2023: Civil Defense to release revised election guidelines on election duties 

January 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of February general elections, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it will soon release a revised standard operational guidelines on election duties, and other salient election security rules for personnel, aimed at ensuring safe and secured electoral processes nationwide.  The Corps also said everything is being done to deepen the capacity of Corps personnel, assist officers Read More

Scottish football to ban heading

November 28, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Professional footballers in Scotland are to be banned from heading the ball in training the day before and the day after a game.Clubs are also being told to limit exercises that involve repetitive heading to one session per week. The new guidelines come after Glasgow University research that showed former footballers were three-and-a-half times more likely to die from brain disease.Experts Read More

Yiaga Africa trains, deploys 882 observers pre-election environment

November 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote (WTV) election observation project, recently trained 882 Long Term Observers (LTOs) nationwide to observe and report the pre-election environment ahead of the 2023 presidential and governorship elections. Yiaga Africa deployed its 42 Master Trainers and 48 State Focal Points to all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to train its 774 Read More

Over 30 dairy entrepreneurs benefit from NOTAP/WAMCO training

October 12, 2022 Binta Shama Abuja 0

In her drive to popularize dairy entrepreneurship in Nigeria, the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) in collaboration with Friesland Campina (FC) WAMCO has trained over 30 prospective dairy entrepreneurs in Gombe for the North-East zone on modern methods of dairy production. Speaking at a one-day sensitization workshop for the dairy entrepreneurs in Gombe Recently, the Director General Read More

NPA commissions training school, mulls partnership for capacity building

May 26, 2022 Suleiman Idris, Lagos 0

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday reiterated its determination to ensure a continuous training and learning culture in the country’s maritime industry in order to improve on the quality of manpower development in the sector. Managing Director of the NPA, Mohammed Bello Koko while speaking at the commissioning of the NPA Dockyard Training School in Lagos disclosed that plans Read More

Group equips young people across country for employment

May 17, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu, Lagos 0

Over 200 fresh graduates across Nigeria have received employability skills training facilitated by the Alliance for Youth Nigeria. The training comprised of Building Winning Resumes, Career Positioning, Personal Brand Marketing, Personal Effectiveness, Time Management, and Starting the Career Journey among others. In addition, the best performers will benefit from internship and mentoring opportunities in the six companies that form part Read More

Centre trains journalists on investigating illicit financial flows

March 17, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), formerly known as the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), in collaboration with an international organisation, Torchlight Nigeria, has trained journalists on understanding and reporting illicit financial flows (IFFs) in Nigeria. Speaking during the training held Wednesday in Abuja for select journalists from print, online and electronic media organisations, the Editor-in-Chief Read More

FAO to train 60 veterinarians to tackle animal, zoonotic diseases

March 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

As part of its efforts to assist Nigeria in improving animal disease surveillance and reporting, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has presented a 2022 Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) work plan for Nigeria. This is even as it will be training 60 Veterinarians to tackle animal and zoonotic disease across the country. Speaking during the presentation in Abuja recently, Read More

Ministry trains staff on standard operating procedures

February 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment has commenced a three-week training of its staff on the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the purpose of digitizing work processes. Flagging off the workshop Monday, Permanent Secretary, Labour and Employment Dr Yerima Peter Tarfa said the training was anchored by the Office of Head of Civil Service of the Federation Read More

Recruitment: Police drop crucial notification for candidates

January 11, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force has said that successful candidates who participated in the medical screening exercise in the 2020 recruitment exercise of 10,000 Constables into the  Force would loss their offer if they failed to report for training between Monday, January 10,  and Sunday, January, 16, 2022. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer ( FPRO), CP Frank Mba, Monday Read More

Eguavoen speaks on expected Super Eagles performance at AFCON 2021

December 28, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles have the quality that will ensure they won’t struggle at the AFCON despite the short training camp before the tournament, according to caretaker coach Austin Eguavoen. The Eagles will open training camp Wednesday in Abuja, but the bulk of the 28-man squad are not due in camp till next week which means they will not have enough time Read More

NDE trains 25 Enugu youth on solar energy, disburses N5m loan to 50 women

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Twenty five unemployed youths in Enugu state are currently undergoing a one week training (20th – 24th December, 2021) on solar energy skills, being facilitated by the Abuja Graduate School. Similarly, 50 women who benefited from a two (2) week training under Women Empowerment Collaboration Scheme (WECS) training of the NDE, were given N5,000,000 loan at the rate of N100,000 Read More

