Creating jobs

  • The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and Targets

    The sustainable development goals (SDGs) are a new, universal set of goals, targets, and indicators that UN member states will be expected to use to frame their agendas and political policies over the next 15 years. The SDGs follow, and expand on, the millennium development goals (MDGs), which were agreed by governments in 2000, and are due to expire at the end of this year. The countdown has begun to September’s 2015 summit on the sustainable development goals, with national governments now discussing the 17 goals that could transform the world by 2030.Read More »

  • Nigeria to Address Unemployment with SEEFOR Project

    Federal Government yesterday launched the State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) project worth about $350 million. The pilot project is to be financed by credit of $200 million by the World Bank and has attracted additional financial support of about 80 million from the European Union, EU. The fund is a credit from the World Bank expected to run for a period of five years in four SEEFOR participating States of Bayelsa, Delta, Edo and Rivers.Read More »

  • World Economic Forum on Africa: Forging Inclusive Growth, Creating Jobs

    Africa’s remarkable growth trajectory is projected to remain above 5 per cent in 2014 with West Africa the fastest growing sub-region, representing the continent’s largest business opportunity.Read More »


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