How content creators are creating jobs for themselves, others

August 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

Since becoming accessible to the general populace in the early 90s, the internet has connected people in ways that were previously thought of as impossible. The more people started using the internet, the more digital entrepreneurship became a thing. Contributions to economic growth In a study done by Forbes in 2021, digital entrepreneurs were valued at $20 billion with estimations Read More

Employment: Amazon opens Nigerian office, announces recruitment

July 1, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

American e-commerce giant Amazon has started hiring employees for its soon-to-be-opened Nigerian branch. Advertising various openings on LinkedIn, the U.S. e-commerce giant enlisted vacancies for enterprise account managers, start-up segment leader, senior partners sales manager, among others. American e-commerce company will begin operations in Nigeria in 2023 as part of its plans to expand to five more African, South American, Read More

Driving productivity through employee satisfaction at workplace: The GEIL blueprint

May 18, 2022 Editor 0

A good percentage of conversations among employees today is centered around the work environment, hostile superiors, and general satisfaction in the workspace. It is said that employees worldwide only care only about their welfare, this includes timely payment of salaries and allowances, a friendly work environment, personal development, and an overall wellbeing on the job, while employers on the other Read More

WAEC begins massive recruitment *See details, application link

April 27, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced recruitment into its various vacant positions The examination board made this known in a statement via it’s official Twitter handle. WAEC advised all interested applicants to visit, adding that application closes June 7th, 2022. According to the statement, “The West African Examinations Council is calling on applicants to fill in vacant Read More

Pictures: FG set to boost employment through NOYA

April 13, 2022 Editor 0

The Federal Government has set up an online youth initiative known as the Nigeria Youth Online Assembly (NOYA), to empower the youth through timely dissemination of Information on career enhancing, trainings, job and employment placement opportunities viaa unified platform so as to boost youth employment in the country. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, while declaring Read More

Nuggets for gainful youth employment in Nigeria

March 21, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Despite its political independence from Great Britain on October 1, 1960 as well as the rich and abundant human and material resources, Nigeria has been struggling hard to become a force to be reckoned with among comity of nations. To move forward, the country needs to take a look at some salient issues, which were brought to the fore by Read More

Digital economy to add $88bn, create 3m jobs in 10 years – FG

January 25, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add $88 billion and create over three million new jobs over the next 10 years. This comes as Ministers from developing countries namely Nigeria, Mexico, Kenya, Argentina, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Chile, Costa Rica and Pakistan under the auspices of Friends of E-Commerce for Development (FED) resolved to put Read More

Bauchi urged to lift embargo on employment in critical sectors

December 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The forum of Executive Directors of Civil Society Organizations in Bauchi state has called on the state government to as a matter of urgency lift the embargo on employment, particularly critical sectors of health and education. Chairman of the forum, Sodangi Chindo, made the call at a press conference held at the NUJ press center in Bauchi as part of Read More

Senate ‘exposes’ secret employment in civil service

November 25, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Wednesday alleged that high scale secret employment is ongoing in the civil service despite claims that the federal government placed embargo on job placements. Irked by the development , the chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs , Senator Danjuma La’ah, challenged heads of the various agencies to produce the circular embargoing employments in the country. Read More

FG promises to implement 5% of jobs for persons with disabilities

October 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed readiness to implement the law mandating Five per cent of jobs at both private and public sectors are allocated to people living with disabilities. Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, who made this disclosure weekend in Abuja said his ministry will issue circular to all the ministries and parastatals by next week.  Already, Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

In Benue, Ortom encourages youth to acquire skills to create wealth

October 13, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Wednesday encouraged the youth to undertake various artisanship training in order to create employment and wealth for themselves. Ortom gave the advice during an interactive forum organised by Industrial Training Fund (ITF) for stakeholders at the Makurdi area office.The governor said acquisition of skills in artisanship was the most certain way that could help Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

