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....
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......
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......
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......
The Benue State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Honourable (Mrs.) Ladi Ajene has called on the National Productivity Centre to partner with the Benue State Government to tackle the numerous challenges facing women and children in the state. The Commissioner made the call during a meeting with the Director-General of the Centre, Dr. Kashim Akor, when she paid him a courtesy visit at the Centre’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja. According the Commissioner, “I hope National Productivity Centre would find a way to key into the programmes of the Benue State Government, so as......