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Vacancy: Depot Manager at SG Holdings Limited

SG Holdings is an African multinational corporation incorporated in Nigeria and with its headquarters in Lagos. The Group operates through Four major segments. Energy (Downstream, Upstream) and Petrochemical Shipping, Dredging and Marine services, Agriculture and Commodities and Financial Consulting / Services. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Depot Manager Location: Lagos Requirements The candidate for the Depot manager role must...

Vacancy: Electro Mechanical Engineer at Alfred and Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer's needs. The three major arms are: Consulting, Recruitment and Training. Alfred & Victoria Associates has become one...

Oil giant Shell snaps up African solar provider Daystar Power

By Libby George Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell will purchase African solar provider Daystar Power as it expands its global renewables portfolio, the companies said on Wednesday. Shell is one of the most influential oil producers in Africa, but the Daystar purchase is its first power acquisition on the continent, underscoring a mandate to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. "As we...

Alleged P&ID scam: Court revokes Briton’s bail, orders his arrest

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Wednesday, revoked the N100 million bail granted to the Briton, James Nolan, a director in the Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID). Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling, issued a bench warrant against Nola. Justice Mohammed ordered that the British national should be arrested by security agencies, including the Interpol, anywhere he is sighted...

Nigeria can’t continue to depend on imported technology, says NOTAP Boss

Dr. Dan-Azumi Mohammed Ibrahim is the Director-General, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP). He spoke with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN of Guardian, on the challenge of depending largely on imported technologies, among other germane industry issues. It appears many people don’t know the functions of NOTAP in the economy. Can you explain the functions of the agency? NOTAP has several functions....

Lagos takes delivery of trains for redline system

By Olasunkanmi Akoni THE Lagos State Government, yesterday, said it has taken delivery of the Talgo Series 8 trains acquired for the Red Line system. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the delivery was in line with the government’s determination to deliver the operation of the Red Line Rail System by the...

Experts task SON on curbing fake auto parts influx

The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) on Tuesday called on the Standards Organisations of Nigeria (SON) to checkmate importation of substandard auto spare parts into the country. The Lagos Chapter Chairman of NIMechE, Mr Abdulganiyu Tiamiyu, made the call at the ongoing 2022 Engineering Week of the institution in Lagos with the theme “Get it Right, Adopt Standard.” “Government should...

PROFILE OF ENGR. (DR.) ATINUKE WURAOLA OWOLABI, MNSE, FNIEEE, R.ENG.

Wuraola Atinuke Owolabi, an advocate of quality Education for every child and Multi-award winner on Social, Political and Professional Impacts is the Managing Director/CEO of Wurvicat International Limited; an indigenous company in Engineering, Procurement and Construction also specializing in supplies of a wide range of Electrical distribution materials, Project Management and other related Engineering services. The Company has earned...

Running Meeting is Expensive, here is Elon Musk’s proven Strategy to reduce make them more efficient

Are you one of those who call meeting at work every time and not getting desired result? Do you need a proven way to reduce the meetings and achieve more efficiencies? Elon Mask has an idea! Unknown to many people, meetings are expensive.  Nicholas Sonnenberg  shed some lights on this and explained ways to reduce cost of meetings. The true...

COREN ERM Visits Sites of Collapsed Buildings in Lagos; Expresses Worry at loss of lives

...as LABSCA opens to collaboration The Engineering Regulation Monitoring, ERM, of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN Lagos has conducted an inspection visit to the site of Collapsed 3 Storey Building at Sonuga Street Mushin, Lagos. on Monday 26th September 2022, Isqil Najim reports. The visit was led by the Chairman ERM committee chairman, Engr Joseph Adeyemi...

Harvests from Nigeria’s global economic summit in New York

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By Garba Shehu On Thursday last week, the Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum was held in Manhattan, New York in the middle of the most important international event of the year: the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Forum was enormously popular, attracting some 500 guests and delegates – almost double the expected number. While this resulted in a somewhat chaotic...

NSE Eket Branch begins new era under leadership of New Chairman, Dr. Ekerete Uzak

The Jacob’s Hall of the cozy Villa Marina Hotel, Eket was filled with members. It was the inaugural general meeting of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Eket Branch, under the leadership of Engr. (Dr) Ekerete Usak, FNSE. Engr. Usak who emerged the winner during the last Society’s election had since set the ball of leadership in motion with...

Vacancy: Environmental Coordinator at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) - We coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order to secure an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers and a fair return on capital for those investing in the petroleum industry. We are...

OPEN LETTER TO THE DISTINGUISHED AND HONOURABLE COUNCIL OF THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS (NSE) OF NIGERIA!

By Engr. Kabiru el-Hussain Rumah, Accept my heartfelt congratulations, as we celebrate the Engineer's Day, today Monday 26th September, 2022! While celebrating this day, with my fellow Engineers, permit me to humbly suggest some of the ways of reversing the ugly trends of some Electrical Engineers, in Nigeria registering a parallel electrical engineering association, with a Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), at...

Thinking is enjoyable; Scientists advised Putting Down Your Devices and Let Your Mind Wander

According to research from the American Psychological Association, people often underestimate how much they would like to spend time alone with their thoughts with nothing to distract them. “Humans have a striking ability to immerse themselves in their own thinking,” said study lead author Aya Hatano, Ph.D., of Kyoto University in Japan. “Our research suggests that individuals have difficulty appreciating...