Arabi lauds AHUON, recommends training for members

November 14, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Acting Chairman/CEO, Malam Jalal Ahmad Arabi, of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has lauded the remarkable efforts of the Association for Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria (AHUON) to organise a hitch-free Hajj 2024 through the training of members on new initiative.The chairman who stated this at a seminar organised by AHUON held at the Immaculate Hotel, Abuja.The Read More

NNPCL, Foundation target 200,000 corps members for financial literacy training

November 11, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

In its bid to build the capacity of youth towards making them employers of labour, the NNPC Foundation, in partnership with Kudimata Nigeria Limited, have trained the Batch C members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in basic financial literacy skills. Kudimata os a financial education outfit. In a statement signed by Chief Corporate Communications Officer NNPC Ltd, Femi Read More

NIMASA hosts regional training on biofouling technology transfer

November 1, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has organized a 3-day Biofouling Management Training for coastal states within Africa. Assistant Director, Public Relations NIMASA Osagie Edward in a statement said the training is part of efforts to explore the newest technologies in biofouling, in compliance with International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules. Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Director General of Read More

Establish vocational training centres in Maiduguri

November 1, 2023 Bashir M. Dauda 0

The ban street begging in Maiduguri and environs by the Borno state government is a welcome development because it will help to reduce the menace of child labour, child trafficking, pickpocketing, rape, and other irregularities and social vices. The ban on street begging in Maiduguri is a serious challenge to orphans, people with disabilities, and particularly the internally displaced persons Read More

Nov. 11: Imo CP organises training for officers, assures citizens of safety

October 28, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Commissioner of Police, Imo state command, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, has assured law-abiding residents of the state of their maximum safety and security during and after the upcoming gubernatorial election. He gave this assurance during the flag-off of a two-day intensive training workshop organised for election security officers in the state, where he urged Imolites to turn out en Read More

Army: Lagbaja harps on training, discipline

July 12, 2023 Oguntade Ismaila 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja has said training, discipline and commitment to duty are key to the current drive to reposition the Nigerian Army. Lagbaja, who gave this hint in his opening remarks during the ceremony for the second commanding officers’ workshop 2023, themed: “Enhancing operational capability of commanding officers for better performance in a joint Read More

Army begins officer’s training week

May 12, 2023 Oguntade Ismaila 0

The Nigerian Army (NA), 81 Division, has commenced its training week to enhance effective leadership skills among officers in Lagos and Ogun. It commenced this year’s Officers Training Week with the theme, “Enhancing Operational Preparedness of Officers for Participation in Joint and Multi-agency Operations Within 81 Division AOR” held at the Brigade Officers’ Mess, Ikeja, Lagos. The General Officer Commanding Read More

Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation trains Perm Secs to drive growth in civil service

April 18, 2023 Admin III 0

Federal Permanent Secretaries across Nigeria has undergone a Senior Leaders Programme aimed at improving the lives of their workforce and explored strategies to deepen public sector reforms for increased effectiveness and integrity in government. The programme, carried out by the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation, a public sector-focused philanthropic organisation programme allowed participants to draw on their collective experience and the expertise of Read More

NSIP: FG concludes training of 3,300 N-Knowledge beneficiaries nationwide 

April 5, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD), Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said the training of 3,300 beneficiaries of N-Knowledege programme is to help young Nigerians acquire and develop life-long skills that will ensure they become solution providers and entrepreneurs in their communities. Speaking Wednesday in Abuja, at the closing ceremony of the N-Knowledge Expansion training coordinated Read More

Heavyweight unification fight with Fury is off- Usyk promoter

March 22, 2023 Admin III 0

A heavyweight unification title fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk is off after talks broke down, the Ukrainian’s promoter said on Wednesday. Alexander Krassyuk confirmed the failure to Sky Sports television. The WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO champion will now seek to defend his belts against Britain’s Daniel Dubois, the mandatory WBA challenger. Usyk and Fury agreed late last Read More

AFCON qualifiers: Super Eagles begin training for Guinea Bissau

March 20, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

·        The Super Eagles yesterday (Monday) evening begin their training session in Abuja for Friday’s 2023 AFCON qualifiers against Guinea-Bissau. The Jose Peseiro’s side will entertain the Djurtus at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Friday with kickoff slated for 4pm. Blueprint correspondent can authoritatively report that those who are in training include, FC Nantes winger Moses Simon, Paul Onuachu of Read More

NDE organises awareness for 32 master trainers in Enugu 

March 12, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun a Training of Trainers (TOT) capacity- building forum for 32 trainers and general training on workshop management for 75 graduated trainees of the CBTS in Enugu as part of its pivotal programme under the Vocational Skills Development Department.   Speaking at the flag-off ceremony of the three-day event weekend in Enugu, the director Read More

The Virtue of Blessed Month Of Sha’aban

March 9, 2023 Imam Murtadha Gusau 0

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, lord of all worlds, the creator of everything, who gave us every thing, and honoured us with Islam. Dear brothers and sisters! Know that our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) used to offer a lot of acts of worship in Read More

NPFL: Lobi Stars resume training for second stanza

March 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi has resumed training ahead of the second round of the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season on Monday. Recall that the NPFL had embarked on a three weeks break to enable the players and club officials in the country to participate in the General elections. Ahead of next weekend’s resumption date, the Makurdi-based Read More

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 Admin III 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 Admin III 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

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 Admin III 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