The United Nations has challenged Nigeria to push its qualified citizens forward for appointment and employment positions at the UN.
The Director, Learning, Development and Human Resource Services of the UN, Victor Kisob, threw the challenge when Joan Ayo, Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission, visited him.
Ms. Ayo had led a delegation from the commission and Nigeria’s Permanent Mission to the UN to Mr. Kisob on job opportunities for Nigerians, lamenting the country’s under-representation at the organisation.
Mr. Kisob told the UN correspondent […]
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 […]
Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Dave Umahi, has decried the dirty environment of some schools in the state.
Addressing Principals of boarding schools in the state at Government House, Abakaliki, at the weekend, Umahi, who expressed dismay over the growing dirty environment of schools in the state, said he will not hesitate to sack any Principal whose school is bushy and unkempt.
“I will break the law to ensure that our schools are kept clean. If your school is bushy, you will […]
According to reports, the Federal Government says that the new price regime for the downstream petroleum sector is comprehensively designed to tackle the hardship faced by Nigerians and create additional 200,000 jobs in the country.
The information is contained in a bulletin issued by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday.
It said that the new price template would potentially create jobs through the envisaged new investments in refineries and […]
Dangote Group of Companies on Tuesday said the organisation would create 210,000 jobs for the unemployed Nigerians in agriculture between now and 2018 in agricultural sector. The Chairman of the Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said this in Katsina in a goodwill message at the opening of Katsina Economic and Investment Summit.
“We will create 210,000 jobs between now and 2018 with 80 per cent coming from the agricultural sector.“So, we should pay attention to the agricultural sector for investment opportunities, particularly […]
The Minister of Industry, Trade and investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelemah, weekend stated that the federal government was committed to tackling unemployment in the country through the Youth Entrepreneurship Support Programme (YES-Programme), which was expected to generate 36,000 jobs for the nation.
He explained that as part of the federal government’s drive and wealth creation programme, which is aimed at addressing the malaise of youth unemployment, the Bank of Industry (BOI) evolved a N10 billion YES programme.
The committee that will screen the […]
Nollywood actor, Funsho Adeolu, has disclosed that acting has not really paid his bills like before. He told us that he has remained in the profession because of his passion for it.
The actor, who in his opinion described celebs flaunting their wealth on social media as fake, also pointed out that such actions only put their lives at risk.
Your face has been scarce lately, any reason for it?
Well, you are right, seriously, the jobs are not like the way it […]