Plans are underway by the Federal Government to organise a Structured Assessment-Based Training Programme (SMAT-P) and Leadership Enhancement and Development Programme (LEAD-P) for 25,000 civil servants before the end of 2020.
U.S. institute trains 80 Nigerian youths on leadership skills
The International Republican Institute (IRI), through its Young Political Party Leaders Academy, has trained 80 young Nigerians on effective leadership skills.
NASU lauds National Assembly for averting dual minimum wage
If not for the patriotism of the National Assembly, dual minimum wage of N27, 000 and N30, 000 would have been foisted on Nigeria, the Non-Academic Staff Union and Associated Institutions (NASU) has said.
MWUN boss urges stakeholders to comply with laws guiding NSITF
President-General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Adewale Adeyanju, has urged concerned stakeholders to comply with all the existing law guiding the operations of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Julius Berger, AEDC, 83 staff get NSITF award
Construction giant, Julius Berger, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Nigeria-Ghana International School, Kuje, and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), have bagged the 2018 edition of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Excellence awards.
Relief for workers as new minimum wage berths
It has been a tortuous two years journey for the new minimum wage to finally become a reality. While labour and Nigerian workers reserve the right to drown themselves in momentary ecstasy, the way it impacts their lives may be of greater importance in the days to come. President Muhammadu Buhari may have famously signed…
Bank partners foundation to empower corps members
To expose and empower budding entrepreneurs to industry’s best practices, Activate Success International Foundation, in collaboration with the First City Monumental Bank (FCMB), has provided capacity training programme for corps members in three states. The 2019 edition of the programme, tagged, “Youth Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Programme (YEEP),” was successfully held across three National Youth Service…
ECOWAS moves to tackle irregular migration through job creation
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is developing initiatives to increase job creation to address illegal migration in the sub-region. This formed part of discussions at the opening session of the just concluded delocalised meeting of a Joint Committee of ECOWAS in Conakry, Guinea. The committees, including communications and information technology, education, science…
Institute urges practitioners to embrace tech innovations
Supply Chain professionals have been advised to embrace the 4th industrial revolution in order to remain relevant in their profession. Experts said the profession has evolved from mere transactional buying to strategic procurement with heavy reliance on technology. They added that procurement practice has entered into the 4th industrial revolution with emphasis on the application…
Police undertake technology upgrade to boost manpower efficiency
The Nigerian Police Force is upgrading its operations with technology innovations and personnel information with a view to enhancing its service delivery. The Force said the upgrades are aimed at unifying the Nigerian Police database through a digital case management solution, which infuses biometric technology in its core. The upgrade will also enable the Nigerian…
JA Nigeria, ACT Foundation expand programme in Southwest to reach one million youth
The Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) in conjunction with Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is expanding its ‘My company, my region’ programme across the South West to impact one million youth before the end of 2019. Executive Director, JAN, Simi Nwogugu stated this in Lagos to discuss the success of the pilot programme for junior secondary…