NCAT licenses 52 aircraft engineers

October 8, 2021 Moh Bello Habib 0

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria in Kaduna state has certified and licensed 52 aircraft maintenance engineers having completed their 120 weeks training programme in Standard Airframe and Power plant Course 31, 32 and 33, respectively. Declaring the young engineers qualified at their combined graduation ceremony held at the college on Friday, the rector, Capt. Alkali Mahmud Modibbo, said “the power confirmed by Read More

Nigeria, Ukraine meet over baliterial relationship in field of education

September 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to lift the nation’s educational system, the Nigerian and Ukrainian governments have met in Abuja to discuss modalities of developing bilateral relationship between both countries.  This is even as both countries have intensified talks on cooperation and signing of agreements with focus on Ukranian experience. Hosting a  delegation of Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria together with Ukrainian Center Read More

NGO partners Ogun, trains youth as peace

September 27, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

To stem the tide of insecurity in the country and take the youth out of the street, a non-governmental organisation, Treasure of the Universe (TOU) has partnered with Ogun state government to train the youth as peace ambassadors. The training which has the endorsement of former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is designed to produce 60 youth, who will be spread Read More

How KASU spent N10bn on permanent site, graduated 9,665 students – VC

September 25, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Kaduna State University (KASU) has so far spent over N10 billion on the development of its permanent site in Rigachikun, Igabi local government, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mohammed​​ Tanko has said.  Addressing the 4th Combined Convocation of the University and installation of ex-Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi as Chancellor of KASU on Saturday, Prof. Tanko said KASU also received N3 Read More

Foundation trains FCT teachers on ICT

September 16, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Ibrosoft International Development Foundation (IIDF) has held a three-day training workshop for teachers from primary and secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on the use of ICT for effective impartation of knowledge. Addressing participants at the workshop Thursday in Abuja, the director general of Ibrosoft International Development Foundation, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, said gone are the days when Read More

Canadian academy to train 500 on leadership in South east

September 8, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The Canada Royal Academy has said it has selected 500 Nigerians, especially youths, to be trained and equipped with executive leadership acumen in the South east. The academy said the leadership training programme, tagged: “The Executive Leadership Summit Enugu 2021” is meant to give leadership direction and future to leadership aspiring youths within the zone. The facilitator of the programme, Read More

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More

VIDEO: How Eko Hotel staff stopped Super Eagles from using gym

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Commotion erupted at Eko Hotel in Lagos as hotel staff tried to stop the Super Eagles team from used in the hotel’s gym. In a video shared online, Joseph Yobo, and other Super Eagles officials are seen confronting a hotel staff who tried to interfere with the national team’s training. Super Eagles are currently in camp ahead of World Cup Read More

Encouraging youth entrepreneurship

August 30, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

In recent years, governments at all levels have been clamouring for young school leavers and youths to embrace entrepreneurship and become job-creators rather than looking for almost non-existent white-collar jobs. This would boost the economy by creating an avenue for essential entrepreneurship, career, and leadership skills to reduce agitations and crimes among youths and young persons in the country. Adding 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

Pictures: Alhanislam becomes AS Roma Football Acadamy brand ambassador

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Celebrity Influencer and spoken word artists ‘Alhanislam’ has just been signed on as a brand ambassador for the African branch (based in Abuja) of the renowned global football academy –  AS Roma international Academy – an offshoot of the AS Roma Football club.  This was contained in a released signed by Mr. Robinson Adakosa, the representative and owner of the Read More

First Bank reinforces commitment to youth empowerment, entrepreneurship

August 23, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

One of Nigeria’s leading financial services providers, First Bank of Nigeria has again reinforced its commitment to Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship through its sponsorship of the docuseries ‘’First Class Material’’ from the stables of Linda Ikeji TV. First Class Material is a docuseries designed to celebrate Nigerians who are excelling in various fields of endeavour whether academic or non-academic. It Read More

NCC trains 1, 000 youth on digital skills nationwide

August 18, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Executive Vice Chairman Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has charged the Nigerian youths who participated in the nationwide digital literacy training conducted by the Commission to put the skills acquired as well as the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools received during the exercise to appropriate and legitimate use. Addressing the participants at the closing ceremony of Read More

FCTA to partner construction federation on skills acquisition

August 11, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Minister of State Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has expressed the commitment of the FCT Administration to partner the Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) in various construction skills. The minister gave this commitment when the leadership of the Federation of Construction Industry paid her a courtesy call to brief the minister on the outcome of its 65th Read More

Pantami flags off training on e-governance for state executive council members in Kano

August 10, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has flagged off e-governance and digital transformation training for members of the Kano State Executive Council. He specifically urged other state governors to emulate Kano state governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, and embrace the digital transformation training. Dr. Pantami who spoke at the flag off ceremony in Kano, Monday, noted Read More

Dikio to ex-agitators: Bring your business proposals, says no more contracts in PAP

August 9, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Diko (retd), has called on ex-agitators to develop business proposals and ideas capable of transforming them into successful entrepreneurs. A statement signed on Saturday by Dikio’s Special Adviser on Media, Nneotaobase Egbe, said the amnesty boss spoke in Uyo when he met with some leaders of first phase amnesty programme Read More

Banditry, Kidnapping: PDP unqualified to speak on insecurity – APC

August 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not qualified to criticise the current administration on the worsening insecurity in Nigeria. Responding to an earlier statement released by the PDP, APC reassured Nigerians that “the security of the nation is of the highest priority to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and this government is Read More

Funds misappropriation allegation in NEDC mischievous’

August 6, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The chairman, North East Youths and Elders Forum, Alhaji Salihu Muhammad Magaji, has explained that the allegations of miss appropriation of funds against the North East Development Commission (NEDC) under the leadership of Mohammed Goni Akali is mischievious and baseless. Magaji stated this Friday while reacting to the allegations published by some media outlets insinuating that there are funds misappropriations Read More

Grealish to undergo medical at Man City

August 4, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Manchester City are close to agreeing a £100m deal to sign Jack Grealish from Aston Villa as the England star is set for his medical on Thursday, Sky Sports reports. The Premier League champions submitted their £100m offer on Friday and it is understood Villa are willing to let Grealish leave. Grealish, who was given an extended break after playing for England Read More

Credit schemes: Stakeholders beg CBN, BOI to make women farmers beneficiaries

August 3, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Stakeholders and non-state actors in the Agricultural sector has called on Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), BOA, BOI, credit administrator and the relevant MDAs, should invest and make budgetary provisions for wider indigenous public awareness on credit schemes, and training on accessing credits by smallholder women farmers. The stakeholders lamented that there are poor level of awareness about the credit Read More

Lafarge produces first set of certified female truck drivers

August 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

Lafarge Africa Plc, a leading Sub-Saharan Africa building solutions company has announced the graduation of its first set of female drivers from the Lafarge Driving Institute (LDI) in Calabar, Cross River state. This reiterates the company’s commitment to inclusive workplaces for women, a deliberate pledge to Gender Diversity, all round safety on Nigerian roads through the availability of qualified drivers Read More

NYSC DG urges members in Yobe to serve with zeal, commitment

August 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has charged corps members deployed to Yobe state to serve the state with zeal and commitment. The DG gave the charge Monday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Orientation Camp Dazigau in Yobe state.  General Ibrahim asked the youth to take their deployment Read More