Institutional leadership and tech-driven Learning

May 27, 2020 Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf 0

  The story is told of an enthusiastic young teacher who had returned from a workshop on instructional materials production. He regaled the school principal about the value of the workshop. He recounted how devoted he was to the workshop activities, his intention to train other teachers, and willingness to produce instructional materials for the institution. After that, the principal’s Read More

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Dredging: Stakeholders move against quacks in industry

March 2, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Dredging stakeholders have blamed the absence of proper training of upcoming dredgers for economic lose and damages of dredging equipment by workers in the sector.The stakeholders made this known at a training workshop for dredgers in Lagos.They decried that the present system where upcoming dredgers rely on hands-on training from those who also learnt through the same process. Sales Manager Read More

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Group sensitises artisans, SMEs on impact of oil and gas

January 29, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Artisans, micro and small scale traders in Nigeria have been called upon to show concern over what is happening in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. A nongovernmental organisation, NGO, Entrepreneurship Initiative for African Youth, (EIFAY),  made the call at a one-day capacity building  workshop, Tuesday in Enugu, tagged, “Building the Capacity of Artisans, Micro and Small Scale Traders Read More

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NPI, AP hold workshop for Benue journalists

January 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Absolute Press, Mr Emeka Nwankpa, has expressed the need for journalists to develop skills in reporting security matters, without hampering the collective safety of Nigerians. Speaking at a one- day workshop jointly organised by Non Violent and Peace Institute (NPI) and Absolute Press (AP) for journalists in Makurdi, Nwankpa noted that security has certainly become a Read More

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Stakeholders seek proper acreage mgt in oil, gas sector

December 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Participants at the just concluded Executive Workshop on National Acreage Management Policy say there is need for urgent and conscious efforts to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place. The National Acreage Management Policy which was put together by the Petroleum Ministry, seeks to make efficient gains and returns to national coffers from the oil mineral leases. According Read More

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946,000 Katsina kids out of school—UNICEF

November 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said no fewer than 946,000 children are out of formal school education system in Katsina state. UNICEF chief of field office Kano, Maulid Warfa, stated this on Wednesday in Katsina, during the 2019 end of year review meeting and 2020 states engagement planning workshop for Kano and Katsina states. He said for Kano Read More

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Unity Bank, Signal Alliance, Businessday to host SME Clinic

August 22, 2019 Editorial IV 0

As part of collaborative initiative to consistently promote Small & Medium scale enterprises (SMEs), Unity Bank had hosted the maiden edition of SME clinic in conjunction with Signal Alliance and Businessday Newspaper as a capacity building workshop to bridge knowledge gap. The SME clinic was designed to boost SMEs operators in leveraging effective branding and marketing strategy expected play key Read More

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NTI trains head-teachers, counsellors on HIV/AIDS awareness

March 22, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) has begun training school teachers on Moral HIV/AIDS Awareness in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). NAN reports that the participants at the workshop were headteachers, health personnel, guidance and counsellors, Islamic and Christian religious teachers in basic education from the six north-central states, including the FCT. The NTI director-general, Professor Garba Azare, at Read More

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2019: Lagos records 6.6m voters

October 15, 2018 Editorial III 0

Lagos State has recorded 6, 609, 115 residents who are eligible to vote in the 2019 general elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) reports that the state has 245 Registration Areas (Wards), 8,462 polling units, and 3669 voting points across the 20 Local Governments. Mr. Sam Olumekun, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, disclosed at a workshop on Lagos State Read More

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When indiscipline fights back in Aba By John Okiyi Kalu

March 16, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Those who know Aba, the commercial nerve centre of the South east region before 2015 will readily attest to very high level of indiscipline ranging from improper waste disposal to indiscriminate parking of vehicles that narrow the few good roads and predispose innocent road users to all kinds of discomforts and even accidents. Therefore, the Traffic and Indiscipline Management Read More

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Nigeria’s human rights recordreports improving – NHRC

March 14, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The National Human Rights Commission said it has recorded improvement in the capacity of Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to report human rights issues under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights relating to women in Africa. Acting Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq. made this observation in his welcome remarks at a capacity building workshop in Read More

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CRA: Ministry takes sensitisation campaign to suburbs

March 8, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development has embarked on a sensitisation campaign, stressing the need for citizens to respect the Child Rights Act (CRA), urging children to always speak out whenever their rights were violated. The Minister, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan, made the call yesterday in Abuja, during a sensitisation workshop organised by the ministry for students of Read More

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SON engages builders, others on building collapse

February 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

By Adeola Tukuru Abuja The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says unveil certificate on Product Authentication maark to protect genuine manufacturers, importers and consumers against cloning and fake products on April 1st,2018. The Director General of Standard Organisation Nigeria (SON), Mr Osita Aboloma, who disclosed this at a stakeholders’ workshop yesterday in Abuja said the product authentication mark will help Read More

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NIRSAL explores insurance to curb farmers/herdsmen’s clashes

February 6, 2018 Editorial IV 0

By Benjamin Umuteme Abuja Managing Director of the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Mr Aliyu Abdulhameed says the firm was exploring insurance for livestock to reduce clashes between herdsmen and farmers. The NIRSAL’s boss , who disclosed this at the opening ceremony of a four-day training workshop on risk modeling of index-based agricultural insurance on Monday Read More

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Road traffic service moves against fake licence

January 5, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Area Commander, Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) in-charge of Wuye Taskforce command, Mr. Abdullahi Awwal Nakata, has cautioned motorists to shun touts who take the advantage of some members of the public to issue them fake driver’s licence. He disclosed this in a chat with our correspondent in his office while encouraging motoring public to always visit VIO offices Read More

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2019’ll witness more Kaduna women in politics – WINEED

December 18, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna The Executive Director, Women in NEED Foundation, Barr Mrs. Abiola Kamardeen, has said Kaduna state would witness more women participation in politics come 2019 as many of the grassroots women have indicated interest to seek for elective offices ahead of the general elections. mrs Kamardeen disclosed this during a training workshop on the Nigerian Read More

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Ex-police boss urges ICT use in police investigations

November 30, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja A retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Hashim S. Argungu, has called for the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in police investigations. Argungu made the call yesterday in Abuja during the second phase of a capacity building workshop tagged: “Training the Trainer.” The workshop was organised for the Nigeria Police legal officers/prosecutors and investigators by the Read More