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FG Set To Create 6000 Jobs

The Federal Government is set to create 6000 direct new jobs as part of efforts to commemorate this year’s International Youth Day, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Student Affairs, Nasir Sa’idu Adhama, said in Abuja yesterday. Adhama said government was establishing textile clusters within the six geo-political zones where 1000 unemployed youths from each zone would be trained and provided facilities like sewing machines, fabrics and other equipment. The training which is set to take off in the next 60 days, seeks to engage 6000 youths who will be trained, while those...
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More On Obama’s Speech During AU Visit

Closing a historic visit to Africa, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the continent's leaders to prioritize creating jobs and opportunity for the next generation of young people or risk sacrificing future economic potential to further instability and disorder. He said the "urgent task" of generating jobs for a population that is expected to double to around 2 billion people in the coming decades will be "an enormous undertaking." But he said it can be achieved with U.S. help. "Africa will need to generate millions more jobs than it is doing now," Obama said in a speech to the...
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