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Young Engineers’ Challenges: Let’s get this right together…

Dear Young Engineers, There is no point in denigrating  our profession just because some issues are beyond our controls and our efforts at putting them right have not been yielding fruits... This constant nagging among some young  members and negative  name calling of our professional bodies is as good as denigrating of our profession. This variously arise as a...

Massive Shake-Up In Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

In line with the ongoing reforms in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Management has announced the retirement of some staff and the deployment of others.The retired staff are: Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, Managing Director, NNPC Retail Ltd; Mr. Alpha P. Mamza, Executive Director, Operations, NNPC Retail Ltd; and Mr. Oluwa Kayode Erinoso, Manager, Distribution, NNPC Retail Ltd.The deployments...

Career Guide: What Recruiters Look For in the Initial CV Scan

A recruiter takes less than a minute to scan a CV. What exactly do they look for in this short time? Caroline and Amelia from the IBM recruitment team in South Africa discuss what they personally look for when assessing a curriculum vitae that could lead to the interview. Caroline Nokwazi Matsimela & Amelia Merchant of IBM shared their perspective...

NIMechE Moves National Headquarters to Abuja (Photos Included)

The Nigerian Institution of |Mechanical Engineers has moved its National Headquarters from Victoria Island, Lagos to Gwarinpa, Abuja. This was disclosed bt the General Secretary Engr Lucas Omotosho, FNIMechE, in his message to members. According to him the secretariat effectively moved "from Lagos to ABUJA, February last month." and all "transactions will henceforth be done from Abuja while the Lagos...

NSE MEMBERSHIP APRIL 2017 DIET CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTION

ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR APRIL 2017 DIETPlease read through these instructions very well before filling the application form.1.    Click on this Link to access the Registration Form2.    Click on the Download link to download the Acknowledgment and Statement of Experience form as this will be needed during the registration.3.    Choose your category as it applies to...

Nigerian Civil Engineering Students’ Association, NICE-SA plans to Storm Campuses

Greatest #NICESAITES! The executive coordinating team of the Students' Affiliate, Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) humbly led by Comr. Olaosebikan Olayinka is about to take our membership size to another level. For some years now, since the first coordinating team led by Comr. Chidi Okekeozor, it has been the crux of NICE-SA's agenda to continue to expand this glorious profession...

BUILDING THE ENGINEER’S SELF CONFIDENCE FOR PERFORMANCE By Engr. Chris Ekpekurede

IntroductionEngineers are naturally gifted and intelligent people. As I had occasion to say to the Association of Professional Women Engineers sometime ago, although God created the world, engineers are helping to recreate and change it every day. They do so by unleashing their God-given talents. Engineering provides a good outlet for the expression of the human imagination. That is...

Stepping to being a mechanical Engineer: My Report, Abubakar Abdullahi Danjuma

NI     The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Students chapter of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers organized a student seminar on the 23rd of July 2016 and the theme of the seminar was “the stepping stones of being a mechanical engineer”. Among those present are the former National Chairman of NIMechE, Engr Prof. Ademola Adisa Bello, the Deputy National Chairman of...

From the Archive: A Perspective On The Discrimination Against Nigerian HND Holders By Christian Dimkpa

Although I was fully aware of the discrimination phenomenon, I did not let it be a road-block to my ambition. At present, the average Nigerian graduate, be they of the university or the polytechnic hue, is largely poorly trained and therefore ill equipped to face life’s dynamic realities. On a visit to Nigeria last summer, one of my former lecturers...

Update: FG scraps HND, set to merge polytechnics with universities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the scrapping of the award of the Higher National Diploma (HND) by polytechnics in the country.Thus, the Federal Government has restricted the award to only the students currently on admission for the various programmes country in a move the Minister of Education, Dr. Adamu Adamu stated forms part of the comprehensive reform...