HON. DAPO LAM-ADESINA COMMENCES VOCATIONAL TRAINING UNDER THE PHASE ONE OF OMO OLOORE POVERTY ERADICATION/BUSINESS SUPPORT SCHEME

Four hundred and twenty nine (429) People from Ibadan North East/South East Federal Constituency are presently undergoing vocational training in preparation for empowerment to establish businesses of their own.The legislator representing Ibadan North East/South East federal constituency in the House of Representatives Abuja, Hon. Adedapo Lam-Adesina is set to redeem one of the critical fulcrum of his 8point cardinal...

Vicampro successfully installed the largest and most complex irrigation system in Nigeria

Today Vicampro achieved a great milestone for our company, industry, plateau and Nigeria. We successfully installed the largest and most complex irrigation system in Nigerian and we believe across sub-Saharan Africa. The center pivot irrigation system with a diameter of approximately 1.5Km covering a total area of 200ha. The entire installation was carried out by a team of Nigerian engineers safely....

Engineering: more than math and science By Julie Olson

I am a female engineer in a male-dominated industry. As females, we are underrepresented in the field and I would be excited to see that change. We can all start by changing the way we talk about engineering and other STEM-related fields.When people describe an engineer's job, they tend to describe a career comprised solely of math and science,...

Now that Bike could generate your needed electricity

Millions of people around the world are without access to electricity at any given time – but the man behind 5-Hour Energy drinks claims to have found the answer.The ‘Free Electric’ solution from Billions in Change uses a simple stationary bike to generate 24 hours of electricity, and it’s backed by Living Essentials CEO Manoj Bhargava.The bike requires just...

Whatsapp set to cut support for BlackBerry OS, Android 2.1, 2.2 and Windows 7.1 devices

Whatsapp will no longer be working on Blackberry Operating System from the end of 2016. The report comes in as the social messaging giant posted about it officially in a blog post. Whatsapp is one of the most used social messaging application and off late, they have been introducing quite a few interesting feature. After being taken over by...

How to stop the cheating of teachers in Niger by Ibrahim Dooba

Since 2015, teachers in Bida local government told me that there was a particular desk officer in the LGA who deducted their salaries monthly.  I did a little digging and found that many people have found cause to complain about the guy.  It was discovered that he has been sharing salaries with some teachers for up to seven years...

Eco-friendly bike washes your clothes while you exercise

Designers of Dalian Nationalities University in China developed the design of a hybrid between a washing machine and bike – a bike washing machine. According to Daily Mail, the invention is an exercise bike, with the innovative feature of the front wheel being actually a washing machine tank. With this, you can save time by joining the two activities...

Kachikwu: We’ll Reduce Oil Exports, Focus On Domestic Market

                        Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that Nigeria would increase crude oil production to meet local demand and not to essentially sell it in the international market.Kachikwu explained that the oil output...

FINALLY RETURNING HOME AFTER SPENDING 340 DAYS IN SPACE

 NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly prepares to return home, after spending 340 days in space.On Tuesday, March 1, US astronaut Scott Kelly is finally returning home, after spending 340 days in space. He traveled 144 million miles around the Earth. He performed 400 experiments. He posted 700 mesmerizing photos to Instagram.Scott Joseph Kelly (born February 21, 1964) is an American...

ENGINEERING AND ITS CHALLENGES ON THE FEMALE FOLKS, THE WAY FORWARD

According to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Engineering is a profession in which knowledge of mathematics and natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to utilize economically the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind. The Faculty of Engineering in the University of Maiduguri comprises of...

MISSING LINK IN NIGERIA’S DEVELOPMENT: INSUFFICIENT ENGINEERS IN THE POLICY SPACE BY ENGR OTIS ANYAEJI

Protocols. Greetings. In keeping with traditions of the great and honourable the NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS, I stand before you, members and friends of the Society, to take the oath of office of President, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, with you beautiful and great people as witnesses. What a privilege, further rewarded with the honour of addressing your goodselves as custom...

FG To Support Local Tiles Producers To Reduce Importation Gap

                        Mr Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Solid Minerals Development, has said that the ministry will support local marble and granite tiles producers to reduce importation gap.Fayemi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on a working visit to FUJIAN Stone Company Limited in Karu, Nasarawa State on Thursday.He reiterated...

Samsung Corporate Citizenship cements commitment to Africa at Samsung Forum 2016

      Samsung prioritises access to education, healthcare and skills for employability in Africa to help achieve continent's Sustainable Development GoalsSamsung Electronics Africa today announced that it will bolster its Corporate Citizenship efforts in Africa in a bid to help the continent achieve its Sustainable Development Goals.Speaking at the 2016 Samsung Africa Forum, Abey Tau, Corporate Citizenship and Public...

BASICS OF INDUSTRIAL SAFETY by ENGR. HUMPHREY O. AMADI

1.0     PREAMBLE Safety is a panacea for the sustenance of life and property, without safety there will be no security anywhere, be it at home, school, industry, hospital, offices etc. Upon this backdrop, there is a growing emphasis on the place of safety in the workplace. Laws, conventions, regulations and guidelines have continued to build up dealings with safety issues....

NASA reveals what it takes to become an astronaut

NASA’s astronaut training program is like no other with students catapulted into space for classes on spacewalking and deep space exploration. It’s one of the most exclusive programs in the world and is rapidly gaining popularity. But despite a record 18,300 applying for a spot in NASA’s 2017 class, only 15 will make the cut, according to the US space agency. The...