Tag: Employment

EFCC bars married applicants from employment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, which is currently recruiting, has said only unmarried persons can apply to work in the agency. The decision has, however, been criticised by the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress. In a document, which went viral, titled, ‘Recruitment of[Read More…]

Nigerian Bureau of Statistics Report Shows 1.5m Nigerians Became Unemployed In 2016

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says another 1.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the first quarter of 2016. In its unemployment and underemployment report released on Friday, NBS said the country’s unemployment rate grew from 10.4 percent in the last quarter in 2015 to 12.1 percent. In the third[Read More…]

Unemployed And Poor Nigerians To Get N5000 Monthly Says President Muhammadu Buhari

The Buhari Administration at the weekend declared that there are ongoing plans to implement one of its striking campaign promises that it will pay N5000 each to the poorest Nigerians across the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who gave the hint noted that government is “currently evaluating the best ways[Read More…]

APC Says Jonathan’s ‘Sacking & Hiring’ An Attempt To Set Traps For President-elect, Buhari

by Deji Abiodun Out-going President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has been accused of setting traps for the incoming Government of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) by embarking on unnecessary last-minute appointments as well as the removal and immediate replacement of heads of strategic government parastatals. The allegation was contained in a statement[Read More…]

‘This Administration Has Created 1.4 Million Jobs In Three Years’ – Okonjo-Iweala Asserts

The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Monday said the President Goodluck Jonathan-led Federal Government created 1.4 million jobs in the past three years in its bid to address unemployment in the country. Okonjo-Iweala said this at a conversation meeting on government policies,[Read More…]