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Banks need 22,000 workers for biometric registration

Deposit Money Banks will need to dedicate about 22,000 of their employees to the biometric registration exercise of their customers, sources close to the project have said. According to the officials working on the project, over 20 DMBs in the [...]

April 7, 2014 Employment


Okonjo-Iweala said:  “President Jonathan is very worried about problem of unemployment in the country. The reason we are so excited about this GDLI, it would create jobs and also train youths in skill acquisition. ”Now 5.3 million are unemployed in [...]

April 5, 2014 Economy, Employment

Anambra gov urged to tackle unemployment, insecurity

Popular Igbo leader, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has called on the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, to continue from where his predecessor, Peter Obi stopped in the areas of job creation and security. Ezeonwuka, who hailed the people of the [...]

March 26, 2014 Economy, Employment

UK Expresses Interest In Fortifying Ties With Nigeria

UK Expresses Interest In Fortifying Ties With Nigeria – office in Abuja, a UK High Commission hub he says will be the largest investment to be made by the foreign office globally. Mr Simmons said the UK government places high [...]

February 27, 2014 Economy, Employment

APC governors vow to tackle unemployment

Governors elected under the umbrella of All Progressives Congress (APC) today in Ibadan, capital of Oyo State identified unemployment as a major impediment to Nigeria’s quest for economic development and vowed to tackle the menace in their respective states in [...]

February 25, 2014 Economy, Employment

Salary: Airport workers threaten strike

Airport workers have indicated plans to embark on strike from Monday March 10. The workers, under the aegis of National Union of Air Transport Employees, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations [...]

February 23, 2014 Business, Employment
NBS to carry out jobs creation survey

NBS to carry out jobs creation survey

The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday unveiled plans to carry out a survey to enable it to ascertain the total number of jobs created by both the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy. The agency said in [...]

February 4, 2014 Employment
BoI partners community on skills acquisition, employment generation

BoI partners community on skills acquisition, employment generation

THE Bank of Industry (BoI) has partnered the people of Bonny Kingdom as part of efforts to empower them with requisite skills that would aid employment generation and also increase the number of entrepreneurs in the country. The bank’s Managing [...]

January 30, 2014 Employment

Okorocha Declares 17 Days Holiday for Workers

To ensure that workers have time to enjoy their Christmas and New Year celebrations, Imo State Governor, Chief  Rochas Okorocha, has approved 17 work-free days for civil servants in the state. The governor made this public Wednesday, while hosting all [...]

December 19, 2013 Employment

Gov Dickson proposes N299bn 2014 budget, to lift embargo on employment

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has budgeted N299.2 billion as Appropriation Bill for the 2014 Fiscal year.  Dickson, who presented the budget estimate christened ‘Budget of Further Consolidation’ noted that Bayelsans have every reason to look back with gratitude as people can [...]

December 18, 2013 Economy, Employment

200 Job Loss at Enterprise Bank

Over 200 staff of Enterprise Bank and Keystone Bank have lost their jobs due to the rationalization exercise that was recently carried out by both banks. On the 2nd of December Enterprise bank rolled out a list comprising of 150 [...]

December 13, 2013 Employment