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...

Making the most of your degree on your CV

If you're a graduate lacking in professional experience, it is essential to help employers see the commercialGet to the front of the graduate queue by highlighting the relevance and value of your degree to employers.Don't assume that an employer will immediately understand how your degree is useful — especially if there's no obvious link between what you studied and...

Don’t Be Fooled by the Myths of Viral Marketing

The assumption that messages frequently go "viral" and diffuse through social networks has become conventional wisdom in corporate marketing and the broader culture. But recent research, described in MIT Sloan Management Review, suggests that the term "viral marketing" does not accurately describe what most often happens online.According to Sharad Goel, a senior researcher at Microsoft Research in New York,...

Nigeria to Support EU Long Term Gas Supply Security

The Federal Government has stated its resolve to support the long term gas supply security for the European Union countries as part of measures to expand the nation’s gas market across veritable frontiers.Speaking after discussions with Günther Oettinger, the EU Energy Commissioner, on the margins of the 11th EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue Ministerial Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, the Minister of...

NASA Engineers Test Brazuca And Find It To Be The Best Football Ever Made

Fifa World Cup 2014 is underway and before we all are consumed by the excitement of who will win this tournament, it appears that everyone is concerned with is the football that is being used in the WC. The reason for such interest can partly be attributed  to the football used in last WC which didn’t really get along...

An Israeli company to evaluate a rapid, on-demand mass transit system

The so-called skyTran system of passive magnetic levitation (MagLev) pod vehicles is to be trialled in the grounds of Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) corporate campus.Developed by the eponymously named NASA Space Act company based at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California, skyTran is a network of computer-controlled, two-person vehicles designed to deliver passengers to their destination in an energy-efficient...

Queen Elizabeth Price for Engineering: Create the Trophy 2015

‘Create the Trophy ’ is an competition for young designers to create a unique trophy for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) 2015. The QEPrize is a £1 million award for engineering that has been of global impact on humanity.    From fashion to fusion there is no part of our lives that engineering does not touch.    We are giving young people...