The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Maj Gen Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) has secured a mouth watering ICT deal for ex-agitators.
The General whose heart's desire has always been the productive engagement of graduate and skilled
ex-agitators in Nigeria's labour market is to partner with the National Information Development Agency in the days ahead.
The National Information Development Agency has agreed to grant special concessions to qualified ex-agitators by offering them scholarships in ICT training.
As a follow up to the agreed decision, the management of NIDA is to set up an inter-agency committee charged with the responsibility of engaging ex-agaitators in the new digital world.
This outcome was made known to the public during a courtesy vis...
Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has identified functional education as vital to the development of the manpower resources of any society.
Dr. Jonathan, who was the keynote speaker, stated this on Monday at the maiden five-day Bayelsa State Education Summit, with the theme: "Optimising the delivery, performance and sustainability of outcomes in the education sector," in Yenagoa.
Highlighting the contributions he made in the development of the education sector when he was governor of the state and at the national level, Dr. Jonathan emphasised the important role of information and communication technology.
According to him, his administration made substantial investments at the national and state levels, including providing scholarship programmes.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye, has implored members of the state executive council to explore ways to actualise the vision of his administration for the benefit of Bayelsans.
Governor Diri gave the charge on Thursday at the opening of a three- day retreat for cabinet members tagged 'Prosperity Agenda for Growth and Development' at the Ibom Icon Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The governor, who advised participants to take the retreat seriously in order to gain additional knowledge that would assist them in their various tasks, said as bearers of the administration's prosperity vision, they should see themselves as those with the opportunity to serve and improve the living conditions of the people.
His Chief Press Secretary, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted him as...