Papers

Home Papers

Technical education and a nation at developmental crossroads by Prof. Ayobami Salami

The rising concerns among stakeholders on the quality of graduates being churned out by Nigeria’s tertiary education institutions makes inevitable the need for a paradigm shift in our current teaching and learning model. The subsisting approach is certainly too weak, uninspiring and theory-suffused; this is why one should look no further for why we are ostensibly perpetuating the regime...

Why The Fulani Herdsmen & Farmers Fight: How Climate Change & The Boko Haram Crisis Created The Crisis And Six (6) Evidence-Based Policy Recommendations For Its Resolution

Summary: Nigeria has 22 million cows that consume about 1 billion gallons per day of water and 500 million kilograms of grass and forage crops. The stock value of Nigeria’s cattle population is about N3.4 trillion or $16.2 billion at N150,000 per head. The intensification of the Boko Haram crisis in the last five years has caused nomadic Fulani...

Transforming university education in Nigeria – Part 2 By Olanrewaju A. Fagbohun

The nexus in the above paradox with the issue of commodification of education is not far-fetched. In a 2017 report of the National Universities Commission (NUC) titled, ‘The State of University Education in Nigeria,’ it was reported that the Nigerian university system had a relatively impressive outing in the core mandates of teaching, research and community service. Better performance...

Transforming university education in Nigeria By Olanrewaju A. Fagbohu

The concept of commodification of education is a response to a market-infused approach to education. In such context, knowledge is treated as a commodity whose value is measured by comparing the cost of acquiring a degree with the financial earnings that the degree ultimately attracts. It is a process whereof education and its acquisition takes on the metaphor of...

Nigerian Energy Forum Aims at Accelerating Access to Sustainable Energy for all- Folashade Jose

 “Accelerating Access to Sustainable Energy for all”: A Glimpse into the Patriotic Efforts of Young Researchers at Boosting Energy Sustainability in Nigeria and Africa Being abridged of the presentation made by Ms Khadijah Folashade Jose at the Interactive Session organized by EngiCom under the programme “Mentored By Mentors” where she dwell extensively on the efforts of Nigerian Energy Forum at supporting...

RESEARCH PAPER: DEVELOPMENT OF A SOLAR POWERED CAR

DEVELOPMENT OF A SOLAR POWERED CAR Johnson Akindele JIMBA1, Abba SIMON2,Nnaemeka Aquinas OKEKE3, Innosuccess Destiny OGWUCHE4, Ayobami Joel IBILOLA5, Samson ODIAGA6, Osemeke Ohiolei ECHENIM7, Elliot OGBECHINA8, Sunday JOHN9, Faruk Olajuwon SANNI10, Chinenye NWOKOCHA11, Nurudeen ABDULMALIK12, Israel Jacob YUSUF13, Samuel Olaoluwa OLADUNJOYE14 Engr. Dr. Oluwafemi Ayodeji OLUGBOJI15, Dr. Nicholas MUSA16, Dr. E.A.P EGBE17 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17Solar Car Research Team, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University...

EVIDENT TRUTHS OF OUR PROFESSION BY ENGR OTIS ANYAEJI, FNSE, 30TH PRESIDENT OF NSE (2016-2017)

EVIDENT TRUTHS OF OUR PROFESSION VALEDICTORY REMARKS BY ENGR. OTIS ANYAEJI, FNSE, FAEng, 30TH PRESIDENT (NSE 2016 & 2017) ON THE OCCASION OF THE INVESTITURE CEREMONY OF ENGR. ADEKUNLE O. MOKUOLU, FNSE AS 31ST PRESIDENT NSE, ON SATURDAY, 13TH JANUARY 2018  Protocols, I greet all you beautiful and lovely people that have congregated here to keep Nigerian Engineering company. This is happening...

Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many this Christmas and New Year holidays have been anything but merry and happy. Instead of showing love, companionship and charity, some of our compatriots chose...

INNOVATION: DEVELOPMENT OF A DUAL MODE ROBOTIC FIRE VEHICLE OGWUCHE Destiny Innosuccess

DEVELOPMENT OF A DUAL MODE ROBOTIC FIRE VEHICLE OGWUCHE Destiny Innosuccess Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. ogwuche.innosuccess@gmail.com  ABSTRACT: This project work is on the development of a dual mode robotic fire vehicle using radio frequency technology and autonomous control, at this stage of development the designed robot has the capability of fighting class A fires using radio...

Engineering study dispels myths on limits to renewables in SA

A serious engineering study and report has dispelled the myths and propaganda peddled by fired former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko on the limits and costs of accommodating significant levels of variable renewable energy capacity in the South African power grid. Note: To ensure strict technical accuracy, significant parts of the text below, particularly...