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    FG approves national leather policy

FG approves national leather policy

The federal executive council has approved the Nigerian leather policy, aimed at boosting the business opportunities in the leather sector.Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, says the policy can generate $900 million if well harnessed.Onu said the leather industry generated $921million for the government in 2013, a feat that can be replicated."We resolved to harness the national leather and [...]

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    ‘Things are changing’ — minister urges Nigerians in diaspora to return home

‘Things are changing’ — minister urges Nigerians in diaspora to return home

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, has urged Nigerians in the diaspora to return home and "help build a nation of everybody’s dream".The minister made the appeal during a series of town hall meetings held with Nigerians in the US.NAN reports that the minister was in the US to sensitise Nigerians on the presidential executive order V signed by [...]

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    Buhari approves agency for robotics and artificial intelligence in south-east

Buhari approves agency for robotics and artificial intelligence in south-east

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of an agency on robotics and artificial intelligence(AI) for the south-east.Onu made this known on Saturday at a grand rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi state.The rally which received defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was attended by [...]

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    Igbo APC leaders endorse Buhari for second term

Igbo APC leaders endorse Buhari for second term

Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the south-east have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.Speaking with state house correspondents on Monday, Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, who led a delegation to Buhari, said the president has done enough to merit a second time.The delegation comprised Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state who was represented [...]

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    Come home and make billions NOT millions, minister tells Nigerians in diaspora

Come home and make billions NOT millions, minister tells Nigerians in diaspora

The federal government has called on Nigerians in diaspora to return home and seize the various economic opportunities in the country.Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, made the call at an investment forum organised in New York.Onu explained that various investment opportunities were waiting for them at home.He challenged them to come and take advantage of them and put [...]

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    Disregard calls for the suspension of Amaechi, Onu, Rivers APC tells Buhari

Disregard calls for the suspension of Amaechi, Onu, Rivers APC tells Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state says the call for the suspension of  Rotimi Amaechi and Ogbonnaya Onu is a distraction.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made the demand after the judges who accused both ministers of corruption were suspended by the National Judicial Council (NJC).In a statement on Saturday, Davies Ikanya, chairman of the party in Rivers state, [...]

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    Onu: Aregbesola has revived the lost glory in Nigeria’s education system

Onu: Aregbesola has revived the lost glory in Nigeria’s education system

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, says the innovative ideas of Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, has revived the lost glory of the country's educational system.Speaking at the 14th meeting of the National Council on Science and Technology holding in Osogbo, Onu said the state has been re-energised in both human and capital potentials."I can say this over and [...]

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    NDDC invests N25m in 5 female scientists

NDDC invests N25m in 5 female scientists

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has awarded scholarships worth N5 million each for the tertiary education of five female students from Ondo, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states.The students – Ayomide Adeyeye, Amarachi Orjiugo, Edidiong Francis Bassey, Blessing Jeremiah James and Grace Bassey – were among the top 10 winners at the grand finale of the Girls in [...]

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    Onu: My goal is to be Nigeria’s best minister

Onu: My goal is to be Nigeria’s best minister

Ogbonnaya Onu, the minister of science and technology, says his goal is to be the best minister that Nigeria has ever produced.Onu, who spoke late Wednesday at a reception organised in his honour by a group known as Concerned Ebonyi State Indigenes, pledged to work assiduously to emerge as the best minister the country ever produced.“One assurance that I will [...]

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