The latest labour force statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that Imo State reported the highest rate of unemployment with 56.64 percent in the fourth-quarter (Q4) of 2020. The NBS data also show that Adamawa and Cross River states followed Imo, reporting unemployment rates of 54.89 percent and 53.65 percent, respectively….
No one puts more effort into planning his trip to work than Sule Ma’an. It is the lack of adequate sleep he remembers most. Every morning, he wakes up at 5am in order to get to the BRT terminal in Ikorodu, beat the queue, and to board a bus early. The millennial who works in […] Read Full Story
Unemployment rate in Africa’s biggest economy hit 33.3 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) 0f 2020, according to data published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday. This is the highest unemployment rate in Nigeria’s history. Read Also: How to tackle incessant building collapse in Nigeria – NIOB According to the NBS, this means […] Read Full Story
Nigeria may be out of recession for the second time within five years, but sectors of the economy collectively responsible for the bulk of job creation are delivering less growth than previous years. This indicates more jobs cannot be created, at least for now. Yet, unemployment and even underemployment remain a major source of concern […] Read Full Story