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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.
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.
28 Sep 2017
The Principal. Mr John Alonge at an interactive session with reporters recently posited that only a qualitative educational system would guarantee academic excellence.
22 Jun 2017
The programme tagged, “Ready Set Work Programme,”is designed to prepare final year students of tertiary institutions in the state for life after school. The partita ting schools include 
9 Mar 2017
The YEF boss deplored increased cases of abuse on the girl child in the process of hawking and trading and appealed to parents to reorientate our young people and change their perception about earning income.
14 Nov 2016
He said the Senate was considering the use of local fabric “Aso-Oke” as material for school pupils’ caps and cardigans to provide large number of jobs and generate enough revenue.
23 Oct 2016
Fifty youths, drawn from oil producing communities of Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State, have commenced various skill acquisition trainings, facilitated by the Vicar Hope Foundation...


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