Patronise our Industries, NSE President Engr Olorunfemi counsels Nigerians

Gentlemen of the Press, there are many other indigenous companies in Nigeria that are bringing effect to Nigerian Content in other sectors of the economy. We must also recognize them here. Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Co. (IVM) Ltd. Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Limited is a wholly owned Nigerian company established in 2007 by Chief (Dr.) Innocent Chukwuma, OON. In its ultra modern...

THERE ARE LICENSED ELECTRICITY TRANSFORMER MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

The primary reason for calling this press conference is to address an impression that was created in the media recently, which was not correct. Specifically, Daily Trust edition of Thursday, June 5, 2014 carried a report on page 28 with a bold title: “No company produces electricity transformers in Nigeria – BPE”. Likewise did Tribune of Friday, June 6,...

NIMechE 2014 AGM & INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Dear Member, Find attached information on "CALL FOR PAPER" for  2014 AGM/Conference, kindly keep to the conditions. Furthermore, soft copy of the conference flier is also attached for more information about the event. Kindly indicate if you prefer a letter sent directly from us to your office and please include the detailed address to be used. The Conference fee is as follows: Payment before 30/08/14                   Payment after 30/08/14 Fellow:                   =  N20,000.00      =   N25,000.00  Member:                = ...

Meet The world’s most advanced Football

The Adidas Brazuca ball is the latest ball in the 2014 world cup, which will be facing some of the world’s best strikers and overcoming the gap left by the Jabulani ball used in the 2010 world cup. The name Brazuca was chosen through a World cup fan poll and it means “A way of life” in the native...

BMW And Toyota Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Codenamed “Silk Road 2”

The Toyota and BMW technology-sharing alliance will soon start bearing fruit, including a new hybrid sports car. Car Magazine reports that this Toyota and BMW joint project, code named “Silk Road 2”, will spawn a new BMW Z7 and Lexus ZC/ZR hybrid supercars to compete with Porsche.

Grays International School Emerges as Winner NSE Kaduna Branch Quiz competition

In the bid to encourage the study of science subjects in secondary schools and subsequently make a carrier in Engineering, the Kaduna Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers held her 4th Inter-Schools Science Quiz Competition between from 11th to 12th June 2014 at the Conference hall of the Federal Secretariat, Kawo Kaduna. About 30 schools will be participating...

NSE advices LASG on establishment of Infrastructure Protection Agency

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has advised the Lagos State government to establish an Infrastructure Protection Agency. President of NSE, Engr. Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi, FNSE, made the proposal to the Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) when he visited the Governor at the Government House in Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, 26th May, 2014.Olorunfemi was accompanied by the leadership...

OPEC agrees to renew 30 million bpd oil output ceiling

The 12-member Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to renew its oil production ceiling of 30 million barrels a day for the second half of this year, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, said at the end of a meeting on Wednesday.OPEC is satisfied with oil prices around $110 a barrel for Brent crude, comfortably above...

NIMechE organized Annual Luncheon in Lagos

Sheraton Hotels and Tower, Ikeja, Lagos was a bubbling place as mechanical Engineers and Business leaders converged for  the Institution’s Annual Luncheon. In his address, the National Chairman, Engr. Ayo Fanimokun welcomed the distinguished guests and members and thanked them for coming from all over the country. He recalled that the idea behind the Annual Luncheon is to bring our members...

36-year-old satellite that NASA left for dead over a decade ago, is back in touch with humankind

It's official: ISEE-3, the 36-year-old satellite that NASA left for dead over a decade ago, is back in touch with humankind. This afternoon, a group of citizen scientists who raised almost $160,000 to fund the process of taking control of ISEE-3 announced that two-way contact has been established with the little satellite that could. So what's next?"Over the coming...

The UK school system is failing to build on the natural engineering talent of young children

Primary schools do not encourage an engineering mindset and secondary school teaching of engineering is highly variable, according to the study commissioned by the Royal Academy of Engineering, and more engineering-based content should be introduced into the curriculum.The document identifies six ‘engineering habits of mind’ that children commonly possess - systems thinking, adapting, problem finding, creative problem solving, visualising...

OYO MIAST UNVEILS PLAN FOR THE MUCH AWAITED GRADUATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN SCHEME.

YES!!!The much awaited and anticipated “Graduate/Small Scale Industrial Development Loan Scheme” is finally here.As part of the Transformation Agenda of the Senator Abiola Ajimobi Administration, the Ministry of Industry, Applied Science and Technology under the Leadership of Mr. Adedapo Lam-Adesina is starting a scheme to give opportunity to unemployed graduates and the unemployed who desire to be self-employed and...

Engineering is the engine that will power Africa’s growth By Calestous Juma

  Africa is experiencing remarkable economic growth against all odds. The International Monetary Fund has projected that the continent will grow by 6.1 per cent in 2014, compared to the world average of 3.7 per cent. The trends are accompanied by growing interest in sustainable and inclusive growth among African leaders. The challenge is how to sustain this impressive growth and...

OYSSIC holds Maiden Annual General Meeting…re-brands to OYSMIC

The Oyo State Small Scale Industries Company Limited on Thursday 22nd May 2014 held its first Annual General Meeting where the vision and mission were reviewed with the sole aim of developing, encouraging and promoting the growth of Small and Medium Scale enterprises in the state.The AGM which was held at the Boardroom of the Company had in attendance...

COREN signs MoU with ICPC

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) on Friday 16 May 2014 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to eliminate quackery in the profession.Speaking at the ceremony in Abuja, both the President of COREN, Engr. Kashim Ali and the Chairman of ICPC, Mr. Ekpo Nta, said the MoU became necessary...