ITF partners NYSC to train corps members on ICT, entrepreneurial skills
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has partnered with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to train corps member on Information Communication Technology (ICT) and other entrepreneurial skills to fit into the labour market. The two-weeks training, which is part of the ITF Vulnerable and Indigent Youth Empowerment Programme (VIYEP), in line with the NYSC Skills…
ITF trains 1,900 youths on construction trades
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has trained 1,900 jobless youths on construction trades across the 19 Northern States and Abuja to combat the growing unemployment in the region. The youths were trained for three months in five construction trades areas such as blocks and bricks making, Plaster of Paris, works in buildings, carpentry and joinery,…
ITF boss list paths to organisational growth
Workers must strive to be productive at all times, eschew indolence, idleness and gossips while there should be synergy among the workforce in order to ensure organizational growth, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari has said. He stated this at the 2017 ITF annual performance review meeting held recently at the…
ITF requires over N5bn for technical equipment, others, says DG
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has said his agency requires over N5 billion to acquire...
Pouille calls revamp death sentence of the Davis Cup
Frenchman Lucas Pouille came out strongly against a proposed Davis Cup shakeup, calling the newly announced 2019 scheduling concept a "death sentence" for the competition. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday that it planned a dramatic transformation that would see a new season-ending World Cup of Tennis Finals featuring 18 nations. The ITF…
ITF to sanction institutions violating internship guidelines
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has threatened to sanction tertiary institutions that fail to comply with guidelines for the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) on duration of attachment and breaches of carrying capacity approved by SIWES supervising agencies. In a statement, Head Public Affairs Unit, Suleyol Fred Chagu, disclosed that the sanctions would include…
ITF to train 11,000 youths nationwide
The Director General of the fund, Joseph Ari, disclosed this in Gombe, during the beginning of the 2017 National Industrial Skill Development Programme, in collaboration with the state government.
Edo government, ITF empower 500 trainees with skills, others
Joseph Ari, who commended the Edo State government for the collaboration, scored Governor Godwin Obaseki high for his “Edo jobs” initiative targeted at providing 200,000 jobs in his first tenure.
Organisers give players registration deadline
The competition, which brings some of the best young talents from across the world to the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, will hold from October 6 to 21.
Gombe, ITF lift 500 persons with skills acquisition
Director General of the ITF, Joseph Ari, who was represented by the Director of Technical and Vocational Skills, IshiyaKu Shehu, disclosed this in Gombe at the closing ceremony of the programme.