• Boko Haram: Why we suffered high casualties – Onu explains

    Boko Haram: Why we suffered high casualties – Onu explains

    Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said Nigeria suffered some embarrassment for alleged use of substandard weapons to prosecute the anti-insurgency war.

    He said it was avoidable if the nation had a functional defence industry.

    The minister, who stated this while delivering a lecture titled: “The role of science and technology in national development” to students of Senior Course 39/2016 of the Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State, said a close collaboration between his ministry and the Federal […]

  • Why Nigeria’s technology growth is slow – Onu explains

    Why Nigeria’s technology growth is slow – Onu explains

    The snail speed development that has bedeviled technology transformations in Nigeria has been linked to two major challenges, among several others.

    These challenges have retarded the country’s growth, especially in channeling efforts towards correcting the notion of a ‘Consumer nation’, Nigeria is known with.

    According to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, who identified lack of funding and poor coordination of research and development in the country as the two major challenges confronting the advancement of technology, noted that […]