Tag: unemployment

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SponsorApril 6, 2018

President of Ghana leads delegation in event aimed at tackling Africa unemployment

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana, is scheduled to give a talk in a leading pan African conference organised ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 20, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The change we were promised is driving people to suicide

The year 2016/2017 marked by suicides in Nigeria. We plummeted from the international happiness index and saw cases of people ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

AfDB sets a target of 25 million jobs for youth over the next decade

The President, African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG), which will ...

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EditorOctober 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Government’s commitment to eradicating unemployment is ‘indifferent’

Unemployment has been with Nigerians for the past 57 years of our independence and it’s yet to receive any working ...

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EditorOctober 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Not Boko Haram, this is the real Nigeria’s ticking time bomb

Over the years, the country has been engulfed in crises that have received enough attention from the government at every level. ...

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ToluOctober 12, 2017

#Impact365: “Unemployment can only be curbed by action, not roundtable conversations” – Mayowa Ajibodu of #ShunUnemployment

The prevalence of unemployment in Nigeria is one of the major setbacks that faces the economy.  In the last quarter ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

We are committed to help fight unemployment – NBC

Nigeria Bottling Company Limited (NBC) says the management trainee programme (MTP) was introduced in order to help the government fight ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 22, 2017

Opinion: Tackling the menace of unemploment in Nigeria

by Gideon Arinze   The persistent quest for white collar jobs has turned the minds of many graduates away from ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 5, 2017

Opinion: Why the National Assembly must lead on wage increase

It is a good development to hear Senator Bukola Saraki’s rhetoric on increasing the minimum wage in Nigeria. As an ...

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EzinneAugust 4, 2017

The Thread: Dr. Joe Abah reveals the secret to landing your dream job

Since last year, Nigeria has been in a recession, and one of the hardest hit areas has been employment. Graduates ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 1, 2017

Opinion: 4 things that happen when work becomes boring

by Abayomi Gbade-Bello It would be classified as an understatement to assert that Nigeria has a high rate of unemployment/underemployment ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 28, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: This is why Nnamdi Kanu is getting more followers

by Cheta Nwanze   A month ago, my boss, Kadaria and I, for a TV programme, The Core, got to ...

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EzinneJuly 14, 2017

The Thread: This is why you should take that horrible pay

If you’re stuck between jobs, wondering whether to take the abysmal offers that are coming through, Dr Olufunmilayo has important ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Nigeria is on the brink of an unprecedented revolution. Here is why

by Cheta Nwanze Dem belly full but we hungry A hungry mob is an angry mob A rain a-fall but ...

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RoqeebahJune 16, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] What unemployment? N-Power portal is apparently popping

The Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme, N-Power, has the ambitious goal to hire 350,000 unemployed graduates. The process for application ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

This one thing could solve rural unemployment in Nigeria

by Alexander O. Onukwue New data from the Bureau of Statistics continue to show a high level of unemployment and ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

Why are Nigerian women hustling more than men?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows that Nigerian women are more unemployed than ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

Unemployment in South Africa, Kenya worse than in Nigeria | See Africa’s unemployment comparison index

by Alexander O. Onukwue As the World continues its full recovery from the Global Economic Crisis of 2008, which led to ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

Underemployment: 6 stop-gap gigs for the Nigerian millennial

by Alexander O. Onukwue ‘There comes a time in the life of a man or woman that you drop that ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

Understanding the damning numbers on unemployment released by the National Bureau of Statistics

by Alexander O. Onukwue The National Bureau of Statistics, on Monday evening, released the figures of the Unemployment status of ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 6th of June

  Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija today: Unemployment rate increases to 14.2% – ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 5, 2017

Unemployment rate increases to 14.2% – NBS (FULL REPORT)

Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria, Dr Yemi Kale has released statistics of the number of ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 26, 2017

Opinion: A teacher’s reward is in heaven while poverty is a present companion here on earth

by Nimi Princewill Becoming a teacher in Nigeria doesn’t exactly align with the prayers of most young Nigerians who seek ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

FG to begin online registration of unemployed Nigerians Wednesday

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government is set to begin the registration of unemployed Nigerians online as from Wednesday, April ...

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AzeezMarch 5, 2017

How 36.7 million Nigerians lost their jobs within a year – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Bureau of Statistics has said about 3.67 million Nigerians lost their jobs between October 2015 ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 4, 2017

Opinion: I am not a Geek, but I need a job too

Maintaining relevance in this 3rd era of automation by Benjamin Dada   For real, this is me on a normal ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

The Thread: There is no excuse for making people work for free

Binju (@UPNEPA) is not taking it lightly with Nigerian CEOs who are making a case for unpaid internships, and refusinv ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

The Thread: Young people need to look beyond money when getting employed

Experience, they say, is the best teacher. And that experience doesn’t have to be your own. Amara Nwankpa has nothing ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2017

Editi Effiong: Experience- Even those bad job and internship opportunities are good for you

by Editi Effiong Monday last week, on the verge of signing a major deal, the client’s procurement team sent an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Banning okada will affect the economy – Amaechi

by Dolapo Adelana Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said a ban on motorcycles and tricycles nationwide would have an ...

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