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2015 Global Infrastructure Report: Olorunfemi joins Advisory Board.

The President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi, FNSE, has been appointed to the CG-LA Advisory Board for the 2015 Strategic Top 100 Global Infrastructure Report. In a mail conveying news of the appointment, Tamara Essayad, the Executive Director of CG-LA Inc., a United States-based Infrastructure Research and Development organization, stated that Olorunfemi’s appointment was informed by his valuable participation and contributions to the Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum series over the years.   The Strategic Top 100 Projects Reports are CG-LA’s annual lists of the top infrastructure projects in regions that complement the Leadership Forum series, which include Africa and, by implication, Nigeria. The Reports focus on existing and future projects, capturing the true reality and opportunities of the infrastructure market. The appointment of Olorunfemi is coming on the backdrop of the successful hosting of the Wor

HIV cure: The Abalaka’s victory

•It is sad that the claims on his drug had to become subject of litigation The controversy over Dr. Jeremiah Abalaka’s claim to have patented a vaccine for the treatment of HIV has refused to go away. Of note, 15 years after the federal agency, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) banned the doctor and his vaccine, a Federal High Court presided over by Justice Binta Nyako, has lifted the ban on the use of the vaccine. According to media report, the court also restrained the Federal Government and NAFDAC from further interfering with the use of the vaccine. We hope the judgment of the court is only to enforce the rights of Dr. Abalaka, to be treated fairly as ‘an inventor’ in accordance with the law, and not to grant him a free reign, not to submit to standard regulation, as provided by extant laws on authentication of medical discoveries. Dr.Abalaka had approached the court to challenge the ban placed on him by NAFDAC, and had claimed that he was o

NSE, COREN presidents arrive Osogbo for inauguration of the State ERM

The duo President of COREN (Engr Kashim Ali FNSE, mni) & NSE (Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE) have landed in the State of Osun ahead of tomorrow's inauguration of the Engineering Regulation Monitoring (ERM) Inspectorates. First of its kind in the Country to have the Presidents in the State and for such an assignment in the history of Nigeria. We are so lucky in the State and I use this medium to congratulate the Governor of the State who is also an Engineer, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola FNSE, for hosting his Presidents. Among the delegation of the two Presidents are the Registrar of COREN who doubles as the Secretary to the Council, Engr Kamila Wopa Maliki FNSE, mni, former NSE Vice President, Engr  Ali Rabiu  FNSE, the Nigerian Association of Engineering Technicians, Mr James Ajibolu FNSE, among others. The program of event will start at the NSE Osogbo permanent Secretariat, behind zarah guest house, Onward Area, Ajagbemonkeferi, Osogbo at 9am. Be there as we

NSE Osogbo First Technical meeting

The Chairman of the NSE Osogbo Branch, Engr A. F. Ibitoye kilomodemo MNSE and his Executive Committee (team 2014-2015) have announced the first 2015 NSE Osogbo Technical Meeting as scheduled and shown below: Date: Thursday January 22nd, 2015 Time: 4.30PM Venue: NSE Osogbo Branch Permanent Secretariat, behind Zara Guest House, Onward Area, Ajagbemonkeferi Area, Osogbo Lecturer: Engr H. O. B. Lawal (CONSTENG ENGINEERS FIRM, LAGOS) Topic: LEADERSHIP MATRIX FOR ENGINEERS IN THE SOCIETY. You are expected to be seated to time as we promise it's going to be professional inspiring. Announcer : Engr Ayodeji Alabi MNSE Publicity Secretary. For more enquiries or questions, kindly contact for more details as shown below: +234 (0)806 017 4213 +234 (0) 803 393 8830 nseosogbobranch@gmail.com

OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA CONFERENCE

ABOUT OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA Offshore West Africa is returning to Nigeria, with the 2015 event taking place at the Eko Hotel & Suites on Victoria Island, Lagos. The 19th annual event will be held on 20-22 January 2015 and will provide attendees with a platform for technology exchange and new business development. Offshore West Africa is the region premier technical forum focused exclusively on West Africa offshore oil and gas market. As a truly West African event Offshore West Africa will deliver the latest technological advancements, solutions and lessons learned from leading industry professionals from a local perspective Now in its 19th year of providing a platform for technology exchange and new business development, Offshore West Africa is the region premier technical forum focused exclusively on West Africa offshore Oil and Gas market Offshore West Africa Conference and Exhibition remains the leading source of information on new technology and operating expertise for t

Engr. Olusola Temitayo Obadimu Assumes Office as New NSE Executive Secretary

  Engr. Olusola Temitayo Obadimu, MNSE, has commenced official duties as the new Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. The outgoing Executive Secretary, Engr. Ahmed K. Amshi, FNSE at a brief ceremony which held at the National Engineering Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, 6th January, 2014 presented the handing over notes to Engr. Obadimu. Engr. Amshi congratulated him on assumption of Office and urged Engr. Obadimu to deploy his wealth of experience in the administration of the Secretariat with a view to upholding the ideals of the Society. Engr. Amshi thanked the Council and entire membership for the opportunity given him to serve the Society in the capacity of the Executive Secretary since 2008 - 2014. While also thanking the management and staff for the cooperation which enabled him to succeed while in Office, he urged the staff to extend the same cooperation to the new Executive Secretary.     Engr. Obadimu, in response, eulogized Engr. Amshi