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How Olalekan Adebiyi is Running the Biggest Indigenous Construction Company

For every structure, there is an underlying frame upon whose sides and edges the whole stands. This is the chief maxim in the construction sector. Curiously, it also happens to indicate the reason behind LaraLek being Nigeria’s biggest indigenous construction company. With Olalekan Adebiyi, it is all about frameworks and substructures. As the founder and muscle behind LaraLek Ultimate Constructions,...

MTN Nigeria appoints an electrical Engineer, Karl Toriola as new CEO

MTN Nigeria has appointed Karl Toriola as the new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from March 1, 2021. In a statement by MTN Group on Monday, Toriola, the current vice president for MTN Group’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, will take over from Ferdi Moolman, who has served as CEO of MTN Nigeria for the past five years...

Ewoh Arthur becomes New NIMechE Students’ President

The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, National Students Forum has elected Comrade Ewoh Uzoma Arthur as the new National president of its Students wing at the last general meeting that held last Thursday in Jos, Plateau state. he will be taking over from Onah Samuel, an AII enthusiast who had piloted the affairs of the Forum in the last...

Despite COVID 19, our goal to keep NIMechE NSF soaring higher was achieved- Onah Samuel

“We fail not because we aim high and miss but aim too low and hit. Aim high, reach out for the stars and the sky will be a starting point.”- Les Brown These were our watch words at the beginning of the administration, we had grand plans, great goals and driven with a sense of vision to keep NSF soaring...

Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack for $200M+ to expand into the African continent – TechCrunch

When Stripe introduced earlier this 12 months that it had picked up one other $600 million in funding, it stated one huge cause for the funding was to develop its API-based funds providers into extra geographies. Immediately the corporate is coming good on that plan within the type of some M&A. Stripe is buying Paystack, a startup out of Lagos,...

Profile of Engr. Mrs. Grace Chijimma Ezema (nee Ezekoka) – the first female Engineer in Nigeria

On a bright, sunny day in June, Engr. Mrs. Grace Chijimma Ezema (nee Ezekoka) was born to the family of Chief Isaac N. Ezekoka and Mrs. Angelina Ezekoka in the city of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria which is situated in the present-day Rivers State. She was the first child of an industrious and God-fearing family that was blessed with 9 children. Grace...

APWEN Town & Gown Moves to North Central as Experts counsel Youths on Attitude, Networking towards successful Career

As part of the efforts toward supporting career of young engineers, the Association of the professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, APWEN under the leadership of Engr Funmilola Ojelade in conjunction with Worley Foundation has launched their Town and Gown Mentoring Project in North Central Zone of Nigeria. The event which held virtually, is the second in series...

Purdue offers new online social engineering and digital forensics short courses and two new cybersecurity certification prep courses

Purdue University is offering new cybersecurity short courses in social engineering and digital forensics as part of a growing suite of offerings through the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s Cyber Education Network Training Resources (CENTR). CENTR is an umbrella organization that provides cybersecurity education and workforce training aimed especially at companies, other organizations and working professionals. Among other things, CENTR offers certification...

America must build its technology industries to win against China and Russia

Within every crisis is an opportunity. At the other end of this global pandemic awaits a new world of economic winners. Russia is already evoking Cold War memories by calling its test coronavirus vaccine “Sputnik V.” China is no different in the race for a vaccine, portraying itself as a global citizen and using that as a bargaining chip...

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

Bauchi State Government on Wednesday inaugurated technical committee and that of expatriate monitoring committee of the Engineering Regulations Monitoring, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) in the state as part of efforts to add value for money in engineering projects. Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed who inaugurated the committees at Mini Chamber, Government House Bauchi, charged the committees...

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have...

COVID-19 has destroyed millions of jobs — It’s time to reskill America

BY VILAS DHAR Beyond the initial shock of mass unemployment, a growing hunger crisis, and widespread disruption of our routines, COVID-19 has begun to transform the business and employment landscape at a deeper level. It essentially hit the fast-forward button on pre-existing trends toward automation, robotization, and artificial intelligence (AI) as companies race to replace now-risky human contact with digital...

ISRAEL-NIGERIA i-FAIR 2020/21: Innovation fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform qualified Nigerians of the Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR) program organised by the Embassy of the State of Israel in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice- resident of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Skill-G Nigeria Ltd, Gregory University Uturu, Abia State and DeNovo-Israel, Ltd. The i-Fair...

#EndSARS: BREAKING: Buhari will take a major action in few hours, says NSA

President Muhammadu Buhari will take a major action on the #EndSARS protest across the nation in a few hours, according to Babagana Monguno, national security adviser. Monguno broke the news at the end of the fourth national security council meeting, on Thursday. Addressing state house correspondents after the meeting, which lasted three hours, Monguno said issues around the current security situation...

China Focus: China to build Shenzhen into global innovation-oriented city

China will turn the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Guangdong Province into a global innovation-oriented city, a Chinese official said Sunday. China intends to shape Shenzhen into a modern, global innovation-oriented city and an influential hub of innovation, startups and creativity, Xu Nanping, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, told a press conference. It is a new target ahead...