Reps approve bill prohibiting age discrimination against job seekers

The House of Representatives has approved a bill seeking to prohibit age discrimination against job seekers in Federal Government agencies. The lawmakers approved the bill during plenary on Wednesday at the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. According to the sponsor and Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Rules and Business, Mr Edward Pwajok, the bill seeks to ensure that no citizen is deprived of employment on the basis of age. He explained that it seeks to eradicate the age barrier preventing youths from being gainfully employed in government agencies. The lawmaker decried the situation where

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Unemployment: FG Promises To Employ Qualified Teachers Nationwide

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession. Adamu disclosed this while monitoring the 2018 Batch B Teacher Professional Qualifying Examination in Abuja on Saturday.‎ ‎The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the no fewer than 17,000 would-be-teachers are expected to sit for the Computer Based Teachers PQE nationwide scheduled to hold between October 19 and October 20. Adamu, represented by Sonny Echono, the Permanent Secretary, ‎reiterated that by December 2019 any teacher not qualified, registered and licensed with

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