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NIPSS inducts 43 participants of PSLC course 49

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… Tgnews MD, CEOs/ Directors of corporate and public organizations, Academics, individuals are set to be policy pacesetters

By Tom Garba

 

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The prestigious National Institute of Policy and Strategy studies (NIPSS), Kuru Jos which was established in 1979 with the sole aim of serving as the Centre for policy, Advocacy, Advice and Training for Nigeria, West Africa and Africa in the context of a dynamic and changing world.

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The institution on Friday inducted forty three participants cutting across the public and private sectors, and individuals who were asked to be policy managers and pacesetters.

The Chief Executive officer (CEO) and Managing Director of the General news (Tgnews), Tom Garba, a renowned online Media form in the North East and others captains of industries, Directors of corporate organizations were inducted to earn the Policy Strategy and Leadership Course (PSLC) certificates.

During the opening ceremony the Director General of NIPSS, Prof Ayo Omotayo who was represented by the institution’s Director of Studies,Prof Funmi O J Paramalam told participants that the cardinal objective of the leadership course is expand their horizon and understanding to policy matters.

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According to her the four weeks course is also to stretch their understanding of leadership issues in governance and in public sectors, improved their overall performance and enhance their productivity on service delivery to largest society.

While emphasizing the course is gender balanced with 63% of male participants while 47% females participants in attendance, Prof Paramalam opined that NIPSS amongst other things; Conducts courses for top-level policymakers and executors drawn from different sectors of the country, with a view to expanding their outlook and perspectives and stretching their conceptual capacity and qualities of discernment and analyses, thereby helping to improve their overall performance in their different fields.

Paramalam reiterated that participants will get wealth of experience on the issues of policy formation, analysis and implementation with a cross fertilization of ideas that will sharpen the country’s policy implementation and monitoring.

She however called on participants to take every part of the course serious as there is going to be serious accessment topical issues and the institution will also give much attention on the character and conduct of every participants.

The coordinator, directing staff of the institution, Air vice Martial A. I Adamu, mni formally welcome the PSLC set of 49 and enjoined to enjoy every embenience and the sirene environment.

The institution was well positioned to train very imminent Nigerians on the fast pace of change and national development in countries across the world, especially over the past three decades.

According to him the NIPSS has been driven by paradigm transitions towards “thinking globally and acting locally”. Successful national growth and development have therefore been accomplished under inherently deft, visionary and people-oriented national policies and strategies.

He said the essence is to further explain that the Nigerian State had foreseen the need for qualitative input into the national policy making process by 1979, hence The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS)) was established by Decree number 20 of 1979, now Cap N-51 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The Institute was conceived as a high-level institution with the primary objectives of serving as the nation’s foremost policy think-tank to develop a crop of top-class technocrats of high intellectual capacity, who will conceptualize and anchor the implementation of innovative and dynamic policy initiatives and strategies, critical for national development.

Over the years NIPSS serves as a high-level Centre for reflection, research and dialogue where, academics of excellence, seasoned policy initiators and executors and other citizens of mature experience and wisdom drawn from all walks of life, meet to reflect and exchange ideas on the great issues of society, particularly as they relate to Nigeria and Africa within the context of a constantly changing world.

Our Correspondent report that the institute organizes and carries out on an interdisciplinary basis, indebt research into the social, economic, political, security, scientific, cultural, and other problems facing Nigeria, with a view to contributing to the search for their solutions.

“NIPSS Conducts seminars, workshops, and other action-oriented programs for leaders and potential leaders in the public service, the private sector, political organizations, professional bodies, and other groups, with a view to promoting, defining, and enhancing the appreciation for long-range national plans and objectives. And publishes books, journals, monographs, and other materials in the interest of the nation, as a contribution to knowledge and for a better national and international understanding.” He report
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The vision of the institution to an Apex Centre for policy, research and reflection for a better Nigeria and human society was world renowned schorlars like Mr Osime Samuel who took course 49 on briefing on report writing and presentation skills, writing policy papers and policy briefs modules .

While Public policy analysis, Policy Implementation , resource imperativeness modules was well taken by Prof Amaya Adakai and Prof Fatai Aremu took participants on Policy Implementation strategies, public policy: tracking monitoring and evaluation.

