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President Jair Bolsonaro launched a jobs program Monday largely based on tax reductions as Brazil struggles to put more than 12 million people back to work.
Yahaya Makaho feels his way to the microphone before launching into a song for his new album at a recording studio in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna.
In furtherance to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) concerted efforts to revive Nigeria’s ailing Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sub-sector, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has secured a $200m investment for a cotton-weaving and spinning industry at the Benin Enterprise and Industrial Park, in Sapele road axis of Benin City.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nasarawa State says that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to creating mass employment for Nigerians, especially women and youths.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari says poverty is one of the enormous challenges facing Nigeria’s democracy, urging leaders at all levels to work hard to address the issue because of its direct bearing on criminality in the country.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has called for stronger collaboration between government, security agencies and local communities to protect and judiciously use the crude oil wealth for the growth and development of the people.
Macro-economic targets set out by the Federal Government in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan have been underachieved, a report released by the Centre for Democracy and Development has said.
A former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Christopher Kolade, has said the transformation agenda of former President Goodluck Jonathan failed because it was not centred around the people.
Canadians vote in a general election Monday with polling predicting a minority government as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party risks losing its majority or even being kicked out of office.
Diamond-rich Botswana is hailed for its stability, but the southern African nation struggles with income inequality, unemployment and a high rate of HIV.
The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday formally flagged off collaboration to check corruption in the implementation of the National Social Investment Programmes.
Saudi Arabia and the Palestinians agreed on Thursday to establish a joint economic committee and a business council, as the Palestinian Authority faces a financing gap that could top $1.8 billion.
The Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, Juliet Anammah, has identified access to quality education as key to managing huge population for productive economy.
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.
Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda has come out on top in legislative polls, but has fell far short of the majority required to form a government, preliminary results have showed.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.
An engineer in the employ of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Emeka Chiaghana, has been abducted.
The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.
Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.
Super Eagles ace Peter Olayinka was in the thick of the action as his Czech Republic side Slavia Prague played out an impressive 0-0 against Barcelona at Camp Nuo on Tuesday night.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has given the Federal Government fresh condition upon which he would sit at a round table with Nigerian Government officials to discuss the issue of the Biafran struggle.
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Thousands of people with mental health conditions across Nigeria are chained and locked up in various facilities where they face terrible abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Monday.
The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday reacted to the collapsed building in Akaeze community, Ivo LGA which resulted to death of three siblings in the state.