Buhari Backs Keyamo On 774,000 Jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has given Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, the go-ahead with the plan to recruit 774, 000 under the Special Public Works Progamme (SPW). By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Keyamo confirmed the development to The Nation on Wednesday in Abuja. The Minister said he has the instructions of President Buhari to proceed unhindered, thereby ignoring the leadership of the National … Continue reading Buhari Backs Keyamo On 774,000 Jobs

Keyamo, Lawmakers Clash; Election Campaign Councils Named; And Other Political Stories Of Last Week

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) under the supervision of the minister of state, labour and employment on Monday constituted and inaugurated a committee to supervise the planned employment of 774,000 Nigerians. Unsatisfied with the modalities used in setting up the committees, the National Assembly joint committee on labour and employment invited the management of NDE and the minister. By Nasir Ayitogo What seemed like … Continue reading Keyamo, Lawmakers Clash; Election Campaign Councils Named; And Other Political Stories Of Last Week

Suspend Plan To Recruit 774,000 Nigerians, NASS Tells Buhari

The Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians for Special Public Works across the country. By Sanni Onogu, Abuja The position of both chambers of the National Assembly followed a sharp disagreement between the National Assembly Joint Committee on Labour, Employee and Productivity and the Minister for State for Labour … Continue reading Suspend Plan To Recruit 774,000 Nigerians, NASS Tells Buhari

How to lift Nigeria out of poverty – By Keyamo

May 28, 2020 By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has explained how Nigeria can stop being the poverty capital of the world. The minister explained that the empowerment of people in rural areas under the Special Public Works (SPW) Programme would help lift the poverty status of the country. Keyamo said that countries such as India, China and … Continue reading How to lift Nigeria out of poverty – By Keyamo