Foundation urges skill acquisition inclusion in school curriculum

December 29, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Ladi Memorial Foundation (LMF), an NGO, has called on educational institutions at various levels to adopt modules in skills acquisition, so as to equip students with skills that would move them away from unemployment after school. Its founder, Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, made the call while fielding questions from journalists at the graduation ceremony of 34 youths trained on skills Read More

FCT minister lauds NYSC trust fund scheme

October 25, 2021 Idachaba Sunny Eleojo 0

FCT minister, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello, said the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) scheme has the capacity to effectively drive Nigeria’s economic recovery process. Bello spoke Monday when he declared open a two-day symposium on the imperatives of an NYSC trust fund, which has as its theme: ‘Consolidating the Gains of the NYSC in Youth Empowerment and National Development in 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

Why I quit Taekwondo – Chika Chukwumerije

October 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

Why I quit Taekwondo – Chika Chukwumerije Engr. Chika Chukwumerije is a Nigerian Olympic medallist who had qualified and appeared at three Olympic Games. In this interview with select Journalists in Abuja, the immediate past Technical Director of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation speaks on his life time as a Taekwondo practitioner among other issues. Decision to leave the stage There Read More

Tourism as antidote to unemployment, insecurity – DG NIHOTOUR

September 23, 2021 Idachaba Sunny Eleojo 0

The director general of National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, has said that if properly explored, adequately harnessed and well managed, the Nigerian travel, tourism and hospitality industry has the potentials to tackle unemployment and curb the menace of insecurity that currently bedevils the country. Kangiwa, who stated this when he received Abimbola Ogunlusi, Managing 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

Education policy, ethics and town-gown relations

September 6, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

The importance of virile educational policy, sound ethics, and town-gown relations have been identified to be central to the attainment of the lofty goals of higher institutions and education in general. This realisation came to the fore as panelists looked at these issues in some recent discourse on what Nigeria needs to do to get it correctly as far as Read More