FG disburses COVID-19 Survival Fund to MSMEs in Bauchi
The Federal Government has commenced disbursement of the N75billion COVID-19 Survival Fund to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Bauchi State.
Despite high unemployment, 925 tech, ICT jobs hard to fill, says ITF
Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph Ari, has said in spite of Nigeria’s high unemployment rate, about 925 technical and Information Communication and Technology...
ITF blames joblessness for festering insecurity
Government at all levels can no longer divorce the increasing unemployment from needless violence currently rocking the nation, the Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has said.
Scaling technical skills for job creation, poverty reduction
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.
11,000 trainees to graduate from ITF’s skill acquisition programme
About 11,000 trainees that are undergoing training at the Industrial Training Fund (ITF’s) National Industrial Skills Development Programe (NISDP), would soon graduate.
Acquisition of technical skills key to national development, says ITF
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.
‘ITF equips 450,000 Nigerians on skills acquisition in three years’
About 450,000 Nigerians have been trained under the various vocational training programmes of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), in the last three years.
ITF pays N7Bn to employers, clears backlog of SIWES allowances
In line with its enabling Act, the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has disbursed over N7bn to 510 employers of labour as reimbursement claims in 2018.