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20.9 million Nigerians jobless – NBS

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After months of delay, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Wednesday, finally released the Labour Statistics Report for the third quarter of this year with the unemployment rate rising from 18.8 per cent in the third quarter of last year to 23.1 per cent. The report, which was posted …

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Buhari’s economic team members lack requisite knowledge – Atiku

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said Nigeria’s economy was in bad shape because members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic team do not posses what it takes to turn the economy of the country around. Atiku said if voted into office in 2019, …

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Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 23.1%, says NBS report

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After months of delay, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday finally released the Labour Statistics Report for the third quarter of this year with the unemployment rate rising from 18.8 per cent in the third quarter of last year to 23.1 per cent. The report which was posted …

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FG to treat 88,000 children with acute malnutrition, says Health Minister

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The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has said that his ministry procured materials needed to treat acute malnutrition in five states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory after partnering the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund for the project. The minister made this known in a speech …

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Bello to Nigerians: Be patient with Buhari

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Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has called on Nigerians to be patient with President Mohammadu Buhari as he battles to fix the country’s ailing economy and security challenges. Bello spoke on Tuesday after the Eid-el-Kabir prayer at his Okene country home. The governor said that the President had demonstrated …

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