Tag: Unemployment

Did Ponzi schemes discouraged online job hunters?
Policy

Did Ponzi schemes discouraged online job hunters?

The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed in its Nigeria Online Recruitment Report Q3 2016 that online job application dipped in the third quarter of 2016. According to the report, there was a 67% fall in online job application when compared to total applications recorded in the third quarter of 2016. The […]

N-Power: FG Absorbs 200,000 Graduates
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N-Power: FG Absorbs 200,000 Graduates

Apart of plans to reduce unemployment, the federal government of Nigeria has announced the deployment of 200,000 selected graduates in the first bacth of the N-power scheme. While the 200,000 have been selected about two weeks ago, their names have now been sent to state governments and the FCT who would […]

Follow Up: 705k Applied For 10k Police Job
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Follow Up: 705k Applied For 10k Police Job

Last week PageOne reported that the ongoing police recruitment clocked 500k applicants who applied on the Internet. It seems the situation is bigger than what everyone expected. The Director General of the Nigeria Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, confirmed that the final figure was 705 352 applications received. This seemingly […]

Real Reasons Google Wants To Train 1 Million Africans
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Real Reasons Google Wants To Train 1 Million Africans

Two days ago, Google [NASDAQ: GOOG] announced that it will be training about 1 million Africans in digital and computing skills. The details of this positive plan will see 400 000 Nigerians, 300 000 South Africans, 200 000 Kenyans and about 100 000 other youths from sub-Saharan African countries trained in […]