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Nana Aba Anamoah helps university graduate turned street hawker find a job

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Nana Aba Anamoah was up to some humanitarian duty as she stopped her vehicle in the middle of the streets to help a jobless university graduate to find a job.


In a new video shared on her Instagram, the renowned media personality was involved in a conversation with a street hawker and ended up lobbying for a job for the young man.


In a conversation that almost sounded like a job interview, the gentleman born Desmond Agyei explained that he had graduated from the University of Education, Winneba with a Bachelor’s degree in Management.

According to the well-spoken young man, he financed his education by hawking on the streets.

He added that by selling toilet paper on the streets of Achimota he was able to see himself through school.

Desmond explained that after graduating in 2019 and completing his National Service with Duaso Hospital he had no choice but to go back selling tissue paper on the streets for lack of a job opportunity.

In response to what other work experience he’s had, Desmond mentioned that he had worked with the National Identification Authority as a Supervising Registration Officer and also with a company in the heavy-duty industry.

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The TV host lobbied for a job for the young man who was seeking a job with the Ghana Education Service or any administrative job.

Captioning her post, ”Desmond is my new friend ??Let’s get Desmond off the streets. Kindly send a DM if you have or know of a vacancy anywhere. We rise by lifting others. God bless you”, Nana Aba asked for help to get Desmond off the streets.

Her benevolent display has been applauded by her followers who took to the comment section bigging her up.

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Nana Aba Anamoah’s thoughtfulness is exemplary and is indeed commendable.

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Agrarian revolution will guarantee food, job security

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By Jide Orintunsin, Abuja

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Mr. Osita Okechuwku has canvassed massive support by teeming youths in for Buhari Agrarian Revolution – #BUGREV to ensure food and job security in the country.


He threw the challenge in Abuja while addressing members of APC Press Corps at the National Secretariat of the party.


Okechuwku said if the project had been fully embraced since 2015 it was flagged off, it would have grossly addressed the increasing wave of unemployment among the teeming youths.

He noted his call for massive support for the agrarian revolution would be a panacea to palpable discontent, despair, gross unemployment and gross inequality in the country.

The APC chieftain said: “We are among the top ten most populous countries of the world and we have the single honour of median age advantage of youths making over 60%. China, India and even USA do not have that median youth advantage, only Brazil and Indonesia approximate our ranking. However, this advantage also has disadvantages, this is what #BUGREV is set to correct.”

The VON boss added: “With #BUGREV our quest to lift 100 million people out of poverty in 10 years, the urgent need to halt all manner of insecurity bedevilling us and the imperative to reduce the stark economic inequality rests squarely on back to land.”

He noted every square meter of land from north to south, east to west is fertile and provides luxuriant life to any specie of flora and fauna found on earth.

Okechuwku said without prejudice to the oil and gas reserve, “#BUGREV is the main beacon to actualisation of our giant status in Africa” adding that the revival of the agric sector would also help subsistence farmers migrate to commercial farmers.

According to him: “With massive mobilisation, #BUGREV will balance our external trade deficit, assist in no small measure in offsetting our foreign loans and enhance our economic diplomacy.”

He then appealed to the media help government promote the lofty gains in the agric revolution project.

“Permit me to use this forum to appeal to all Nigerians to buy into the Buhari Agrarian Revolution – #BUGREV, as a road map to Nigeria’s Resorgimento.

“Our people, especially the teeming youths and women, are yet to embrace this milestone as expected; hence one sincerely appeal to the fourth estate of the realm to join the enlightenment crusade and spread the good news.

#BUGREV (Buhari’s Agrarian Revolution), which was launched on 17th November 2015, in the early stages of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, is a policy dear to Mr President’s heart and indeed his initiative touches on our common heritage and our uncommon Almighty God’s endowment,” Okechuwku concluded.
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Fed Govt will engage youths, address job creation, says minister

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By Oziegbe Okoeki

Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will continue to engage the youth and address issues of job creation and poverty reduction.


Mohammed stated this on Monday while addressing reporters at Federal Government’s consultative meeting with political and traditional leaders in the Southwest at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, the Lagos State capital.


