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30 Aug
Disturbed by a shortage of artisans for construction and other sectors, the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE) has called for harmonisation of the Industrial Training Fund
10 Jun 2021
Nigeria may have moved a notch higher in the area of technology, as President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, received a locally made cell phone, ITF Mobile.
7 Dec 2020
To bridge the gap between the industry and the academia, the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has restated the need to revive technical training colleges. The society also deplored the non-involvement of engineers in infrastructural projects, which they attributed to the mentality that foreigners are better than indigenous engineers. The incoming…
3 Mar 2020
Infrastructural deficits have been a major challenge in accessing and benefitting from Federal Government’s efforts to train and equip Nigerians with skills through the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) skills acquisition programmes.
13 Dec 2019
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has identified the acquisition of technical skills as key to the realisation of Nigeria’s national development plans.
11 Dec 2019
Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari has said poor leadership, bad followership, corruption and poor strategies
22 Aug 2019
About 450,000 Nigerians have been trained under the various vocational training programmes of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), in the last three years.
2 Dec 2018
Whoever is going to challenge the Plateau State incumbent governor, Simon Bako Lalong in the 2019 general election must be a powerful political personality.   No doubt, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship candidate in the state, Senator Jeremiah Useni is equal to the task.   But the PDP has a major challenge. The choice…
7 Nov 2018
To address building collapse in Nigeria, BUA Cement, a subsidiary of BUA Group has enlightened block and concrete makers on how to apply the right mix of cement with other components to ensure only standard blocks and concretes are produced. The one-day workshop tagged, “Optimizing cement usage to achieve better quality and yield of blocks”…
15 Aug 2018
A report by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has disclosed that no fewer than 925 trades are hard to fill in Nigeria’s labour market. The ITF Director General, Joseph Ari, disclosed this yesterday at a World Press Conference in Abuja. He cited the six areas to include agro-allied businesses, metal and solid minerals, as well…
3 Jul 2018
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has trained about 150,000 Nigerians since September 2016 when the present Director General assumed office.    The Director General of ITF, Joseph Ari, disclosed this recently at an Accountability Forum for public officeholders hosted by the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Plateau State Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).…
15 Mar 2018
Workers must strive to be productive at all times, eschew indolence, idleness and gossips while there should be synergy among the workforce in order to ensure organizational growth, the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari has said. He stated this at the 2017 ITF annual performance review meeting held recently at the…


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