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NSE approves Osogbo Examination Centre

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Engineers in Osogbo and environs wishing to sit for NSE exam can now rejoice that they would no longer be traveling far away to sit for their exam as the National Secretariat has recently approved the NSE Osogbo examination center.

This news was broken to the Branch Chairman, Engr Adeniran Ibitoye at the last Council meeting in Abuja. The Branch has since obtained its letter in a low key ceremony at the headquarters.


The Chairman, Engr Iboye expressed his appreciation our amiable, promising, and indefatigable President, Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE, JP and all the National Excos and promised that the branch shall to abide by all the rules and will continue to live to expectation.

Congratulations, NSE Osogbo Branch and her engineers

COREN Public Notice: Delisting of Defaulting Registered Engineering personnel from COREN register

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PUBLIC NOTICE

This is to notify all defaulting Registered Engineering Personnel that; pursuant to the COREN enabling Act, those who have failed, refused or neglected to pay their annual practicing fee would have their names delisted from the COREN register.

In line with this, names of the affected engineering personnel would be delisted from the COREN register from 30th June 2015. To this end, all Registered Engineering Personnel who are indebted to
COREN are hereby advised to visit our website at www.coren.gov.ng to view their Registration number, amount due and to update their payment accordingly.

For further enquiries on Payment kindly contact the Finance Directorate of at COREN Headquarters on accounts@coren.gov.ng

Engr. W. Kamila Maliki, FNSE, mni
Registrar – COREN

Invitation to the Investiture of Engr Robbbie James Owivry as NICE National Chairman

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Reminder to book your place at the 4th Annual Infrastructure Asset Summit Africa

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Dear Members,

You are cordially invited to the 4th Annual Infrastructure Asset Summit Africa 2015 taking place at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos, on 23rd and 24th of March 2015. This event is about promoting effective asset management and maintenance culture in developing nations with the theme of “Transforming and Sustaining the Economy through Effective Asset Management & Maintenance Culture”.
The event is being organised by Codub Group (www.codubgroup.com) in collaboration with the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).
To register, visit http://assetsummit.com/register-now/ and for more information or clarification, please email events@assetsummit.com or call the numbers below:
Angela on +234 80 2214 3565, Efe. +234 80 5888 5887

CODUB is offering a 20% discount to all members of NSE and all members should quote ASANSE20 to avail of this offer. The cost will then be N92,000 per person as against N115,000 per person and due to limited spaces, we strongly advice early registration.

How can I get a job when employers say I don't have enough experience?

In a new regular feature for The Student Engineer, our career experts offer their advice to a young engineer who’s not sure which industry would be most likely to give him a break. ’I am happy to go to into water treatment, energy, renewable energy, oil & gas or even the food industry.’ The problem: I completed my bachelor’s degree in chemical and process engineering in July 2012. Since then, I have been struggling to find work with no luck. When I first applied for jobs, I was told that I had very little experience and I did not have a master’s degree. When I did not secure any interviews I worked voluntarily for a small company as a research and development engineer for a year and in the end they agreed to sponsor my postgraduate study. I now have a year’s worth of experience in the energy and process industry and am studying for a master’s in chemical engineering. My sponsor liked my work, however, they have limited resources and so I have been applying for jobs elsewhere – but I a…

FG Urged to Ensure Speedy Passage of PIB

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Members of the National Assembly have been advised to ensure speedy passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) before the end of this present assembly.

The call was made by the executive chairman of Petrolog Limited, Dr Vincent Ebuh, at the unveiling of the company's new Diving Support Vessel (DSV) Vinnice, in Lagos recently.

Ebuh said: "It is in the account of the huge success achieved by the local content policy that I call on the National Assembly to pass the PIB into law without further delay. The quantum INVESTMENT, indeed the overall benefit of that legislation to the sector and indeed the country is innumerable."

He also thanked the financiers of the acquisition of the vessel, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited, adding, "FirstBank has shown a commitment to the industry and exhibited a forward thinking approach in support of the local content capacity building policy of the government."

He explained that since the Local Content Act was passed into law about …

Olorunfemi Bags Fellowship of Technologists in Engineering

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The President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi, FNSE has bagged the Fellowship of the Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE). NATE has issued Olorunfemi a certificate with the no. F- 336 dated 26th November, 2014, signed by Tgst (Dr) Leo Okereke, FNATE and Engr. Dr. O. A. Adeniyi, FNATE, both President and Honourary General Secretary of the Association respectively, being evidence of the highest honour of NATE. Olorunfemi now has the authority of the body to use the designation of FNATE after his name. NATE is a professional body of practical Engineers established in 1976 and incorporated in 1988 with the aim of promoting self-reliant technological development in Nigeria. In addition to the general promotion of science, Engineering and Technology, NATE’s core objective includes building a bridge and understanding and confidence between Engineers, Technologists and stakeholders amongst others. Olorunfemi in his position as a Fellow…

SENSITIZATION OF NSE MEMBERS ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTRACTING AND CONSULTING ENGINEERS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

SENSITIZATION OF NSE MEMBERS ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTRACTING AND CONSULTING ENGINEERS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) will be sensitizing NSE members on Opportunities for Contracting and Consulting Engineers in Public Procurement.

The Presentation has been scheduled to hold as follows:

Date:        Wednesday: 11th March, 2015

Time:       3pm Prompt

Venue:     NEC Phase 2 Auditorium.

All Members are highly invited to attend the sensitization programme.

While we look forward to seeing you on the above date, kindly accept the assurances of our highest esteem.

Yours faithfully,

Erenne Ngozi Sarah
Head, Council Secretariat
For: Executive Secretary