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Friday, 28 October 2011

28 Million Nigerian Youths Unemployed – Minister of Youth

According to the Minister of Youths Development, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, out of the 67 million youths in Nigeria, 28 million of them are unemployed. That is 42% of the youths in Nigeria. He also said 80% of this unemployed youths did not go beyond secondary school level.

OK, so who do we blame for this? And you see why armed robbery, kidnapping and mental illness is on the rise?

16 Comments:

  • At 28 October 2011 at 12:57 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    firstly, how was the research conducted?

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 13:13 , Anonymous *ajalahtravel* said...

    Nyash survey. BTW dem don decide on how to solve the problem?

    *ajalahtravel*

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 13:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    And what are his/Govt plans to reduce the numbers??? Is it just to spout statistics at us that is his job??? Nonsense!!!!!

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 13:29 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Who is to blame for this you ask? Nigerians of course! we nigerians have seemingly made it our life long ambition to birth babies like chicken. Even those who can barely afford to feed themselves choose to marry and then make more children than they can comfortably afford to take care of knowing fully well that Nigeria does not have social services and aid in place like advanced societies do to help the poor and needy. So, this Naija children grow up and have nothing doing and result to prostitution, aristos,robbery, internet scam, drug trafficking and the likes.

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 14:13 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    what about those that have a degree that are still jobless? A beg leave this thing.

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 14:41 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    hold up...20% of 42 would make 8.4 right? So he's basically saying that 8.4% of the population of youths are unemployed UNDERGRADUATES...that figure cannot be right, correct me if I'm wrong though

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 15:13 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    assuming the research is correct. the fact that they didnt go beyond highschool is no reason for them not to have jobs. there are jobs for every level of education. even here in US, hw many people go beyond high sch? so let them not say its their level of education dat is responsible for their lack of jobs. the level of education should only come into question when discussing the standard of living.

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 17:46 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    See. Remember when you lot were yapping about UK recession / unemployment figures? Too many of you are jobless or are in shit jobs in Nigeria. We Brits in UK are 100 times better than you lot in Naija. BTW, I earn a hassle - free salary of £58,000 per year and I'm less than 26 years old. lol.

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 18:26 , Anonymous Adebola said...

    Am sure the Statistics is wrong. How many Nigerian Youths were Sampled, or what data's were collected for them to arrive at this conclusions.
    Iro nla.

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 18:26 , Anonymous Adebola said...

    Am sure the Statistics is wrong. How many Nigerian Youths were Sampled, or what data's were collected for them to arrive at this conclusions.
    Iro nla.

     
  • At 28 October 2011 at 19:56 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    hw did he make dis lousy calculatn,abt 70% of nig youths especially those dt has gone beyond secondray sch even university r unemployed talk more of those dt has nt gone byond secondray sch.plssssss go n make ur research very well. NB even 20 out of d 30 r employd tru IM[ima mmadu]

     
  • At 29 October 2011 at 00:09 , Anonymous Theresa said...

    Even in the most developed countries, there are lots of unemployed youths. I have a masters degree from a well accredited UK university and I am still unemployed, however I refuse to the blame the govt for everything. I use this period to learn skills,such as baking and sewing (self taught using videos on youtube) and will hopefully market these skills if i dont get a job soon. I know of a friend who started sewing for herself as a hobby but today she is sewing excellent bridal wears and making more money than her parents who are lecturers! She is a graduate, but does not use her certificate. There will always be excuses for unemployment, but we can still be useful by learning a trade or even unpaid work to get the experience. Linda`s sister is using her passion of dancing to make money, turn your passion to something financially rewarding. Dont wait for the govt for everything.

     
  • At 29 October 2011 at 13:18 , Anonymous grace said...

    ANON OCTOBER 28TH 5:46PM WHO CARES ABOUT WHAT YOU EARN ODE! SEE HOW HAPPY YOU ARE TO BE A SECOND CLASS CITIZEN!IM SERIOUSLY LAUGHING @ YOU! COS YOU WOULD ALWAYS BE SEEN AS A BLACK PERSON NO MATTER HOW HARD YOU TRY TO BE BRITISH

     
  • At 30 October 2011 at 18:24 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Anon october 28th 5:46pm I earn over 13m per annum in naija. How abt dat? Small boy talking trash. Carry all ur money on ur head and stand on a high tension wire. Who cares...

     
  • At 30 October 2011 at 18:30 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    @ d £58k guy, carry d cash on ur head nd stand on a high tension wire...bloody moda foca!

     
  • At 30 October 2011 at 18:34 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    @ d £58k guy, carry d cash on ur head nd stand on a high tension wire...bloody moda foca!

     

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