• Unemployed graduates in the 36 states storm to register for Peace Corps job nationwide

    Unemployed graduates in the 36 states storm to register for Peace Corps job nationwide

    Against the backdrop of the recent passage of the Peace Corps bill into law by the senate, thousands of unemployed graduates in the 36 states of the federation have continued to storm the state offices of the organization for job registration.

    The development, according to checks, has led to the processing of the documents and credentials of the affected unemployed graduates for proper registration.

    It was further learnt that the affected unemployed graduates had stormed various media representatives’ offices in some states […]

  • 200,000 graduates employed by FG to resume duty December 1

    200,000 graduates employed by FG to resume duty December 1

    The Federal Government has employed two hundred thousand graduates as part of its N-Power Volunteer Corps which will ultimately engage 500,000 graduates.

    The new employees are distributed as follows: 150,000 as teachers, 30,000 to work in the agriculture sector and 20,000 in healthcare delivery, and will resume on December 1 in the states where they will be deployed. They will cover three specific programme assignments, according to the Presidency.

    According to Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Laolu Akande, they were employed two weeks ago and […]

  • Filmmaker Kingsley Ogoro’s daughter Ewoma graduates from Dublin Institute of Technology (photos)

    Filmmaker Kingsley Ogoro’s daughter Ewoma graduates from Dublin Institute of Technology (photos)

    Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer, Kingsley Ogoro, is celebrating his daughter, Ewoma Unuezi Ogoro, who is now a certified Irish Structural Engineer. She studied Civil/Structural Engineering at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and graduated today. Ewoma is Kingsley’s daughter with veteran Nigerian Musician Esse Agesse.

    Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer, Kingsley Ogoro, is celebrating his daughter, Ewoma Unuezi Ogoro, who is now a certified Irish Structural Engineer. She studied Civil/Structural Engineering at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) […]

  • VCs worried over NYSC’s inability to mobilise graduates for service

    VCs worried over NYSC’s inability to mobilise graduates for service

    According to reports, the Committee of Vice-Chancellors has raised concerns over the inability of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) to mobilise all graduates eligible for the 2016 Batch ‘B’ this year.

    Chairman of the committee, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, who disclosed this during a meeting with the NYSC management yesterday in Abuja, said the body was concerned about the likely implications of not mobilising all eligible corps members in Batch ‘B’. for the 2016 service year.

    The meeting agreed that the universities […]

  • No pronouncement yet on reduction in graduates’ mobilisation – NYSC

    No pronouncement yet on reduction in graduates’ mobilisation – NYSC

    It was gathered that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has refuted the claim that it had concluded plans to reduce the number of graduates to be mobilised for the 2016 batch ‘B’ orientation course by 67 per cent.

    It said the information flying around on the social media about the development was not the position of the scheme, insisting that no pronouncement has yet been made on the matter.

    In an interview yesterday, the Public Relations Officer ofCorps, Mrs. Abosede Aderibigbe, […]

  • 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 […]

  • FG commence screening of graduates for N5,000 monthly allowance

    FG commence screening of graduates for N5,000 monthly allowance

    It was gathered that the Federal Government is set to commence the screening of unemployed graduates across the country as a demonstration of its commitment to effect the payment of N5000 monthly allowances.

    This was disclosed by Senator Ali Wakili representing Bauchi South while addressing party stalwarts saying the gesture is part of fulfilling the ruling All Progressives Congress campaign promise to end poverty for improved economic development.

    Wakili added that unemployment rate is a major concern of the administration and attribute […]

  • Yabatech’s rector Ladipo seeks corporate help to produce globally-competitive graduates

    Yabatech’s rector Ladipo seeks corporate help to produce globally-competitive graduates

    Against the backdrop of obsolete teaching aids and equipment in some Nigerian tertiary institutions, and the compelling need to produce top-notch graduates that would fit into the increasingly advanced world of work, Rector, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr. Margaret Kudirat Ladipo, is appealing to corporate bodies to come to the aid of tertiary institutions.

    According to her, corporate organisations and industrialists should endeavour to assist these institutions, through direct investments and donation of equipment, which she said would go a […]

  • Unemployed graduates laud FG training

    Unemployed graduates laud FG training

    It was gathered that the Federal Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with Supreme Management Training and Consultancy Services (SMTCS) Limited have concluded career development and entrepreneurship skills training for some graduates and university students.

    Held at NECA House, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, the Graduate Internship Scheme (GIS), which was organised to equip unemployed graduates and university final year students with skills that would enhance their employability and also enable them set up small businesses that would make employers of labour, instead of […]

  • Collect certificates before October 21 or pay fine – LASU tells graduates

    Collect certificates before October 21 or pay fine – LASU tells graduates

    It was gathered that the Lagos State University (LASU) said on Friday that 24, 734 certificates of graduates who left the institution over the last 10 years were lying uncollected at its registry.

    Mr. Adekoya Martins, Acting Head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relation, LASU, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the certificates were for students who graduated with diplomas and degrees.

    Martins said that the university, following the backlog of uncollected certificates, had decided that affected graduates who […]

  • FAAN graduates 211 AVSEC and fire officers

    FAAN graduates 211 AVSEC and fire officers

    It was gathered that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has graduated about 211 Aviation Security Services (AVSEC) officials and fire officers.

    Speaking at the graduation ceremony, The Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma assured that the Authority will continue to train and develop capacity of its members of staff, in line with the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

    Speaking further at the passing out parade for Aviation Security and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Firefighting Services personnel […]