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Federal Government to Recruit 300,000 Graduates Soon

The Federal Government said it will soon recruit 300,000 additional graduates in the next phase of the N-power volunteer programme. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday at a special town hall meeting for the youth, according to Daily Trust. The minister specifically stated ...

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Kwara to Build N500m Computer Village. What Does This Mean for Nigeria?

Kwara State Government commitment’s to the expansion of employment opportunities and entrepreneur development has received a boost with the groundbreaking of Harmony Hub (Computer Village) in Ilorin, the state capital by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed. Speaking at the groundbreaking, Governor Ahmed said the Computer Village would directly employ about 600 youths when fully operational apart from the hundreds of indirect jobs ...

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FG Employs 200,000 Graduates, Places Them On #30,000 Monthly Salary

The Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media, Laolu Akande, on Friday disclosed that the Federal Government has employed 200, 000 graduates to work as teachers and agricultural extension workers in the country, Daily Post reports. Speaking at the second Presidential economic communication workshop in Abuja, the Vice President’s aide said those employed will earn N30,000 monthly. ...

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4.58 Million Nigerians Became Jobless Under Buhari, NBS Report Reveals

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the total number of Nigerians who became unemployed within the first and second quarter of 2016 now stands at 2.6 million. According to the bureau, about 1.46 million Nigerians became unemployed in the third quarter of 2015, while another 518,102 became unemployed in the fourth quarter of 2015. This brings the total freshly ...

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Nigeria’s Federal Government Wants to Employ More Youths?

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the N-Power online jobs and training applications till the end of August. Disclosing this in a statement on Monday, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, said the extension was to allow more potentially qualified candidates participate, as well as to expand the opportunity base ...

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Education Minister Unveils the Solution to Nigeria’s Unemployment Crisis

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu Thursday said that entrepreneurship holds the key to solving the mounting unemployment challenges of the country. He spoke on the occasion of National Conference on Entrepreneurship Education at Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Uwanna  Afikpo, Ebonyi state. The programme was held by the institution in conjunction with the National Board for Technical Education. Adamu who ...

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