News - unemployment

Osinajo Launches N-Power Build In Enugu

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President,  Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria can solve its youths unemployment challenge through vocational training and apprenticeship.

 

Nigeria Seeks Indian Model In Reducing Unemployment

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has been challenged to take a cue from the Indian experience in dealing with unemployment by developing the nation’s micro, small and medium enterprises.

DEPOWA Empowers 200 Women, Youths

4 days ago /
Nation 

The defence and police officers’ wives association (DEPOWA), has empowered 200 women and youths from its just concluded skills acquisition programme at Ode-Ekiti, in Gbonyi local government area of Ekiti state.

Nigerians Mark International Workers Day

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

It’s May 1st, workers in Nigeria and around the world are taking the day off in observance of the official workers day, also known as International Labour Day.

Nasarawa Bans Street Hawking

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Task Force charged with relocating traders to the Muhammadu Buhari International Market, Karu, in Nasarawa State, has banned trading and hawking along the Keffi-Karu-Abuja expressway.

NPC Puts Nigeria’s Population At 198M

1 month ago /
Nation 

The National Population Commission has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent.

Bill Gates Criticises Execution Of Nigeria's Economic Recovery Growth Plan

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Co-Founder of the Bills and Melinda Gates foundation Bill Gates, says the execution priorities of Nigeria's Economic recovery and growth plan do not reflect the needs of the people. 

NCAC Advocates Skill Acquisition To Tackle Unemployment

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Director-General of the National Council For Arts And Culture, Olusegun Runsewe wants Nigerians to take-up skills that will enhance their economic wellbeing.

DAAR National Discourse Focuses On Youth Unemployment

2 months ago /
Nation 

The growing rate of unemployment and seeming hopelessness providing young minds in the country has been traced to deliberate moves by the leaders to stifle opportunities available to make them active participants in nation building.

DAAR National Discourse Participants Seek New Mindset For National Development

2 months ago /
Nation 

Speakers at the DAAR awards national discourse have advocated a new mindset that will free young  and   vibrant minds from the limitations of being addressed as youths and awaken the consciousness of dignity in labour in them.

Falana, Olorode Blast Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Fight

2 months ago /
Nation 

The anti-corruption efforts of the Buhari-led government have come under hard knocks with a demand that the administration should give a public account of billions of Naira so far recovered.

Zuma’s Fate Hangs In The Balance

3 months ago /
International News 

Leaders of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, ANC Party,  are to meet to decide the future of President Jacob Zuma as the National Executive Committee (NEC) is likely to ask him to step down. ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa,  acknowledged on Sunday that the issue was causing "disunity and discord". Zuma, 75,...

Federal Government Inaugurates Employment Council

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it will withdraw any approved contract if it fails to provide the number of new jobs the procurement will provide for citizens.

Gambia Rejoins The Commonwealth

3 months ago /
International News 

The Gambia is rejoining the commonwealth, almost five years after it withdrew under the rule of ousted President Yahya Jammeh who branded it a "neo-colonial institution”.

AFDB To Invest $56 Billion In Creating Industries Across Africa

3 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Africa Development Bank says about fifty six billion dollars will be invested in creating industries and markets to grow the GDP of Africa and provide employment opportunities for millions of unemployed youths on the continent.

APC ‘Cooked Up Indices’ Won’t Help Buhari, Says PDP

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “cooked up” the indices presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled Federal Government as evidence of its achievements in strengthening Nigeria’s economy since it came to power in May 2015. In a statement on Thursday, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan,...

Former INEC Chairman Calls For ‘Constructive Engagement’ Of Youths In Politics

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Former Head of Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has given out some useful information ahead of the 2019 elections explaining why youths must be constructively engaged in politics. Professor Attahiru Jega, who was a guest speaker at an event at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on...

 

U.K Encourages Young Nigerians To Participate In Leadership

3 months ago /
Nation 

The United Kingdom through the British council in Nigeria has began a campaign to encourage young people to play active roles in governance and policy making.

FG Surprised By Unemployment Levels

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has expressed unhappiness over the sporadic increase in the country’s unemployment rate. Minister of Labour And Employment Chris Ngige who was represented by the minister of state for Labour Professor Stephen Ocheni made this known at a one day consultative meeting on the resilience of high unemployment rate in nigeria. Recent...

NLC, TUC Appeals To Buhari Over Sack Of Teachers In Kaduna

4 months ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari and well-meaning Nigerians to call to order the Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of over thirty thousand workers. At a news briefing in Abuja, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba accused the governor of carrying out the action in...


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