Tag: unemployment

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

March 16, 2014

Opinion: The immigration recruitment tragedy should be seen as a call to action

by Eseoghene Odiete I was definitely tempted to curse and complain; to make loud noise about how bad our government ...

March 5, 2014

Opinion: Dear Mr. President, the unemployment rate in Nigeria is alarming

by Oladele John Nihi Your Excellency Sir, it’s my humble opinion that if there is a presidential directive mandating all ...

January 23, 2014

Opinion: Tukur’s exit cannot save PDP from its impending death

by Garba Shehu That said, there is no denying that Tukur’s departure is coming with an expiry date, too little, ...

January 14, 2014

Listen up ladies: Here are 10 signs he’s surely cheating on you

by Merilyn Vaughn  A new email account doesn’t necessarily mean your significant other is having an affair; but it becomes ...

August 17, 2013

Opinion: Is the Nigerian economy deadlocked?

by Salim Salihu Muhammed No doubt, Nigeria is making progress in industrial growth, the absence of infrastructure to complement the ...

July 19, 2013

“Celebrating will be insensitive”: Peter Obi cancels birthday celebration over state of the nation

by Rachel Ogbu Selflessness or just good old fashioned politics? You be the judge. Anambra State Governor Peter Obi explained ...

May 31, 2013

“I only charge pregnancy fees”: Woman sells 4 of her newborn children to support her family

A blind Chinese woman has admitted to selling four of her new-born children to support her family because her husband ...

May 26, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: The joke is the Nigerian youth, not el-Rufai

by Femi Fani-Kayode Those youths ought to be thanking God that some of us that are leaders in the political ...

May 24, 2013

“I have two daughters who are unemployed” – Nasir el-Rufai

by Rachel Ogbu Ex-Federal Capital Territory minister, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has revealed that his daughters, who both have Masters Degrees ...

May 2, 2013

Opinion: How to legally increase unemployment in Nigeria

by Erwin Ofili The only jobs created at the end of the day are for politicians and their hangers-on, and ...

April 25, 2013

Miraculous employment letters – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Oh to be a fly in the wall of an Etisalat office as they try and do ...

December 21, 2012

Photo of the Day: Please call me, I desperately need a job

by Isi Esene As they say, “Desperate times calls for desperate measures,” therefore many Nigerian youths will understand why this ...

December 19, 2012

Blame Okorocha for kidnappings in Imo – Ohakim

by Isi Esene Former Imo State governor, Ikedi Ohakim has blamed governor Rochas Okorocha for the increasing case of kidnapping ...

December 19, 2012

FG dares not increase fuel pump price in New Year – Omar, NLC president

by Isi Esene The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abdulwahed Omar has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government ...

November 18, 2012

TICKER: Racism: Unemployed black woman pretends to be white, and the job offers skyrocket

Before I begin, let me quote the late, great, Booker T. Washington who said, “Of all forms of slavery there ...

November 15, 2012

Temidayo Abudu: What’s your niche? (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Last summer, right out of university, I was thrown into what most people call ‘the real world’. I was now ...

November 5, 2012

“I am one of those praying for Nigeria’s oil to dry up” – Oby Ezekwesili

by Isi Esene Oby Ezekwesili, the former World Bank vice-president for Africa, over the weekend said she prays for Nigeria’s ...

November 2, 2012

Opinion: Africa is rising! At least its one per cent is

by Zainab Usman As the African middle-class goes shopping with their swelled-up wallets and designer purses in Lagos or in ...

October 5, 2012

#JustIn: Goodbye, Debate Bounce: US unemployment rate falls below 8 percent

by Hauwa Gambo Ah, so here’s the reason Barack Obama was so calm during his debate with Republican Mitt Romney. ...

September 15, 2012

“Nigerian leaders lack the creativity to tackle unemployment” – Gov. Fashola points fingers

by Akan Ido Governor Babatunde Fashola yesterday blamed the nation’s unemployment woes on the lack of creativity on the part ...

September 12, 2012

Opinion: Between youth and violence

by Emmanuel Onwubiko and Nneka Okonkwo From all indication, youth unemployment is a menace in Nigeria and constitutes a real ...

August 14, 2012

Ijaw youth demand automatic employment from Chevron, threaten violence

by Akan Ido The uncomfortable unemployment situation in the country has taken a new turn as the Kombot Employment Front, ...

August 8, 2012

Opinion: Dangote’s ‘Graduate Driver Academy’ is an insult

by Lagos Hunter “If you argue that Dangote’s ‘Graduate Driver Academy’ isn’t an insult to the years you spent at ...

March 14, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: We all want to blow! (YNaija Frontpage)

 Nigeria must look at herself and ask if it has bred men who would rather blow through a just path ...

February 23, 2012

Temitope Shittu-Alamu: Is there any hope for the Nigerian graduate?

by Temitope Shittu-Alamu Of course many will get jobs whether by merit or by some mysterious “long legs” but it ...

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