Kogi VCDP trains farmers

November 26, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Kogi state IFAD Value Chain Development Programme (IFAD/VCDP) has trained farmers and other stakeholders on standard weight and measures for the benefit of farmers and buyers within the system. Declaring the workshop open in Lokoja on Friday, the state programme coordinator of IFAD/VCDP, Dr. Stella Adejoh, urged participants to apply adequate weight and measure systems to ensure effective service delivery. Read More

NYSC inducts, trains anti-corruption state officers

November 19, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has inducted and commenced training for members of the newly appointed NYSC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ANTU) sub-units for area officers as well as state and FCT secretariats. Addressing the officers Thursday during the induction ceremony in Abuja, the director general, Brigadier General Shuiabu Ibrahim, said the inauguration was a follow-up to the induction Read More

‘Bayelsa multi-billion cassava factory to train, employ PAP delegates’

November 17, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The interim administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd), Wednesday said the 60-metric ton daily Cassava Processing Factory in Bayelsa will train and employ PAP delegates on cassava farming and starch processing. The factory, which is fortified with modern equipment to process starch from cassava, was built by the Bayelsa state government at Ebedebiri, Sagbama local government area, Read More

NGO trains Bayelsa teachers, students on character devt

November 16, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

A nongovernmental organisation that provides youth with solution to build up their character for sustainable lifestyle has concluded a two- day training for teachers and students in Bayelsa state. The organisers said the workshop was imperative because young people are at risk at this time because of peer pressure, the society, the media and sometimes by parents or guidance with Read More

Enugu: NDE trains 540 ESPW in ABT

November 14, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Enugu state, has commenced the training of 540 Extended Special Public Works (ESPW), participants in three senatorial districts of the state. Consequently, 180 ESPW participants who had earlier benefited from the Basic Business Training (BBT) would be trained in Advanced Business Training (ABT) in each of the three Senatorial Districts of Enugu state: Enugu Read More

NDE commences training of 540 participants in Nasarawa

November 11, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

National Directorate of Employment ( NDE), in Nasarawa state, has commenced Advanced Business Training (ABT) of 540 participants of Extended Special Public Work ( ESPW- 774, 000) jobs in order to enable them become self reliant and contribute their quota to the development of the country. State coordinator of the agency, Mr. Chris Bamsida, stated this Wednesday during a two Read More

Al-Habibiyyah moves to train 2,000 youth on digital skills

November 8, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

A non-governmental organisation, Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society, has trained 30 youth on digital skills to further close the gap of unemployment in the country. Executive- Director of The Just, Iman Fuad Adeyemi at the training of 30 youth in Abuja, Sunday, said through the theme of the youth project, “Empowering Youths with Digital Skills, the NGO would empower 2,000 youth across Read More

Obasanjo to deliver lecture at Bowen University’s 16th convocation

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo will deliver lecture on ‘The Nation and University System’ at the 16th convocation ceremony of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun state, Saturday. The University will also honour the Ebola heroine and physicians, late Stella Adadevoh, with a Doctor of Science in Public Health.  The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, disclosed this during a press Read More

SOSAN to FG: Consider Social Studies as a strategic discipline

November 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Social Studies Educationists Association of Nigeria (SOSAN) weekend asked the federal government to take and consider Social Studies as a strategic discipline for the transformation of Nigeria. In a communiqué at the end of its 37st National Conference made available to journalists in Ibadan, the association demanded general overhaul of Social Studies curriculum at each level of education (Primary, Read More

NGO seeks quality training in health institutions

October 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A nongovernmental organisation known as Health Workforce Management Activity Wednesday advocated for quality training in health institutions in Ebonyi state. The State Human Resources for Health Coordinator of the organization, Pharmacist Uche Ebenezer, made the appeal while distributing teaching aids to some health institutions in the state. The organisation gifted Placenta model, vulva, chart, Eye model, Antishock garment, breast model, Read More

We trained 42,000 Nigerian entrepreneurs in 6 years- UNIDO

October 27, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The United Nations Industrial Organization (UNIDO) has said it trained 42,000 Nigerian entrepreneurs between 2016 and 2021. The National Project Coordinator, UNIDO HP LIFE, Mr.Francis Ukoh, stated this during a-5 day training programme for SMEDAN officials in Uyo Tuesday. Ukoh said the organisation has so far empowered about 418 trainers and 10 master trainers in Nigeria to support the training Read More