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Dr Alex Okpi-Momoh is the New NSE Executive Secretary

The Council of the Nigerian Society of Engineers at its meeting of Thursday, 08th November, 2018, unanimously approved the appointment of Engr. Dr. Okopi Alex Momoh, FNSE, FNIMechE, FNIM as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. This momentous event took place after a request was placed before the Council by the NSE President, Engr. Adekunle O....

KADA2018: RELIGION, INSECURITY, ECONOMY AND THE NORTH by Engr Ibrahim Mustafa

I was about to go to bed, when I heard the chimes of an email came to my phone from our National Headquarters of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. I quickly opened it to see what it is. On opening, the first thing that captured my attention was the heading.MOVEMENT OF KADA2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE/AGM. Then the message. Dear Engr. Mustapha...

Lagos-Ibadan Rail Can Run on Electricity in Future, NRC Official Claims

The ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project can be converted to electric train in future, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has assured Nigerians. Mr Jerry Oche, the Railway District Manager of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that the Federal Government was serious on delivering the project on time as “work...

Agbili Martin: Can I have your attention, please?

The voice in the wilderness is still talking, shouting and crying. Let those that have ears hear. FIRE KILLS BUT YOU CAN PREVENT IT. Remember, we are already in dry season and let the rainfall not confuse us. Fire outbreak enjoys to work with dry season. Therefore, avoid anything that can cause fire outbreak. Fire Safety Management and Fire Prevention is everybody's business....

Lagos VIS extends vehicle documents revalidation services to weekends

The Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Services (VIS) has extended its various services to Saturdays to enable motorists in the State revalidate their vehicle particulars and other services. The Director, Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) in Lagos State, Engr. Gbolahan Toriola stated this today at Ikeja, noting that vehicle owners are mostly busy during the weekdays, hence their inability to obtain the...

NICE Abuja to help address unemployment among young members

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Abuja chapter has said that it will help address the challenge of unemployment among its members. The 8th chairman of the Chapter, Engr. Dominic Onuh Akuboh, disclosed this while giving his inaugural address at a monthly meeting of the institution in Abuja. Engr Akuboh said the chapter of the institution will continue to engage...

How Bill Gates Aims to Save $233 Billion by Reinventing the Toilet By Jason Gale

...Gates Foundation spent $200 million funding toilet research Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business, and he’s betting big that a reinvention of this most essential of conveniences can save a half million lives and deliver $200 billion-plus in savings. The billionaire philanthropist, whose Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation spent $200 million over seven years funding sanitation research, showcased some...

Russia planning to create long-term base on moon

Russia plans to create a long-term base on the surface of the moon as part of its lunar programme and study the satellite with the help of robot avatars, Roscosmos Chief, Dmitry Rogozin said on Tuesday. “This is about creating a long-term base, naturally, not habitable, but visited. “But basically, it is the transition to robotic systems, to avatars that will...

World Wide Web inventor wants new ‘contract’ to make web safe

English scientist Tim Berners-Lee from the Web Foundation addresses the opening ceremony of the 2018 edition of the annual Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon. The inventor of the World Wide Web on Monday called for a “contract” to make internet safe and accessible for everyone as Europe’s largest tech event began in Lisbon amid a backlash over its role...

Budding Engineer : Jamiu Ijaodola Wins LASU’S Most Influential Parliamentarian Award

On the 2nd of November, Ijaodola Jamiu having represented Faculty of Engineering, Lagos State University for three (3) years in Lagos State University Students Union Parliamentary Council, Mr Jamiu Iajodokua of Mechanical engineering department LASU has been awarded the Most Influential Parliamentarian amongst other Parliamentarians from 11 Faculties in Lagos State University. Ijaodola Jamiu is a 400L Student of Mechanical...

Bridging the Gap Between Young Engineers and National Economic Development through Leadership By Athan Oparaji

...No nation has ever achieved greatness without industrialization. Engineering science and technology are the bedrock of every society towards national economic development. This development is achieved by societies through industrialization to be self sustaining and self sufficient as strong economies. Take for instance United States of America as a case study. We all want to go to America but have we...

Engineers Gear up for Investiture of Engr Funmi Akingbagbohun as 13th Chair NSE Ikeja

Ikeja Branch of NSE is setting the pace as one of the women friendly Branches of the NSE as it set to unveil another female Chair as 13th Chairman in its 25 year history in person of Engr Mrs Funmilade Akingbagbohun MNSE. She will be taking over from Engr Akin Akintola, FNSE who served the Branch meritoriously for two...

The Implications of the Presidential Executive Order No. 5 and Update on the Federal Governement’s Palletization Policy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday 5th February 2018, signed Executive Order 5 into law to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. The Executive Order demonstrates the Federal government's efforts to promote the application of science, technology and innovation within Nigeria. This is a step towards achieving the nation's developmental goal of improving all...

Africa advised to deploy space technology to reduce poverty

Nigeria’s Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has advised African countries to deploy space technology in reducing poverty to strengthen sustainable development. Onu represented by Mr Bitrus Bako, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Onu at the opening of the 7th African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology on Monday in Abuja with the theme...

BEYOND TECHNOLOGY: Integrity, Ethical and Probity issues in Public Infrastructure Development

(A Speech delivered by Engr Titi Omo-Ettu, FAEng, FNSE at the First Sina Egberongbe Memorial Lecture of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Abeokuta Branch). Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, Our subject matter is someone who I know very well, someone who should always be talked of in the present, and not in the past. When I came here on an evangelical mission in 1998...