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View from Kenya: Absurdity of court ruling on the registration of engineers By Nashon Okowa

In July, hundreds of students who had graduated with engineering degrees from three universities received great reprieve when the Engineering Registration Board (EBK) was directed by the Supreme Court to register them. The board had declined to register engineering graduates from Masinde Muliro, Egerton and Moi universities since their curriculum was not accredited. I desire not to take away the victory...

Unlocking the mining potentials in Nigeria By Charles Maduabueke

Mining sector in Nigeria has been plagued with a lot of challenges, which has negated the growth, limited the potentials and viability of the industry. Addressing these key challenges would unlock the sectors prospects. Nigeria is endowed with a wealth of extractable solid mineral reserves across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT. Some of these minerals are...

Bank of Industry, Export-Import Bank of China sign MoU on $500m financing support

The Bank of Industry (BOI), Nigeria’s leading Development Finance Institution (DFI), and the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a $500 million financing support. Speaking on the development on Sunday, the bank’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, said the partnership has an enormous job-creation potential. “This is a partnership that will provide...

Nigerian engineers can now practice in 48 countries’ By Mustapha Suleiman

The President of Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Kashim Ali, has said that the council has become a member of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP). He said with the membership, Nigerian engineers can now practice in 48 member countries, including Australia, Malaysia, Pakistan, China amongst others. Kashim disclosed this during an...

NCDMB, Others Collaborate to Train 100 Engineers

The Nigerian Content and Development Monitoring board (NCDMB) in collaboration with the Lagos Energy Academy (LEA), AOS Orwell and Siemens, recently put together an initiative to empower engineers across the country. The training was targeted at young Nigerians engineers seeking professional development in order to bridge the gap between theories and hands-o and sets up engineers for successful careers in...

DR EJILAH ROBINSON CONGRATULATES ENGR. DR. GODWIN ITU EKONG AS THE NEW NIMechE AKWA IBOM CHAPTER CHAIRMAN

On Friday, 31st August 2018, NIMechE Akwa Ibom Chapter scored another milestone achievement in its short history as it invest its second Chapter Chairman, Engr. Dr. Godwin Ita Ekong, MNSE, MNIMechE and the inauguration of his Executive Committee members at its annual AGM/Dinner at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.The National Chairman, Dr EJILAH Robinson was indeed elated...

Text of Outgoing Chairman of Ilorin Branch of NSE Valedictory Speech at 2018 Annual General Meeting

BEING THE VALEDICTORY SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE 19TH BRANCH CHAIRMAN OF THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS ILORIN, ENGR. JOSEPH SUNDAY ADEBAYO, FNSE, FNIEEE AT THE 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BRANCH HELD ON THURSDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 AT THE BRANCH ENGINEERING CENTRE, TANKE, ILORIN. The Past Chairmen of the Branch, Fellows of the Society, the Executives and Members of...

Ilorin Engineers Power on as Engr. Moshood Akanbi is elected the new Chair of the Branch

The Ilorin branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers elected Engr. Moshood Abdulkadir Akanbi as the 20th Chairman of the Branch during the 2018 Annual General Meeting at the Branch’s secretariat today. Engr. Akanbi is a Civil Engineer and works with Kwara State Ministry of Works, Ilorin, from where he was seconded to Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB). Engr...

Engr Salami emerges the New NSE Osogbo Branch..

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, osogbo Branch has elected new executive committee members to pilot the affairs of the Branch for the next two years and Engr Olalekan Salami has been duly elected as the New Chairman and taking over from Engr Haqib Adetomiwa Zubayr. Engr O. Salami was the Osogbo Branch General Secretary from 2008-2010, Vice Chairman 2010-2012, a National...

The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) Ilorin Chapter Elects New Executive Officers

The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) Ilorin Chapter has elected New Executive Officers to run the affairs of the Chapter for another year. (2018/2019) The following are the New and returned officials. 1. Chairman: Engr. Taiwo Issa Olashehu 2. Vice Chairman: Engr. Ilufoye Omolaja Majeed 3. General Secretary: Engr. Ahmed Lekan Kazeem 4. Asst. General Secretary: Engr. Olorukooba Olayinka Abdulrasaq 5. Treasurer: Engr. Alagbe A. Akinyele 6. Financial Secretary: Engr. Ibrahim...

NCDMB Denies Querying Passage of PIGB, Others

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has debunked published stories in some news medium that the Board queried the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) and infrastructural development in the rail sector. The Board’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, Ginah O. Ginah, who represented the Executive Secretary at a one-day sensitisation seminar on “Local...

Apapa Engineers Canvase Support for Engineers to Create more Jobs

..as Branch Gets New Chairman The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has urged the federal government to effectively utilise the skills of its members for infrastructural projects. The association noted that it’s pathetic that engineers are seen as not living up to their responsibility despite, the depth of expertise and innovations the members’ possess. Chairman, Apapa Branch of NSE, Dr. Ombugadu Garba...

Singaporean Wins Inaugural WFEO 2018 Young Engineers Competition

..Dr. Victor Sim’s winning project involves the use of membrane technology to provide safe and clean water to a town in Myanmar. A Singaporean scientist has won the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) 2018 Young Engineers Competition. The competition was held in conjunction with WFEO’s 50th anniversary and recognizes young engineers below 35 years of age who lead projects...

First Edition of Engineer Emeka Muoma Ezeh Annual Public Lecture Focus on procurement

The Anambra State government has pledged continued commitment towards eliminating wasteful spending through transparent procurement process to enthrone good governance. The State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, stated this while speaking as the Keynote speaker at the maiden edition of Engineer Emeka Muoma Ezeh Annual Public Lecture Series in commemoration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Nigerian Society of Engineers,...

VOLKSWAGEN SIGNS MoU WITH NIGERIA TO DEVELOP AUTO HUB

....AS NADDC BRACES UP FOR CHALLENGES AHEAD One of world’s largest automakers, Volkswagen, on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Nigeria, to develop a joint vision for an automotive hub that would cover the West Coast of Africa. The MoU, which was the high point of the recent visit of Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel to...