FG Says 16.5 Million Nigerians are Jobless

The Presidential Jobs Board recently set up by President Goodluck Jonathan has said that 16.5 million Nigerians are currently jobless. Quoting the National Bureau of Statistics, the board, in a document exclusively obtained by our correspondent on Sunday, estimated the country’s unemployment rate at 23.9… Read More

Army Retakes Mubi from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army has retaken the key town of Mubi from militant Islamist group Boko Haram, the regional governor told the BBC. Boko Haram seized Mubi, the second largest town in the north-eastern Adamawa state, in October, renaming it Madinatul Islam – City of Islam.… Read More