The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has appealed to parents and guardians to add vocational and business skills to the formal education being given to their children in schools.
About 400 persons have registered for skills empowerment programme organised by a not-for-profit organisation, Glorycloud Global Outreach, in Oyo State.
8 Apr 2020
Comparing the situation in Germany, which is a leading light in TVET training, it is quite noticeable that there are plans and policies in place for training the youth.
20 Mar 2020
Youths in Paiko, Niger State have been thrown a lifeline, as a non-governmental organisation, True Foundation trained them in various skill set and empowered them to start-up businesses
19 Mar 2020
About 11,000 trainees that are undergoing training at the Industrial Training Fund (ITF’s) National Industrial Skills Development Programe (NISDP), would soon graduate.
11 Oct 2019
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has identified youth empowerment and skill acquisition as key ingredients to tackle unemployment in the country.
9 Apr 2019
Scholars are in agreement that strategies and policies are fundamental to progress and development of countries. But many Ministries, Departments and Agencies in Nigeria are without strategic plans.
16 Aug 2018
The Principal, Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba, Dr Ogochukwu Ufoegbune has announced plans to introduce short courses on skills acquisition for old students and other interested persons.
Avery Nigeria partners Eriegwa Itsekiri Ladies Society to build police station, skill acquisition centre
7 May 2018
Avery Nigeria Limited, distributors of Avery-Weigh Tronix Equipment (Weighing Metrology) and Videojet (Ink-Jet and Laser coding) equipment donated to Eriegwa Itsekiri Ladies Society in Lagos recently to build a police station and skill acquisition Centre at Ode Itsekiri, Warri South Local Govt. Area. This was done as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility to…
15 Mar 2018
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono has identified skill acquisition as the basic ingredient to tackle the problems of unemployment, insecurity and youth restiveness in the country. Echono posited that with the right skills, our youths can be self reliant, entrepreneurial and job creators instead of job seekers. The official who spoke…
22 Feb 2018
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS), Total E&P Nigeria Limited is collaborating with Akwa Ibom State government to build a 170- capacity skill acquisition centre for women in the state. This was disclosed by the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Nicholas Terraz during the ground-breaking ceremony for the project in Uyo, the…
29 Oct 2017
With the labour market so uncertain and saturated, people looking for employment are not finding things easy.