Women engineers demand inclusion in government’s projects
The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) has called for gender inclusion in the execution of government’s engineering contracts and projects to enable them
‘Engineers’ recognition key to solving Nigeria’s problems’
Dr. Kehinde Bababjide Osifala is the new president, Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISTRUCTE) and lecturer at Yaba College of Technology.
NDDC begins audit, verification of projects -MD
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has inaugurated a 50-member committee to audit and document projects and contracts awarded in nine Niger Delta states.
UK academy, engineers to boost youth’s entrepreneurial potential
About 400 students from tertiary schools in Nigeria are to compete for best engineering innovation ideas through the ‘Forging Africa’s Future Mechanical Engineers (FAFME)’
Engineers seek FG’s investment in industrialisation
Against the backdrop of the vital roles of engineers in nation-building, the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers ((NIMechE)) has restated the need for the federal government to increase its investment
‘Why engineers are needed in Nigeria’s politics’
Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria (ACEN) has called for the integration of engineers into the country’s politics, saying that every sector of the economy requires engineering input to grow.
FG touts 2019 Techno-Expo to boost inventions, innovations
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, minster of science and technology has said the 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo will bring to the fore the capabilities of Nigerian engineers, inventors and innovators in fast tracking sustainable development of the country. Dr. Onu disclosed this while briefing the press after inspecting the venue of the forthcoming 2019 Techno and…
‘We will improve prospects of potential engineers’
FELICIA AGUBATA is the President, Association of Professional Women Engineers (APWEN), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. The body is a vehicle for women professional development. In this interview with Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, she throws more light on engineering education, women involvement in decision-making and implementation levels in science, technology…
Engineers task government on inter-modal transport infrastructure
To boost Nigeria transportation infrastructure, engineers have urged authorities to show proofs of sufficient care for inter-modal integration at both design and development stages of public/private partnership (PPP) agreements for the sector. They also want the review of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for industries whose activities endanger transport infrastructure and proper actions taken to ameliorate…