Fidelity Bank reiterates commitment to driving non-oil export sector

October 6, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

One of Nigeria’s lenders, Fidelity Bank Plc has reiterated its commitment to strengthening Nigeria’s non-oil export sector with the commencement of its Export Management Programme (EMP). It would be recalled that the bank in 2016, in partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Pan-African University (PAU) launched the Export Management Programme (EMP). The programme, which is scheduled Read More

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Anglican Communion: Nike Diocese announces programme for 5th Synod in Enugu

October 6, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Nike Diocese (Anglican Communion) has announced that the third session of her 5th Synod shall hold from Thursday, October 14, 2021, to Sunday, October 17, 2021, at St. Peter’s Church, Thinker’s Corner, Enugu, Enugu State. According to a statement signed by the Bishop, the Rt. Rev’d. Dr. Christian Onyeka Onyia, as a religious and social organization, the church has Read More

NIAS set to bridge gaps of inadequate science graduates

October 4, 2021 John Oba 0

The National Institute for Animal Science (NIAS) has embarked on moves to bridge the gap of inadequate graduates for livestock management in the country. The Registrar of NIAS Professor Eustace Iyayi during a Validation of National Occupational Standard (NOS) for Poultry and Feed Mill Industry, lamented that the annual student admission and retention into tertiary institutions is inadequate. He said Read More

Makinde committed to development of Oyo state – Esuola

October 4, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Board Chairman of Oyo State Community Social and Development, Agency (CSDA), Hon Babatunde Esuola Monday said Gov Seyi Makinde is committed to the development of Oyo state. Hon Esuola stated this in Ibadan while speaking with journalists after giving a report of the agency’s performance and 2022 budget. According to the PDP Chieftain and former member of Oyo state Read More

FG begins skills acquisition as alternative to white collar job

September 15, 2021 Moses John 0

The federal government has commenced the training of youths and unemployed in the South-East zone in various skills as an alternative to white collar jobs. Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige announced this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja, by the Ministry’s Deputy Director Press/Public Relations, Mr Charles Akpan. The statement quoted Ngige as saying Read More

NPower batch C employment: All you need to know about monthly stipend of beneficiaries after verification

September 15, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The federal government of Nigeria pays all beneficiaries of Npower a certain amount of money as stipends at the end of every month for upkeep depending on the category they fall into. The scheme, however, is yet to make an official statement on when batch C Beneficiaries will begin to receive their monthly stipend, but rumour has it that payment Read More

Nasarawa Assembly suspends House leader over fake employment

September 13, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly has suspended its Deputy Minority Leader, Hon. Luka Iliya Zhekaba (PDP- Obi 2), for his alleged involvement in fake employment of 38 secondary school teachers in the state. Speaker of the House, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this after the House deliberated on the report of the Committee on Education over the recruitment of Read More

Under fire over planned sale of public companies

September 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The decision by Benue state government to privatise some non-functional public companies is causing furore in the state as Governor Samuel Ortom has cone under attacks. JOHN SHIAONDO reports. Criticisms have continued to trail the proposed sale of 25 companies owned by Benue state government as most of the citizens faulted the move on the ground that it is ill-timed. Read More

Bauchi gov empowers 1, 000 youth, women in Bogoro, T/Balewa LGs

September 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state Monday empowered 1, 000 youth and women in Bogoro and Tafawa Balewa local governments of Bauchi state with occupational equipment and cash to boost their businesses. The governor assisted 500 beneficiaries in each of the local governments where 250 people were given items including grinding machines, sewing machines and motorcycles while 250 others were Read More

Why it was easy for me to emerge as Afikpo North chair – Obiageri Oko- Enyim

September 11, 2021 PAUL OKAH 0

Barrister 0biageri Oko-Enyim is the first female chairman, Afikpo North local government area, Ebonyi state. In this interview with PAUL OKAH, she speaks on her experience and achievements; criticisms, the situation of women in politics, among others. You were sworn in as the first female Executive Chairman of Afikpo North LGA on 1st September last year, what has the experience Read More