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Government urges unemployed Nigerians to register before August 31

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Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has called on unemployed Nigerians to register at the online job portal: Npower.ng.org of the Social Intervention Scheme.

Ngige’s call was contained in a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Press, Samuel Olowookere, in the ministry on Sunday in Abuja.
The minister, made the call while inaugurating the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) School-to-Work Programme in Calabar.

Ngige urged all unemployed register so as to benefit from the Social Intervention Scheme to benefit from different categories of programmes government was offering.

“Unfortunately, as we speak, by last week, the portal has only recorded about 1.2 million persons.”We expect more persons to have been registered in the portal before our screening exercise on the portal, which closes August 31,” he said.


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