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Yabatech Inaugurates Institute Of Petroleum Technology

The Yaba College of Technology on Wednesday inaugurated an Institute of Petroleum Technology (IPT) to address the dearth of local manpower in the oil and gas sector. Mr Ross Agazuma, the Chairman, Global Maritime West Africa Ltd., said at the inauguration that the partnership would produce world class professional technicians for offshore, mining, petroleum and related industry. The college had in...

Adoption of Connected Factory Technology Still Low in Nigeria by Emma Okonji

One of the evolving technologies that will drive manufacturing organisations into profitability at reduced operational cost, is the Connected Factory, which is the factory for the future, but the adoption rate in Nigeria is still low. This was the view of technology experts from Cisco and BCX during a one-day workshop organised by BCX for the manufacturing industry in...

First IBM BlueMix Training in Nigeria: Don’t Miss this!

  IBM in collaboration with Lonadek has embarked on an initiative which aims to train and empower IT/ICT enthusiasts on IBM processes, systems and software to enable them become solution providers in their own right. The pilot program IBM Bluemix is a platform that enables developers create and deploy applications quickly saving developers from the complexities of the infrastructure side of...

Young Kenyan Inventor Makes Magical Water From Air

Kenyan Beth Koigi and her two friends are making water out of air. Their company - Majik Water is providing a way to harvest water from the air in a bid to provide safe drinking water for Kenyan communities. They called it "Majik Water". Yes, it is magical, but above all, it is life-saving water harvesting. Cooking up the magical...

WhatsApp’s much-anticipated “Unsend” feature is finally ready.

You can unsend a message by tapping and holding it, hitting the Delete symbol and selecting Delete for Everyone. The feature works for all types of messages, but only if they were sent less than seven minutes ago. It lets you unsend messages, making them completely disappear from a conversation. They'll be hidden from both yourself and the other people...

NAF Showcases Innovative Products at Expo 2018 By OLATOKUNBO ADESANYA

NAF Showcases Innovative Products at Expo 2018 Participants at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2018 have expressed absolute delight over the innovativeness and achievements of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the area of Research and Development (R&D). The NAF, which was invited by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology to the 5-day exhibition, had on display...

Nigeria invents motor parts from palm kernel shells

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), in collaboration with some Nigerian researchers, have developed automotive brake-pads from palm kernel shells. BINTA SHAMA writes Knowledge is Power Nigeria is a great country and her citizens in twined with the good things of life. It is often said that any automobile produced in any part of the world will likely be...

NSE Abeokuta and iControl Institute Organised an Industrial Automation Training and Workshop

As a Society aimed at enhancing professional competence and development of its members with the inclusion of members of other professional bodies, the Nigerian Society of Engineers in Collaboration with iControl Institute organized a 3 –day Training and Workshop on Industrial Automation between 6th – 8th November, 2018 at Bolude Oyebolu Engineering Centre, NSE Secretariat, Oke mosan, Abeokuta. The workshop...

Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling … before they pick up

... As apple disables feature A significant bug has been discovered in FaceTime and is currently spreading virally over social media. The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime, and immediately hear the audio coming from their phone — before the person on the other end has accepted or rejected the incoming call. Apple says the issue will be addressed...

Self repairing city: Robots and drones made in Leeds to repair potholes and street lights

SCIENTISTS at Leeds University are to create new robots and drones to help fix street lights and potholes as part of an ambitious plan to create “self-repairing cities.” Academics are leading a pioneering £4.2m national research project to develop small robots which can identify problems with utility pipes, street lights and roads and fix them. The idea is to create a...