On Legal and institutional framework for policy formulation and implementation, erudite Lawyer and a Professor of high reputate Prof C Dakas took the modules to the interest of all participants.

Dr Musa Umar,mni exposed the modules of fundamentals of public policy and policy proces and public policy decision making.

 

NIPSS inducts 43 participants of PSLC course 49

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Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Unveils Lekki Aviation Town Amidst Glitz & Glamour

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Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Unveils Lekki Aviation Town Amidst Glitz & Glamour

 

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Sahara Weekly Reports That In a spectacle of jubilation and festivity, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD made a resounding mark on the real estate landscape with the grand launch of Lekki Aviation Town in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. The unveiling took place within the confines of the estate, blending urban sophistication with the charm of a vibrant neighborhood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Unveils Lekki Aviation Town Amidst Glitz & Glamour

 

 

 

 

The event, graced by esteemed personalities including traditional rulers, dignitaries from government parastatal and renowned celebrities, saw Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD ambassadors, 9ice, Nancy Isime, Small Doctor, Iyabo Ojo, and Anita Joseph, taking center stage as the faces of the brand, adding a touch of glamour to the occasion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adding to the allure of the festivities, the presence of popular Fuji musician, The Ibile master in person of Sefiu Alao and King Saheed Osupa, infused the atmosphere with rhythm and melody, enhancing the celebratory ambiance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon. Dr. Audullahi Saheed Mosadoluwa, the visionary CEO of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD, delivered an impassioned opening speech, articulating his mission in developing Lekki Aviation Town, Granville Estate and Majestic Bay Estate by Harmony Gardens and reaffirming the company’s commitment to delivering properties of unparalleled quality. Assuring prospective buyers, he emphasized the authenticity of the company’s titles, instilling confidence in their investments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amidst a plethora of activities aimed at creating unforgettable memories, the day held additional significance as it marked the birthday of Hon. Dr. Audullahi Saheed Mosadoluwa. The celebration took place in grand style at his residence, where discussions were held about the progress of various partnerships, including the Seyi Vodi-tagged Vodi Cottage, NancyVille Estate, and the recently finalized Maitakobi Emirate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the event, it was announced that these three projects would feature prominently in the upcoming Lekki Aviation Town grand launch. Additionally, the Seminar on Bridging the Housing Deficit in Nigeria, scheduled for July 2, 2024, was highlighted. This seminar will gather 7,000 industry leaders and stakeholders to discuss solutions for the country’s housing challenges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The event not only showcased the grandeur of Lekki Aviation Town but also underscored Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD’s unwavering dedication to redefining secured, affordable luxury living in Nigeria’s real estate landscape. As the sun set on a day filled with joy and revelry, the promise of a bright future for Lekki Aviation Town shimmered on the horizon, beckoning investors and homeowners alike to embark on a journey of opulence and prosperity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Grace Nation Root and Foundation Teaching Service – The Word of God Is the Spiritual Diet for Growth – Dr Chris Okafor

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…. What makes Man grow is the Bread of Life

…. Grace Nation Lekki church Construction began in Earnest

 

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When you are born again, you are a new creator in Christ and everything about your life becomes News, so therefore your life depends on spiritual Diet and God words is that bread of Life.

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This and more are the foundation raised by the Generational Prophet of God Dr Chris Okafor at the week 3 of the 10 weeks of Rooted and foundation Teaching Services held at the international Headquarters of Grace Nation world-wide in Ojodu Berger Lagos Nigeria.

Teaching on the Topic, Spiritual Diet for the New Creation, the Senior Pastor Grace Nation international aka Liberation City Dr Chris Okafor said the word of God is the spiritual Diet for Growth, the Man of God said to Grow spiritually, you needs the words of God to Guides you in all you do, and the spiritual of God is the Bread of Life that contact supernatural words of Elohim.

The Popular Lagos Clergyman continue that when you are born again, you are like a little baby that was just given birth to, Babies eat milks to grow but as a born again christians you need the words, the words of God becomes your bread to grow in Christ.

