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‘Pupils Must Hear About Good People, Not Corrupt Leaders’

“Pupils would be able to choose perfect role models if parents, guardians, teachers and the media make them hear more about good people in the society rather than echoing the names and offences of the corrupt individuals in the hearing of the children all the time.”The Proprietor of Okanlawon Science Academy, Osogbo, (OSAO) Osun State, Mr Badmus Ismail Okanlawon...

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...

ANOTHER MAJOR FIRE IN ANAMBRA

It was black Saturday in Ogidi, Anambra State when the Kingsize Pharmaceutical Ltd (KP) caught fire at about 1600hrs.It was a fire disaster that took 12 hours to be extinguished because of the chemical components in the company. The cause of the fire is still unknown until after proper fire investigation.As Anambra State Fire Service received the distress call,...

Uyo Church collapse: COREN urges engineers to report or face sanctions

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has advised the engineers involved in the construction of the Uyo Reigners Bible Church building to report immediately or face sanctions.Engr Kashim Ali, the president of the council, gave the advice at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday.While consoling the families of victims, Mr. Ali said a panel...

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE AFRICAN ENGINEERING CONFERENCE ON ENERGY, HELD AT IBOM TROPICANA CONFERENCE CENTRE UYO, AKWA IBOM

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE AFRICAN ENGINEERING CONFERENCE ON ENERGY, HELD AT IBOM TROPICANA CONFERENCE CENTRE UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE FROM MONDAY 21ST – 25TH NOVEMBER, 2016Theme: Adequate, Reliable and Sustainable Energy in AfricaDuring his investiture as the Grand Patron of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE), President Buhari was widely quoted as paying superlative compliments to Nigerian Engineers. His Excellency...

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,...

HIV Test to Go: USB Tool Could Aid Developing Countries

A team of engineers and scientists from Imperial College London and DNA Electronics has developed a disposable USB device to detect HIV with a single drop of blood.The tiny test kit uses a mobile phone chip to determine whether the HIV virus is present in a small blood sample. When the virus is picked up, it triggers a change...

Engineers ask FG for roles in policy formulation, infrastructure development

The President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Otis Anyaeji, has requested the federal government to partner Nigerian Engineers on the crafting of policies that deal with technical matters and the development of infrastructure. Anyaeji made the demand recently, when he led a team of Senior Engineers on  a visit to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing,...