The meeting, which was at the instance of President Muhammadu Buhari, was meant to reconcile and rebuild the Southwest after last month’s looting and destruction of public and private properties during the #EndSARS protests, especially in Lagos.

Mohammed said apart from some other new initiatives to address job creation and poverty reduction after the protest, the government had always been addressing unemployment among youths.

“The newly launched youths programme is actually aimed at creating jobs for the youth. For instance, there is the N75 billion fund, which is in three tiers and designed to give youths the opportunity for job creation and to empower them.

“Also, there is the N75 billion MSME Survival Fund, which is broken into two: there is the Payroll Support, which is to assist MSMEs employing between three and 50 employees to help them to pay salaries, especially with the impact of COVID-19,” he said.

The minister said the new programme is for 500,000 MSMEs involved in food production, hospitality industry, health, among others.

“The second leg is the one we call one-off grant for mechanics, electricians, hair dressers, etc. It is N30,000, which government is making available to 333,000 individuals involved in this.

“It also involves what we call the informal grant, which is the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) registering free of charge 50,000 companies, MSMEs; and 100,000 beneficiaries of the N50,000 one-off grant,” Mohammed said.

The minister said before the new initiatives, the government had been involved in other programmes and initiatives that would be beneficial to the youths.

He listed some of the programmes as the N-Power, which employs about 500,000 youths with more to be employed this year; N-Tech and N-Agro, which have profited more than 20,000 youths, among others.

“The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) salary was increased from N19,800 to N38,000 only this year. We are building 300,000 houses this year; 5 million homes are to be provided with solar energy,” Mohammed said.

All these, the minister said, were put in place before the #EndSARS protest.

“The government is very keen to continue to engage the youths and very soon government will publish all the websites where youths can apply for all these initiatives,” he added.

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A Must Read! Ideas that will land you in your dream job

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Starting your career journey, getting a job is one step every fresh graduate including you are in a hurry to take, being that responsibilities now lies on you. At this stage, you become desperate, anxiety sets in and all you want is a job, a means of income and lively hood which is perfectly normal to have that feeling as a human but, it’s not that simple in the job market to get your desired job. However here are the things you need to know on how to bag your new job appointment.

Read up, Get some courses and Keep learning.

Being a graduate, having a first degree or degrees is a good short but, that alone cannot make you outstanding or more advantageous in the job market. Currently research has shown that employers don’t look out for degrees only, but there are other requirements you must meet to get hired. Get certified in a professional course, go online ask Google any Question because Google is your friend, update your knowledge base, acquire as much skills as you can and keep learning.

Refine Your Resume.

When writing or preparing a resume some persons spend all their time placing in information’s that will over bulk the resume, thereby given the employer reason’s not to scrutinise it. As a job seeker seeking for employment, always represent yourself in your resume. Make it readable because it’s your resume that will first meet your prospective employer. Checkout the latest method of preparing a resume or download the free resume templates to make it extraordinarily polished, avoid inessential information, keep your resume simple and informative, edit properly to avoid spelling errors and focus more on marketing yourself to your prospective employer.

Research job requirements.

Many a time’s job seekers out of desperation apply for jobs they are not exactly qualified for. Sometimes it happens that while you are navigating through the job market you come across opportunities which you are not qualified for, applying is not wrong but attending the interview without the exact qualification and wishing for chance to happen when there is qualified applicants and you could have updated your skills to fit in the requirement is hazardous. Hence it is advisable to always analyse your qualifications to be sure it suits job requirements before applying. And perhaps you apply with less requirements, update your skill set before the interview date.

Attend networking events, make new contact and use your networks.

Many workers today got there job through people in their network. As an individual the role of networking in achieving our goals cannot be overlooked. As you go about your career journey you need networks. Always make contacts, attend networking events where you can meet new people and grow your contact list who knows you might hit your next job through you networks.

Do some volunteer job.

A lot of working class people today have gotten jobs through doing volunteer job, people don’t know this but it is realistic. While you work for free you get some advantage like growing your understanding about the career, you gather years of experience and I tell you if you put in your best in that job by the time you want to stop working your boss will have no choice but to employ you, because he can’t afford to let you go and keep that position vacant. So in doing volunteer job, you have nothing to lose rather it brings you closer to your goals and helps you advance in your career walk.

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