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2 Mar 2015
CORPORATE organisations, on a regular basis, review their operations as part of measures to achieve set goals and sustain growth.  Under the arrangement, options regarding up-to-date training for workers  are thoroughly reviewed in the interest of the organisation.  Indeed, training and retraining coupled with carefully planned mentoring scheme play crucial role in sustain corporate growth…
2 Mar 2015
THE Lagos State joint contributory pension fund is in excess of N56.9billion, the Director General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Rotimi Adekunle Hussain has said.    Hussain made the figure public during the 16th retirement bond certificate presentation of N1.411 billion to 305 workers who retired from the State Public Service before the commencement of…
2 Mar 2015
SNEPCo, in partnership with Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa, a leadership development organization, has empowered undergraduates and graduates with leadership, employability, entrepreneurial and social skills to prepare them for Nigeria’s competitive job market; and increase their chances of setting up their own enterprise. The programme held in Ibadan is one of SNEPCo’s commitments…
2 Mar 2015
THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is partnering the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) to ensure proper mobilization of medical graduates for the compulsory one-year service.   The collaboration of the two bodies emerged from a courtesy visit paid by the Registrar of the council, Dr Abdulmumini Ibrahim, to the Director General of…
2 Mar 2015
A United Kingdom based Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has urged businesses to accelerate the pace of for female representation on boards, highlighting that there has been a 1.8 per cent increase at executive director level since 2012.    The group argued that while some progress has been made, the “pace of change…
2 Mar 2015
THE Federal Ministry of Water Resources has conducted trainings for the second phase of the Girls and Women Initiative in Nigeria project in Kebbi, Delta and Taraba states.    The ministry, at the weekend, said the trainings were in furtherance of the Federal Government’s transformation agenda.     This pilot phase was conducted in Danko…
2 Mar 2015
AS part of strategies aimed at consolidating on its successes, Dangote Cement has announced the appointment of Onne Van der Weijde as new Managing Director for the Company. In his role, he will report to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dangote Cement. A statement from the Company said the appointment is in…
2 Mar 2015
MEMBERS of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), at the weekend opposed alleged plans by the Lagos State Government to privatise water supply within the metropolis.     The union also urged members of the public to opposed the alleged proposal, adding that the situation may compound what…
2 Mar 2015
THE Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has urged the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Kenneth Minimah, to implement his pledge to reward triumphant soldiers during his recent visit to Baga town in Kukawa Local Government Area, Bornu State.    TUC also implored the leadership of other security operatives who are participating in the…
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25 Feb 2015
NIGERIA is expanding its local capacity to train technical workforce for the power sector, while aiming to become a regional hub for required expertise in electric power drive.    To achieve this, the nation is equipping its power training centres with state of the art simulators and training equipment, including electricity laboratories.  Besides, the Nigerian…
25 Feb 2015
THE International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has commenced a survey on the safety of journalists in Nigeria as part of its project on safety of journalists and emerging issues in conflict in Nigeria supported by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), Nigeria.  According to Director, IPC, Lanre Arogundade, the survey, which…
25 Feb 2015
THE Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management (CIPSMN) has stated that for Nigeria to address ‎the challenges hindering its growth and development potential, it must as a matter of urgency, employ the services of professionals to run key sectors of the economy. The president of the institute, Alhaji Diekola Oyewo explained that the institute…

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