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Nigeria: No online registration for 774,000 jobs

The Federal Government says there is no online portal for unemployed youths to register for its 1,000 jobs per Local Government Area.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE trains Kano women on face mask production

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kano State says the training of women on face mask production is part of the agency’s continuous efforts to tackle unemployment.
Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items and for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State.

Aisha Buhari, NDE support production, distribution of face masks to northern states

The First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, is collaborating with the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) to produce 180,000 face masks for distribution to six Northern states of Nigeria as part of efforts aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau commences contact tracing of two new coronavirus cases

The Plateau State Government has commenced tracing of all persons that had contact with the two new cases of Covid-19 in the state, saying it will do so to contain the spread of the virus.
Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

774,000 jobs: Successful candidates’ll be engaged in October – minister

Barring any further delay, 774,000 successful candidates for the Federal Government’s Special Public Works Programme, will resume duties in six months time, Festus Keyamo revealed.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

Coronavirus: NDE pays stipends to over 1,700 interns in Bauchi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in collaboration with the World Bank, has paid three-month stipends to 1,709 interns under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) programme of the agency.
Festus Keyamo

Minister: Nigerian government yet to begin recruitment of 774,000 workers

In a statement, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, said: “My attention has been drawn to a certain advertorial circulating on Social Media tilted ‘Application Opens For 774,000 Employment By FG: See Requirements, Salary And How To Apply’.

Minister: Beware of fake recruitment website

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has refuted website for the recruitment of 774, 000 Nigerians under the Federal Government’s Special Public Works programme.
Lagos State Government Coronavirus (Covid-19) Isolation Centre

Coronavirus death: Lagos begins manhunt for contacts

The race to trace the contacts of a man who died of coronavirus in Lagos on Friday began yesterday. His coronavirus status was unknown because his friend who took him to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Thursday unconscious didn’t disclose it.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Nigeria seeks National Assembly’s approval for N500 billion intervention fund

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Rainstorm destroys property in Plateau community

While the country and the entire world are worryabout the coronavirus pandemic, property worth millions of naira were destroyed, Monday, when some parts of Plateau State recorded their first rainfall of the year.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

Nigerian agency trains 1,680 youths, women in Kaduna

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Monday, said it had trained 1,680 youth and women on various skills and other empowerment schemes in Kaduna State in 2020.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

Nigerian agency empowers 510 unemployed graduates in Enugu

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

N-Power programme not abandoned by federal government – minister

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the N-Power programme has not been jettisoned by the Federal Government as being speculated.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N2,100,000 to 210 women selected across the 21 local government areas in the state to enhance their businesses.

NDE disburses N2.1 million to 210 women in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N2,100,000 to 210 women selected across the 21 local government areas in the state to enhance their businesses.

NDE empowers 1,136 youths, women in Jigawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Jigawa has trained more than 1,136 youths, women and artisans in Jigawa in various income generating trades in 2019.
The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.

Federal government to engage 5,000 youths

The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.

Enterpreneurship: Student rakes N60,000 monthly from cap, bag business

A 300 level student of Sociology, Kaduna State University (KASU), Fatima Yahya, says she makes an average of N60,000 monthly from selling caps and bags.

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Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

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NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.