Heads of state adopt continental science strategy by Wagdy Sawahel

Heads of state adopted the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa – 2024 at an African Union assembly in Equatorial Guinea late last month. The continental framework is aimed at accelerating transition to innovation-led, knowledge-based economies.It “calls for political will and financial commitment from member states that goes beyond the Khartoum declaration of 1% of gross domestic product...

It is possible to make everybody has electricity–Fashola

Gov.-Babatunde-Raji-Fashola Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said that it is possible for the country to generate electricity on the country and ensure every home is covered. he also assured residents of his commitment towards improving the tempo of development in the state till the end of his tenure, saying the Ago Palace Way road and Ijegun, Isolo-...

Food Waste by Mike Allan

  Food waste is a pretty massive issue that most of us, whether corporations, business, policy makers, and consumers, overlook. There are some pretty shocking facts that a lot of us either don’t know, or don’t acknowledge. Of the issues I’ve been researching, I’m particularly interested to spark action on this one because it’s so significant, and is also...

NSE partners COREN against infiltration of ‘expatriates’

Nigerian Society of Engineers, ' said it is partnering with the Council for the Regulation of Engineers in Nigeria, COREN, to fight against the infiltration of fake expatriates (non-engineers) from taking crucial engineering jobs in the country.President of the NSE, Engr. Ademola Olorunfemi made this known during his inauguration as the 29th president of the society on Saturday at...

The Problem with Nigeria’s Satellite, Space Technology by Dr. Spencer Onuh

The Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD) Dr. Spencer Onuh, in this interview with Dele Ogbodo, averred that the problem militating against the development of the country’s satellite and space exploration is not the absence of qualified satellite and space engineers but the lack of finance to set up the Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) centres,...

NSE paid Condolence Visit to Founding President of NSE

On Saturday the 5th of July 2014, the Nigerian Society of Engineers(NSE) paid a condolence visit to the family of our great past founding President (Engr. Chief G. O. Aiwerioba, FNSE.).NSE Warri Branch was well represented.The visit witnessed the presence of a very strong delegation from the National Headquarter of NSE. The NSE President, Engr. Isaac Ademola Olorunfemi, FNSE was...

ASUP Strike: HND/Bsc Dichotomy Committee Submits Report

The committee set up by the Federal Government to work on the dichotomy between holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) and university degree holders, on Friday, submitted its report.The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has been on strike for about a year now; one of its demand is the dichotomy, to remove the ceiling on career progression...

IPMAN To Build 2 Refineries In Nigeria For $3bn

 Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), the umbrella body of oil marketers in Nigeria, is set to construct two modern refineries in the country, worth $3 billion. The refineries will guarantee a steady flow of oil products needed to satisfy local consumption and offset import gaps seen in periods of product scarcity.The refineries which will be built in...

QEPrize Nominations Open – March 2014

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New Auto Policy: FG Plans Financing Scheme to Help Nigerians Buy Cars

A combination of palliative measures, including the launch of a vehicle financing scheme is being planned by the federal government, to make funds available to Nigerians, for the purchase of vehicles under the new automotive policy, according to Olusegun Aganga, minister of trade and investment.The scheme which will be launched in the next four months, involves collaboration of both...

DAWN Commission Plays Host to UNILAG’S Youngest Medical School Graduate

As part of DAWN Commission’s mandate to ensure that the best in us as a people are showcased and given due recognition, and enthroning the values of hardwork, excellence and achievement in the Southwest Region, the Commission today played host to Maryam Opeyemi Raji, who at 21, became the youngest graduating medical student of the College of Medicine, University...

FG In Partnership With Huawei To Train Unemployed Oyo Female Graduates

This is to inform all Female INDIGENES of Oyo State that the Federal Ministry of Communication Technology in collaboration with Huawei Technology Co. Ltd is organizing a 3-day ICT training Programme for young unemployed FEMALE graduates from Nigeria tertiary institutions. The Programme is designed to enable participants acquire knowledge and build technical and job-ready skills that match employers’ demands. The...

NSE Mourns its First President, Engr. Chief. Geoffrey Osatohanmwen Aiwerioba FNSE

The death has been announced of Engr. Chief. Geoffrey Osatohanmwen Aiwerioba, FNSE, OON, the founding President, Nigerian Society of Engineers who passed on to the great beyond on Wednesday, 2nd July, 2014 at the age of 95.He qualified as a Civil Engineer having graduated from the University of London. Engr. Aiwerioba worked for a Consulting Civil Engineering firm in...

Oyo MIAST to Inaugurate Technical Committee on GRADUATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN SCHEME

The Commissioner for Industry, Applied Science and Technology, Mr. Adedapo Lam-Adesina is taking another step in furtherance of the transformation Agenda of the New Administration in the Ministry by inaugurating the Technical Committee on GRADUATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN SCHEME.The Committee is to be inaugurated on Tuesday 8th of July 2014 at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Establishment and...

The Submission of Forms for the GRADUATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN SCHEME has been extended by a week.

BREAKING NEWS!!!The Submission of Forms for the GRADUATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN SCHEME has been extended by a week.This is borne out of the need to adhere to the wishes and yearnings of the vast majority of applicants who either for a reason or another could not meet up with the earlier proposed deadline date.The registration and submission which was...