News - Science and Tech

Korea, Abia To Collaborate In Science And Technology

1 month ago /

The South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Lee In-Tae, has announced plans by the Republic of Korea to collaborate with the Abia State Government in the areas of science and technology, to boost the state's economy.

Google Staff Walk Out Over Women's Treatment

1 month ago /

Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company's treatment of women.

IBM Set To Acquire Software Firm, Red Hat For $34b

1 month ago /

IBM Corp said on Sunday that it had agreed to acquire U.S. software company,  Red Hat Inc. for $34 billion, including debt, as it seeks to diversify its technology hardware and consulting business into higher-margin products and services.

 

Facebook Sued Over Video Viewing Figures

1 month ago /

Court documents have claimed that Facebook was aware of inaccuracies in the way it measured how many people viewed video on its site for a year longer than it has previously admitted.

Osinbajo Congratulates Golden Anambra School Girls

4 months ago /

Professor Osinbajo has congratulated the five young girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha Anambra state, south-east Nigeria who represented the country and Africa at the world technovation challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, United States and won the gold medal.

Onu Stresses Importance Of Science, Technology To National Development

4 months ago /

The importance of Science, Technology and innovation to nation building and development, has again been emphasized at the Federal Ministry of science and technology’s north-central sensitization of agencies in Abuja on Thursday.

Key Media Operators Condemn Press Council Bill: Describe It As Draconian

4 months ago /

A combination of media owners and professionals have condemned the content of a proposed press council bill.

Osinbajo Promotes Nigeria's Technology In U.S.

5 months ago /

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo who is currently on a five-day visit to the United States has visited the Google headquarters at the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, California.

Inventors, Innovations Get N43m Grant

5 months ago /

The Nigerian government has provided one hundred and twenty-one local inventors and innovators with grants amounting to forty-three million Naira.

The First Humanoid Robot Meets Ethiopian PM

5 months ago /

Sophia, the famous humanoid robot, has finally met Ethiopia’s prime minister after her lost body parts were found.

FG Partners Russia On Steel Development

5 months ago /

Nigeria’s Minister of Mines and Steel Abubakar Bwari says government is seeking improved Economic ties with Russia in harnessing the full potential of the nation’s solid Minerals development.

Mining Sector Key To Nigeria’s Economic Diversification - Buhari

5 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari  says the Federal Government’s key policy objective of rejuvenating the mining sectors being realised as witnessed by the diversification of the economy and broadening of the country’s revenue base.

Nigeria, India To Collaborate In Solar Power Production

5 months ago /

Nigeria and India are to deepen collaboration in the production of solar power and other renewable energies with a view to fast tracking industrial development in the world’s most populous black Nation

Facebook Unveils Appeal Process For When Posts Are Removed

7 months ago /

Facebook said Tuesday it will give users the right to appeal decisions if the social network decides to remove photos, videos or written posts deemed to violate community standards.

Influx Of GMOs Into Nigeria Worries Federal Government

8 months ago /

The National Biosafety Management Agency has given a seven-day ultimatum to importers of grains across the country to certify their products or face sanctions.

Minister Wants INEC To Use Nigerian Made Solar-Powered E-Voting Solution

8 months ago /

Nigeria’s minister of science and technology Ogbonnaya Onu Wants the independent national electoral commission, INEC to consider using the solar powered electronic voting solution developed by the national agency for science and engineering infrastructure in the nation’s electoral process in the not-too-distant future.

Scientists Call For More Research On Plastic Pollution

10 months ago /

Scientists are calling for research on the impacts of micro plastics on whales, sharks and rays that strain tiny food, like plankton, out of seawater.

Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission Reviews Infrastructure

10 months ago /

Chairman of Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission Prof. Simon Pesco says going nuclear is complicated and as such, the commission is taking concrete steps to meet different specific requirements.

Nigeria To Hold ICT Investment Summit

10 months ago /

Nigerian government is targeting the expansion of current broadband penetration to cover rural and underserved communities using Solar Based Technology.

National Security: Minister Urges Security Agencies To Turn To Technology

1 year ago /

The Nigerian government says it wants security agencies to engage in more research if they are to remain on top of their game. Minister of science and technology, Ogbonnaya Onu who made government intentions known at a national defence college summit in Abuja also harped on the need for Nigeria to...


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