FG Partners Microsoft To Train 5 Million Nigerians In IT-Apply

FG Partners Microsoft To Train 5 Million Nigerians In IT-Apply: The Federal Government has rolled out plans to train 5 million Nigerians on digital skills nationwide from the month of May to October 2021

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In partnership with Microsoft Corporation and others, more than 27,000 jobs would be created with three years, the vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo added

The Federal Government through the  Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in Partnership with Microsoft, Linkedin, and Github in-demand skills training to enhance employability of youth for the digital Economy starting from May to October 2021


Get free access to learning content across Linkedin Learning, Microsoft Learn, and GitHub, ranging from entry-level digital literacy skills to advanced skills for technical roles.

Words of the Vice President

“The six regions of the country have been earmarked for the development of Microsoft’s Air band Initiative,

“up skilling five million Nigerians, 1,700 trainers would provide blended online and in-person training courses to the country’s youth as well as government workers”


“Our government is committed to leveraging innovation and technology to bring better outcomes across a wide area of governance concerns,”

“Research points to internet penetration in Nigeria of around 50 percent and while [we have seen an] increased the pace of digitisation, much needs to be done to empower all citizens to take advantage of the opportunities of a digital economy,”

“Government will also be given the tools to digitally transform skilling, education, and employment methods to match job seekers with the right employers. In doing so, we hope to create over 27,000 new digital jobs in the next three years,”


Linkedin Learning will share a free library of high-quality learning paths to help you learn the skills for in-demand rales like:

Digital Marketer,

Project Manager,

Data Analyst, and

Software Developer.


Microsoft Learn:

  • an online platform to help you learn Microsoft products,
  • will continue its free access now and in the future to interactive,
  • self-paced content to help you advance your technical skills while preparing for role-based Microsoft certifications.


GitHub Learning Lab:

  • Will continue providing its hands-on learning experiences for free so you can grow your technical skills by practicing on fun, realistic projects.

These three will come together and bringing the best of their resources to help you learn skills for in-demand jobs

Application Deadline: Till October 2021





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