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6 Jul 2015
YOUTH Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Access and Development (YOULEAD) an initiative of CUSO International has partnered with MEDA Canada to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four Micro Finance banks in Cross River State to train over 12, 000 young Entrepreneurs in capacity building. Representative of MEDA Canada, Jennifer Denomy who signed the MoU on behalf…
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6 Jul 2015
REACTING to allegation by the leadership of Edo State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) that non-prudent management of councils’ resources has resulted in some council chairmen in Edo state not being able to pay their workers’ salaries, Edo State Chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Mrs. Itohan Osahon-Ogbeide, has…
6 Jul 2015
PIONEER Managing Director of Lagos State Drivers’ Institute, Ayodeji Oyedokun has urged employers of labour in the country to consider proper training of their drivers so as to enhance the capacity of the workforce. Speaking with The Guardian in Lagos, Oyedokun explained that, the attitude of employers of drivers towards capacity building of this category…
6 Jul 2015
FOR organizations to boost their productivity on a sustainable basis, there must adequate investment in workforce development. According to a report put together by Human Resources (HR) personnel, organisations will fail to improve on performance unless they prioritise greater investment in workforce development and agile working practices. In the report titled: “Productivity: Getting the Best…
5 Jul 2015
SCORES of trainees under the Subsidy Reinvestment Programme/ Federal Roads Maintenance Authority (SURE-P/FERMA) Task Force have alleged fraud and extortion by some popular individuals under the Goodluck Jonathan administration.   The protesters, cladded in black outfits, stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly premises, demanding prosecution of the individuals that allegedly defrauded them under the pretext…
2 Jul 2015
The Federal government has concluded plans to embark on a Leadership Development Programme [LEAD-P] that will uplift public service’s performance. The scheme, billed for next month, is expected to build the skills, knowledge and attributes of public servants in areas such as strategic thinking, problems solving and strategic communications and in addition, inculcate in participants…
2 Jul 2015
THE Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has elected Otunba Olufemi Deru has its new president as well as other officers to run its affairs for the 2015/2016 Presidential year. A statement by the Institute’s Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Mrs. Bunmi Owolabi explained that Deacon Titus Soetan, Alhaji Isma’ila Muhammadu Zakari, and…
2 Jul 2015
THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) will make some of its training facilities available for the rehabilitation and re-orientation of drug-dependent people from the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the Director General of the NDE, Abubakar Mohammed has said. The NDE helmsman stated this while receiving the Director General of the NDLEA, Mrs. Roli…
1 Jul 2015
ETIWA, a vocational training institute, has unveiled its training and CSR opportunity programmes in Lagos, as part of efforts to improve the Nigerian vocational industry as well as aid job creation and improved income. Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB), Olawunmi Gasper, said with the right programmes and policies…
1 Jul 2015
TWO senior Advisors in the office of the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Drs John Ulimwengu and Kamwanga Masankisa are in Nigeria to explore areas of partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). The move is part of DR Congo’s efforts to transform its agricultural potential, create wealth, and jobs…
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1 Jul 2015
AS part of measures to increase public finance literacy and procurement monitoring activities in health and education sectors, as well as among young people, the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC), in collaboration with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) , recently organised a Public Procurement Monitoring Workshop to train 150…
1 Jul 2015
…As trade volume rises to $575 million As the trade volume between Nigeria and Mexico rises to $575 million from $166 million in 2012, Mexico unveiled an investment plan in Nigeria, which is expected to generate about 7,500 direct jobs in the country. Mexican Ambassador, Marco Antonio Garcio Blanco, who said this in an interview…

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