FIIRO House TV

The FIIRO House Reality TV Show Auditions was cut across 4 different zones – South-West, South East/South South, North Central and North West.

The Season 1 auditions kick-started at the South West Zone, which was held in Lagos at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO).
The auditions recorded about 150 participants, making it the highest of all the zones.

DAY 2

The Day 2 of the Southwest Auditions featured a press conference with the Director General of FIIRO, Prof. Mrs. Gloria Elemo.

Present at the Press Conference were Members of The Press, TV Stations and Bloggers. The aim was to sensitize them on the goals and aim of FIIRO House.

After the press conference, there was a brief round of exhibitions by some of the participants who showcased their products and innovations.

The exhibition was followed by presentation of certificates to participants by the DG FIIRO.
This certificates have a lot of benefits such as access to funds from Bank of Industry and Central Bank of Nigeria, access to some commercial bodies like NACCIMA and NASME, Free Training for participants on any technology of choice at FIIRO.

The Day 2 of the Southwest auditions rounded off with the selection of finalists that would emerge as housemates of the FIIRO House Reality TV Show.

Here are some highlights of the Day 2 in pictures:

 

The Director General addressing graduating participants and members of press

 

The Director General checking out some of the innovations from exhibiting participants

 

The Director General FIIRO and the GMD/CEO Lashone Communications Limited and Dr Dele Oyeku, presenting certificates to graduating participants at the press conference

 

A photo session of all participants with the Director General of FIIRO and other stake holders

 

The GMD/CEO Lashone Communications Limited, The DG FIIRO and other FIIRO House stake holders
The GMD/CEO Lashone Communications Limited, The DG FIIRO and other FIIRO House stake holders and Directors
FIIRO House TV

The FIIRO House Reality TV Show Auditions was cut across 4 different zones – South-West, South East/South South, North Central and North West.

The Season 1 auditions kickstarted at the South West Zone, which was held in Lagos at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO).
The auditions recorded about 150 participants, making it the highest of all the zones.

DAY 1
The Day-1 of the Auditions featured Authentication and a training session for all participants.

A keynote address was given by the convener of the program, the person of Dr. Lanre Shonekan, The GMD/CEO Lashone Communications Limited. Afterwards, there was an introductory session of FIIRO Directors. Also introduced were The President of Nigerian Association Of Small And Medium Enterprises (NASME) and representatives of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA).

A training session was facilitated by one of the FIIRO professionals where a wide range of industrial technology and innovation were exposed to the participants.

Also present at the Day 1 were the Press, reporters from TV and radio houses.

 

The GMD/CEO Lashone Links Communications Limited, Dr. Lanre Shonekan addressing members of press.

 

Directors of FIIRO, GMD/CEO Lashone Links Communications, NASME President and a Representative from NACCIMA

 

A section of participants at the southwest zonal auditions

 

Another section of participants at the southwest auditions
EntrepreneurshipFIIRO House TV

The Director-General/CEO of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) and FIIRO House, Dr. (Mrs.) Gloria Elemo has called for the promotion and utilization of indigenous technologies as a means of diversifying and stimulating the development of the national economy.

Dr. (Mrs.) Elemo stated this on Thursday, 11th August, 2016 while receiving the Business Women Wing and the Agriculture Trade Group of the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) in a working visit at the Agency.

The Director-General/CEO of the Institute revealed that the technological breakthroughs at the Institute avails the nation an alternative solution to its current economic problems especially now that the federal government is looking into agriculture and solid mineral to diversify the economy.

Also speaking at the event was the Director of Extension & Linkage Department, Dr. Dele Oyeku who advised NACCIMA to explore the various research and development breakthroughs at the Institute and to take advantage of the over 250 technology-based investment opportunities available therein. He asserted that the group would do well to invest in the various technologies available in the Institute among which are Fruit Juice from Nigerian fruits. High Quality Cassava Flour, High Quality Cassava Starch, Odorless Fufu Flour, Cassava Chips, Cassava-based Adhesives, Cassava-based Macaroni, Instant Pounded Yam Flour, Frozen Yam Chips, Potato Flour, Potato Chips, Vegetable Oil Extraction, Edible Cashew Kernel, Ginger Powder, Hair & Body Pomade, Ground Rice, Zobo Drink, Kunu Drink, Bottle Palm wine, Fish Smoking,  Mushroom Cultivation, Black Soap and a host of others.

Team - FIIRO SET ADVANCE NATIONAL ECONOMY GROWTH THROUGH PROMOTION OF INDIGENOUS TECHNOLOGIES

Speaking earlier, the Chairman, Agricultural Trade Group, NACCIMA, Asiwaju Olaitan Alabi who is also the National Vice President, NACCIMA spoke about creating awareness amongst members and sensitizing the public on the Institute’s activities that are in line with the federal government’s agenda of exploring the agriculture sector as an alternative to the oil to boast the economy.

His colleague, the Chairman of the of the Business Women Group (NAWORG), Iyalode Alaba Lawson who was represented by Chief (Mrs.) Nana Okunribido, the Vice President, South West, Women Group hinted about the group’s readiness towards developing women entrepreneurs and adding value to business communities in collaboration with FIIRO and FIIRO House.

Mrs. Feyi Otokiti, who represented the Acting Director-General of NACCIMA expressed readiness of the association and its various groups to collaborate with FIIRO and FIIRO House to ensure maximum deployment of indigenous technologies to diversify the national economy.

The Director-General, Dr. (Mrs.) Gloria Elemo responded saying that members of NACCIMA have contributed immensely to the economy in the fields of commerce, agriculture, mines and industry describing them as movers and shakers of the national economy. She assured the two groups of maximum support from the Institute on all their activities and programmes that will promote commerce and industrialization for job and wealth creation.

FIIRO SET ADVANCE NATIONAL ECONOMY GROWTH THROUGH PROMOTION OF INDIGENOUS TECHNOLOGIES - Team 3