Ondo Inaugurates Executives of Oil Community Associations

The Ondo State State Government inaugurated new executive members of four associations in its Oil Producing communities to ensure that companies involved in exploration in these areas perform their social and corporate responsibilities as expected.

The associations are to ensure that the relationship between oil companies and host communities remain cordial.

Often times, there have been clashes between the youths in the areas and oil companies, due to alleged failure to give b

Read More

Sustainable Investment: Is Nigeria Getting It Right with AMCON?

By - Bekeme Masade

Nigeria and other developing nations have long been ridiculed w

Read More

Domestic Power Generators – The Silent Killers

The use of power generators by Nigerians to provide domestic electrification has become a common and acceptable practice in a country that possesses over 30,000MV worth of electrical generation capacity, and supplies about 25 percent of neighbouring Ghana’s gas power. Records show that over 60 million Nigerians actively use electric power generators, and spend a staggering N1.56 tri

Read More

Lagos State Employability Support Project

UNDP and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) through the Lagos State Employability Support Project plan to increase the pool of skilled manpower to alleviate the acute shortages of employable labor. 

The project will improve the quality of labour in these sectors: Manufacturing, Health Care, Construction, Entertainment, and Hospitality. It is expected that through the project about 16,000 skilled manpower will be produced in a thre

Read More

Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) One-Year Training Programme 2017/2018 in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture

The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources.

The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has six schools in the different agro-ecological zones in Nigeria. The schools are located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe States are co-financed by Leventis Foundation and the respective State G

Read More

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018

Deadline: 14 December 2017

Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work.

This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”

Read More

Monitoring and Evaluation Training

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is a process that helps improve performance and achieve results. Its goal is to improve current and fu

Read More

IMF Warns Nigeria, Others Over High Debt Service

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries of excessive debt services in the respective economies. 

According to IMF regional outlook unveiled in Abuja yesterday,  debt servicing costs are becoming a burden especially in oil-producing countries, noting that such costs are expected to absorb over 60 per-cent of government revenues in 2017 in Nigeria, Angola and Gabon.

The IMF said in 2016 public debt rose above 50 pe

Read More

Google Honours Achebe on Posthumous Birthday

Technology giant, Google has honoured Nigerian literary icon, Chinua Achebe on its doodle, adding up to the long list of awards clinched by the writer in life and in death.

Google said on its website on Thursday that it honoured Achebe on its doodle today; Nov. 16 would have been Achebe’s 87th birthday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Google Doodle is a special logo on Go

Read More

Stanbic IBTC Outlines Sustainability Framework

Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, a member of Standard Bank Group, has reeled out a three-pronged framework that underscores its approach to sustainability and support to its clientele, employees and the society at large.

The Social, Economic and Environmental (SEE) framework, the organisation said, is designed to support the wellbeing of communities by delivering value through the products and services that it provides.

Read More