• Why FG missed October deadline to employ 200,000 – Osinbajo shares reasons

    Why FG missed October deadline to employ 200,000 – Osinbajo shares reasons

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has attributed the failure of the Federal Government to engage 200,000 graduates in October as promised to the need to get the required equipment.

    He however assured Nigerians that the graduates would be engaged in the next two weeks.

    According to a statement on Sunday by his spokesman, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice-President disclosed this while speaking at the Apostolic Coalition Summit in Lagos.

    “The programme should have commenced as of October 31, 2016, but is delayed on account of […]

  • 200,000 N-Power jobs ready – FG

    200,000 N-Power jobs ready – FG

    According to reports, the Presidency has announced that the selection process for the first batch of 200,000 Nigerians to be engaged in the N-Power process has been completed.

    The Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said in a release that the applicants’ official engagement was awaiting the completion of Bank Verification Number clearance.

    According to Akande, the verification is to ensure that the beneficiaries are paid directly, adding that no fewer than 500,000 Nigerians […]

  • We will employ 200,000 unemployed graduates before the month ends – VP Osinbajo assures

    We will employ 200,000 unemployed graduates before the month ends – VP Osinbajo assures

    Nigeria’s Vice President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday said the Federal Government would employ 200,000 unemployed graduates by the end of the month.

    Osinbajo, who spoke to journalists at the Presidential Villa, said a number of social investment programmes of the Buhari presidency has reached advanced stages.

    The direct government jobs are meant to keep young people occupied, pay them some amount of money and also give them a device.

    He said the device would also help them to learn several skills that […]