Revisiting youth unemployment
In today’s Nigeria, where the rate of unemployment has reached high heavens, getting a job is an uphill task. Millions of youths are facing daunting challenges in their lives.
Minister, others seek synergy to tackle youth unemployment
Stakeholders, including Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, have urged synergy in addressing youth unemployment, especially among young people in the rural areas.
Entrepreneurship remains solution to youth unemployment, expert says
Founder, Africa Canada Trade and Investment Venture, Kenneth Oguzie, has called on Nigeria youths to focus on entrepreneurship, which he sees as the solution to unemployment.
Tackling youth unemployment with Ogun broiler production template
Poultry specialists and investors, as well as agro-economists, have suggested that to reduce the alarming rate of youth employment, underemployment and avert insurrection in the country
Address poverty, insecurity now, PDP tells Buhari
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reposition his government and address the economic and security challenges facing the country. The former ruling party expressed sadness that Nigerians are celebrating the country’s 60th independence anniversary without much to show for it. In a statement, yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola…
A curious N75b youth empowerment fund
In what appears to be a response to the cry over youth unemployment in the country, the Federal Government recently earmarked N75 billion as youth empowerment fund.
Declaring emergency on youth unemployment
The call the other day by the House of Representatives on the Federal Government to declare emergency on youth unemployment merely reaffirmed the fact that despite the much-talked about efforts...
Stakeholders seek use of PPP model to tackle youth unemployment
Experts in Nigeria’s business sector have said that Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the government and the private sector can be a veritable driver of youth employment.
Anglican women urge government to tackle youth unemployment
Women's and Girls’ Organisations in the Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion) has decried the rate of youth unemployment in the country. President of the organisation, Professor Motunrayo Olumakaiye, in her address themed ‘Stronger, Deeper and Higher’ at the 2019 Centenary Women’s Conference in Lagos, referred to a January 2019 online publication.
‘Nigeria needs 11m jobs annually to tackle youth unemployment’
Nigeria needs to create about 11 million new jobs yearly to tackle youth unemployment facing the country. The Regional Coordinator, United Nations Environment Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA), Dr Richard Munang, disclosed this at the UNEP-EBAFOSA Nigeria policy harmonisation meeting for implementing the Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP), and Climate Action, held…