Archive for: unemployment

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Tony O. Elumelu and Ban Ki Moon Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, addressed Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, the UN General...

 

Dele Agekameh: Unemployment and government’s ‘soup kitchen’ alternatives

Dele Agekameh: Unemployment and government’s ‘soup kitchen’ alternatives

by Dele Agekameh Sometimes, when the various governments – federal, states or local governments – talk about creating jobs, I wonder about the magic wand they intend to employ to create...

 

Perry Brimah: Immigration scam – If I were President Jonathan

Perry Brimah: Immigration scam – If I were President Jonathan

by Perry Brimah I will immediately return the looted $20 billion which will all be invested in massive job creation. Consequent to our critical criticism of the government, some have asked what...

 

Sonala Olumhense: The unemployment crisis – Which way out?

Sonala Olumhense: The unemployment crisis – Which way out?

by Sonala Olumhense What is the way out?  The government cannot move forward, let alone lead anyone, if it cannot do anything about the corruption that is eating us alive.  Therein are the...

 

Lagun Akinloye: NIS stampede highlights Nigeria’s youth employment crisis

Lagun Akinloye: NIS stampede highlights Nigeria’s youth employment crisis

by Lagun Akinloye …the stampede was not just a result of poor crowd control but a symptom of Nigeria’s desperate dearth of employment opportunities. Both Nigeria’s Senate and...

 

‘I did it to make my wife happy’ – Self-confessed gun-runner laments

‘I did it to make my wife happy’ – Self-confessed gun-runner laments

by Zara Mustapha The department of State Security Service in Bauchi has caught a 32-year-old man, Bello Dankogol engaged in illegal trafficking of fire arms over alleged gun-running. Dankogol...

 

Hannatu Musawa: #NISstampede – We demand a proper inquiry

Hannatu Musawa: #NISstampede – We demand a proper inquiry

by Hannatu Musawa Indeed, the Nigeria Immigration Service is a very prominent governmental agency responsible for ensuring that non-citizens coming into the country are without any blemishes...

 

Opinion: The thin line between out of work and out of hire

Opinion: The thin line between out of work and out of hire

by Uzoma Elenwoke Having stated my case, I would want to see our government take a stronger stance on unemployment in our country so that at least the death of our fellow citizens who died last...

 

Opinion: The immigration recruitment tragedy should be seen as a call to action

Opinion: The immigration recruitment tragedy should be seen as a call to action

by Eseoghene Odiete I was definitely tempted to curse and complain; to make loud noise about how bad our government has become but John Kennedy words flashes through my mind: ‘the problems...

 

Opinion: Dear Mr. President, the unemployment rate in Nigeria is alarming

Opinion: Dear Mr. President, the unemployment rate in Nigeria is alarming

by Oladele John Nihi Your Excellency Sir, it’s my humble opinion that if there is a presidential directive mandating all federal government agencies both in the civil service, military and...