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27
Aug 2018
Invitation to nominate participants to attend training programmes

The National Productivity Centre (NPC) is a Federal Government Parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.  The Centre executes its mandate by stimulating productivity consciousness towards the attainment of higher levels of productivity in all sectors of the economy. The Centre is organizing four (4) different Training Programmes as follows:- i) High Performance Work Practices for Enhanced Competitiveness                Date:              26th – 27th September, 2018 ii) Total Quality Management (TQM) as a Productivity Improvement Tool for Achieving Organizational Excellence          ......

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05
Aug 2018
Invitation to Tender for 2018 Capital Projects

INTRODUCTION The National Productivity Centre (NPC) is a Federal Government Parastatal under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. In line with the Centre’s mandate of enhancing individual and organizational productivity, it seeks to engage the services of competent Contractors/Consultants for the execution of its capital projects under the 2018 budget as follows: SCOPE OF SERVICES/GOODS LOT 1: DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL/SECTORAL PRODUCTIVITY INDICES SCOPE: 1A. Design and Production of Questionnaires, Administration/Retrieval of Questionnaires, Data Analysis and Production of Report. 1B. Procurement of Licensed Software. LOT 2: ANNIVERSARIES AND CELEBRATIONS: NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY DAY (NPD)/......

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30
Jul 2018

The National Productivity Centre (NPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nigeria Entrepreneurship Forum (NEF) to conceptualize and implement various projects in Human Capacity Development. This project is aimed at strengthening the competencies and competitiveness in the public and private sectors for enhanced Productivity in the Nigerian economy with a view to improving the quality of life of Nigerian Citizens. Other objectives of the projects are to; Sustain new and existing entrepreneurs through Human Capacity Development. Strengthen the growth and development of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria. Identify......

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14
Jun 2018
Nigeria Productivity Journal-Call for Papers

This is to invite members of the University Community, Research Institutions/Organizations, Individuals, Productivity Practitioners, Captains of Industries, Manucfacturers; Leaders of the Business Community, Labour Union Leaders, relevant Stakeholders and the general Public to submit well researched manuscripts for publication in the “Nigeria productivity Journal”. For more details, see the flyer above....

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21
May 2018
January to June 2018 edition of the Productivity Journal

The January to June 2018 edition of the Productivity Journal is out. Seize this opportunity to avail yourself a copy. This edition contains 11 papers from diverse areas of productivity research. The journal is published bi-annually- January to June and July to December by the Centre. Researchers in the science of productivity are requested to submit their research works to NPC@productivity.gov.ng or ngproductivity@yahoo.com, for review and publication. For details, you may call (+234) 8036177505...

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12
Mar 2018
The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Dr. Chris Ngige, Inaugurates NPC Governing Board

The Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has inaugurated the Governing Board of the National Productivity Centre with the following membership: Eyo Nsa Ekpo                                       –           Chairman Comrade Lateef Oyelekan                 –           Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Sunday Olusoji Salako      –           Trade Union Congress (TUC) Dauda H.M.                                   ......

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09
Mar 2018
WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY? TRY OUR PRODUCTIVITY AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE

As part of our assistance to SMEs in Nigeria, The National Productivity Centre has been providing technical assistance to help build the operational and managerial capacities of SMEs across the country. Thus far, over 70 SMEs, including organizations like Afrotec Nigeria Ltd. Lagos, Niyya Food and Drinks Co. Ltd. Kaduna, Acreage Food Company Ltd. Lagos, Kewalram Chanrai Motors, Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), Kaduna, Arewa Metals Construction Co. Kaduna, etc., have benefitted from this initiative tagged: Productivity and Quality Improvement Programmes (P&QIP). Its main objective is to improve the productivity and......

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19
Jan 2018
DIRECTOR-GENERAL NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY CENTRE ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF PAN-AFRICAN PRODUCTIVITY ASSOCIATION (PAPA)

The Director-General of the National Productivity Centre, Dr. Kashim Akor has been elected Vice President of the Pan-African Productivity Association (PAPA). The election took place at the Association’s General Assembly held in Gaborone, Botswana. The Pan-African Productivity Association is an organization of all National Productivity Organizations (NPOs) within the African Continent with headquarters in Midrand, South Africa. The Association provides a forum for promoting and sharing ideas and experiences on strategies, techniques and practices for Productivity enhancement, accelerated economic growth and social development in Africa. Some of the numerous advantages of the......

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18
Jan 2018
Report on Labour Productivity in Nigeria 2010 to 2016

Nigeria’s GDP growth is beginning to gradually strengthen. It currently ranks 28th in the world and 1st in Africa in terms of economic size, thanks to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) rebasing exercise, which has provided a more appropriate representation of the state of the Nigerian economy. It is interesting to note that during the period, real GDP growth rate averaged 3.9 per cent with the highest growth of 6.2 percent recorded from 2013 to 2014 and lowest of -1.5 percent from 2015 to 2016....

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