country, the Presidential Committee set up on the incident has revealed. According to the committee, based on the results obtained using the probability of recurrence theory, the probability of recurrence in the very near future is fairly high in Nigeria. Chairman of the committee and Read More

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SON to inaugurate Standard Clubs in Kogi schools

September 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced the process of inaugurating Standards Clubs in primary and secondary schools in Kogi state. The state Coordinator of SON, Mr. Olelekan Omoniyi, said this during an advocacy visit to Kogi State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, in Lokoja. According to Omoniyi, the visit was to secure the support and approval of the Read More

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FG partners AU on scientific innovations

April 11, 2018 Blueprint 0

The federal government has expressed willingness to cooperate with the African Union to advance science and technology innovations as well as develop competence and skills that will enable Africa combat poverty and underdevelopment. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this when the Commissioner of the Human Resources, Science and Technology Department (HRST) of the African Union Read More