Flood Looms In Nigeria As Cameroon Releases Dam

One of the Past flooding incidence recorded in Nigeria The National Emergency Management Agency has warned Nigerian states along River Benue of likely impending flood as Cameroonian authorities announce plan to release excess water from Lagdo Dam.The safety agency, in a statement on Thursday, said the warning became imperative as a similar exercise in 2012 led to massive flooding and...

Global Entrepreneurship Summit: How Nigeria Can Benefit By: Juliet Chukkas – Onaeko

For observers and professionals in the country and within the continent alike, the recently concluded 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, which was declared open by the President of the United States of America, Mr. Barrack Obama, reflects a new dawn for Nigeria, Africa and millions of its young and aspiring entrepreneurs.However, worthy of great importance is to...

Nigeria, China Sign MoU On Railways, Manufacturing

In an effort to boost trade and investment, the Nigerian government and the Peoples Republic of China on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate investment between the two countries. The MoU was signed by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and Qingdao International Chambers of Commerce for the Private Sector (QICCPS) affirming their desire to encourage...

ATCA: Nigeria’s Airspace Radar Facility Has No Back-up

The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) on Sunday alerted the authorities in the country’s aviation sector on the lack of back up of its radar facilities in the country’s airspace.It said the lack of back up of such sensitive facility is  a time bomb waiting to explode.In a statement signed by the association’s Secretary General, Mr. Victor Eyaru...

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES ACTIONS TO FAST-TRACK ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN-UP OF OGONILAND

In keeping with his avowed commitment to working for the development and well-being of all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja approved several actions to fast-track the long delayed implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Report on the environmental restoration of Ogoniland.The actions approved by President Buhari, based on recommendations to him by the Executive Director...

Prof Garba Danbatta now NCC Executive Vice Chairman

According to the statement, President Buhari has also approved the appointment of Professor Umaru Garba Danbatta as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).Prof. Danbatta, who holds a Doctorate Degree in Electronic Engineering, takes over from Dr. Eugene Juwah whose tenure expired on July 29, 2015.The new NCC Chief Executive’s other academic...

Buhari appoints Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the GMD of NNPC

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.Dr. Kachikwu, who was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil (Africa), is to take over from Dr....

Business lessons from Facebook By Bedros Keuilian

When Facebook first got online they were trying to find their way in the market place. They weren't going to be Twitter and they weren't going to be MySpace. They needed to be different in order to be better.They ended up being a social platform for people who wanted to connect on a deeper level than MySpace and Twitter.But...

The politics of nuclear weapons by ABDULBAQI JARI

International intrigues and diplomacy have always revolved around key important issues around the world. International and regional powers have been maintaining their powers using all means available. Power and force are the most important factors that determine dominance of world by superpowers. Economic and social dominance are mainly projected by force and power to maintain that force. The early...

Engr Abu Salami delivers 2015 Lagos Engineering Lecture, as NIMechE inducts new members

INTRODUCTION The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Lagos Chapter in her commitment to the continuing education and training of members of the Institution and sensitizing the general public on national Development matters held her Annual Public Lecture / Induction / Award on recently at Engineering Center, Engineering close, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Chairman of the occasion Engr. Prof. Adisa Ademola...

CELEBRATING OUR OWN: A GREAT ICON @ 70

Happening live in Lagos;Pls. keep a date with us for the update.Engr. Ette of EtteAro and Partners.B.Sc (Civil), M.Sc (Highway), M.Sc. (Brg.), C.Eng. FNSE, MICE, MIHT, F.A. Eng, FNI.Struct.E, Dip.Th.Rev. Engr. Etteh, OFR, is a professional engineer and a minister of religion with the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria. A selfless man who started his professional career as a civil...

We will correct past neglect of science and technology to boost economy – Buhari

Buhari slams Jonathan’s administration over Chibok girlsPresident Muhammadu Buhari pledged Monday in Abuja that his administration will take concrete actions to correct the neglect of research, science and technology by past governments.Speaking after receiving a briefing on the activities of the Ministry of Science and Technology, President Buhari declared that his administration will dedicate more resources and energy to...

Boy invents drone that has the ability to fire a handgun

Footage has emerged of a seemingly lethal home-made drone opening fire in the woods.The demonstration video, apparently made by a teenager in Connecticut, shows a robotic device with four rotor engines firing four shots in succession.Each time the handgun is fired, the drone is knocked back some distance, but remains stable enough to discharge a bullet once every three...

THE ENGINNER WHO DESIGNED BANANA ISLAND

Banana Island Ikoyi Lagos was design by Engr. (Chief) Adeleke Adebayo the father of popular and famous musician "Davido" Omo baba olowo. Banana Island, is an area of Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, 8.6 kilometres east of Tafawa Balewa Square. Part of the Lagos Local Government Area of Eti-Osa in Central Lagos, it is known for its wealthy, multi-cultural community and has...

Post-sanctions Iran initially won’t shake markets up, executive says

Iran’s resumption of oil and gas exports, once sanctions are lifted under the recently negotiated nuclear limits agreement, probably won’t flood global markets initially, the chief executive officer of Crescent Petroleum forecasts.Majid Jafar said Iran Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh has said he wants to increase the country’s crude oil production to more than 4 million b/d in the near...