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Engr Otis Anyaeji is the President-Elect of West African Federation of Engineering Organisations

At the 2017 first quarter meeting of the West African Federation of Engineering Organisations (WAFEO) held  at Sunyani, West Region, Ghana, the NSE President, Engr Otis Oliver Tabugbo Anyaeji FNSE (Nigeria) was unanimously elected as the President-Elect for the WAFEO.History of WAFEOAt the Engineering Week Celebration of the Ghana Institution of Engineers held in Kumasi in 2011, the Leaders...

NIMechE Moves National Headquarters to Abuja (Photos Included)

The Nigerian Institution of |Mechanical Engineers has moved its National Headquarters from Victoria Island, Lagos to Gwarinpa, Abuja. This was disclosed bt the General Secretary Engr Lucas Omotosho, FNIMechE, in his message to members. According to him the secretariat effectively moved "from Lagos to ABUJA, February last month." and all "transactions will henceforth be done from Abuja while the Lagos...

NSE decries lack of practical knowledge for students in engineering curriculum

President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Otis Anyaeji, (right), wife of the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Her Excellency, Engr. Ebierin Otuaro, FNSE and Chairman Board of Fellows/College of Fellows, Engr. Chris Okoye shortly after the Society’s Fellowship Conferment in AbujaThe huge parity between what engineering students are taught in school and what actually obtains in the...

How lack of policy leads to decades of rot in nation’s bridges

Decades of neglect have resulted in colossal damage to the nation’s bridges with many of them never having undergone any form of maintenance, either structured or unstructured over the last four to five decades.Amid the shocking revelation that the Federal Government is planning to spend N270 billion for maintenance, repairs and restoration of over 50 bridges across the country,...

Nigerian engineers power behind Britain’s railway system — COREN President Ali

The President, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), has debunked the view in certain quarters that Nigerian engineers were not good enough to handle major projects in the country.Kashim Ali told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview on Sunday in Abuja that such an excuse was untrue, insisting that Nigerian engineers were the...

NSE Ikeja Branch swear in Engr Akintola in style as Engr Femi Okunade Counsels Engineers

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ikeja branch has successfully conducted the investiture of its new Chairman, Engr Akin Akintola in style. The event which was attended by engineers and dignitaries across the country was a huge success. The Outgoing Chairman, Engr Adeolu Ogundare chaired the event while M.D Xerox HS Nigeria, Engr Femi Okunade was the Special Guest of...

NIGERIAN ENGINEERS CRITICAL TO RESTORATION OF INFRASTRUCTURE– PRESIDENT BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said his administration will heavily utilize talents and skills of local engineers to rebuild ailing infrastructure across the country, describing the engineers as ‘‘competent and cost effective.’’Speaking at an investiture ceremony by the Nigerian Academy of Engineers (NAE) at the State House, President Buhari said the well-trained and highly experienced engineers had contributed...

THE PLIGHT OF ENGINEERING IN AFRICA By Engr. John Kembigha

A careful study  of the ideology of the people of Africa (with Nigeria, the giant of Africa, as a case study) leaves one with the discomforting option,  to agree, though painfully ,with HENRY STANLEY, the American who described Africa as a dark continent.Although the word "dark" here is pregnant with derogation in its ambiguity to the people of  Africa,...

Genetic engineering ‘breakthrough’ could slow aging, reverse blindness

In what is said to be a breakthrough for genetic engineering, scientists have restored sight in partially-blind rats by using a new technique that may even extend the human lifespan.Researchers at the Salk Institute in San Diego, California, have uncovered what they have described as the “holy grail” in genetic editing – how to insert new strands of DNA...

Saudi female engineering undergraduates on the rise

Saudi female students prefer humanities and social sciences: A misbelief. Saudi women are only employed in sectors that provide a closed-door environment: A misconception. It will come as a surprise to many that more and more Saudi women are opting for engineering degrees.“Our College of Architecture is the biggest in terms of the number of students,” Moodi Alsaib, executive...