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KADA2018: RELIGION, INSECURITY, ECONOMY AND THE NORTH by Engr Ibrahim Mustafa

I was about to go to bed, when I heard the chimes of an email came to my phone from our National Headquarters of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. I quickly opened it to see what it is. On opening, the first thing that captured my attention was the heading.MOVEMENT OF KADA2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE/AGM. Then the message. Dear Engr. Mustapha...

Agbili Martin: Can I have your attention, please?

The voice in the wilderness is still talking, shouting and crying. Let those that have ears hear. FIRE KILLS BUT YOU CAN PREVENT IT. Remember, we are already in dry season and let the rainfall not confuse us. Fire outbreak enjoys to work with dry season. Therefore, avoid anything that can cause fire outbreak. Fire Safety Management and Fire Prevention is everybody's business....

Bridging the Gap Between Young Engineers and National Economic Development through Leadership By Athan Oparaji

...No nation has ever achieved greatness without industrialization. Engineering science and technology are the bedrock of every society towards national economic development. This development is achieved by societies through industrialization to be self sustaining and self sufficient as strong economies. Take for instance United States of America as a case study. We all want to go to America but have we...

The Implications of the Presidential Executive Order No. 5 and Update on the Federal Governement’s Palletization Policy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday 5th February 2018, signed Executive Order 5 into law to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. The Executive Order demonstrates the Federal government's efforts to promote the application of science, technology and innovation within Nigeria. This is a step towards achieving the nation's developmental goal of improving all...

It’s time we stop waiting for someone to come and make that change by Lawal Oluwasheun Richard

Text of Address By the New Administration of NIMechE NSF Mr. Lawal Richard Oluwaseun  "It's time we stopped waiting for someone to come and make that change, rather we become the change we so desire." I want to firstly give thanks to God for this opportunity to serve in the capacity of the National President of The Nigerian institution of Mechanical...

Patience: The Hourglass of Greatness for Engineers By Athan Oparaji

Patience is actually active and not passive as you may think. Patience is also dominant and not dormant as you may see it. "It's Dominant not Dormant" is a powerful poem by Athan Oparaji. So,"Patience is building calluses on every side". Patience is called a concentrated strength. What's done in a hurry most times is not really done absolutely well. We...

Today is International Day for Disaster Reduction

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) encourages every citizen and government to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations. The United Nations General Assembly designated October 13 as the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction as part of its proclamation of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. IDDR is observed as a vehicle to promote a global...

CUSTOMERS: PILLARS OF ANY BUSINESS BY Michael Lelecy Yahaya

In customer relationship management, effective and quick customer services are keys to make the customers feel HAPPY and SATISFIED. Not all satisfied customers are happy customers. There is a great difference between happiness and satisfaction. You might render a satisfactory service to a customer but due to lack of time management and delaying of the job, the customer might miss...

5 Ways Emotional Intelligence Can Bubble Without a Burst in our Business Lives by Athan Oparaji.

Athan Oparaji:"Knowing that Life is Fluid You Bubble to Displace Your Own Weight so as to Rise to the Top". As a trained engineer, I start by breaking the topic into building blocks and then rebuild the interconnecting pieces together into a complete structural solution for a better concept analysis. Role of emotion Etymologically,emotion means "move out". An emotion is therefore an...

ENGINEERING and POLITICS: TOWARDS NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BY ABDUL SALAM OKUBADEJO

Isn’t it ridiculous that a country like Nigeria with myriads of resources (in all its forms including human resources) is being termed as a third world country in this 21st century? Especially going by the wealth of our nation,through to the abundant neglected resources (e.g coal, which powers about 90% of South Africa’s electricity generation according to the department...