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Nigerian engineers study in China to drive power sector back home

Sixty Nigerian engineers departed the West African nation and traveled over 10,000 km to learn the transformer manufacturing in China. Nigeria has suffered a long-term deficit in power supply, which is a major obstacle in the country's way of economic diversification. The engineers share a common goal: to improve Nigeria's electricity situation. What does electricity mean for 41-year-old Ajayi? It...

NIMechE National Students Forum elects New National Officers

New NSF Executive members

A 400 level Student of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Onah Samuel Adakole has been elected as the new president of the National Students Forum of Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, NIMechE, in Yenagoa Bayelsa State. Others elected are Sherifat Oyelakin, Vice President - Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Lawal Richard, Ex officio- OAU Ile Ife, Emmanuel Aalo, Rivers State University- EX-officio...

WhatsApp hack lets people see every message you’ve sent; Here’s how to stop it

WHATSAPP hackers can gain access to your smartphone – and even steal files from your device – just by sending over a GIF inside the chat app. Here’s everything you need to do to put down the roadblocks on this worrying new scam. WhatsApp users should be on alert after researchers unearthed another worrying scam inside the app. And this one...

NSE membership Registration October 2019 update

I am pleased to announce to you that the Membership Application Portal for Corporate Membership for category (B1, B2 and C1) for the next active diet - October 2019 Diet closes soon - Friday, 20th September, 2019. However, Members and Prospective Members are to note the new changes as highlighted below: Application into Category B1, B2 and C1 are now open...

Subsea 7 Urges Engineers to Convert to Oil

Subsea 7 is inviting experienced engineers from all sectors to forge a new career in the subsea oil and gas industry. Subsea 7 is inviting experienced engineers from all sectors to forge a new career in the subsea oil and gas industry. The company has opened the latest edition of its engineering conversion program, which it says has enabled experienced engineers...

7 Million Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Ignore The Power IndustryThomas R. Kuhn

Nearly everything we do depends on an affordable and reliable supply of electricity. In fact, many of GE’s most innovative solutions to the world’s toughest challenges are powered by electricity. As a participant on GE’s Ecomagination Board since 2010, I have come to appreciate this confluence of our businesses and how we really do rely on one another. When you...

Building: Experts Task Operators On New Technologies

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Lagos Chapter, on Monday urged operators in the building construction industry to continually be updated with new technologies and practices of the profession. Engr Omolola Adetona, Chairman of NICE, gave the advice during a ‘Project Management Training for Engineers’ organised by the institution in Lagos. Adetona said that the aim of the training was...

ISSUES FOR REFLECTION!1. WHAT IS THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS NOW AND WHAT DO WE WANT IT TO BE ?

Many of our members have commented to my hearing in the past seven years or or so that the NSE is more of a politicised social association than a professional body and that it must retrace its steps to be relevant professionally .! If we ask ourselves the following questions and answer honestly, the conclusion will be obvious.! When last did...

NIEEE Ibadan Chapter celebrates Abdurasaq Jimoh, bags NSE Fellowship

The Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), Ibadan Chapter celebrates with Engr. Abdurasaq Jimoh as he was conferred and inducted into the prestigious fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. Jimoh, FNSE, MNIEEE, MIEEE was one of the forty (40) Engineers conferred with the prestigious status of fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) at the 11th...

War of professionals in Nigeria deepens as APBN warns NASS against establishing CIFIAN

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) has described the move by the National Assembly to establish the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors of Nigeria (CIFIAN) as suspicious and a violation of the rights of professionals in the country. It would be recalled that the Institute Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) kicked against federal lawmakers’ consideration of...