Investing in People: Amid Economic Recession, UBA Promotes 3,000 Staff

  United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s Global Bank operating in 19 African countries, has announced the promotion of 3,000 staff members, reinforcing its commitment to human capital investment and career progression, at the current challenging operating circumstances.  Promotions were made across UBA’s global network.   In a letter written on Monday, April 3 2017……

IDP Law Graduate To Gain State Employment

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that a female law graduate at the Internally Displayed Persons (IDP) camp in the state would be considered for employment. Obaseki stated this while receiving members of the Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria at The Government House in Benin on Monday. The governor, noting…

FG captures employment of 350,000 graduates in 2017 SIP budget – Presidency

The Presidency said on Sunday that its Social Investment Programmes, (SIP) had a plan to hire 350,000 more unemploed graduates under the N-Power Volunteer Corps in 2017. According to the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, President Muhammadu Buhari has requested appropriation of N157.75 billion in the……

Reps give SEC 7 days to correct employment irregularities

House of Representatives Committee on Federal Character has given the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) one week to correct employment irregularities in the commission. The commission was directed to report back to the committee after the deadline. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Ahmed Wase, gave the ultimatum at a public hearing at the National Assembly……

Late NSCDC’s Wife Attached To Governor Al-Makura Offered Automatic Employment

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa state has offered automatic employment to Mrs Victoria Otene, wife of a civil defence officer attached to government house Lafia, late Otene Ogbagu, who died after a protracted illness. A statement signed by Ahmed Tukur, Special Assistant on media and publicity said Al-makura, made the offer when he paid…

Npower Verification of 200,000 Graduates Completed in 13 states

As the Federal Government prepares to commence the payment of monthly stipends to the 200,000 graduates engaged under the Npower job creation programme of the Buhari administration, 13 states of the federation have now submitted verified lists of the graduates and more expected later this week. Disclosing this on Sunday while giving a news update…

Training of youths in dance would create employment- Stakeholder

dancers A dance instructor, Tony Offiong, on Wednesday said that practical training in dance through formal education would sharpen the skills of youths and adults in the profession to become self-reliant. Offiong, the Chief Executive Officer, JIIMBAY Dance Company said in Lagos that skilled dancers would also fetch them good revenue from the vocation. “Nigeria…

How Adebayo Shittu employed 20 relatives in the agencies under his Ministry

For those who are desperately waiting for the time when those saddled with leadership positions in Nigeria will practice the virtue they so preach, they may have to wait a long time to see that era.  In Nigeria, morality in leadership seems to have fizzled away.  Corruption, nepotism, favouritism and all manners of impunity have…

Senate To Discuss Unemployment Situation In Nigeria Today

The Senate will on Tuesday consider a motion on the high level of unemployment in the country, with a view to a proffering solution on how to curb the trend. The motion entitled “Intolerable upswing of unemployment in Nigeria” according to the Senate’s Notice Paper for this week, is among other matters to engage the…

10, 000 Job Seekers Scramble For Employment Forms In Asaba

No fewer than 10, 000 job seekers besieged the Asaba township stadium venue for collection of employment forms for the State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) jobs. The job seekers, many of whom are married women/men and a few youths, caused vehicular traffic and gridlock along the Nnebisi road where the Asaba township stadium…