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COVID-19: Ayade declares automatic employment for 8000 youths in Cross River

COVID-19: Ayade declares automatic employment for 8000 youths in Cross River

…We will pay them 30,000 naira monthly …distributes stimulus package to vulnerables By Ike Uchechukwu,Calabar Cross River state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade on Wednesday declared that automatic employment be given to 8000 youths between the ages of 18 to 35 years in the state starting from Tuesday next week. Ayade made the declaration at CROSPIL […]

Favouritism in employment, one of the challenges confronting organisations – Incafaith

Favouritism in employment, one of the challenges confronting organisations – Incafaith

By Naomi Uzor A consults company has disclosed that some of the several challenges confronting organisations taking up staffing task themselves in Nigeria is shortage of skills, loss of manpower, and favoritism in employment process amongst others. Chief Executive Officer, Incafaith consults, Prince Ayo-Akanbi Kolawole, said the challenges of many employers today is finding highly […]

‘Nigerian graduates need more than book knowledge for gainful employment’

‘Nigerian graduates need more than book knowledge for gainful employment’

A Personal Development and Leadership Coach, Mrs Olusayo Adeleye, says Nigerian graduates need more than book knowledge, to be gainfully employed in the 21st Century. Adeleye, the Executive Director of Support Toward Advancement, Networking and Development (STAND) Foundation, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Tuesday. […]

 Unemployment rate falls as Canada adds more jobs than expected

 Unemployment rate falls as Canada adds more jobs than expected

Canada added 34,500 jobs in January, more than twice the number markets were expecting, and the unemployment rate dipped to a near record-low 5.5%, Statistics Canada data indicated on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a gain of 15,000 positions and for the jobless rate to stay at 5.6%. All the gains were in […]

Ngige seeks international cooperation to eradicate child labour

Ngige seeks international cooperation to eradicate child labour

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment has called for international cooperation to eradicate child labour in Nigeria. Ngige made the call in a statement signed by Mr Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations in the ministry on Tuesday in Abuja. He said this at a high-level bilateral meeting of the ongoing conference, […]