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  1. Balance of Payment I | Week 1
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  2. Balance of Payment II | Week 2
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  3. Economic Growth & Development | Week 3
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  4. Economic Development Planning | Week 4
    2 Topics
    1 Quiz
  5. International Economic Organisations I | Week 5
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  6. International Economic Organisations II | Week 6
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    1 Quiz
  7. Current Economic Plans | Week 7
    5 Topics
    1 Quiz
  8. Economic Development Challenges | Week 8
    4 Topics
  9. Economic Reform Programs | Week 9
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In conformity with its mandate of job creation and in effect tackling the problems of unemployment in Nigeria, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) trains unemployed youths and retired persons for Vocational skills Acquisition Entrepreneurship or Business Development, Labour Based Works, Rural Employment Promotion and Job Placement guidance and counseling.

National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is committed to employment, poverty reduction, wealth-creating, and attitudinal change to enable Nigerian Youths to be self-employed and contribute to the economic growth of the nation.

The objectives and vision of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) 

The NDE mission is derived from its mandate as follows:-

1. To design and implement programmes to combat mass unemployment.

2. To articulate policies aimed at developing work programmes with labour intensive potentials.

3. To obtain and maintain a data bank on unemployment and vacancies in the country with a view to acting as a clearinghouse to link job seekers with vacancies in collaboration with other government agencies.

4. To implement any other policies as may be laid down from time to time by the Board established under sections of its enabling Act.

5. Job for all: To create a pool of artisans and entrepreneurs among the unemployed through skills acquisition of youths who will promote the economic development of the nation.

This involves:

i. School leavers

ii. School drop outs

iii. Youths with little or no education

iv. Artisans

v. Graduates of tertiary institutions

vi. Retired public/Private workers (Mature Persons)

vii. Women Groups

The NDE customers would be well equipped with marketable skills that would enable them to be self-employed (i.e.) to establish their own business or get wage employment if need be.  

This will involve:

i. Recruitment

ii. Selection

iii. Posting / Attachment

iv. Counseling

v. Training

vi. Assistance to prepare feasibility studies

vii. Graduation

viii. Linkage to financial


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