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FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Bilaludeen(m): 10:29pm On Jul 31, 2018
Despite complaints of inadequate funding by the existing agencies, the Federal Government on Tuesday began the process to establish two new agencies.

Inaugurating an Inter-ministerial Committee on the establishment of new agencies - National Agency for Desertification & Erosion Research (NADER) and National Agency for Research in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence (NARRAI) – in Abuja, the Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said the two agencies would be established if the Federal Executive Council approves the committee’s report which should be turned in by August ending.

“We need to ensure that no aspect of science or technology would be strange to Nigerians so robotics and artificial intelligence is important now in study of our oceans and even infrastructural development

“We need to make sure that these two areas are domesticated. We would train those that are competent in this area and make sure they can utilize the tools to solve our national problems

“The second research institute would be for desertification and erosion research. We have seen that we are losing a lot of our land due to desert encroachment. Many villages have been taken over by Sahara desert in the north-west to north east. Lake Chad is about 10 percent of what it used; it has shrunk completely. All these have been caused by desertification”, Dr Onu said.

He said there was no way Nigeria could pursue rapid industrialization without doing effective research on robotics and artificial intelligence.

According to the minister, Nigeria mustn’t depend on other country to solve its problems hence the need for the two agencies.

He said some of the economic problems in the country cannot be excluded from the shrinkage of Lake Chad adding that the reduction of water in Lake Chad is creating tremendous problems which must be solved.

He said: ‘’The erosion is widely felt in the West, East and even the South- south and gradually we are losing land to erosion and land is a valuable asset because you cannot do anything towards national development without land.

"These are national problems that science and technology ministry is taking very serious. We would also look at the impact the study would have towards solving the economic problems and promotion of peace and make sure we are able to secure our nation.http://surecontents..com/2018/07/fg-moves-to-establish-two-new-agencies.html

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Firefire(m): 10:47pm On Jul 31, 2018
Fraudulent gonment.


We hope the Nigeria Air will commence in December as propagated by the propagandist gonment?

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by rusher14: 10:55pm On Jul 31, 2018
Nothing wrong with it.

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Bakerdav: 11:25pm On Jul 31, 2018
Who will be recruited there, is there familes members and slot

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Racoon(m): 11:42pm On Jul 31, 2018
When the world is making good progress on technological advancement Nigeria is boasting of pencil production, doing desertification & erosion research.
Who swear for this country abeg

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by ojmaroni247(m): 12:08am On Aug 01, 2018
It's a good one.. Jst the vacancies won't be made public

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by ojmaroni247(m): 12:10am On Aug 01, 2018
It's a good one.. Jst the vacancies won't be made public. Robotics and Artificial intelligence (AI)... Is the future but would lead to mass loss of jobs, in a country struggling with employment not the best for now.... Buh since it's Nigeria grin, I ain't bothered cause na jst allocation go they go there and pple sharing cash no research go happen.

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Ndonu101: 12:27am On Aug 01, 2018
fighting corruption without controlling waste in government

such a directionless bunch

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by DeBrain045(m): 8:15am On Aug 01, 2018
Good development

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Caspian22(m): 11:51am On Aug 01, 2018
Ah don't care...

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by BruncleZuma: 11:51am On Aug 01, 2018
grin grin grin grin
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Nobody: 11:52am On Aug 01, 2018
They already have list of people they'll fix up there. undecided

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by theoldpretender(m): 11:53am On Aug 01, 2018
rusher14:
Nothing wrong with it.

Everything wrong with it...where is the cash?

Can't universities and even exisitng research institutes do the job ?

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by theoldpretender(m): 11:54am On Aug 01, 2018
Racoon:
-When the world is making good progress on technological advancement Nigeria is boasting of pencil production, doing desertification & erosion research.
Who swear for this country abeg

?

While I don't think we need these new agencies..

1.Desertification is affecting the North adversely...it is even one of the reasons why Fulani Herdsmen are moving down south in their numbers...with the resultant friction and crisis. If we can stop desertificaiton, we could help reduce the crisis.

Plus..it won't be just Fulanis moving down south with the Sahara desert encroaching.

2.Erosion...a serious issue in the South East in particular. Solutions needed to be found there.

3.And all these fall under
CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENCE...the new buzz world globally.

The government is not backward thinking. Where the problem is is that we already have exisiting bodies , especially in our universites..that can do the job of the proposed desertificaiton and erosion agency better.

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by tolexy007(m): 11:54am On Aug 01, 2018
Soon you go Hear Federal Ministry of Fulani and herdsmen affairs..

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by jaykaylegend(m): 11:54am On Aug 01, 2018
Racoon:
-When the world is making good progress on technological advancement Nigeria is boasting of pencil production, doing desertification & erosion research.
Who swear for this country abeg
At least we're trying something, the technological advanced countries also started from somewhere..

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Wiseandtrue(f): 11:54am On Aug 01, 2018
Bilaludeen:


Inaugurating an Inter-ministerial Committee on the establishment of new agencies - National Agency for Desertification & Erosion Research (NADER) and National Agency for Research in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

(NARRAI)nation.http://surecontents..com/2018/07/fg-moves-to-establish-two-new-agencies.html
undecided undecided Nigeria that is still battling with light is talking about Robotics & Artificial Intelligence shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked 9th wonder of the world

My guess is that someone very close to him studied that

Chai! Never again will we have an illiterate as a president! Never again please!

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Richdad50(m): 11:54am On Aug 01, 2018
DeBrain045:
Good development

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Me: Your brain sir. Here it is.

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Butterflyleo: 11:55am On Aug 01, 2018
Good one
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by robotix: 11:55am On Aug 01, 2018
All I see here is an entrepreneur going boom.... The man with idea for these things Don blow...

I am coming for you all...
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by minasota(f): 11:55am On Aug 01, 2018
NwanyiAwkaetiti:
They already have list of people they'll fix up there. undecided
Stf
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by mailingdgreat: 11:55am On Aug 01, 2018
Racoon:
-When the world is making good progress on technological advancement Nigeria is boasting of pencil production, doing desertification & erosion research.
Who swear for this country abeg
walahi dat person wey swear for this country e no go beta for am
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Caseless: 11:56am On Aug 01, 2018
Sai baba
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by opalu: 11:56am On Aug 01, 2018
Lollll
Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by alphaconde(m): 11:56am On Aug 01, 2018
ogbonaya wey no fir make torch light de form minister if science

science kor withcraft ni

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by nizayi: 11:57am On Aug 01, 2018
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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by Nobody: 11:58am On Aug 01, 2018


This government is so useless

Research that Federal universities can handle? Which would improve the educational standard, teaching standard and revenue for the tertiary institutions

Oh what a dustbin country

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by gurunlocker: 11:59am On Aug 01, 2018
Establish 2 new agencies, put your families and children to work there.

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Re: FG Moves To Establish Two New Agencies Despite Fund Paucity by donestk(m): 12:00pm On Aug 01, 2018
Data science is the future

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