Give jobs of N500 million and below to indigenous professionals – Engr Ali

President Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) Engr. Kashim Ali has called on the federal and state governments to patronize indigenous engineers in the award of contract.Ali, who stated this at the in Abuja in an interview with a publication (Daily Trust,) said over the years, preference had been given to foreign engineers in award of...

Professor Adeniyi Olayanju delivers FUNAAB 51st Inaugural Lecture as the University Matriculates 3, 827 Students

The University has held its 51st Inaugural Lecture and the 2015/2016 Academic Session Matriculation Ceremony. During the Inaugural Lecture, the need for Nigeria to evolve sustainable local engineering designs that would bring about rapid transformation was stressed. This was the submission of Professor Adeniyi Olayanju, an expert in Agricultural Mechanisation in the College of Engineering (COLENG) of FUNAAB. According...

Rescuing Nigerian troubled Economy: FG and States outline 71 ways out

The National Economic Council retreat has come and gone. below are the highlights of the MeetingFour key areas were identified as requiring urgent attention to revive the economy, namely agriculture, power, manufacturing and housing,Below are the proposals agreed at the meeting.Theme: Nigerian States: Multiple Centres of ProsperityThe following are highlights of the just concluded NEC Retreat:1. Agreement reached for...

Iyalaya Anybody: Pencils, Nigerian Innovation, & Africa’s Path In The 21st Century By Pius Adesanmi

 Keynote lecture delivered at the 5th Innovention Series of Verdant ZealLagos, NigeriaMarch 22, 2016You must excuse the obscenity, “iyalaya anybody”, in my title. When you invite a well-known scholar of African popular cultures to address such a distinguished assembly of actors and professionals in Nigeria’s corporate and entrepreneurial world, you must be prepared to be illuminated by the philosophical...

#WorldwaterDay: HON. DAPO LAM ADESINA COMMISSIONS 5 WATER PROJECTS UNDER THE “OMO OLOORE WATER SCHEME”

The lawmaker representing Ibadan North East/South East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Abuja, Hon. Adedapo Lam-Adesina a.k.a Omo Oloore in his bid to deliver on all his electoral promises on Tuesday 22nd March, 2016 again surpassed all expectations as he commissioned 5 water projects under The” Omo Oloore Water Scheme” in commemoration of 2016 World Water Day.The...

Disturbing Report: 22.45m Nigerians unemployed, as job loss hits 710,693

As economic downturn persists, the number of unemployed and underemployed persons in Nigeria surged to 22.45 million in the fourth quarter, Q4, 2015, about 9.1percent or 1.75 million, higher than 20.7 million recorded in the third quarter.In addition, during the period a total number of persons in full time employment (that did any form of work for, at least,...

SERVICE TO THE ENGINEERS &; THE SOCIETY IS THE BEST WORK OF LIFE!!!!

KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE INDUCTION OF GRADUATE CORPORATE MEMBERS, AWARDS AND PUBLIC LECTURE ORGANISED BY THE NSE OSOGBO BRANCH IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIOSUN SERVICE TO THE ENGINEERS &; THE SOCIETY IS THE BEST WORK OF LIFE!!!!PROTOCOLSPREAMBLEWe are delighted to have all of you here today! Thank you very much for being part of today’s epoch making...

DANGOTE BORROWS BRAZILIAN MODEL TO BOOST LOCAL RICE PRODUCTION

Aliko Dangote, President/CEO, Dangote Group has hired a Brazilian agricultural expert to replicate in Nigeria the model that Brazil used to transform the country from a net importer of rice in the year 2000 to a net exporter in the year of 2009. In a statement, the company said that Mr. Lulu Carlos, the Brazilian, has already started work...

Your Right as Electricity Comsumer in Nigeria by Emannuel Majebi

Many Nigerians do not know that they have certain rights as electricity consumers in the nation.This is why many has fallen victim to sharp practices and other anti-people vices from electricity distribution companies.The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the body empowered to meet the yearnings of Nigerians for stable, adequate and safe electricity supply, has taken the bulll by...

We Must Produce Our Food Locally – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria must halt the importation of food items that could be locally produced.He stated that continued importation of food would affect the economy and expose the country to industrial risks.To realize the objective, the president said that his administration would vigorously implement policies that will revive Nigeria’s agricultural sector and reposition it as...

Special Report: DAY OYEYEMI CONVERGED WITH FRSC COMMANDING OFFICERS AT UDI by Cmdr Abdullahi Sani

Since his assumption of office as the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in July 2014, Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi, who is the first officer of the FRSC to emerge from within the organisation to that position has been piloting the affairs of the Corps most admirably by his unrelenting moves to prove his mettle. Though prior...

Advice to my younger self By Preeti Chinda.

Now that I am about to turn a ripe old age of 28 and, as much as I'm not thrilled to be inching toward thirty, I'm pretty excited to look back on the past years and reflect on what I have learnt in these years of service with IBM and life, in general. The good and the bad, the...

NSE Osun Branch’s Joint Event with Osun State University holds in Grand Style

The March 2016 would be one of the moemorable months for engineers and friends of engineering in Osun State. Dignitaries from various various strata of the the society and lovers of Engineers gathered at the Main Auditorium of the Osun State University, Osogbo. The University was organising its Convocation ceremony while it also collaborated with the Nigerian Society of...

A Letter to the Nigerian Senators: Tyre Burning By Rev. Fr. Leo Muoneme

There is an obvious danger posed by the invisible spectrum of light. A palpable environmental vulnerability is triggered off by the greenhouse gasses like carbon II oxide emitted by the ubiquitous fossil fuels and hydrocarbons in Nigerian cities and towns. We are all guilty of using these hydrocarbons daily. The greenhouse gasses they emit have built up layers in...

Promote engineering in schools, says new report

IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT “NO TALENT IS WASTED”, SAYS ENGINEERINGUK. Every 11-to-14 year-old child should have at least one engineering experience, either via a workplace visit or through a company coming into their school, as part of a drive to encourage them to take an interest in the sector, argues a new report. In the document The State of Engineering, EngineeringUK,...