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Elon Musk’s Impossible Electric Truck Is Getting the Last Laugh

by David Fickling When Elon Musk announced plans to upend the long-haul trucking industry five years ago, it was hard to suppress the urge to laugh. Well before he was developing flamethrowers and humanoid robots, and haggling with Stephen King over Twitter subscription fees, the announcement of the Semi long-distance truck saw the Tesla Inc. chief executive officer picking a fight...

PROFILE of Engr. Yakubu Ali Garba, FNSE

Engr. Yakubu Ali Garba FNSE was born on April, 14th 1967 in Dandidi Village of Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State. He started his Educational career in Yalawa Primary School in 1975 at the age of 8; because of 3km trekking distance he later went back to his village (Dandidi) when a primary School was constructed in 1976. On...

What’s the Difference Between a Startup and a Small Business?

While they sound similar, there are fundamental differences, writes Erica Dushey Sarway. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. People often confuse startup companies with small businesses. Sure they sound similar, but the two have fundamentally different meanings and cannot be used interchangeably. They can sound alike because startups are new companies. But while they may begin as tiny in...

COREN Inaugurates Niger STC as Sani Bello calls for stiffer penalty on erring Engineers in Nigeria

by MyEngineers The Council for the Regulation of engineering in Nigeria, COREN has Inaugurated the Niger State technical Committee just as the State Governor. Abubukar Sani urged the Council to impose strict penalties on erring engineers in the country. The Governor Sani Bello made the call when the President of the Council and his entourage visited him at the Government House,...

Study Has Found Why Lightning Is Observed In Zigzag Pattern

by Nikhil Pandey Lightning proceeds in a series of steps. All of us have seen lightning and have been surprised at the giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere between clouds and the air. The thunder and the loud boom of the phenomenon can scare a lot of people. If one might closely observe, in movies or otherwise, lightning is always...

How to forestall snakes in Water Closets — Environmentalists

Some environmentalists have tasked Nigerians on improved sanitation habits and frequent fumigation to forestall the presence of snakes in water closets. The environmentalists made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos State. Amos Alao, an architect and environmental enthusiast, said the search for rats and rodents make water closet a safe haven for...

Elon Musk says Neuralink implant will be tested in humans next year

In addition to Tesla, SpaceX and most recently Twitter, Elon Musk is also the CEO of Neuralink. Neuralink is a tech brand that seeks to make some sort of interface between a computer and the brain. Regarding the progress of the chip, Elon Musk has made some strong statements. According to Musk’s latest promise, Neuralink tests with humans will...

How Elon Musk is dismantling Twitter’s well-kept secrets through Twitter Files release

On Friday evening, Elon Musk started counting down minutes, not for some SpaceX launch but for an expose on Twitter, which he dubbed Twitter Files, writes Danny D'Cruze . Twitter's secrets are pouring out. Thanks to its new owner Elon Musk Twitter has long been considered to be a powerful platform, despite its smaller size compared to other giants like Facebook,...

It is official: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo inaugurates Omeife, Africa’s first humanoid Robot

By MyEngineers On Friday in Abuja the Nigerian Government officially unveiled Omeife, Africa’s first humanoid Robot to boost Artificial Intelligence (AI) and technological development in Nigeria and Africa.The event hend at Transcorps Hilton Hotel, Abuja, FCT. My Engineers previously reported that Omeife, the first African humanoid robot was developed by the Uniccon Group. Omrife is with near-human resemblance, language competency, movement,...

Airtel, UNICEF to connect 300,000 students to digital learning

By Funmilola Gboteku Airtel has partnered the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to connect over 300,000 students to digital learning in Nigeria. The Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Mr Surendran Chemmenkotil, said this at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to flag off the initiative in Lagos on Friday. Chemmenkotil said that in the first year of the five-year partnership,...

UNIBEN Student Produces Lightweight Utility Vehicle

A doctorate student from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Benin, Igbinosa Eghosa, has produced a lightweight utility vehicle. Eghosa of the Department of Production Engineering developed the vehicle under the supervision of Professor Akaehomen Ibhadode, who also led the team to present the vehicle to the University’s Management. In a statement shared on the Facebook page of UNIBEN on Friday,...

Protected: Secondary School Students Showcase Potentials in Waste Management at NSE Ota Maiden STEM Competition

By Isqil Najim The Maiden Edition of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Competition for Secondary Schools organized by the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ota has been won by students of Covenant University Secondary School, Ota, Ogun State. At competition, which was organized as part of the efforts  to contribute into the waste management and environmental protection, held in Ota Ogun...

Fake Italian Engineer Jailed Six Months for €20,000 Scam in Abuja

An internet fraudster who defrauded his victim of €20,000 whilst posing as an Italian Engineer has been convicted upon arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The Abuja Zonal Command of the anti-graft agency on Thursday December 1, 2022 docked Areh Christian before Justice Aliyu Yunusa Shafa of the High Court of the FCT Gwagwalada Abuja on one count...

‘India is a part of me,’ says Google CEO, Sundar Pichai on receiving India’s third Highest National Award

Sundar Pichai, Google and Alphabet CEO, was awarded the Padma Bhushan on Friday in the Trade and Industry category in San Francisco. India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu handed over the award to Pichai, which is India’s third-highest civilian award. The Madurai-born Pichai was named one of the 17 awardees earlier this year. On the eve of the...

Nigerian Engineers Urged to lead the nation in uncertain times through Innovation thinking and actions

by Isqil Najim A leadership development and innovation strategy consultant., Mr Akinwunmi Oke has appealed to Nigerian engineers to rise up in the period of uncertainties and use their knowledge and skills to leverage technology in creating innovative solutions that will give the country incredible economic growth. He said this during the November Monthly General Meeting and Technical Presentation at the...