Quota admission: A noble idea abused
Reports that Nigerians are questioning the continual application of the quota system in the admission of candidates into universities are for good reasons.
Is there still hope for the Nigerian dream?
President Buhari on Tuesday September 8 at the closing of the first-year ministerial performance review retreat held in Abuja has asked Nigerian elites to judge his administration fairly in governance.
Nigeria is not working, Bishop warns
The Anglican Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Rt. Revd. Ndubuisi Obi, has said that Nigeria, as presently constituted, is not working. The bishop, who pointed this out in his maiden presidential charge during the 2020 Synod of the Nnewi Diocese of the Anglican Communion, yesterday, noted: “The common people are suffering, there is abject poverty in the…
‘Contract crop production crucial for agro-industries, youth employment’
• Cultivating thyme can save $50m import yearly’ Mr Dayo Olunowo, Managing Director, Agricapital Ltd, Ibadan, in this interview, says agribusiness can only be sustainable if farmers can plant according to off-takers’ product standards, specifications, and packaging methods. He argues that the market gap between the farmer and the produce end-user, when bridged, can save…
From N-power to colony of unemployment
At the inception, the introduction of N-Power scheme stands out as one of the best policies of the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari with a lot of graduates been engaged through the scheme aspiring to move to the assumed next level of the programme which was interpreted to be permanent employment or empowerment not…
Abia lawmaker faults FG’s move to employ 774,000 ad-hoc staff
Representative of Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency of Abia State in the House of Representatives, Uko Nkole, has faulted Federal Government’s move to recruit 1,000 persons
Senate considers removing age limit for graduate employment
The Senate, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to direct the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Productivity to set up a committee to review age barrier and create jobs...
Back to the future with agriculture
The official calls for boosting the employment prospect of the nation’s teeming youths through economic diversification have been persistent in recent times.
‘How to generate more employment in maritime sector’
The Federal Government has been urged to utilize the legal implementable priorities for the development of indigenes operation and generation of employment