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The federal government has signed a ten-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of 40-hectare farmland with the University of Ilorin in Kwara State, for the Social Intervention Programmes (SIP) N-Power Agro beneficiaries.
The Presidency has declared that since the take off of N-Power, one of the social investment programme of the federal government in December 2016, that none of the beneficiaries has been owed.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede, has assured beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme that they would get their March stipend this week.
Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, said the scheme had devised a means of detecting erring volunteers.
The federal government has provided new details, albeit sparse, about the ‘N-Power enhancement’ earlier announced for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power.
The federal government has commenced ‘N-Power-Enhance’, designed to advance the social investment programme (N-Power) which has empowered thousands of Nigerian youths across the country.
Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.
The Presidency says it will neither tolerate truancy nor allow independent assessors to extort money from N-power volunteers across the country.
Minister affirms federal government’s commitment to job creation, inaugurates multi-sectoral task team
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to reversing the ugly trend of youth unemployment through the involvement of a broad spectrum of stakeholders in a roundtable discussion on Youth Employment and Skills Development, in partnership with the African Development Bank Group.
Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Jobs Creation and Youth Employment, says usage of Google, a search engine, will change job narratives in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has cautioned youths against being duped by scammers that are claiming they have jobs to offer through the N-Power programme.
The Federal Government has spent N1.4 billion on the purchase of training kits and work tools for its technical arm of the job creation programme, the N-Build skills acquisition scheme.
The Federal Government on Thursday warned that N-Power volunteers caught or implicated in the sale of the programme’s tablets would be dismissed.
Regulator Transport Canada also said in a release that it had issued an airworthiness directive to aircraft owners, aircraft maintenance engineers and foreign civil aviation authorities, along with an interim order that outlines requirements for airlines on additional crew training.
Many retired teachers in Iwo, Osun State under the contributory pension scheme on Monday took to the street, protesting alleged non-payment of their pension and gratuity.
The embezzlement trial of a woman with links to deposed Cardinal Angelo Becciu will start soon, Vatican judicial officials said on Monday, but it was not yet clear if the cardinal will also be tried.
A former presidential candidate, Prof Pat Utomi, has said the incoming administration of US President-elect, Joe Biden, won’t support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The supporting role being played by a former president, Goodluck Jonathan, towards reviving the stalled constitutional review process in The Gambia has begun to bear fruits, an official has said.
Normalcy returned to Ilesha-Baruba community in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara on Monday after a Friday clash between security operatives and commercial vehicles drivers.
Ongoing tribal clashes in Sudan’s restive Darfur have killed at least 48 people in the latest bout of violence to hit the region, state media reported Sunday.
EU antitrust regulators gave the green light on Wednesday to the London Stock Exchange’s $27 billion takeover of Refinitiv, creating a stronger competitor to financial data leader Bloomberg LP.
Fuelled by Instagram models and social media influencers, the wearing of face masks has gone global. Previously a primarily Asian fashion trend, globalisation and enforcement thanks to COVID-19 has seen the fashion phenomenon spread world wide.
A team of researchers at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) have established the capacity of Bromelain derivable from pineapple fruits in the management of COVID-19 cases.