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Highlighting some characters or behaviors that will not allow the spiritual Diet works in your life, The Televangelist Preacher said Bitterness, Gambling, speaking evil of your Prophet, Keeping Malice and back biting are some of the exhibited characters of some People that will not allow spiritual Diet to Grow there Christian Life. When you keep bitterness, when your heart is always bitter about the things of God, you cannot grow spiritually, also when you Gamble thinking there is a shot cut to wealth without working, it will not allow you Grow spiritually also the Apostle of Altars mentioned that when you speak evil of your Prophet or your fellow members or backbite, the spiritual Diet will not manifest in your life, the Generational Prophet of God Dr Chris Okafor explained.

The Root and Foundation Training class , recorded another blessings today as another set of 3 Participate take home Bible gift after they answer correctly, Question asked on Last weeks Teaching, today is the 3 week of the 10 week training session, Member of the Mighty Men of Grace Nation anchor the section.

Evil chains broken, various evil altars keeping the destiny of people from manifesting destroy as God blessed a Man who has been under bondage for over 20 years with 1million naira through the Chris Okafor Humanitarian Foundation, The Man of God located the Man in his 70’th, he was prayed for, his case file was visited by God and Elohim directed the Generational Prophet of God Dr Chris Okafor to bless him with 1million after he was directed to bring sand from his 20 years uncompleted building in his home town.

Meanwhile the Preparation for the construction of the Grace Nation Lekki church has began in earnest with Prayers to make the project a successful.

 

Grace Nation Root and Foundation Teaching Service - The Word of God Is the Spiritual Diet for Growth - Dr Chris Okafor

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Nigeria will overcome security challenges — Ex-army chief, Buratai

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Nigeria will overcome security challenges — Ex-army chief, Buratai

 

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Sahara Weekly Reports That A former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd), has predicted an end to the security challenges Nigeria is presently passing through saying it will soon be a thing of the past.

 

 

 

 

 

Nigeria will overcome security challenges — Ex-army chief, Buratai

 

 

 

 

General Buratai spoke at the public presentation of books written by the Director Academic, Planning and Quality Assurance, Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State, Brigadier General Mogbekeloluwa Oluyinka Fakokunde, which was held at Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja on Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The former army chief commended the efforts of the Nigerian military in the war against insecurity saying they have given their best within the circumstances they have found themselves. He however expressed optimism in the ability of the military to nip the security challenges in the bud very soon saying insecurity is a global occurrence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I want to commend them (the military). They are doing well. They are doing their best within the circumstances they find themselves and what is happening. It (insecurity) is not only in Nigeria, it is global. What is happening is Nigeria is not an exception. Within our neighbours, we see what is happening and globally.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“We see what is happening in Sudan, Ukraine, in the Middle East and so on. They (the military) need to remain resolute, remain focused and continue the project they are doing and surely they will succeed. For sure it (insecurity) cannot be permanent, there must be a solution and we can get out of it one day,” General Buratai told media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The author, Brigadier General Fakokunde, while speaking with Tribune Online, said the books were written with the intention to solve societal problems such as stress, drug abuse and addiction as well as providing the leeway for teachers to manage stress associated with their profession.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He said as builders of talents, teachers need the required skills and qualifications to excel and impart knowledge on their students as leaders of tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“If you look at these books, they are not just ordinary books, they are also working instruments addressing the problems of the society like problem of drug addicts, problem of occupational stress and others ravaging the workforce now. These are competencies they need to imbibe so that they can manage their stress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The rate of drug abuse is a serious thing now and is prevalent among the students and the youths. With these publications, we have instruments that can be used to manage drug abuse among our youths, our workforce and every strata of the society. The intention is to solve problems of the society and that is what we have done by unveiling these books.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The books’ reviewer, Professor Mary Ogechi Esere, of the University of Ilorin, while commending the author for his efforts said the books describe Nigeria’s current realities and provide solutions for the way out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She said the books could not have come at a better time describing them as tools for stress management and to tackle the menace of drug abuse especially among the youths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The author has deemed it fit to give us tools that we can use to manage the stress and tackle drug abuse which is prevalent among our students right from primary schools. The books are apt, written at the right time. It is scholarly and the writing style is unique,” she said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The books presented are Handbook of Occupational Stress Management for Teachers, Psychological Testing and Technique in Continuous Assessment for Colleges and Universities, Drug Abuse Awareness Scale (DAAS) and Drug Abuse Awareness Scale (DAAS) Manual.

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