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AFRICA'S AIR QUALITY AMONGST THE WORST IN THE WORLD, HOSPITALS AND CLINICS CALL ON HEALTHWAY

State Run Hospitals, clinics and medical facilities call on HealthWay the global leading air cleaner manufacturer to provide relief for Doctors and patients.  An Article published by Katie Galbrath of the New York Times shed light on how serious Africa's Indoor air pollution problem is. The World Health Organization, showed Gaborone, Botswana, as having the eighth-highest level of particulate pollution among the list of world cities. Further In Nairobi, the Kenyan Capital, normal levels of fine dust which are the most hazardous to human health are normally five times higher than those found in cities like Gothenburg Sweden. Poor indoor air quality is even more of a concern in laboratories, medical clinics, and hospitals. HealthWay a world leading manufacturer of commercial, residential and medical air cleaners, has partnered with many laboratories, clinics and hospitals throughout Africa. In September, Prime Medical Hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria went throug

COREN begins investigations into collapsed synagogue building

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria,on Monday vowed to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the collapse of the six-storey  building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos. The council, in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by its President, Engr. Kashim Ali, said it had mobilized its team of Engineering Regulation Monitoring Inspectors to visit the site of the collapsed building. It said while preliminary report of the visit had been received and is being processed,  a more detailed investigation is ongoing. The statement reads in part, “Council wishes to commiserate with the Executive Governor, the Government and people of Lagos State over the loss of lives and properties as a result of this unfortunate incident. “Council also wishes to commiserate with the Founder and General Overseer of the Church, Prophet T. B. Joshua and his congregation over this unfortunate loss. “COREN, on getting the news of the collapse

Political thuggery has gone digital.

When it comes to providing work for idle minds, the devil seems to have a particular fondness for Nigerian youths, especially around election times. Most elections conducted in Nigeria over the past decades have been characterised by thuggery. Politicians turn to the country's pool of unemployed millions to recruit young people who will aid their democratic ambitions. Continue reading the main story “ Start Quote Political thuggery has gone digital” Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani These youths are then trained and empowered to manipulate the electoral climate. Their job description includes anything from intimidating political opponents to seizing ballot boxes and clobbering uncooperative electoral officers. But times are definitely changing. Rather than supplying them with machetes, missiles and matches, Nigerian politicians are now arming their hirelings with laptops, smart phones and internet connections. Political thuggery has gone digital. Wrote BBC  Adaob

Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE) 15th International Conference & 35th Annual General

Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE) 15th International Conference & 35th Annual General  Meeting tagged ''AKURE 2014''. The Opening Ceremony was held today September 23rd at the HILLTOP AUDITORIUM, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE, ONDO STATE. The theme of the Conference is ''AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURES FOR WEALTH CREATION''. In attendance was the President of NSE, Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE, who is also an Agric Engineer and Member of the Institution. Others were the National Chairman of the Institution, Engr B. Adewumi FNSE, Representative of the Governor of the State of Osun, the representative of Chief Afe Babalola, the Deputy Vice Chancellor FUTA, Some NSE Exco Members, Branch Chairmen of Ibadan, Akure, Abeokuta, Ado Ekiti and Osogbo, among other important dignitaries  ...Engr Adeniran Ibitoye 

Nigeria has potentials to rule the World – Lafarge boss

The Managing Director, Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc, Joe Hudson The Managing Director, Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc, Joe Hudson has said Nigeria is blessed with vibrant and talented youths who have the skills to turn the country to an industrial giant. Hudson further stated that Nigeria has the potential to rule the world given the abundance of human resources and talents abound in this country. He disclosed this at the graduation of the young men and women who have undergone 18 months intensive training at Isofin, Ewekoro Local Government area of Ogun State. He also noted that having visited a number of host communities and travelled to some parts of the country, he had discovered that Nigeria “is blessed with vibrant and talented youths who if given the necessary support would turn the country to an industrial giant. He said, “When I came in 2009, I saw so many potential. There are many talented youths in the country and the host communities. But there was a mismatch

ENGR FADAHUNSI: CELEBRATION OF A GLORIOUS LIFE

PP ENGR (CHIEF) SAMUEL O. FADAHUNSI FNSE, OFR, CON, FICR, FIWEM, FAS was a Past President (PP) of NSE. The church service was held on Saturday 6th September 2014 at the Cathedral of St John, Iloro, Ilesha. Interment of the corpse took place immediately after the service at the cathedral cementry while the entertainment of Guests follow immediately at Zenabas Half Moon Resort, off Ijebu-Jesa Road, Ilesha. The NSE was powerfully represented by the President of NSE, Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE, who was accompanied by his amiable wife, NSE Past President, Engr Ujamman FNSE, Engr Mrs Mayen Adetiba FNSE, some Past Chairmen & the Incumbent Branch Chairmen, Fellows and Members which include the Newly Elected Chairman of Osogbo Branch, Engr Adeniran Ibitoye kilomodemo MNSE. MAY THE SOUL OF AN ICON, ONE OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF NSE AND A CELEBRATED ENGINEER, REST IN PERFECT PEACE, AMEN. ...Kilomodemo

PRESIDENTIAL VISIT-THE HOME COMING OF MR PRESIDENT

It is tagged THE HOME COMING OF MR PRESIDENT because the President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers NSE, Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE, before his assumption of office as the No.1 Engineer in Nigeria was a Chief Lecturer at the Lagos State Polytechnic LASPOTECH. Yesterday, Thursday 4th September 2014 visited his place of work LASPOTECH for the first time since his Inauguration in January this year and he was hosted b y the Polytechnic Management. He has worked with the Polytechnic for 29years. The Rector of the Institution, Dr AbdulAzeez Abioye Lawal who was ably represented by the Acting Rector, Mr Oluyinka Samuel Sogunro welcomed everyone in Mr President's entourage to the Campus. said they were delighted to have their own point Man as the President of Engineers in Nigeria. He said the LASPOTECH is the Polytechnic of Excellence in the State of Excellence. President of NSE who doubles as the Special Adviser to the Governor of Ondo State on Agriculture said he

Attached is the detailed information on the burial ceremony of a Past President (PP) of NSE in Nigeria.

PP ENGR (CHIEF) SAMUEL O. FADAHUNSI FNSE, OFR, CON, FICR, FIWEM, FAS was a Past President of NSE.  Engr Fadahunsi's passion for and ded ication to the Engineering Profession are without measure. His enthusiasm and unparalled sacrifice to building a strong umbrella body for Engineers was particularly infectious. We are proud of his meritorious service to our great Society and indeed the Nation in general. The current President of NSE, Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE will be leading a delegation of the Society to attend all the burial programs as being announced by the family of the deceased. The ceremony which commenced today Wednesday Sept 3rd, 2014 with service of songs at his Lagos residence. Tomorrow Thursday 4th Sept; the President and all his entourage will attend a church service at Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina Lagos at 10am. The corpse will arrive Ilesha for a wake keep on Friday Sept 5th at Hill Crest Villa (House on the Hill) Awomolo Avenue, Power-line, off Ijeb