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Prof. Sarah Anyanwu, the President, Nigeria Economic Society, on Monday in Abuja urged all tiers of government to implement policies designed to address unemployment in the country.

Sarah Anyanwu: Implement policies designed to address unemployment

Prof. Sarah Anyanwu, the President, Nigeria Economic Society, on Monday in Abuja urged all tiers of government to implement policies designed to address unemployment in the country.
BAGHDAD - Influential Iraqi Shi'ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr has given his supporters the green light to resume anti-government protests, after the movement was interrupted following a deadly crackdown.

Firebrand cleric green-lights fresh protests in Iraq

Influential Iraqi Shi'ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr has given his supporters the green light to resume anti-government protests, after the movement was interrupted following a deadly crackdown.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

LCCI: Losses to border closure colossal

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has frowned at the disruptions and losses that businesses and individuals have suffered as a result of the border closure. It said corporates, large number of informal sector players and individuals doing legitimate businesses across the borders have become victims of the new directive.

World Food Day: Expert advocates increased funding in agriculture

Prof. Veronica Obatolu, the Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training Ibadan, has called for Federal Government’s increased investment in agriculture to create jobs for youths in the country.
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NBS: Border closure pushed inflation to 11.24 percent

The Consumer Price Index released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday showed inflation index rose to 11.24 per cent in September, barely a month after the border closure.
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Hewlett-Packard to cut up to 9,000 jobs

Computer and printer maker, HP, on Friday announced plans to cut between 7,000 and 9,000 jobs as part of a restructuring initiative.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor launches online jobs portal

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has launched an online jobs portal as part of the innovation for job creation in the state.

Official: Central bank, governors agree to develop agric sector

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop the agricultural potentials in their domains and create jobs.
The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote has said.

$17 billion NLNG Train 7 Project ‘ll create 40,000 jobs

The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote, has said.

Federal government eyes 140,000 jobs from NLNG Train 7

The Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract would create over 40,000 direct jobs and provide employment for over 100,000 workers, it was learnt on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari held bilateral meetings with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa 2

Xenophobia: President Buhari to visit South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to pay a state visit to South Africa in October, the South African presidency said Saturday, after a spate of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg caused tensions between the countries.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

World Bank: Agric sector neglect costs Nigeria $10 billion annually

Nigeria’s continued neglect of its agriculture sector is costing a loss of about $10 billion to its economy every year, the World Bank has said.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: PDP has no preferred candidate in Bayelsa

Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, who is also the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa said the party has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu: We’ll create 700,000 new jobs to address insecurity in Abia

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that 700,000 new jobs would be created in the state in the next 10 years as part of deliberate efforts to address the challenges of insecurity and socio-economic unrest.
Gboyega Oyetola

Summit: Osun to align growth agenda with private sector needs

Osun State Government will use its economic and investment summit to align its growth agenda with the private sector needs, its Summit Planning Co-Chairman, Prof. Olalekan Yinusa, has said.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki targets opportunities in entertainment industry

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is collaborating with the private sector and other relevant stakeholders to attract investment and create jobs through the Edo Creative Hub, its new initiative to rejig the state’s entertainment industry.
The Representative of the GMD NNPC, Mallam Bello Rabiu and the Director China Petroleum Corporation, Beijing, China, Bin Zhang, at the 2019 OTC in Houston.

Nigeria generates over $180 billion revenue from deepwater operations

Nigeria’s deepwater operations have generated revenue exceeding $180billion following industry players’ capital investment in excess of $65billion with the potentials for growth amidst untapped abundant opportunities in the sector.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Labour urges federal government to finalise salary adjustment

The Organised Labour has called on the Federal Government to quickly finalise the salary adjustment and implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.

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Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

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