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Nigeria’s Economic Development: Vocation and Technical Education

Vocation and Technical Education are keys to improving Nigeria’s economic development. Technical education is a planned programme of courses and learning experiences that begins with exploration of career options, supports basic academic and life skills, and enables achievement of high academic standards, leadership, preparation for industry-defined work, and advanced and continuing education. Vocational education and training prepares learners for careers that are based in manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic and totally related to a specific trade, occupation or vocation. Continue reading

Cross River Signs N3.2 billion Water Project

The Cross River State government has signed its last phase of contract for the construction and extension of water production and distribution system in the state as part of efforts to improve the living standard as well as the sanitary conditions of its citizenry. Upon conclusion, the Obubura Urban Renewal Project which is the last to be executed by the present administration is expected to be of benefit to over two million of its urban settlers across the state. Continue reading

More Jobs from Renewal of Sugarcane Industry

Sugarcane production represents a promising source of biomass and source of thousands of jobs for Nigerians, the Minister of Trade and Investment in Nigeria, Dr Olusegun Aganga, has said. Speaking at Sunti sugarcane farms, Sunti, Niger State, Aganga said the government is reviving sugarcane crop to create jobs and increase local production of sugar cane as the economy still relies on imports. Continue reading

Ignite Ideas: Aspiring Entrepreneurs to Get ₦100,000 each

Nigeria is blessed with great people, Highly talented, hard-working and smart people with great business ideas. However, very little has been done to ensure the ideas materialize because of lack of funds. One of the problems militating against the materialization of business ideas from the budding entrepreneurs is funding. To help address the issues of funding for the budding entrepreneurs, AGDC, under the IGNITE initiative, partners with The Chair Centre Group and Lagos State Government, to commission the conduct of a crowd sourced contest called IGNITE BUSINESS IDEAS CONTEST aimed at identifying One Thousand One hundred (1,100) innovative and viable business ideas. Continue reading

Kaduna State Residents experience Severe Water Scarcity

Residents of Kaduna State have been placed under untold hardship following a severe water scarcity that hits the State metropolis and suburbs. The communities within the state metropolis such as Hayin Danmani, Television, Kabala West, Sabon-Tasha, Barnawa, Kakuri, Angwan Boro, Angwan Pama, Angwan Romi and Angwan Sunday have not had water supply for nearly one month or more. The situation has brought untold hardship to many residents. Continue reading

Gombe State needs Intervention to Boost trade

Gombe State, located in the northeastern part of Nigeria, is one of Nigeria’s 36 states; its capital is Gombe. The boundaries of the state roughly correspond to those of the Tangale-Waja Chiefdom and Gombe Emirate, a traditional state. According to a comment I received by a reader living in Gombe, he stated that Gombe needs needs the government intervention to boost trade. Continue reading

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