Sunday, 1st October 2023


18 Sep
Dr Peter Mbah, governor of Enugu state, has promised to disrupt the state's incremental growth and grow it sevenfold in his time as the chief executive.
13 Sep
Projections that the country’s unemployment rate would hit 37 per cent in 2023, while the country’s poverty headcount would also rise to 45 per cent are certainly worrisome. The projections emerged from the Nigerian Economic Summit Group...
5 Sep
To curb unemployment and fill the skills gap, Engage Youth Africa Initiative (EYAI) a Pan-African, non-governmental organisation, has emphasised the need for skill acquisition and launched a 10-week jobs and skills mentorship programme for youths.
28 Aug
Exactly how many Nigerians are unemployed is a question nobody may be able to find an accurate answer for in the foreseeable future. This is because Nigeria’s hyped unemployment rate dropped last Thursday, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), government’s agency saddled with the responsibility of coming up with the most accurate figure.
23 Aug
With the unemployment rate increasing across the country, many young Nigerians are heeding the wrong narrative about the relevance of education.
15 Aug
China's government will no longer release youth unemployment statistics, it said Tuesday, but the mood among young people online and on the streets of Beijing left no doubt the situation was dire. Recently, the figure has hit a record every month, with 21.3 percent of young people jobless in June. The July data was expected…
3 Aug
An IT consulting firm, Devosta Solution Limited, has launched an app, 'Dice Tutors' in Nigeria, to reduce unemployment and improve quality education for out-of-school children. Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Ajayi Aiyesa, while highlighting the need for knowledge dissemination and its impact on society, said the focus of the app goes beyond acquiring knowledge…
31 Jul
• Telecoms, brewery, FMCG, building sectors negatively impacted by FX crisis • Experts predict fresh unemployment crisis • ALTON claims sector on queue for forex allocation • Banks embark on fundraising to hedge against currency risk The harsh reality of the economy is fast-impacting sectors hitherto assumed to be immune from the vagaries of the…
22 Jun
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called on the government to give due attention to the formalisation of apprenticeship policy as a measure to address the nation’s current challenge of rising unemployment.
18 Jun
Parliament or Assembly all over the world wherever it is established is the beckon of democracy and the most significant institution as every constituency in Nigeria is represented in the National and State assemblies.
15 Jun
Stakeholders have urged support for small businesses to thrive, as their contributions to tackling unemployment in Nigeria is vital.
13 Jun
UK unemployment eased in the three months to the end of April but wage rises continue to lag inflation, official data showed Tuesday.


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Communication scholars and public relations practitioners in Nigeria have declared that Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot replace human intelligence in whatever guise. At the Annual General Meeting and Public Lecture of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Kano Chapter, the experts opined AI is designed to replace manual work effectively and quickly, and cannot override…
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Manchester City's shock 2-1 defeat to Wolves leaves the Premier League's top six separated by just three points.
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Rangers sacked manager Michael Beale on Sunday after less than a year in charge of the Glasgow giants.
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At least 10 Cuban migrants were killed and 25 injured on Sunday when a cargo truck carrying them overturned in southern Mexico, the latest fatal crash involving US-bound migrants, local officials reported.
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At least 10 Cuban migrants were killed and 25 injured on Sunday when a cargo truck carrying them overturned in southern Mexico, the latest fatal crash involving US-bound migrants, local officials reported.
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Liverpool on Sunday said a botched VAR decision that cost them a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham resulted in "sporting integrity being undermined".
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At least 13 people were killed in a fire in a Spanish nightclub on Sunday morning, officials said, with fears the toll could still rise as rescue workers sift through the debris.
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The Kogi State Police Command says it has begun investigations into the circumstances that led to the killing of a supporter of the All Progressives Congress in Kotonkarfe, Kogi LGA of Kogi State on Saturday.
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After 72 days of intense competition in the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality television show Season 8 tagged ‘Big Brother Naija All Star’, Ilebaye Precious Odiniya has emerged as the winner of the show.
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Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has declared that his love for the Napoli badge is unwavering despite his travails at the club in the last one week.