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Press Release BUHARI TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO END OPEN DEFECATION IN NIGERIA

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Press Release BUHARI TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO END OPEN DEFECATION IN NIGERIA The Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu FNSE, FAEng has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon sign an Executive Order aimed at stopping open defecation across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Engineer Adamu made this disclosure during the Ministerial Press Briefing held on Friday...

FG to ban importation of steel products

The federal government on Thursday said it is considering total ban on steel importation to encourage local steel manufacturers. This was disclosed by the Minister for Mines and Steel, Architect Olamilekan Adegbite, during his official visit to a steel manufacturing industry in Ilorin, Kwara state, Kamwire Industry Limited. This is as it reiterated its commitment to encourage local investors in...

We cannot destroy the House we collectively Built, NSE is the way – Onyokoko

A former Chairman of NSE Asaba and Fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr A.O. Onyokoko has counselled members who nurse grievance against the society over the botched Extraordinary General Meeting, EGM earlier in Abuja to sheath their sword and resolve their grievance amicable. He said this in a message directed at the Branch and members in Southern zone while...

Lagos state to clamp down on illegal development

... To set up appeal committee on Physical Planning and Building Controls The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development on Thursday held a stakeholders' workshop on Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Regulations and Building Control Regulations, 2019 to enlighten stakeholders on the provisions of the law and the constitution of a Physical Planning and Building Control Appeals...

Profile of Late Engr Mustapha Adigun Arewa 1943-2015

Mustapha Adigun Arewa was born on May 20, 1943 in Ilesa, Osun State. He had a very humble beginning as his parents could not afford to send him and his siblings to school. He therefore occupied himself with menial activities and sports. He was a lawn tennis coach until he travelled to the USA in the early 70s. With persistence...

FG inaugurates 14-member committee on mineral revenue

To block leakages, the federal government has inaugurated a 14-member ministerial committee, to ensure that revenues generated by artisanal miners are properly streamlined in the country. Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Wednesday, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, explained that blockage of mineral revenue leakages would boost the economy. Adegbite added that this will encourage more people to...

WE RATHER MEND THE BROKEN FENCE

I can see about 242 registered engineers in Asaba Branch. On a regional level, I'm sure we have over 2,000 registered engineers in Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom and Cross Rivers States combined. If so, it then means that with 50% attendance, we will achieve a MAJORITY status in NSE. The problem is our lackadaisical attitude towards this annual event....

Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers Elect New National Executive Officers

ENGR.AKANINYENE EKONG ELECTED DEPUTY NATIONAL CHAIRMAN The Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers has elected new National executive members at the just concluded National Conference of the Institution in Rivers State. Engr Azuka Bartholomew EMEASOBA emerged as the new National chairman, having served as the Deputy National Chairman in the past two years; while the Akwa Ibom State Chairman of the...

The “Miracle Boy” Laurent Simons will be the youngest to get a Bachelor’s degree

First 9-Year-Old to Graduate from University Nine-year-old Laurent is what we like to call a “prodigy”. Astonishingly, he started high school at the tender age of six, and he led a research project at the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam because he was “bored” with how easy the school was. And, he was just seven years old when he...

APWEN AWKA CHAPTER PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO ANAMBRA BROADCASTING SERVICE (ABS) AWKA

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) on Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 paid courtesy visit to the M.D/C.E.O Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) Chief Uche Nworah in his office at Awka. Chairman of APWEN, Engr Maryjane Okoli on behalf of her members introduced the association as a non profit organization that fosters the growth and advancement of women in...

Are you an emotionally intelligent engineer? by Quintus Potgieter

Engineers have IQ mastered, but do they have emotional intelligence (EQ)? An engineer takes to a popular engineering online forum and writes: “I can’t get a job because I’m too awkward. Has anybody else been turned down for a job because they lack people skills and/or emotional intelligence?” The big question is: Do engineers need well developed EQs? The answer is...

The Obsession with COREN and the Reality of Our profession by Adeniyi Adewale

COREN is mostly pronounced among the Engineers because its been misconstrued to be the highest level in Engineering profession which is wrong. Its just because of the prestigious nature of being called an "Engineer" and I can tell you that it doesn't bring food to the table. Its what you can do that matters not the tittle. Where are the...

MEET AKANINYENE EKONG’S THE NEW DEPUTY NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF NIGERIAN SAFETY ENGINEERS

Engr. Akaninyene Edet Ekong completed his primary school education at Nigerian Navy Primary School, IkotAnsa ,Calabar ,Cross River State, he had his secondary school education at Lutheran High School ObotIdim in IbesikpoAsutan L.G.A AkwaIbom State and Jubilee College ,Okokomaiko Lagos State. He attended the University of Uyo where he obtained the Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Chemical Engineering.In a...

Reorganisation of the Osun State Water Corporation is our of our priorities

....Fountain University VC pays Courtesy Visit The Commissioner for Water Resources and Energy, Dr. Amidu Tadese Raheem has stated that one of the objectives of the Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola administration is the reorganisation of the Osun State Water Corporation (OSWC) as an agency hence the decision to engage all the stakeholders on the way forward. The Commissioner stated this during a...

NIMechE industrial visit to Gospell Digital Techno

NIMechE Calabar Chapter yesterday the 12th of November, 2019 paid a technical visit to Gospell Digital Technology FZE. Gospell Digital Technology FZE is a leading DTV and triple- play solution provider for Digital TV/OTT and Household entertainment manufacturing company in Nigeria. They were founded in 2014 as the first indigenous DTT/DTH set top box assembling & surface mount technology (SMT)...