Showing posts with the label Unemployment

Unemployed graduate seeks for job using a huge placard with his photo

Young African graduates seeking for jobs have come up with an interesting new way to catch attention of potential employers.

Reps to restrict employment of foreign nationals

Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila The House of Representatives sought tougher measures on Thursday to restrict the employment of foreign nationals by firms or organisations in the country. A bill to “restrict” the issuance of work permits to foreigners by the Federal Government passed second reading at the House.

Youth Unemployment: ‘African nations sitting on keg of gunpowder’ – Obasanjo warns

Olusegun Obasanjo, Photo: Atom Lim Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday warned that African countries might experience an outburst of violence if they fail to address the lingering youth unemployment. He stated this while playing host to the newly appointed President of ECOWAS Commission, Marcel Alain de Souza, who led a four-man delegation to his residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Mr. Souza, a Beninoise, was appointed in April.