February 13, 2024
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Check Your Name: FG Unveils 1st Set of Successful Nigerians for Its Free Training on 12 Tech Skills



The FG has released the list of the first set of successful applicants for the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) programme




The programme aims to train Nigerians in 12 specialised tech courses, including Artificial Intelligence



The Nigerian government plans to train 3 million Nigerians in tech skills over the next four years to reduce youth unemployment



Bosun Tijani, the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, disclosed this in a post on X on Friday, November 24, 2023.




Bosun wrote on X:


“We want to make sure that everyone who has applied for the #3MTT programme can check if they are part of the first cohort.



Please visit https://b.link/3MTT-LIST and search for your name to know the next step on your #3MTT learning journey.”



3MTT courses

The selected applicants for the first phase will learn the following courses:


Software Development

UI/UX Design

Data Analysis & Visualisation

Quality Assurance

Product Management

Data Science

Animation AI / Machine Learning

Cybersecurity Game Development

Cloud Computing Dev Ops.


Details on the 3MTT fellowship The 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) programme is critical to the Renewed Hope agenda to build Nigeria’s technical talent.




The first phase of the programme, executed in collaboration with NITDA, will involve multiple stakeholders, including fellows, training providers, partners and placement organisations.



The 3MTT programme by the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation & Digital Economy will generate a pipeline of technical talent to create 2 million digital jobs by 2025.




Tijani recently announced N1 billion in funding for the programme to be provided by IHS Telecom.


To find out if you made the list, check here.


To apply for the next cohort, check here.


Between that year and now, she applied for more than 1,000 job opportunities, and they all hit the rocks.




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