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Kano engineers encourage girls to study engineering

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The Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, Kano State branch, has commenced a sensitisation campaign to encourage girls in the state to study engineering courses. The Chairperson of the association, Dr Zainab Yunusa, disclosed this on Thursday in Kano while briefing newsmen on the activities of the association. She said the association was committed to encouraging female secondary school students to ...

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SON decries N4.5bn loss on building collapse

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The effect of building collapse on Nigeria economy has taken a toll on both lives and property of the citizens. Aside from the trauma, the devastating effects on property are better imagined than beheld. Speaking on the menace of building collapse in the country, the Standard Ogranisation of Nigeria (SON), said about 3,210 persons were killed and property worth N4.5 ...

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Living In Skyscrapers: A race for the sky

Living in skyscrapers

The desire to build big is nothing new. Big buildings have been used to show off power and wealth; to honor leaders or religious beliefs; to stretch the limits of what’s possible; and even as simple competition among owners, families, architects, and builders. Some of the most dramatic buildings of the past include the pyramids in Egypt, the skinny towers ...

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