"We have seen the significant influence of the new coronavirus epidemic so we have to keep closely monitoring the situation," a government official was quoted as saying, with reference to the state of emergency over the coronavirus being declared in April leading to an increase in people out of work. … [Read more...] about Japan’s unemployment rate hits 2-year high in April due to pandemic
Eurozone unemployment falls to lowest level in 8 years
The data, that has been repeatedly delayed, was released a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term. Indian voters gave him a big mandate in the general election that ended this month despite concerns over jobs and weak farm prices. … [Read more...] about Modi faces ‘jobs crisis’ as unemployment hits 6.1%
Secretary General of the Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, Dr Kunle Olajide in his own assessment of President Buhari’s one year of his second term said,”When he assumed office in 2015, there were a lot of high expectations as corruption had almost eaten up the whole country. Months after his assumption of office, Nigerians were however discouraged especially in his appointments which were considered ethnic-oriented. When challenged, he said he appointed those he trusted. Nigerians appear more divided than 30 years ago. Though, he exposed corruption and recovered stolen funds, he focused more on opposition which he ensured he weakened so as to pave way for his second term in office. If you refuse to comply with federal character in our Constitution which supports even distribution of political offices, then it means corruption. He did well by accelerating Lagos-Ibadan expressway, and also railway line, which he did at a very great expense. These infrastructure are not … [Read more...] about Nigerians score Buhari’s first year into 2nd term, rate their governors
“The GSO has requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Industry and Trade to review prices from all stages from raising, purchasing, slaughtering and transporting the products to find the unreasonable factors in price formation and bring prices back to the true value.” — VNS … [Read more...] about Monthly CPI falls to lowest in five years
The EA said United Utilities, the company which supplies water to the North West, has applied for a drought order to take supplies from Ennerdale Water in the Lake District to sustain supplies in west Cumbria and, if the dry weather continues, it is likely that further actions will be needed across a larger part of the region. … [Read more...] about Britain braces for hottest day of year with temperatures set to hit 82F – so will people REALLY wait until Monday to meet up for barbecues?