Tag: Jobs

Nigeria’s Unemployment Worsens, Four in Ten People Are Unemployed Or Underemployed

Nigeria may have Africa’s biggest economy, but four out of every ten people in the country’s workforce were unemployed or underemployed by the end of September, the government statistics office said on Friday. The regional power climbed out of its first recession in a quarter of a century in the[Read More…]

The Circle of Poverty And How Nigerian Job Seekers Are Paying The Price

By Mercy Abang   Five years ago, Akin-Jide Ojo, then 23, completed his tertiary education at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, in Oyo State Nigeria. He proceeded to serve as a youth corps member in Taraba state living on stipends during the mandatory service year conferred on all[Read More…]

FG Begins Recruitment For 500,000 Jobs – Says Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja when a delegation of the National Council for Women’s Societies (NCWS) paid him a courtesy visit in his office. Mohammed said that applications were[Read More…]

Recruitment of 500,000 Teachers Promised By Buhari Begins Nationwide

The recruitment of the 500,000 teachers promised by President Muhammadu Buhari in his Democracy Day speech starts on Sunday. According to a statement on Wednesday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the recruitment would be done online. Akande said the 500,000[Read More…]

Mark Essien: How To Get A Job At Hotels.ng

Hotels.ng launched its jobs portal, jobs.hotels.ng, a process that formalized its hiring process into some of the most unusual screening questions, and since then the online hotel booking portal has seen some interesting responses from applicants and online commentators alike. One defining thread of the hotels.ng hiring process is that[Read More…]

Rejigging the Nigerian Educational System and Agriculture as Panacea to Unemployment By Segun Awofiranye

As a growing child, I had developed a very keen interest in flight; no aircraft passed my hometown without getting a wave from me and other children in the neighborhoods. I still sustain that interest to date. This was what motivated me to attend the Boeing Aircraft exhibition in Seattle[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…]

President Jonathan Pledges 2 Million Jobs Annually If Re-elected

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised two million jobs yearly if re-elected into office. Mr. Jonathan spoke Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State, were he met supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ahead of the February 14 election. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, quoted the president as saying he will[Read More…]

APC’s Yemi Osinbajo Promises To Provide 720,000 Jobs In One Year

Vice Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has unfolded plans by his party to introduce a social security scheme for the elderly and disabled in Nigeria just as he promised that APC-led Federal Government will provide 720,000 jobs in its first year, when elected come[Read More…]