The Executive Secretary of, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje has said that the board made a proposal for the provision of funding for National Occupational Standards (NOS) and national skills to drive skills development at the highest point. Bugaje said this in Abuja on Wednesday at an Advocacy Roundtable and Media Brief of the Skills Care Development Organisation (SCDO) organised by the Sector Skills Councils (SSC) for Education and Social Care. ” Over the years, the NSQF was rolled out and the Sector Skills Councils were formed. And we would like Sector Skills Council ready to champion the promotion of skills. Bugaje added that the labour market is now looking at skills more than the certificates, hence the more reason Nigeria must give priority to skills development in the country.
The newly inaugurated President of, the World Medical Association (WMA), Dr. Osahon Enabulele, has pledged to help build resilient health systems globally. In line with the WMA strategic plan, the WMA would be an untiring advocate of Global Public Health interventions to reduce or eliminate the staggering health inequities and inequalities, across the globe.”According to World Health Organisation estimates (WHO), by the year 2030, the world will need about 18-20 million more health workers, to attain Universal Health Coverage. MEANWHILE, an updated version of the International Code of Medical Ethics has been agreed upon and published by the World Medical Association. The Code says: “When providing medical care remotely, the physician must ensure that this form of communication is medically justifiable and that the necessary medical care is provided. The physician must also inform the patient about the benefits and limitations of receiving medical care remotely, obtain the patient’s consent, and ensure that patient confidentiality is upheld.1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria
When it comes to God, this is not so, because by all standards, God stands alone. God provides for man to live comfortably on earth with a view of bringing him to His kingdom in heaven. No human being, irrespective of position or status, can oppose God. 12: I have declared, and have saved, and I have shewed, when there was no strange god among you: therefore ye are My witnesses, saith the Lord, that I am God. In the lead scripture above, God made it clear that He is God and there is none beside Him.1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari in the course of the week assured that the promised National Carrier would commence flight operations on or before December this year. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria Air gulps N14.6 billion, under five per cent government’s equity share. The president highlighted remarkable progress made in the areas of agriculture, infrastructure, security, health and anti-corruption, among others. Buhari also signed into law the Nigeria State-up Bill 2022 on Oct. 19. On Oct. 21, Buhari conferred Nigeria Excellence Awards in Public Service (NEAPS) on former President Goodluck Jonathan and 43 other prominent Nigerians.1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria
For the past two weeks, they have been living in dire conditions near Ahoada, in Rivers state, in a school now crowded with more than a thousand people displaced by Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade. In southern Rivers state, one of the worst affected, informal camps have popped up for those who managed to escape. A group of local volunteers are cleaning and dividing the meagre food supplies received from local authorities. Health risksTen days ago, the governor of Rivers state, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, approved one billion naira (about $2.3 million) for emergency relief measures for flood victims. “Women are giving birth, helped by other women who are not trained, not educated, and using unsterilised tools.”1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria
• Mother With Hole-In-The-Heart Baby Among Protesters, Claims She Needs Fund To Save Ward’s LifeAbout two years ago, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, leased the popular Agbowo Shopping complex in Ibadan to Whitestone Global Limited for 50 years. “In its heydays, it had a massive arts and film theatre hall, department stores, night club, and several large offices. At the time, Governor Makinde promised that “in 24 months, that is 104 weeks, this complex will be ready for business. Last week, some group of sub-contractors staged a peaceful protest at the complex, demanding the urgent intervention of Governor Makinde. The Housing ministry is also aware of the problem and we even met with the current deputy governor.”1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria
He is truly Nigeria’s Digital Economy maestro. The results are certainly obvious for many to see: Apart from the digital economy sector now playing a pivotal role in lifting the Nigerian economy out of recession, it is continuously recording the highest growth rate in the country’s public sector. This was the 2022 edition of the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX Global), from the 10th of October 2022 in Dubai. The Minister also met with officials of the Dubai World Trade Center to explore areas of collaboration, as Nigeria is the largest African digital economy. The 26 that made it to the finals of the Supernova competition also had two Nigerian startups.1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria
The meagre 3 percent is to be administered by a board dominated by the oil companies’ nominees for community projects. Does it not put a lie to the official insistence that the petroleum sector is the lifeline of the nation’s economy? Or that the energy need of the nation would only be met by continued extraction of crude oil? The series of exposés we read these days, including that of the stealing of natural gas, clearly show that the nation faces a grave future and that something must be done immediately. With revelations of the stealing of the nation pouring daily into the airwaves, it is time to switch on and not switch off the mic.1 month ago The Guardian Nigeria