“We are truly making America great again” – Donald Trump

The 45th United states president, Donald J. Trump has re-iterated his commitment to taking America to the next step of greatness as he noted that his administration has “truly making America great again.” Coming on the heels of several laws banning immigrants from entering the country to the bills passed to limit the number of……

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……

Online Portal To Register Unemployed Nigerians Goes Live On Wednesday – NDE

The Federal Government is to register unemployed Nigerians online as from Wednesday April 5. The Deputy Director, Information and Public Relations of  the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Edmund Onwuliri, announced this in a statement given to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja on Monday. Onwuliri said the registration was aimed at collecting up to date data…

FG begins online registration of unemployed Nigerians Wednesday

The Federal Government is to register unemployed Nigerians online as from Wednesday April 5. The Deputy Director, Information and Public Relations of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Edmund Onwuliri, announced this in a statement given to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja on Monday. Onwuliri said the registration was aimed at collecting up……

World Bank approves N756m for 81 beneficiaries of FG’s youth empowerment scheme

The World Bank, under its Growth and Employment (GEM) project, has approved N756.3 million for disbursement to 81 young Nigerian innovators who participated in the 2016 Aso Villa Demo Day (AVDD). The AVDD is one of the economic empowerment initiatives of the present administration. A document obtained from the World Bank-funded GEM project on Monday……

Navy releases list of successful candidates for Direct Short Service course

Nigerian Navy (NN) said it had released the list of candidates who were successful in the aptitude test for the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24 held on Dec. 17, 2016. A statement by its acting Director of Information, Capt. Suleman Dahun, issued on Monday in Abuja, said applicants were hereby notified to check……

Lack of jobs driving more young Africans to migrate: Mo Ibrahim’s foundation

Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim’s foundation said on Friday that lack of jobs and disillusion with political leaders may form a “toxic brew” driving more young Africans to migrate or join violent extremist groups. According to a report by the foundation, Africa’s booming young population could destabilise countries across the continent and challenge economic growth if……

Spain to create 500,000 new jobs in 2017, says Minister

Spanish Minister for the Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, on Tuesday said the country would create more than 500,000 new jobs in 2017, reducing the unemployment rate “clearly” below 17 per cent. Speaking at a news conference, De Guindos was optimistic that the number of positions created this year would beat the 2016……

Recession: Engineer urges colleagues to evolve strategies to prevent job losses

To prevent job losses, the Head, Engineering Services, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Mr Michael Adesanya, has advised engineers to evolve innovative solutions to keep organisations afloat as the nation goes through recession. Adesanya gave the advice on Tuesday in Lagos at the Annual Public Lecture of the Apapa branch of the Nigerian Society of……

AfDB’s $280m `Enable Youth Programme’ in agric commences soon

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President AFDB On Agric Programme NAN, Abuja; The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will soon commence the implementation of the $280 million `Enable Youth Programme’, to promote youths’ employment in agriculture in the country. The `Enable Youth Programme’ is designed to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, rural income…

Over 40m Jobs With Quality Seeds Can Be Generated In Agric Sector

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for development, production and distribution of quality seeds to farmers in Nigeria in order to boost agricultural output and create over 40 million jobs for the unemployed population. Dogara, who said this when he visited Premier Seeds Nigeria Limited, Zaria, Kaduna…

Nigeria, Morocco Fertilizer Deal Creates 50, 000 jobs -NNPC

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: About 50, 000 jobs have been created in the country following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the supply of phosphate between the Nigerian government and the Moroccan government. Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru disclosed this on Thursday while receiving…