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FEC approves N2.3bn for local assembly of aircraft in Zaria

By Chijioke Okoronkwo, Abuja.   The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N2.3 billion for the onset of local assembly of Magnus Centennial Aircraft at Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria, Kaduna State.   The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika,…
Nigeria Energy Dialogue partners FG on methanol energy

By Dorcas Jonah, Abuja.   The Nigeria Energy Dialogue (NED) has partnered with the Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation to unveil the Methanol Fuel Production Technology.   The Executive Director of NED, Frank Edozie, disclosed this at the…
FG awards patent certificates to 19 researchers, inventors

The Federal Government has awarded patent certificates to 19 researchers for their various inventions and innovations, aimed at addressing economic problems.   The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Adeleke Mamora, presented the certificates to the beneficiaries on Thursday…
Electric vehicles, must for Africa, says Jelani Aliyu

By Salisu Sani-Idris. Abuja.   The Director-General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Mr Jelani Aliyu, has reiterated the need for Africa to embrace electric vehicles.   Aliyu, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, stated that…