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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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11
Nov 2017
NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY CENTRE RESTRUCTURES FOR EFFICIENT SERVICE DELIVERY

The National Productivity Centre has streamlined and restructured its governance and management structure for optimum service delivery. The new structure was unveiled by the Director-General of the Centre, Dr. Kashim Akor at its Corporate Headquarters in Abuja. According to the Director-General the new structure was developed to address the key mandates and objectives of the Centre as well as the spirit of the Centre’s 2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan recently rolled out by the Centre. Dr. Akor said the new structure was also intended to eliminate duplication of duties, while allowing room......

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27
Oct 2017
Sensitization Visit to companies in Idu Industrial Layout Abuja

Members of staff of the department of Consultancy and Business Development(CBD) ledby the director/head of department, Mrs. Adebimpe Aor went on a sensitization visit to Idu industrial Layout, Abuja, Nigeria on the 26th of October, 2017. The aim of the visit was to sensitize companies in the industrial Layout on the programmes of the Centre as it relates to them in the area of installation of P&QIP using 5S and Kaizen principles and the consultancy services that can help boast the productivity of the companies. The visit was an eye opener for both......

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19
Oct 2017
NPC KICKSTARTS CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING OF STAFF ON PRODUCTIVITY MEASUREMENT AND INDICES

In a concerted drive to implement the new Strategic Plan of National Productivity Centre, the Management has embarked on aggressive capacity building of the staff for effective and efficient service delivery. Towards this end, the Centre has begun the training of its workers on productivity measurement and indices. Speaking at Mararaba Nasarawa State during a 4 – day Capacity building programme for staffers of the Department of Productivity Measurement and Index of the Centre, the Director-General, Dr. Kashim Akor, identified data gathering, analysis and dissemination on labour productivity and total factor productivity......

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