‘Technology crucial to tackling Nigeria’s rising poverty level’
To tame the rising poverty level in Nigeria, and Africa, the region would need to focus more on adopting technology, which allows many things today that were inconceivable or impractical in the past.
‘Why social investment programme is strategic to our quest for national growth’
Afolabi Imoukhuede is the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment in the Office of the Vice President.
500,000 youths have benefited from N-Power programme, says presidency
The presidency says over 500,000 Nigerians have benefited from its N-power programme, which the Federal Government initiated to provide jobs for youths and women.
2016 N-Power beneficiaries complain as FG holds back details of enhanced scheme
There was a common theme with all the interviewed 2016 beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Scheme, N-Power: the unmistakable tone of uncertainty that masked equal parts of worry and exhaustion. The about 300,000 2016 beneficiaries of N-Power were counting down the remaining days of their two-year tenure that began in November 2016 before…
'FG will fulfill every promise to youths'
Afolabi Imoukhuede said this when he addressed N-Power volunteers in Ebonyi at the end of the evaluation and monitoring of the programme in the state by federal and state stakeholders.
FG explains delay in payment of N-power volunteers
The Federal Government has said the delay in paying some N-Power volunteers was caused by irregularities in their bank details, especially their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN).
Presidency plans to partner firm on youths’ empowerment
The Federal Government has pledged to partner with an indigenous human capital development consultancy firm, Productive People, to help achieve government’s ...