• JAMB: Statistics on varsity admission untrue – JAMB boss

    JAMB: Statistics on varsity admission untrue – JAMB boss

    Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has described the notion that the capacity of Nigerian universities was far below the number of candidates that qualify for admission in a particular academic year as untrue.

    The JAMB helmsman thus challenged the agencies that regularly churn out such figures to justify them or quit misinforming Nigerians and inciting them against the board.

    Oloyede, on the sidelines of the 2016 Higher Education Summit in Abuja on Monday, said: “The […]

  • 4.58million Nigerians became jobless under Buhari – Nigerian Bureau of Statistics

    4.58million Nigerians became jobless under Buhari – Nigerian Bureau of Statistics

    Recent reports from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) claim the total number of Nigerians who became unemployed within the first and second quarter of 2016 now stands at 2.6 million.

    According to the bureau, about 1.46 million Nigerians became unemployed in the third quarter of 2015, while another 518,102 became unemployed in the fourth quarter of 2015.

    This brings the total freshly unemployed persons in the economy to a record high of 4,580,602, since President Muhammadu Buhari took office in May […]