Senate ‘exposes’ secret employment in civil service

November 25, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Wednesday alleged that high scale secret employment is ongoing in the civil service despite claims that the federal government placed embargo on job placements. Irked by the development , the chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs , Senator Danjuma La’ah, challenged heads of the various agencies to produce the circular embargoing employments in the country. Read More

FG promises to implement 5% of jobs for persons with disabilities

October 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed readiness to implement the law mandating Five per cent of jobs at both private and public sectors are allocated to people living with disabilities. Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, who made this disclosure weekend in Abuja said his ministry will issue circular to all the ministries and parastatals by next week.  Already, Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

In Benue, Ortom encourages youth to acquire skills to create wealth

October 13, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Wednesday encouraged the youth to undertake various artisanship training in order to create employment and wealth for themselves. Ortom gave the advice during an interactive forum organised by Industrial Training Fund (ITF) for stakeholders at the Makurdi area office.The governor said acquisition of skills in artisanship was the most certain way that could help Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

Fidelity Bank reiterates commitment to driving non-oil export sector

October 6, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

One of Nigeria’s lenders, Fidelity Bank Plc has reiterated its commitment to strengthening Nigeria’s non-oil export sector with the commencement of its Export Management Programme (EMP). It would be recalled that the bank in 2016, in partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Pan-African University (PAU) launched the Export Management Programme (EMP). The programme, which is scheduled Read More

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Anglican Communion: Nike Diocese announces programme for 5th Synod in Enugu

October 6, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Nike Diocese (Anglican Communion) has announced that the third session of her 5th Synod shall hold from Thursday, October 14, 2021, to Sunday, October 17, 2021, at St. Peter’s Church, Thinker’s Corner, Enugu, Enugu State. According to a statement signed by the Bishop, the Rt. Rev’d. Dr. Christian Onyeka Onyia, as a religious and social organization, the church has Read More

NIAS set to bridge gaps of inadequate science graduates

October 4, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Institute for Animal Science (NIAS) has embarked on moves to bridge the gap of inadequate graduates for livestock management in the country. The Registrar of NIAS Professor Eustace Iyayi during a Validation of National Occupational Standard (NOS) for Poultry and Feed Mill Industry, lamented that the annual student admission and retention into tertiary institutions is inadequate. He said Read More

Makinde committed to development of Oyo state – Esuola

October 4, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Board Chairman of Oyo State Community Social and Development, Agency (CSDA), Hon Babatunde Esuola Monday said Gov Seyi Makinde is committed to the development of Oyo state. Hon Esuola stated this in Ibadan while speaking with journalists after giving a report of the agency’s performance and 2022 budget. According to the PDP Chieftain and former member of Oyo state Read More

FG begins skills acquisition as alternative to white collar job

September 15, 2021 Moses John 0

The federal government has commenced the training of youths and unemployed in the South-East zone in various skills as an alternative to white collar jobs. Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige announced this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja, by the Ministry’s Deputy Director Press/Public Relations, Mr Charles Akpan. The statement quoted Ngige as saying Read More

Nasarawa Assembly suspends House leader over fake employment

September 13, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly has suspended its Deputy Minority Leader, Hon. Luka Iliya Zhekaba (PDP- Obi 2), for his alleged involvement in fake employment of 38 secondary school teachers in the state. Speaker of the House, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this after the House deliberated on the report of the Committee on Education over the recruitment of Read More

Under fire over planned sale of public companies

September 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The decision by Benue state government to privatise some non-functional public companies is causing furore in the state as Governor Samuel Ortom has cone under attacks. JOHN SHIAONDO reports. Criticisms have continued to trail the proposed sale of 25 companies owned by Benue state government as most of the citizens faulted the move on the ground that it is ill-timed. Read More

Bauchi gov empowers 1, 000 youth, women in Bogoro, T/Balewa LGs

September 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state Monday empowered 1, 000 youth and women in Bogoro and Tafawa Balewa local governments of Bauchi state with occupational equipment and cash to boost their businesses. The governor assisted 500 beneficiaries in each of the local governments where 250 people were given items including grinding machines, sewing machines and motorcycles while 250 others were Read More

Why it was easy for me to emerge as Afikpo North chair – Obiageri Oko- Enyim

September 11, 2021 PAUL OKAH 0

Barrister 0biageri Oko-Enyim is the first female chairman, Afikpo North local government area, Ebonyi state. In this interview with PAUL OKAH, she speaks on her experience and achievements; criticisms, the situation of women in politics, among others. You were sworn in as the first female Executive Chairman of Afikpo North LGA on 1st September last year, what has the experience Read More

IFC approves $30m loan to boost manufacturing, job creation in Nigeria, others

September 8, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has approved a $30 million loan to support Baalbaki Chemical Industries (BCI) Holding South Africa’s expansion of its existing production facility in Egypt and the commissioning of new factories in Algeria and Nigeria to boost manufacturing capacity and job creation. The facility, which is given to Baalbaki Chemical Read More

N-Power batch C employment: Here are things to know on physical verification, PPA enrollment

September 7, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

As Npower batch C Beneficiaries begin physical verification and deployment processes on Friday, here are things to note so as to avoid disqualification and late payment of stipends. Late PPA enrollment simply means a situation whereby a deployed Npower beneficiaries refused to complete his or her deployment process on time. The deployment process of an Npower beneficiary starts from physical Read More

NDE gets new coordinator in Enugu

September 7, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

A new state coordinator for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has assumed office in Enugu. The new coordinator, according to the Deputy Director Publicity, Mr. Gerald Ndubisi, is Mr. Donatus Azubuike Uchegbu. Uchegbu replaced the former coordinator, Dr. Chika Onah. The new coordinator before his appointment was Deputy Director Planning, Research and Statistics of NDE, Abuja. Uchegbu, who officially Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to access PPA redeployment application guideline

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

For Successful deployed N-Power beneficiary who may want to be redeployed from a given Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) due to relocation or distance can easily do so following this easy guideline. Npower PPA redeployment guideline 1• Print your PPA posting letter from your dashboard.2• Take the letter to your deployed PPA.3• Ask your supervisor to tick the REJECT box Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to check deployment status, print out PPA letter *See the link

August 28, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The National Social Investment has commenced massive deployment of over 500,000 batch C applicants shortlisted a few months ago. The deployment status is now active and ready for applicants to start printing their deployment letter. SEE STEPS BELOW: 👉 Login to www.nasims.gov.ng in your browser. 👉 Fill in your NASIMS ID and Password in the box provided. 👉 Click on Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More