Tag: unemployment

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2015

Obasanjo advises African leaders on how to curb illegal migration

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says the elimination of poverty, unemployment and a conflict-free society, will drastically reduce illegal ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 4, 2015

Apart from Boko Haram, this is Nigeria’s biggest problem – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has highlighted unemployment as Nigeria’s second biggest problem, behind Boko Haram. He raised the alarm after receiving a briefing from ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 3, 2015

What happens till you get that mystery job?

I still am largely an undergraduate. This means like many others every decision I have made is to groom me ...

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Mallam YeroJuly 26, 2015

Oranu Ernest: Nigerian graduates and unemployability, which way forward

Unemployability is a derivative of the word unemployable, which is defined according to Oxford Dictionary as referring to a person, ...

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Janeth JMay 21, 2015

Are Nigerians unemployed or underemployed?

by Mobutu Sankara The discussion about unemployment in political debates around the world has finally landed in Nigeria. A lot ...

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Janeth JMay 14, 2015

Nigeria Bureau of Statistics modify the definition of unemployment

by Ranti Joseph Well, Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) doesn’t seem to agree with the old definition of unemployment and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

Unemployment methodology to be reviewed by Bureau of Statistics

by Chidi Okoye There are indications that the National bureau of statistics will unveil a revised methodology for computing unemployment ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 6, 2015

The NUC boss doesn’t know there are jobless Ph.D holders? We’re amazed!

by Kolapo Olapoju We may be wrong, but almost every Nigerian is aware that unemployment does not respect degree or ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 6, 2015

If unemployment persists… Nigerian youth will be Boko Haram recruits – OBJ

by Kolapo Olapoju Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, says if Nigeria manages its resources efficiently, no Nigerian would lack basic amenities. ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 12, 2015

Opinion: Why employers demand years of work experience from fresh graduates + how to get the job

by Blessed Kemka Our tertiary system manages to produce students who can hardly answer same questions of an exam they ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 1, 2014

Opinion: Five Reasons Why Jonathan’s second term Will Be A disaster

by Prince Ken History has a lot of lessons for us. History itself though an event of the past is ...

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YEditorOctober 23, 2014

New Bill seeks to raise NYSC transport allowance from N150 a month (DETAILS)

by James Sambo The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a Bill seeking a better welfare package for ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 8, 2014

@Lanre_Olagunju: How to tackle the unemployment challenge in Africa

by Lanre Olagunju Of all the numerous challenges posing a threat to Africa’s prosperity and well-being, unemployment occupies the lion ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 1, 2014

@Hardrockyng: Will the Nigerian worker be celebrating Independence Day?

by Kolapo Olapoju   On 1st October 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan announced that the Independence Day celebration would be low-key. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 26, 2014

#DigitalJobs: @pinigeria and Rockefeller foundation to launch online work campaign in Nigeria

by Damilola Jagun #DigitalJobs, a joint social empowerment project of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) and the Rockefeller Foundation, will launch ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 19, 2014

@oluwasegunsomef: Nigerian youths and unemployment

by Oluwasegun Somefun According to the UN and ILO, unemployment is a global problem. It is no news that there ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

These are the number of jobs that were created in the second quarter of 2014

by Tunji Andrews Reports, fresh out of the National Bureau of Statistics indicate that Nigeria created a total of 259,353 ...

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Isime EseneAugust 11, 2014

Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria is losing the battle against poverty

Atiku Abubakar   We have skilled people and nowhere to employ them! This is a travesty… In honour of the ...

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July 25, 2014

Emmanuel Chidiogo: Why you should not go to school (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Emmanuel Chidiogo     ”In this day and age, it’s what you do with your knowledge that stands out; ...

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writerJuly 25, 2014

Voting has begun for ‘Don’t waste your CASH’ essay competition [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Out of the thousands of essays that we received in response to the DWYC® (Don’t waste your ...

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May 29, 2014

7 sure ways to get the job you want

by Corina Dondas   Always do your research before the interview! Make sure you dress accordingly and that you gather ...

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May 3, 2014

Opinion: The lies elites tell about unemployment in Nigeria

by Muhammed Dahiru Aminu In short, there is an unspoken existential story of a colossal corruption behind all the daily ...

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April 14, 2014

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, addressed Secretary-General Ban Ki ...

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April 10, 2014

Dele Agekameh: Unemployment and government’s ‘soup kitchen’ alternatives

by Dele Agekameh Sometimes, when the various governments – federal, states or local governments – talk about creating jobs, I ...

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March 25, 2014

Perry Brimah: Immigration scam – If I were President Jonathan

by Perry Brimah I will immediately return the looted $20 billion which will all be invested in massive job creation. ...

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March 25, 2014

Sonala Olumhense: The unemployment crisis – Which way out?

by Sonala Olumhense What is the way out?  The government cannot move forward, let alone lead anyone, if it cannot ...

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March 24, 2014

Lagun Akinloye: NIS stampede highlights Nigeria’s youth employment crisis

by Lagun Akinloye …the stampede was not just a result of poor crowd control but a symptom of Nigeria’s desperate ...

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March 23, 2014

‘I did it to make my wife happy’ – Self-confessed gun-runner laments

by Zara Mustapha The department of State Security Service in Bauchi has caught a 32-year-old man, Bello Dankogol engaged in ...

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March 23, 2014

Hannatu Musawa: #NISstampede – We demand a proper inquiry

by Hannatu Musawa Indeed, the Nigeria Immigration Service is a very prominent governmental agency responsible for ensuring that non-citizens coming ...

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March 20, 2014

Opinion: The thin line between out of work and out of hire

by Uzoma Elenwoke Having stated my case, I would want to see our government take a stronger stance on unemployment ...

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