Nigeria's Youth Unemployment Frustration


Finding employment is becoming increasingly difficult for youth, particularly those who have tertiary qualifications.
Photo: Vanguard

Unemployed youths at Alausa, Ikeja (File Photo)

  • Nigeria:  Finding Way Out of Restiveness, Unemployment

    Vanguard, 17 November 2012

    The words 'youth' and 'restiveness' have become so commonly used together in the last couple of years that it seems to have taken on a life of its own. In the last decade and more ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Unemployment - Country Sitting On Keg of Gun-Powder

    Vanguard, 17 November 2012

    With an estimated 60 million unemployed persons representing nearly one-third of the country's population, human capacity development is being seriously endangered. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ph.D Holders As Truck Drivers - Fallout of Government's Unseriousness?

    Vanguard, 15 November 2012

    More knocks than commendation have continued to trail the recent revelations that of the 13,00 applications received, six Ph.D, 704 Masters and over 8,460 Bachelor degree holders ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  '60 Percent of Nigerian Graduates Are Unemployed'

    This Day, 15 November 2012

    Director General of the National Centre for Technological Management, Dr. Willie Siyanbola, has disclosed that unless both government and private sectors generate over 2.5 million ... read more »

  • Africa:  'Future of Youths in Africa Grim Unless...'

    Vanguard, 14 November 2012

    The future of youth in many African countries, including Nigeria may be grim unless governments and policy makers take urgent steps to improve good governance, provide quality ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dance - Tool to Enhance Youth Development

    Leadership, 14 November 2012

    The life chargers could be the dancers and with that life could be changed. Anthony Ada Abraham writes about the KRUPM dance studio's effort in enhancing youth development and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Youth Restiveness and Unemployment - the Way Out Part 1

    Vanguard, 12 November 2012

    The words 'youth' and 'restiveness' have become so commonly used together in the last couple of years that it seems to have taken on a life of its own. In the last decade and more ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Country Can Generate 750,000 Jobs Yearly From Outsourcing'

    Daily Trust, 12 November 2012

    Association of Outsourcing Practitioners of Nigeria (AOPN) has said it was possible for Nigeria to generate over 750,000 jobs annually from outsourcing. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dangote Graduate Drivers Training Scheme Begins At NITT

    This Day, 12 November 2012

    The Dangote Graduate Drivers Training Scheme has commenced at the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria. The scheme is expected to train 2000 graduates from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Hello, Dr Truck Driver

    Leadership, 11 November 2012

    Alhaji Aliko Dangote has highlighted the shame of a nation. Nigeria's first billionaire and chairman of the Dangote Group recently confirmed that more than 13, 000 applicants ... read more »

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