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University of Lagos to set up refinery soon – vice-chancellor

The University of Lagos, UNILAG, would soon set up conventional and standard locally-built refineries to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, according to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

How 180 people benefitted from N15bn road project

Some Nigerians are already counting their gains as ongoing N15 billion Pankshin-Gindiri Road construction project created jobs for over 180 people in the host communities.

COREN advocates reintroduction of weighbridges on highways to check overloading

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has urged the Federal Government to reintroduce weigh bridges on highways to reduce overloading of trucks in the country.

House of Reps constitutes advisory committee to amend COREN Act

The House of Representatives Committee on Works on Wednesday constituted a Technical Advisory Committee with a view to developing templates for amending the existing Act establishing the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), 2004.

SON develops machinery to boost food production

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it is set to boost food production in the country with the introduction of standards for grinding plate, grinding machine and other machinery.

Governor Okorocha building bridges without professional design – COREN

Bridges currently being built by the Imo State government are without plan and input from professional engineers, the president of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN, Kashim Ali, has said.

Senator Saraki urges engineers to use quality materials for projects

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for the use of quality materials and qualified professionals in project execution by engineers to meet global standards.

Federal govt budgets N158 million for generator fuel, others at power ministry

The Federal Government is proposing to spend a total of N158m for the maintenance and fuelling of generators at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.

Landmark University gets new vice-chancellor, registrar

The Board of Regents of Landmark University, Omu Aran, has appointed Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju as the substantive vice-chancellor of the institution.

Obaseki partners COREN to check inflated road contracts

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday demonstrated his administration’s commitment to the frugal allocation of the resources accruing to the state by setting up a contact group with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to review road contracts awarded by the state government.

Nigeria no longer dumping ground for foreign goods – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday warned that Nigeria will no longer be a dumping ground for all manner of foreign products.

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