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LASG TRAINS YOUTH ON MINDSET RE-ORIENTATION, EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMME  

In the bid to ensure that youths in Lagos become more productive and build the right skills for employability, Lagos State government through the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment has empowered over 300 youths resident in Badagry at a recently concluded training exercise themed: “Mindset Re-orientation and Employability Skills Programme”. The four-day empowerment programme is one of the many ways …

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LAGOS EMPOWERS 250 UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS

In line with its mandate of addressing skills gap while also reducing the rate of unemployment in the State, the Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment has again trained and graduated 250 youths with skills that would change the beneficiaries’ status from being unemployed to employers of labour. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of trainees held at Adeyemi …

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LASG SET TO CREATE MORE JOBS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED

The Lagos State government is set to create more jobs and wealth for its unemployed and underemployed citizens through Job Registration/Labour Exchange Centres across the State. Speaking during her visit to one of the centres in Ikorodu, the State Commissioner of the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf disclosed that the Ministry is ready to commence vocational training at …

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AMBODE CANVASSES PATRONAGE OF MADE IN NIGERIA PRODUCTS FOR MSME GROWTH

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has underscored the need to increase patronage of locally made products and also expand the capacity of Micro, Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the State, assuring that his administration will continue to pay greater attention to the sector. The Governor who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Dr. …

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LAGOS HAS DISBURSED N4.5BILLION TO MSMEs IN THE LAST ONE YEAR – AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday stated that the present administration, through the State Employment Trust Fund, has in the last one year approved and disbursed N4.5Billion to 5,527 Medium Small Manufacturing Enterprises (MSMEs). The Governor disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Edition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Exclusive fair, themed “Unleashing the Potentials …

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LAGOS INDUCTS 500 GRADUATES FOR INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment has inducted the first batch of 500 graduates to its 3-month paid Internship Programme for unemployed graduates in the State. Speaking at the Induction Ceremony, the State Commissioner, Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti said the internship programme was designed to provide unique opportunities for unemployed graduates in the …

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LASG DEBUNKS NEWSPAPER REPORT ON N25 BILLION ETF

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti has reaffirmed that the N25bn Employment Trust Fund (ETF) programme, remains an initiative of the State Government and does not have any affiliation with the Federal Government. The clarification is a response to a newspaper report attributing the ETF programme to the Federal government. The Commissioner disclosed that the …

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LAGOS COMMISSIONER URGES YOUTHS TO EMBRACE VOLUNTEERING JOB FOR SELF DEVELOPMENT

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babtunde Durosinmi-Etti has advised youths seeking job opportunities to embrace available volunteering jobs within their areas of interest as a leverage that would make their dreamed jobs realizable. Speaking at an Employability Skills Training programme organised for unemployed youths in Apapa and its environs, the Commissioner said that young and aspiring …

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LASG GRADUATES ARTISANS IN HOUSING SECTOR

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has stated that Nigeria has for long failed to accord technical and vocational education the required attention, leading to near extinction of technicians who constitute a critical mass of the technological workforce of any nation. The Governor stated this at the maiden graduation ceremony of the Master Craftsman Project, an initiative of …

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