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Ogun inaugurates institute for tech, vocational education

Determined to re-position Ogun State for technical and vocational education, the state government, on Tuesday, inaugurated the State Technical Institute on the project. The Institute, which includes six workshops and four laboratories, is established by the state government in collaboration with Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea. Inaugurating the Institute located at the Government Science and Technical College, Idi Aba, Abeokuta, Governor Ibikunle...

‘Youth need innovative, self-employment drive’ — Engineer Stella Manyanya

DEPUTY Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Engineer Stella Manyanya, has called upon youth in the country to be innovative by employing themselves instead of expecting employment from the government.Eng Manyanya made the remarks in Dar es Salaam yester day during the launching of VIA Pathways to work programme of training youth on entrepreneurship.“The nation needs youth...

NSE Ikeja Branch Engineering Week Day 2: Engineers Guide toward Entrepreneurship and self reliance

 The  Nigerian Society of engineers Ikeja Branch Annual Engineering Week enters it second day on Tuesday with Lonadek Consulting Limited hosting the career engagement session at the Cedar Entrepreneurship Centre, jibowu. The Career Engagement Session for students of Technical Colleges was packaged as an essential avenue to offer professional guide to technical and vocational students and encourage them to remain focused in their field of...

Again, Experts Advocate Vocational Training To Boost Entrepreneurship

To eradicate the scourge of unemployment and youth restiveness, Fountain Initiative for Social Development (FISD), said it is empowering youths to promote self-reliant and wealth creation through skills acquisition. The programme, which is part of the group’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, is targeted at creating a new breed of entrepreneurs among Nigeria’s youth population. FISD Enterprises Academy Programmes Manager, Mr. Emeka...

HON. DAPO LAM-ADESINA COMMENCES VOCATIONAL TRAINING UNDER THE PHASE ONE OF OMO OLOORE POVERTY ERADICATION/BUSINESS SUPPORT SCHEME

Four hundred and twenty nine (429) People from Ibadan North East/South East Federal Constituency are presently undergoing vocational training in preparation for empowerment to establish businesses of their own.The legislator representing Ibadan North East/South East federal constituency in the House of Representatives Abuja, Hon. Adedapo Lam-Adesina is set to redeem one of the critical fulcrum of his 8point cardinal...

Samsung Corporate Citizenship cements commitment to Africa at Samsung Forum 2016

      Samsung prioritises access to education, healthcare and skills for employability in Africa to help achieve continent's Sustainable Development GoalsSamsung Electronics Africa today announced that it will bolster its Corporate Citizenship efforts in Africa in a bid to help the continent achieve its Sustainable Development Goals.Speaking at the 2016 Samsung Africa Forum, Abey Tau, Corporate Citizenship and Public...

Ogun State To Benefits From German/Ogunccima Dual Vocational Training

In order to meet up with the challenges of insufficient skilled labour and manpower for the growing industries across the State, the German and Ogun State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mines and Agriculture is organizing a dual vocational training for teachers and students of Government Technical Colleges as well as apprentices from industries.The Chairman, Ogun State Technical and...

Lessons from Lagos state’s war against youth unemployment

A place where opportunities and youths abound, yet unemployment reigns, is a place devoid of strategic management of resources and doomed for crime and restiveness. Such a place is not hard for any Nigerian to imagine, because it actually exists and we live in it.Daily Times findings has however shown that an interesting 17-year old scheme in Lagos exists...

Rufai emerges winner of IO Furniture Innovation award

CEO, IO Furniture, Mrs. Muni Shonibare (left) presenting the award plaque and dummy cheque to winner of the IO Innovation Award 2015, Damola Rufai, while other finalists look on.CEO, IO Furniture, Mrs. Muni Shonibare (left) presenting the award plaque and dummy cheque to winner of the IO Innovation Award 2015, Damola Rufai, while other finalists look on.A 28-year-old designer,...

Skills that lead to jobs: AfDB provides US $62 million to support Technical and Vocational

The Executive Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 approved a US $62-million loan to finance the second phase of Kenya’s Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for Relevant Skills Development project.“Kenya is experiencing a skills gap, mainly for technicians and artisans. This project will play an important role...