Tag: Unemployment

UK unemployment hits four-year high on virus fallout

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

Britain’s unemployment rate has struck the highest level in four years after the coronavirus pandemic wiped out a record amount of jobs, official data showed ... Read More

NBS Says Akwa Ibom Had Highest Unemployment in Q3, 2018

Suleiman Idris- April 27, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Akwa Ibom reported the highest unemployment rate of 37.7 per cent in third quarter 2018. NBS said this ... Read More

Minimum Wage rises in UK, biggest in decade

admin- December 11, 2018

UK Workers get biggest pay rise in 10 years British workers had their biggest pay rise in a decade in the three months to October ... Read More

Video: 7 Million Disbursed to Youth and Women in Katsina

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2018

Seven (7) Million Naira was disbursed as interest free loan to 700 Youth and Women trained in cosmetology and other trades on completion of their ... Read More

Computer Manufacturers Set to Create Jobs to Tackle Youth Unemployment

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2018

The Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria (CCMON) on Wednesday said it was poised to tackle unemployment by creating more job opportunities for teeming youths in ... Read More

Overhauling Curriculum to Profer Solution of Unemployment – Speaker Dogara

Tanimu- August 18, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that in order to effectively combat unemployment in Nigeria, a ... Read More

Abuja Light Rail Project Employs 10,000

Tanimu- August 2, 2018

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: About 10,000 Nigerians were employed during the construction of the Abuja Light Rail Project, which was recently commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari, ... Read More

We will fence Nigeria, change its name, currency – JMPP

admin- June 15, 2018

From Left: Vision Bearer, Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), Apostle Chukwu Ezuzolugo; Chairman Board of Trustees of JMPP, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife; JMPP founding Member, Chief ... Read More

Entrepreneurship: An escape route from poverty to prosperity

inno.korie- April 9, 2018

Obike Ukoh, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN): Poverty and unemployment in Nigeria have remained hydra-headed in spite of many government intervention programmes. The situation is ... Read More

Dogara Believes Technological Advancement Key to Ending Youth Unemployment

Tanimu- March 9, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has said that Nigeria cannot expect to excel as a nation if it ... Read More

NGO, US Embassy Begin Agricultural Empowerment Programme for 150 Youths in Katsina

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2018

An NGO in Katsina state, known as R.H. Equipt, has begun training of 150 unemployed youths on agricultural entrepreneurship in Daura to reduce unemployment and ... Read More

Senate, MDAs, CSOs Meet To Forestall Rapid Youth Unemployment Growth

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2017

The Senate, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and representatives of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on Monday convened a roundtable dialogue on the alarming rate of youth unemployment ... Read More

African Union Recruiting Youth Volunteer Corps

Henry Solomon- July 12, 2017

The African Union has started the process of recruiting Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC) for all its member states across the continent. AU-YVC is a continental ... Read More

APC Will Not Repeat PDP Mistakes, Says Odigie – Oyegun

Abdul Jimoh- June 13, 2017

APC Will Not Repeat PDP Mistakes, Says Odigie-Oyegun National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Tuesday assured that the governing ... Read More

Food Security: Sen. Adamu Urges Nigerians To Embrace Agriculture

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2017

Food Security: Sen. Adamu Urges Nigerians To Embrace Agriculture Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa West) has urged Nigerians to embrace agriculture in order to achieve national ... Read More

Democracy Day; Muslim Media Watch Group Calls For Sober reflection Among Leaders

Abdul Jimoh- May 29, 2017

Muslim Media Watch Group Calls For Sober Reflection As the Nation marks its Democracy Day today, the Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria, calls for ... Read More

Academic Qualification Without Skills Increases Unemployment – Ambode

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2017

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode says emphasis on Academic qualification, without considering adequate skills to deliver, contributes to the high level of unemployment in the ... Read More

FG’s ERGP Will Tackle Unemployment – Minister

Henry Solomon- May 11, 2017

The Federal Government says that the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) will tackle unemployment in the country. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, ... Read More

Online Portal To Register Unemployed Nigerians Goes Live On Wednesday – NDE

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2017

The Federal Government is to register unemployed Nigerians online as from Wednesday April 5. The Deputy Director, Information and Public Relations of  the National Directorate of Employment ... Read More

N-Power Job Scheme: 200,000 Names of Applicants Released

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 21, 2016

Job Employment Scheme: 200,000 Nigerians selected to start work as teachers, agriculture & health workers in their communities December 1 Names of successful first batch ... Read More