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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...

NIMECHE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND AGM “GLORY LAND 2019” : CALL FOR PAPER

The Institution invites Technical Papers for 2019 International Conference, themed “Towards a Modern Manufacturing Technology & Practice for National Economic Growth” holding at Aridolf Resort & Wellness Spa, Along Isaac Boro Expressway, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, between 8th – 11th October, 2019. Sub-Themes: 1. Bridging the local content gap through sustainable manufacturing technology. 2. Deploying and managing computer integrated manufacturing. 3. Application of modern...

Nigerian universities are suffering from neglect. Why this should stop by By Isaac Adebayo Adeyemi

THE level of funding of the education sector has been recognised as one of the major factors that contribute to quality education. This, in turn, determines the growth and development of a country. It’s also been acknowledged that quality education determines the success in achieving sustainable development goals. As Irina Bokova, the former Director-General, UNESCO, said: Quality education, inclusive education, has...

We need your help to equip the next generation; Donate your old books!

The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, National Students Forum, recognising the importance of books in education of younger students, particularly in secondary schools, is embarking on National Book Drive to equip secondary schools students with reading materials. NIMechE~NSF is the Nigerian institution of mechanical Engineers~National Students Forum, a forum that is made up of mechanical engineering students across higher institutions...

Federal government ready to implement national infrastructure maintenance programme, urges engagement of young interns

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has concluded plans to implement a uniform standard of building and facilities maintenance under the National Infrastructure Maintenance Programme. This was announced in a communique at the end of the sixth top management retreat of the federal ministry in Owerri from March 22 to 23. Presenting the communique at the end of the retreat,...

NIMechE NATIONAL COUNCIL ADOPTS REPORT ON STRATEGIC REPOSITIONING OF ITS PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES.

The National Executives of Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) in its effort to create an impact in the Institution within the next five years, has formally adopted the developed strategic development master plan as its official document at its Council meeting on the 19th March, 2019. The World over, strategic planning is gradually taking root in the pursuit of...

APWEN/NNPC Invent it- Build it: 21 Girls receive Engr. Maikanti Baru Scholarship Awards

...other zones to follow Few days ago, in Bauchi State, 21 girls were presented with the first set of scholarships awarded by Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, APWEN in conjunction with NNPC. The scholarship which was born out of desire to encourage and get more girl-child into engineering was initiated by the Association last year as part of...

CONFIDENCE AND COMPETENCE ARE NOT THE SAME – DON’T FORGET THIS IN 2019

There is a Strong Correlation between Confidence and Competence... However statistics makes us to know that Correlation does not equate Causation, so in as much as competent person would likely be confident DOES NOT necesarily mean that a person who is confident is competent! In fact these days, Social Media has made a whole lot of people to become arrogant in...

Procurement Engineers pay courtesy visit to Nigeria Railway Boss

The Lagos Chapter of the Nigeria Institution of Procurement Engineers (NIProcE), the 24th division of the Nigeria Society of Engineers under the leadership of Engr Samuel C. Echedom FNSE, KSC, has paid courtesy call to the management of Nigerian Railway Corporation at their headquarters in Lagos. The 24th Division of NSE, shortened as NIProcE has mandates as a Procurement Institution...

Space Technology As Tool For Enhanced National Security

As Nigeria continues to battle insecurity, major stakeholders in the space technology sector are harping on the importance of utilizing space technology to enhance national security. At the maiden edition of the Nigerian Institution of Space Engineers (NISE), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers’ interactive seminar in Abuja with the theme ‘Application of space technology: a tool for...