President Muhamadu Buhari, on the 30th of January 2020, hosted the 2019 National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM)Awardees at the Conference Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. In his address, while congratulating them on their awards the president drew inspiration from Paul Krugman’s famous productivity quote “…in the end productivity is almost everything” to underscore the role productivity plays in national development and wellbeing. He then charged the Awardees, amongst whom were, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Dr. Oba otudeko, Mr. Tony Elumelu, etc., to serve as productivity ambassadors for the nation. The......
The National Productivity Centre is a research –oriented
parastatal established by NPC Act 70 CAP 2004, to stimulate
productivity consciousness , and promote socio-economic
growth and development in Nigeria through productivity
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 and constituency projects under the 2019 budget as follows: SCOPE OF GOODS, WORKS AND SERVICES CATEGORY A (GOODS) LOT G01: Purchase of Library Books and Equipment. LOT G02: Supply of Motorcycles for Youths Empowerment for Owerri Federal Constituency Imo State. LOT G03: Supply of Transformers to Owerri......
The National Productivity Center (NPC) has carried out a two day specialized training of 50 members of staff of federal ministry of environment who are in the directorate cadre. This training which held from July 29 to 30, 2019, had as its theme: “Green Productivity and Environmental protection for sustainable development”, at Valencia hotel, Abuja. The Director-General of NPC, Dr. Kashim Akor, while delivering his welcome address, urged participants to see the training as an avenue to acquire necessary skills for effective service delivery. Dr. Akor said: “This two days training is......
President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has approved the re-appointment of Dr. Kashim Yunusa Akor as Director-General of the National Productivity Centre for a second and final term of four years with effect from 20th May 2019. The approval was conveyed in a letter Ref.No. SGF.58597/TAB/II/TI/73 of 10th July, 2019 signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. Dr. Kashim Akor, a Productivity Expert and Consultant of over two and half decades had in his first tenure repositioned the Centre in line with contemporary global trends in Productivity Management. This......
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. ......
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......
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......
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......