Tag: skills

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ToluMay 17, 2017

#Impact365: “We must fight to ensure that our children have better, do better” – Uwa Elderson Echiejile

Nigeria is a great nation with many talented people. Unfortunately, the extreme poverty in some parts of the country has ...

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ToluMay 16, 2017

64 students successfully complete skills acquisition training at the Human Capital Development Centre (HCDC) in partnership with Vlisco

The Human Capital Development Training Centre (HCDC) saw its second set of students officially end classes on Friday, Ma…

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ItunuoluwaApril 21, 2017

“America still needs our tech workers” | India sets the record straight for Trump

President Trump signed a “Buy American, Hire American” executive order on Tuesday, promising to protect U.S. workers by overhauling the ...

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ToluJanuary 27, 2017

#Impact365: “Society doesn’t train young people to believe in themselves” | Joyce Onwumere of Ola Foundation discusses youth empowerment

Youths in Nigeria possess the potential to build the nation, improve the quality of their own lives and change the ...

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ToluNovember 17, 2016

Octagon Session: Why aren’t the skills gap training in Nigeria creating the desired impact?

The Octagon: We appreciate your taking time out to join this chat session which is one of the first of ...

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ToluOctober 25, 2016

The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) presents a make-up training class for beginners

The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) has organised a 3-day make-up training class scheduled to hold between the 21st and ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 19, 2016

#Impact365: Some things may have gone wrong with Nigerian youth, but this NGO is changing that

Linking the Youths of Nigeria through Exchange (LYNX) is a non-governmental organization founded in 2004 that seeks to train young ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 3, 2014

Sanmi Abiodun: Are Lawyers selling time or skill? (Y! PolicyHub)

by Sanmi Abiodun I walked past the Firm’s legal secretary as he angrily punched the keys on his computer keyboard, ...

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February 5, 2014

Opinion: Mr. President, undergraduates need more practical training

by Madudim Joseph Your raunchy looking road side mechanic knows mechanical engineering than your average 1st class mechanical engineering graduate. ...

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January 17, 2014

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Affordable housing for all will soon become a reality

by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala An important component to the launch of the NMRC is the development of mass housing schemes by ...

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January 3, 2014

7 resolutions couples should consider making this year

by Diana Trotter Is there a list of things you’ve always wanted to try together? Make this the year that ...

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December 14, 2013

Iweka Kingsley: How hope can set the Nigerian youth free (Y! Superblogger)

by Iweka Kingsley “Cultural legacies are powerful forces. They have deep roots and long lives. They persist generation after generation, virtually intact, ...

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November 14, 2013

Hello, ladies: 5 reasons you should remain single

by Laura Travis One of the best benefits of being a single woman is being independent. You’ll have a lot ...

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November 9, 2013

7 crucial life skills we all NEED to have

by Jessica Grover None of us like to hear negative feedback in any area of our lives. But in reality, ...

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October 27, 2013

9 extremely efficient tips to improve your emotional intelligence

by Corina Dondas A high emotional intelligence coefficient is the result of having good communication skills because by communicating better, it ...

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October 12, 2013

Babies love ‘Skelewu’: Davido flaunts babysitting skills in telecoms ad (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo Singer, Davido showed us how horrible his babysitting skills were (not that we blame him) when he ...

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October 9, 2013

9 (life) skills to master before your next date

By Amy Shearn If the mood is right you might jokingly point it out—”Are you live-tweeting your hummus review?”—but don’t ...

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August 2, 2013

“Work out what you need”: 7 great tips that’ll help you negotiate a good salary

by Kati Blake What unique skills and abilities will you offer the company? Are your skills in high demand? What ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: The world needs you to be creative, don’t disappoint it

by Chris Ogunlowo Sell your ideas well. If you’re not blessed with charm or public speaking skills, you’ve got to ...

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May 14, 2013

4 ways to brand a ‘useless’ degree

by Dorie Clark  But if you’ve taken the plunge and are now entering the work world, you owe it to ...

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May 2, 2013

Be prepared: 4 skills you MUST acquire before getting married

by  Dr. Susan Heitler Every time you share a smile, laugh at your partner’s jokes, agree with a comment your ...

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May 1, 2013

4 ways to be truly happy at work

by Tim Tyrell-Smith Identify jobs and companies that allow you to do the work you naturally enjoy a larger per cent ...

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April 6, 2013

Kids who start dating from 11 – 13 have higher risk of drug use, horrible study skills – Study

Sometimes, allowing our children to grow up too fast can create a situation that  makes us wish we could just ...

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March 23, 2013

7 key skills you need to get hired right now

by Jada A. Graves The days of hiring generalists are gone. Today, employers are seeking hires who possess particular skills, ...

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January 23, 2013

10 skills that will get you hired in 2013

by Meghan Casserly But while creating technologies is critical, it takes a unique—and well-rounded skill sets—to bring those innovations to ...

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November 20, 2012

Must-have job skills in 2013

by Ruth Mantell The ability to quickly respond to an employer’s changing needs will be important next year as organizations ...

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November 15, 2012

Temidayo Abudu: What’s your niche? (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Last summer, right out of university, I was thrown into what most people call ‘the real world’. I was now ...

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October 26, 2012

10 success tips needed to thrive in the new economy – ‘Gbenga Sesan

by Isi Esene It is an established fact that the industrial economy is gone and the knowledge economy is here ...

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