Friday, 29th September 2023


15 Feb
Director General, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mr. Abubakar Fikpo, has lamented that shortage of new naira notes is adversely affecting 65 artisans under going training in Asaba, Delta State.
8 Jan
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), through the Rural Employment Promotions (REP) Department has disbursed N4.2m loan to 42 farmers in Ogun State. Speaking at the Orientation and Verification ceremony, the Director General Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, represented by the State Coordinator, Mr. Alao Babatunde Ismail, said the agricultural sector carries tremendous potential for eradicating…
29 Dec 2022
•As DG restates confidence in empowerment programme The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), under its School on-Wheel (SOW) training scheme, has empowered 10 graduates with start-up tools and equipment in Anambra State. The Director General of NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, disclosed this at a ceremony to mark resettlement of trained beneficiaries at NDE Headquarters, Amawbia,…
10 Dec 2022
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N100,000 loan each to 42 youths in Bayelsa State to embark on sustainable agricultural development. Speaking during the inauguration on Friday in Yenagoa, the Director-General of NDE, Abubakar Fikpo, commended the beneficiaries for their determination drive throughout the training which lasted for four months. The News Agency…
26 May 2022
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is training 130 women on skills acquisitions and trades to improve their livelihoods in Borno State.
28 Apr 2022
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Anambra State has empowered 235 unemployed persons from the dual programmes of Micro Enterprise Enhancement Scheme (MEES) and Start Your Own Business (SYOB) programmes yesterday.
5 Mar 2022
Mr Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour, on Friday said the Federal Government was committed towards promoting skills acquisition to ensure competitiveness and economic emancipation.
15 Feb 2022
The Director-General of the National Directorate on Employment (NDE), Abubakar Fikpo, has stressed the need for civil servants to adopt requisite work ethics and the right attitude for efficient service delivery.
1 Feb 2022
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), on Tuesday, flagged off the School-On-Wheels skills acquisition empowerment scheme for 20 unemployed youths and women in Kogi state.
11 Jan 2022
In its bid to boost self-employment, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has trained 25 unemployed graduates on solar power installation and maintenance.
18 Aug 2021
Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, disclosed this in Nasarawa State, yesterday, at the opening of a three-day training/meeting of zonal directors and state coordinators of the National Directorate
20 May 2021
The National Directorate Employment (NDE) has recruited 630 youths across the 18 local government areas of Cross River State.


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Leaders and Elders Forum of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta have commended President Bola Tinubu over subsidy removal palliatives to the state and Nigeria at large. This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the forum’s Chairman, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo, and others at the end of its meeting on Friday in Asaba.…
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The Special Military Taskforce, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested suspected killers of Na’aman Stephen, a Catholic seminarian. Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen…
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The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…
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More and more children are contacting criminal gangs in Sweden to offer their services as contract killers, the country's police chief said Friday, after three people were murdered in 24 hours. The Scandinavian country has in recent years been in the grip of a bloody conflict between gangs fighting over arms and drug trafficking. That…
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.Says commission secured 5,473 convictions in less than 2yrs .Inducts 332 Detective Assistant Cadet Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Abdulkarim Ckukkol Friday offered an insight into how the anti-graft agency has managed to erase the odious image of Nigeria as a 419 hub. Chukkol gave the explanation on the occasion of the…
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The United States and Mexico starting Friday will hold two top-level meetings in less than a week as the neighbors face growing pressure over migration and drug smuggling. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and top US trade officials are holding talks Friday in Washington with Mexican Foreign Secretary Alicia Barcena and commercial officials that will…
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Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has vowed to reform the transport sector and tackle all forms of thuggery around motor parks. President of RTEAN, Musa Maitakobi, stated this, Friday, shortly after presenting certificates of attendance to 17 RTEAN members who completed a strategic leadership, ethics and policy making training at the National Institute…
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An Italian man, Filippo Ferlazzo, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a Nigerian citizen in Italy, Alika Ogorchukwu.
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Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oladele Alake, on Friday, said that Nigeria solid minerals is endowed with abundance as a resurrection tool to revamp the nation’s economy. He affirmed that the present administration is shifting attention from hydro-carbon. Alake made this disclosed this in Abuja, while receiving the Association of Licensed Small-Scale Miners, led…
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Following the series of inquiries over the death of Nigerian musician Mohbad, SamLarry whose name has since popped up has alleged "I know nothing about how the musician died". Lagos socialite Balogun Olamilekan Eletu popularly known as SamLarry was picked up by the Nigerian Police in their ongoing investigation into the death of Mohbad a…