Tag: skills

ITF Lauds FG’s Directive on Harmonising MDAs Skills Acquisition Programmes

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2020

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has commended the Federal Government on its directive to harmonise skills programmes implemented by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The ... Read More

Aregbesola Flags Off Construction of Engineering Resource Centre, Decries Skill Gap

Henry Solomon- August 31, 2020

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday in Lagos called for manpower development to address the skill gap in engineering practice to achieve ... Read More

Digital Economy: @DrIsaPantami Advocates Acquiring Digital Skills

Tanimu- December 30, 2019

Certificates are important but certificates without skills are misleading, what is most important is to have certificates with skills. Today many developed nations are agitating ... Read More

NITDA Launches Unity Board to Teach Emerging Technology Skills

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2019

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Monday launched its indigenous ‘Unity Board’, a technology hardware platform for teaching emerging technologies. The agency launched ... Read More

Create opportunities for entrepreneurial skills in young people – ILO tells Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2019

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), on Friday, urged the Nigerian Government to create opportunities for entrepreneurial skills development to enable young persons to meet challenges ... Read More

Start-Up Friday: NITDA Set to empower South East Youths on ICT Skills

Henry Solomon- April 17, 2019

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Wednesday says the agency is set to empower youths within Enugu and the South East region with ... Read More

FG Will Ensure Capacities of Youth are Fully Utilized – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2019

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government will do all that is necessary to ensure that the capacities of Nigerian youth are developed ... Read More

Students Display of Rare Skills Indicates Bright Future for Traditional Games in Lagos

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The participants at Lagos State Secondary School Traditional Games have displayed rare skills at the just-concluded Games, signifying a bright future for the games. The ... Read More

China to Launch Online Psychological Aid Platform

Henry Solomon- May 9, 2018

The Chinese Academy of Sciences plans to launch an online platform for psychological trauma interventions this year to overcome skills shortage. The platform would marshal ... Read More

Humanitarian Makeathon To Begin October In The North-East – FG

Henry Solomon- September 22, 2017

The Federal Government will begin a North-East focused Makeathon in October, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, ... Read More

Edo Trains 2,100 Youths on Digital Marketing, Skills Development

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 24, 2017

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo said that his administration in conjunction with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goal in the ... Read More

Company Secures Release of 150 Prisoners In 2 months

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2017

A Kano based firm, Jaffatu General Enterprises Company said it secured the release of 150 inmates from various prisons in the last two months. The ... Read More

Academic Qualification Without Skills Increases Unemployment – Ambode

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2017

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode says emphasis on Academic qualification, without considering adequate skills to deliver, contributes to the high level of unemployment in the ... Read More

NYSC To Train Batch ‘A’ Corps Members In Entrepreneurship

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 17, 2016

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has rounded up it's batch A orientation course for 2016. The idea behind the formation of the body is ... Read More

Only 8 States Have Records of The Poor & Vulnerable In FG’s Database – Ministry of Finance Report

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2016

Only eight states have captured their poor and vulnerable on the Federal Government's Single Register database, a report of the Ministry of Finance has shown. ... Read More