• Agric entrepreneurship skills, 4,000 final year students trained by Fed Poly, Ede

    Agric entrepreneurship skills, 4,000 final year students trained by Fed Poly, Ede

    According to reports, Federal Polytechnic, Ede, has trained over 4,000 final year students on various agricultural programmes with a view to accelerating youth’s agricultural entrepreneurship skill.

    The agricultural programme, which was meant to make the students self-reliant, was flagged off between the management of the institution and Agrikk Matas Institute, in Osogbo.

    The Rector of the institution, Patrick Husseini, said the skills acquisition programme revolved around fishery, piggery, grasscutter and mushroom training for both HND and ND graduates.

    Husseini said further that the […]

  • Unemployment: FG begins career development training, entrepreneurship for 50 interns

    Unemployment: FG begins career development training, entrepreneurship for 50 interns

    The Federal Government has begun career development and entrepreneurship training for over 50 interns as part of the Graduate Internship Scheme in Kebbi State.

    The Project Director of the scheme, Dennis Chukwu, represented by Enmehum Peter, a Chief Clerical Officer in the Federal Ministry of Finance, at the opening ceremony in Birnin Kebbi on Monday, said the three-day training was to prepare trainees for self employment within one year.

    Chukwu said the interns were expected to develop an action plan in their […]

  • Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring youth entrepreneurship

    Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring youth entrepreneurship

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs.

    The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

    Adesina said Buhari made the commendation he received the Internet entrepreneur at the State House.

    He said that President Buhari told Zuckerberg that the various […]

  • Tuface, Stephanie Okereke-Linus join forces with NYPF to lead the charge on entrepreneurship in Nigeria.

    Tuface, Stephanie Okereke-Linus join forces with NYPF to lead the charge on entrepreneurship in Nigeria.

    International musical sensation, Tuface Idibia and popular movie actress and producer Stephanie Okereke- Linus have joined forces with the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum NYPF in their fight to grow more indigenous entrepreneurs and encourage the culture of self-reliance among young Nigerians. See pictures below:

    As part of their commitment to the NYPF, the newly signed Brand Ambassadors will participate in NYPF events that connect entrepreneurs at home and abroad, lend their voices to projects that stimulate a start-up culture in Nigeria […]

  • Expert advises FG to tackle unemployment with entrepreneurship

    Expert advises FG to tackle unemployment with entrepreneurship

    A financial analyst, Mr Boniface Okezie, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to tackle the rising unemployment rate in the country through entrepreneurship skills acquisition programmes.

    Okezie, President, Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria told Newsmen in Lagos that the entrepreneurship skills acquisition project, should have various apprenticeship programmes.

    According to the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics, the country’s unemployment rate reached 10.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2015 from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter.

    The bureau added that a total […]