Digital Literacy: Polaris Bank Partners NYSC, NerdzFactory 5,000 Corps Members’ Capacity Building

In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) drive, Polaris Bank in partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and NerdzFactory has commenced a high-impact capacity-building workshop on digital skills for 5,000 National Youth Service Corps members across 12 states in Nigeria. The Bank explained that her action is intended to equip young Nigerians with relevant work-ready digital skills which is focused on building the youth’s self-sustenance in innovation, creativity, digital skills, business acumen, and relevance in the 21st-century economy and workplace. According to Polaris Bank’s Group Head, Product &…

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NCDMB Rewards Staff, Marks Year-End

It was a night of colour and revelry at the Nigerian Content Towers, Yenagoa, Corporate Headquarters of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), as Management, staff and guests rollicked and carolled to close the year 2022. All attired in white, with few exceptions among guests, the audience had the best of classical music and the like from the globally acclaimed Warri Choral Society, while outstanding Nigerian musicians including Tiwa Savage, and comedians completed the pack. Tunes from the German-British composer George Handel and the best of Mozart were among…

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Ogun Hints At Recruitment Into Civil Service

The Chairman, Ogun State Civil Service Commission, Tokunbo Odebunmi, has said the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration will continue to ensure prompt recruitment into the State Civil Service to fill up available vacancies. A statement by his Press Officer, Mrs Fatimah Alatishe, said he spoke during an interview with journalists at the Staff Development Centre, Abeokuta, while monitoring the Public Service Entrance Examination for candidates seeking employment into the post of state counsel. READ ALSO: Reps Order NNPC To End Petrol Scarcity Within 7 Days Ogun Speaks On Report It Pays…

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BREAKING: Buhari Fires NYSC DG 6 months After Appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate removal of Brigadier General Muhammad Kukah Fadah from office as the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The DG has been ordered to hand over to the most senior civil servant in the scheme. But reasons were not provided as at press time by the Presidency for the sacking of Fadah. However, credible sources in the Presidential Villa told PRNigeria that the NYSC boss’s removal was not unconnected with the fact that he has exhibited “glaring incompetence” in the six…

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Mass Sack Scare Rocks Twitter As Musk Plans To Cut Half Of Jobs

The richest billionaire Elon Musk has revealed plans to cut about 3,700 jobs at Twitter Inc which is equally half of the company’s workforce in a bid to cut costs. Musk, who just acquired Twitter made the revelation on Wednesday according to Bloomberg News citing people familiar with the matter. READ ALSO: Want Twitter Blue Verification, Pay $8, Elon Musk Slams Charges On Users Elon Musk Shades Critics Over Trump’s Return To Twitter Elon Musk Takes Over Twitter, Fires Executives Nigerian-Born Lady Promoted To Brig. General In US Army +…

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Ijeoma Nwogwugwu Quits As ARISE TV MD

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu has resigned from her position as the Managing Director of Arise TV, after serving in that capacity for four years, Platforms Africa reports. Nwogwugwu who was an editor at THISDAY newspaper, on Wednesday, made known her intention to resign without any further details. The veteran journalist who was appointed in 2018 to head ARISE News Channel, however, gave a month’s notice. Nwogwugwu is one of the foremost female editors in Nigeria. In 2020, She also ranked the first among twenty-five most powerful women in Journalism according to WijAfrican…

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WATCHOUT: Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Drafting A Contract

A contract is a legal document binding you and another party to certain obligations, and when you’re a small business owner, making one tiny mistake in drafting a contract could mean the end of your business. Before you sit down to create a contract, take some time to learn the most common mistakes small business owners make when they’re drafting a contract. Mistake 1: Being Unprepared Don’t start writing the contract until you have all the information you need. Write an outline of all relevant facts, figures, and data: costs,…

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100 Nigerian Youths Trained On Pre-Paid Meters Assembly, Installation – NCDMB

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Femadec Energy Ltd have commenced the training of 100 youths on industrial assembly and installation of pre-paid meters. The kick-off ceremony of one month-long training was held recently at the Femadec Yard, Lagos. Speaking at the event, the General Manager, Capacity Building Division, NCDMB, Dr. Ama Ikuru hinted that the Board’s partnership with Femadec Energy Limited created a good opportunity for the training and employment of Nigerian youths, which is consistent with the 60:20:20 human capital development policy of the Board.…

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1000 Cross River Youths Graduate From NCDMB GSM Training

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has successfully completed the training of 1000 Cross River State youths on GSM phone repairs, hardware, software & entrepreneurship development under its Youth Empowerment Programme. The training was held in three locations across the state, namely Calabar, Ikom and Ogoja and is the sixth in the seriesorganised by the NCDMB, having conducted similar interventions in Kano, Kaduna, Cross River, Bauchi and Yobe States which had impacted about 3,900 youths. Speaking at the closing ceremony held recently in Calabar, the Executive Secretary of…

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UK Varsity Lecturers Begin Strike

4,000 members of the UCU at colleges across England, have taken up the industrial action over poor renumeration   University lecturers across the United Kingdom have begun a strike. Platforms Africa reports that the action being taken by the lecturers under the University and College Union (UCU) is a 10-day strike to protest poor renumeration. READ ALSO: ASUU Has Been On Strike for 1,744 Days in 16 Years — Report ASUU: How Govt Made U-Turn On Order Directing VCs To Reopen Varsities ASUU President And His Union of Quacks, By Lasisi…

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