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FG Demands Synergy In Tackling Unemployment, Poverty

Mariam Sanni The Federal Government has urged critical stakeholders and agencies with skills acquisition mandates to synergise in tackling twin challenges of unemployment and poverty. Amb. Mariam Katagum, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment made the call on

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Dark Days Ahead

Anxiety over proposed fuel, electricity tariff hike Unemployment rate could worsen Insecurity as FCT, Plateau on red alert George Emine, Joel Ajayi and Ochigbo Victoria “We are extremely concerned about the deteriorating security situation. I mean, Nigeria is facing a

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Concern Over High Rate Of Unemployment: Nigerians Speak

Following a recent report released by the National Bureau of Statistics that put youth unemployment, underemployment at 61%, Nigeria being the second country with the highest unemployed population in the world, what is your impression on the report,  AljazirahÑlgeria’s Wisdom

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Unemployment: Southern States Top Chart

Yahaya Umar As Nigeria’s unemployment situation worsens, Imo, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta and Kaduna are among the worst hit states despite high internally generated revenue and huge Federal allocations. NBS, however, noted that the unemployment and underemployment rates varied across

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Buhari: We’ll Use Education To Tackle Unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of his second term, says his administration will tackle the challenge of unemployment through the tool of education coupled with a “matrix of initiatives”. He was speaking at the 13th convocation for the conferment of higher degrees,

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Unemployment: Nigeria Needs Skillful Youths – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said that Nigeria at this point requires the youths to be highly skilful in order to solve the problem of unemployment, security and youth restiveness. The President, who was a Visitor at the 31st Convocation ceremony of

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Expert urges youths to acquire entrepreneurial skills

A Management Consultant, Mr  Amuche Brian-Okoro, has urged Nigerian youths to acquire entrepreneurial skills to enable them overcome  the prevailing economic recession.   Brain-Okoro gave the advice in his Umuokoroezike Umunam Atta country home in Njaba  Local Government Area of

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The way forward for a tottering giant @ 56 – Gbenga Odunsi

The Assistant Editor of Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi in this brief piece x-rays the way forward for Nigeria and her daunting challenges. Nigeria recently attained the age 56 with a low key independence celebration in all parts of the country.

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How over 18000 Nigerians became jobless within 6 months- NBS

At least 18,919 Nigerians lost their public sector jobs between October 2015 and March 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS has said. Although about 5,867 new public sector jobs were generated between October and December 2015, the Bureau said

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.@DeleMomodu: Time to ease the unemployment logjam

Fellow Nigerians, let me say right away that the biggest problem confronting our world today is that of mass unemployment. I have decided to address this issue today as it portends grave danger and unprecedented chaos especially in Africa where

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