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Nigeria Beyond Oil:The Role of Engineers

... Keynote Speaker, Hon Chris Emeka Azubogu Calls for strategic investment in Infrastructure, prioritize policies in that direction. Speaking as a Keynote speaker at the just ended 4th International Conference on Engineering Adaptation and Policy Reforms For Industrial Development (ICEAPR 2019) held at the Uli Campus of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, University, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka trained Engineer, Hon Azubogu...

NSE pays courtesy Visit To Osun State Ministry Of Water Resources and Energy

Dr. Amidu Tadese Raheem; Commissioner for Water Resources and Energy and the Special Adviser on Water Resources and Energy; Engr. Ibitoye Felix Adeniran received in audience top members of The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) who paid them an unscheduled visit at the State Secretariat, Abere. Among the distinguished engineers who came on the visit was a former President...

Tinubu commends President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Deep Offshore Act

Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Deep Offshore Act in London. Tinubu also commended the president’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari for traveling to London to present the bill to Buhari for assent. However, Tinubu said the signing of the bill was a pointer to the fact that Buhari...

Nasarawa lawmakers hail Gov Sule over predecessor’s projects

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lauded Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s resolve to complete projects initiated by his predecessor, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura. Alhaji Abdulaziz Danladi, Chairman, House Committee on Works and Transport, while inspecting the Lafia/Kwandere/Keffi road on Thursday, said that completing the projects was crucial to improving the living standard of the populace. “We are happy with the continuity in...

Solid Waste Management is a Serious Issue that Calls for Urgent Attention – Engr. Hakeem Ogunbami

Engr Hakeem Ogunbami, a retired Permanent Secretary at the Office of Environmental Services of the Lagos State Ministry of Environment has raised concern on the waste management in Lagos while also calling for urgent action by both the state and the inhabitants to address the identifiable weaknesses. This was during the October Technical Session organsied by the NSE Ikeja Branch...

Report on Power probe: EFCC quizzes 50, traces N1.5b bribe cash to NPDHC chief

The ongoing Power Probe has been yielding some information according to the Yussf Alli, Managing Editor (North) the Nation THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has so far interrogated about 50 people as it revs up its probe of the alleged $9billion power project scandal, The Nation gathered last night. Top on the list of the interrogees are contractors and top...

Federal Govt allocates N169.88bn for roads in 2020

The Federal Government will spend about N169.88bn on the construction and rehabilitation of roads in the six geopolitical zones of the country in 2020. The figure is contained in the details of the 2020 Appropriation Bill that President Muhammadu Buhari presented to a joint session of the National Assembly last week. The figure is far less than the N280.44bn budgeted...

Lagos Traffic Challenge and Converting Economic Loss to Gain by Austyne Duru

The ever bustling city of Lagos suffers several problems including unplanned population growth, deficit housing, increasing slum counts, inefficient waste management, and perennial traffic congestion. It is true that successive Governments, since 1999 return to democracy, have implemented palliative measures to fix the challenges. Indeed some sectors receive good funding and hence improvement are recorded, one of such sectors...

SANWO-OLU DECLARES EMERGENCY ON LAGOS ROADS, RALLIES JULIUS BERGER, HITECH, OTHERS TO FIX DAMAGED ROADS

…Rehabilitation Work Begins On Monday …Appeals To Lagosians, Says I Feel Your Pains Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday at the Lagos House Marina, ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow). The Governor’s directive followed the conclusion...

BUILDING COLLAPSE: FASHOLA URGES PROSECUTION OF CULPABLE INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE AS DETERRENCE

PRESS RELEASE · As Minister hosts members of the National Building Code Advisory Committee on courtesy call · Says it is not enough to have a Code or have trying laws but for people to know that there would be consequences for non-compliance · Urges Committee to begin its advocacy plans with students to expose them to basic building...