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NCC to generate N500bn from 5G spectrum auctioning

By Kingsley Okoye, Abuja.   The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) says it plans to generate over N500 billion as revenue for the Federal Government from the auctioning of two 5G spectrums in 2023.   The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof.…
Young Nigerians, world-class innovators, says Osinbajo

By Chijioke Okoronkwo, Abuja.   Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says with the right platforms, young Nigerians will always rise up to national and global challenges, while finding solutions to them through innovation and technology.   A statement by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande,…
NABDA signs MoA with RAHAD Industries to boost biotechnology

By Olasunkanmi Onifade, Abuja.   The National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with RAHAD Industries and Mesencell Biotechnology to boost biotechnology applications in the country.   The Director-General of NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, said…
Minister calls for prompt commercialisation of new products by FIIRO

By Stellamaris Ashinze, Lagos.   The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, on called enjoined the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Lagos, to improve on the commercialisation of its innovations and new products.   The minister made the appeal during his maiden visit…
Lagos govt., CIG Motors to produce 5,000 vehicles yearly

By Florence Onuegbu, Lagos.   The Lagos State Government has partnered with the Choice International Group (CIG) Motors on the establishment of an automobile assembly plant in the state.   Speaking during the inspection of the assembly plant in the…
Bluechip Technologies expands operation to Europe 

By Funmilola Gboteku, Lagos.   Bluechip Technologies, a Nigerian provider of business application and data management solutions, says it is expanding its operations to Europe, following the growing demand for its products and services.   In a statement on Monday,…