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Teamwork: An Indispensable Tool for Organisational Growth and Success by Michael Lelecy Yahaya

Teamwork is a collaborative effort put together by a group of people or intellectuals to achieve a common goal. It is a panache that enables a group of people to get the job done easily and faster with accuracy. The importance of teamwork in any organisation can't be over-emphasized. Teamwork makes everyone to be productive and contribute immensely. Shade...

NOW THAT MY 15 MINUTES ARE UP By Abdulhameed Obileye

Do you remember Federico Macheda? Back in 2008, the 17 year old had just moved from Lazio, Italy to England where he signed a professional contract with Manchester United Football Club's reserve team. Fast forward a few months, his skills with a football and consistency in front of goal earned him an opportunity to represent the Red Devils’ senior...

Let’s Make a Difference through attitude Change by Lawal Oluwaseun Richard

Development in any organization or country takes deliberate conscious efforts, it doesn’t happen by chance. It involves critical planning ,dogged execution and continuous efforts. I just want us to realize that the growth and development of our country is so much our responsibility as it is our leaders. A community comprises of people bounded by a geographical area. Community is...

Tech U: One Year After by Femi Babatunde

Last week, the pioneer students of Nigeria’s premier technical university, First Technical University, Ibadan, made history. They completed their year one examination and so, officially ended their first academic session at the nascent university. Upon its completion, expectedly, the students straddled the expansive campus joyously, chanting and cheering one another for the historic feat. Well, the students’ excitement is...

What can India teach us about start-ups? BY Ejaz Ghani

...Instead of chasing large, mature firms from other locations, India would do better to focus on its small enterprise sector The role of entrepreneurship and start-ups in job creation has a long intellectual tradition. While the great giants of economic history recognized the link between start-ups and job creation, controversies remain. Do small or large enterprises contribute more to job...

Is there a future in our job or the future lies in ourselves By Athan Oparaji

The rise of automation and robotics, increasing globalization, international mobility and constant changes in consumer behavior just to mention a few are transforming societies at a high rate, making cities more sophisticated and smarter, and changing the way we work and live. Disruptions leading to uncertainties. Are humans destined for extinction from the workforce? Are we heading towards a...

BUILDING COLLAPSE AND HOLISM BY ENGR EKE AUGUSTINE

The frequent stories and associated pains and grief of building collapse seem not on the decline. Infact, it has become too frequent that the phenomenon is no longer attracting the level of emotions that should. The unfortunate thing, however, is that developers and state are yet to give it the right attention. Chances are that developers contract their building out...

Why Is Electricity So Expensive In Nigeria?, By ‘Tope Fasua

Since I gave up paying bills in my house, my poor wife has been picking the bills. Of late I’ve been paying mind to her struggles. I was shocked the first time I found out that we spent N10,000 on electricity every week, even though we still have down time when the estate generating set kicks in. I think back...

ENTERPRENEUSHIP AS A PANACEA TO UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA; A WHITE ELEPHANT PROJECT WITHOUT EMPOWERMENT

The Speech Delivered By Engr. Omotosho Hakeem Olayinka at the Engr. Raji Olumuyiwa Symposium of the National Association of Polytechnic Engineering Students (NAPES) Esa-Oke Held at Faculty of Engineering Lecture Theatre OSCOTECH, Esa-Oke Osun State. SALUTATION I am delighted to be with the National Association of Polytechnic Engineering Students Osun State College of Technology Esa-Oke here today. I also feel very...

THE ENGINEER AND THE ENGINEERING FAMILY By Nnayerugo Mmaduaburochukwu

INTRODUCTION Engineering is a family that is made up of some members. In this family, each member has a specific function or function(s) to perform. In other words, engineering is a family that is made up of division of labour. The reason for the division is to make work easy and for maximum efficiency. Engineering is a well respected area of...