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A Nigerian scientist and President/Director of Research at Lumos Laboratories Nigeria Limited, Ejikeme Patrick Nwosu, has been awarded two Invention patent rights of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for his two latest innovations. This has brought the number of patents on his name to five.

The first patent is on development of Ezeugo Flask while the other is on creation of Fire Retardant Paint using byproduct from Lumos Laboratories’ urine-to-energy processing.

Nwosu, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pure and Industrial Chemistry from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State and a Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, told The Guardian: “From the best of my knowledge, we are the first to set up a pilot plant that converts urine into energy via a chemical reaction. Because we are the first, numbers of items needed to get things done were not on the shelves, we had to invent them. And that marked the creation and invention of Ticlob-Lumos Method, Patrium Flask Reactor and now Ezeugo Flask and Fire Retardant Paint.”…

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