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.
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...
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.
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.
With the unemployment rate increasing across the country, many young Nigerians are heeding the wrong narrative about the relevance of education.
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…
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…
• 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…
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.
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.
Stakeholders have urged support for small businesses to thrive, as their contributions to tackling unemployment in Nigeria is vital.