Dangote Foundation Unveils New Name and Logo

Following the endowment of the Dangote Foundation to the tune of $1.25billion by the founder/president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the foundation has unveiled new logo and name, which is now called Aliko Dangote Foundation. The endowment is for the period of 10 years. The foundation, which was previously focused on projects such as construction

2018-05-02T14:21:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

NASA REPORTS ON THE HEALING OF THE OZONE LAYER

Each year for the past few decades, chemical reactions involving chlorine and bromine gas in a particular region of the Southern Hemisphere is depleted and the harmful ultraviolet rays can pass through to reach the earth’s surface. This depleted region is referred to as the “ozone hole”. Chemical compounds called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) releases chlorine atom

2018-01-18T19:54:24+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Buhari: Expect major facelift in power, rail, roads next year

Buhari: Expect major facelift in power, rail, roads next year President Muhammadu Buhari related newsPray for Yusuf Buhari’s quick recovery, Gov. Ajimobi urges NigeriansBuhari, others pray for sonMassive shake-up as Buhari appoints 209 federal board chairs, 1,258 membersBuhari signs cancer bill, 5 othersBuhari congratulates Liberian president-electYusuf Buhari’s sister, Hanan, shocked by accident, reveals bike wreckBuhari's

2018-01-18T19:55:01+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

2018 FIG Foundation PhD Scholarships OUTLINE

The FIG Foundation will be providing scholarships of up to 4,000 euros to PhD students. Applicants shall: be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying[1] in a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy[2],must have had a paper accepted

2018-01-18T19:55:13+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

2018 FIG Foundation Academic Research Grants OUTLINE

The FIG Foundation will be providing research grants of up to 40,000 euros spread over four years. The grants are aimed at emerging researchers on the threshold of their research career. Applicants shall: be based in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying [1] in a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income,

2018-01-18T19:55:28+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

SON, stakeholders begin review of cement standard

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has held a stakeholders’ Technical Committee Forum on the review of standard for Cement NIS 444-1-2014 with the theme: “Repositioning the Cement sub- sector”. The forum, which held in Lagos, comes four years after the Federal Government approved new cement standard for the producers, aimed at reviewing the quality

2018-01-18T19:56:42+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

LASBCA urges engineers to report safety violations

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has urged engineers to be whistleblowers by reporting safety standard violations resulting in buildings collapse in the state. LASBCA General Manager, Olalekan Shodeinde, made the appeal when the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) paid him a courtesy visit in Ikeja. “Whistle blowing is an avenue

2018-01-18T19:56:54+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Why ‘ghost’ houses exist

What are ‘’ghost houses’’? This issue caused a major stir in Abuja during the maiden Nigeria Housing Finance Conference, with the theme: Financing affordable housing: realities, necessities and possibilities. The guest speaker, Prof Oyebanji Oyeyinka, started it all when he spoke of what he called ‘’ghost houses’’ in Abuja, Ikoyi and Victoria Island. According to

2018-01-18T19:57:05+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

‘Cost a major disparity between high street, mall’

The disparity between the high street and malls topped discussions at the West Africa Property Investment Summit (WAPI) in Lagos. Participants agreed that the choice of the high street or mall for retailers is determined by cost. For long, the debate on high street or retail malls has been a burning issue for retailers as

2018-01-18T19:57:18+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Group plans ConMin West Africa

The second international trade fair for construction machinery ConMin West Africa will take place in Abuja mid-next year. This is coming on the heels of the success of ConMin West Africa 2017, The German service provider for international exhibitions IMAG, with its Nigerian partner Afrocet Montgomery, is offering companies the opportunity to showcase their products

2018-01-18T19:57:31+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments