Job Vacancies Blog in Nigeria
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) will create five million direct and indirect jobs through Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) development before 2015, SMEDAN Director-General, Alhaji Bature Masari, has said.Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Monday, Alhaji Bature Masari said the agency had mapped out strategies to achieve the goal and opened offices in 11 states.
The Ministry of Mines and Steel is clamping down on illegal mining activities, the minister said.
The efforts of the Nigerian Ambassador to Netherlands, Dr. Mrs. Nimota Akanbi to attract Direct Foreign Investment (DFI) to the country in line with the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has yielded a positive result as not less than 50 Dutch companies have indicated their interest to either start or expand their businesses in Nigeria.
In last week’s service it was announced that there were job vacancies for ten graduates. Many came forward and due to this eventually twenty four graduates were given job placements in a federal establishment. The graduates have come out to give their various testimonies. Many of them had come for breakthrough as graduates looking for such a job opportunity for a long time. Most of them came for the first time that day and they came from different states and church denominations and were surprised that such vacancies were thrown open to the whole congregation whether you were a member of The SCOAN or not. Some had not even told there church that they were coming but after watching Emmanuel TV had decided to come never expecting such an instant breakthrough – to God be the glory. One of the graduates came forward and said that where he was coming from you had to join cults before getting work. Today their situation has turned around and they are now working class graduates. Do you have jobs to give to graduates? Let us know.
Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University, Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, has said Nigerian universities have not contributed enough to solving the nation’s developmental problems.
The Kano State Road and Traffic Agency has commenced the recruitment of 500 youths as road traffic assistants.
Former Federal Capital Territory minister, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Thursday bemoaned the spate of unemployment in the country, saying despite his connections, he had yet to secure jobs for his two daughters, who are both holders of Masters Degrees.
The development of deepwater assets in the Nigerian oil and gas can contribute $3 billion (N474bn) to the country’s economy and generate about 200,000 jobs annually, the Commercial Manager, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited, Stefan Vas de Wael, stated this in Lagos.
Information minister Labaran Maku has asked us to get hooked on our radio and TV this Wednesday and listen to President Goodluck Jonathan as he presents his mid-term report. Many, I believe, want to hear what he hopes to do in the next two years, not what he has done in the past two years.
ByJonny, an ambitious young man got a job in a travel and tours agency eight years after graduation from the university. Upon resumption, he was assigned to head a new department created by management of the company.
The Federal Medical Centre’s new board held its inaugural meeting.
A new government plan, “Youth in Agriculture”, is expected to create jobs for youth.
One of the most critical questions facing any government today is how it could reduce the spate of unemployment among its citizens. No country, whether big or small can deny this problem. Instead of employment however, what is becoming the glaring reality, is the need to sack more people. This can easily be explained away on increasing automation, necessity of cuts on personnel and overhead spending, and improved human resource management, which always points to trimmer systems. The issue therefore is not to employ, but to sack.
The Managing Director, Dragnet Solutions, Mr. Rober Ikazoboh, has said lack of standards and the poor adoption of technology were part of the causes of recruitment challenges in the public sector.