As a result of the high level of unemployment in Nigeria, the Office of the Vice President reached out to the UK government in September 2015 for assistance in developing a new Job Creation Unit. Through Policy Development Facility Phase II, an Embedded Adviser was provided, together with further support to develop a strategic framework to underpin the government’s job creation initiatives. Implementation of the framework is built around three key areas – Npower, skills acquisition and innovation hubs – and this story of change highlights achievements in the areas of Npower and innovation hubs.
Job creation and youth empowerment in Nigeria
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This strategy document explains a new framework to underpin Nigeria’s approach to tackling job creation and youth unemployment over the years 2016–2018.
This event report summarises the key issues and themes to emerge from a high-level summit to discuss youth employment in Nigeria.
This information leaflet summarises the key messages from a youth employment summit organised to help to learn lessons from past job creation schemes and explore new ideas to generate employment and raise incomes.
This information leaflet summarises job creation initiatives that were showcased during a youth employment summit organised to help to learn lessons from past job creation schemes and explore new ideas to generate employment and raise incomes.