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2 Feb 2015
THE Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF) will strengthen its enlightenment programmes for members of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) in its bid to smoothen the payment of petroleum products bridging.        The Executive Secretary of the Fund, Mrs. Adefunke Kasali, who disclosed this while speaking at a meeting with the executive members…
2 Feb 2015
THE Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) is partnering IASeminars to offer training courses covering the broad range of financial statements to the nation’s private and public sectors.   In a statement made available by ANAN, in Lagos, the financial topics would include courses on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Public Sector…
2 Feb 2015
COULD a robot replace your job? Fears about technology’s impact on the labour market are nothing new. Way back before the International Labour Organization (ILO) came into being in 1919, the Luddites were one group of early-19th century English workers who destroyed the labour saving textile machines, which were replacing their jobs.  The anxiety that…
2 Feb 2015
AS the effect of the two-and-half months old strike by health workers continue to bite harder, the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, Dr. Dapo Sotiloye has asked members of the public to join the government in appealing to the workers to resume work in the interest of the suffering patients…
KOLADE-OK
28 Jan 2015
NIM renews focus on youth empowerment PAST President and Chairman of Council, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Ambassador Christopher Kolade has advocated a review of the nation’s educational curriculum as part of efforts to address the skills gap in the country.   Kolade, while speaking at the 2015 Business Breakfast Roundtable on youth development organized…
28 Jan 2015
WORRIED about the slow-paced growth of local content in the nation’s oil and gas sector as a result of skills gap, Offshore West Africa has included a continuous professional development (CPD) programme supported by the Energy Institute to address skills development gaps.  The Initiative, which forms part of PennWell Corporation and Offshore West Africa‘s ongoing…
Munir-Abubakar
28 Jan 2015
MANAGING Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Umar Munir Abubakar, has called on the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) to assist in enforcing compliance with the Employees’ Compensation Scheme (ECS) in the country.    He made the call when he paid the Executive Secretary, Zainab Ahmed, a courtesy call in her…
28 Jan 2015
DETERMINED to improve the industrial ecosystem, the Imo State Liaison Office, Lagos in partnership with the South- East Business Associations in Lagos will be organizing the South-East business and investment summit.    The summit is scheduled to hold at the National Arts Theatre Iganmu, Lagos on January 31st 2015.    Addressing newsmen on the upcoming…
ISIWELE
28 Jan 2015
THE Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to grant a six-month extension of its new automotive policy. The National President of the Association, Musa Isiwele, who stated this in Abuja, explained that the extension is necessitated by lack of capacity of local automotive manufacturers to meet the demands…
28 Jan 2015
THE Ultimate Circle Club of Nigeria has elected new officers to run the affairs of the club for the next two years.    At the club’s yearly general meeting recently held in Abeokuta, the Ogun state, Seye Oladejo, who is currently the Special Adviser to Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) of Lagos, was elected as the…
28 Jan 2015
THE Group Managing Director and Executive Chairman of Chemstar Paints Industry (Nig.) Limited, manufacturers of Finecoat and Shield Paint products, Aderemi Emmanuel Awode, has described its workers as greatest assets of the company.    According to him, such assets should be well motivated and rewarded in order for them to put in their optimal best…
28 Jan 2015
DECENT Work, Labour and Skills Development Services (DWLSDS) has concluded plans to stage its first yearly lecture with the theme: “Developing Graduate and Workers Skills, for Empowerment and Unemployment Reduction in Nigeria”.   Scheduled for January 31st, 2015, the event will feature the opening ceremony of the Decent Work and Skills Development Institute.   The…

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no option but to engage Lagos State Parks Management Committee to distribute election materials and personnel in the state on election days. Mr Olusegun Agbaje, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, said this during the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) meeting at INEC…