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Absorption of educated manpower into Nigeria"s informal sector

S. I. Oladeji

Absorption of educated manpower into Nigeria"s informal sector

by S. I. Oladeji

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Published by National Manpower Board in Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • High school graduates -- Employment -- Nigeria.,
    • Unemployment -- Nigeria.,
    • Informal sector (Economics) -- Nigeria -- Employees.,
    • Self-employed -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-47).

      StatementS.I. Oladeji.
      SeriesDiagnostic studies series ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6276.N52 O43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL722811M
      ISBN 109783222600
      LC Control Number97110145
      OCLC/WorldCa36549196

      informal sector as being businesses in subsistent economy. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) () in another fact finding study listed six key drivers to the growth of informal sector and they include: (a)limited absorption of labour, particularly in countries with high rate of population or urbanization,File Size: KB. Vocational Skills Development for Youths in the Informal Sector of the Economy in Africa Kathure Catherine1, Mbijjiwe Jacob2 absorption of workers into the economy and improves their job mobility (ability to move into more productive basic education in countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Mali and Swaziland. The vocational education track has the.

      Nigeria has the largest, and arguably the most dynamic, informal sector in sub-Saharan Africa. Informal activities are estimated to have increased from approximately 50 per cent of the urban workforce in the late s to 65 per cent by the late s. Even during the oil boom period of the s, the informal sector continued to grow as rising. University of Nigeria Virtual Library Serial No ISBN: Author 1 NGWU, P. N. C. Author 2 Author 3 Title Is the Informal Sector an Alternative Learning Site Keywords Description Is the Informal Sector an Alternative Learning Site Category Education Publisher Summer Educational Publishers LTD Publication Date Signature.

      Nigeria regained democratic rule from the military in Since then, the country has conducted several elections with the first successful transfer of power from one civilian government to another in Nigeria runs a multi-party system with the All Progressive Congress being the leading party having won the March Presidential Size: 1MB. Economic Activities and Groups in the Informal Sector” in JASPA Employment Generation in the Informal Sector in Africa. Addis Ababa, ILO JASPA, pp. – Olanrewaju J. Fapohunda (). “Migration, Education and Employment in Nigeria” in CODESRIA Population Policies, Migration Urbanization and Rural Crises in Sub-Saharan Africa.


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17 S.I. Oladeji, Absorption of educated manpower into Nigeria’s informal sector. Diagnostic Studies se () 33 In measuring the severity of graduate unemployment in Nigeria, the Tracer study in as cited by Oladeji 17 showed that only per cent of all graduates were employed as at the time of passing out of the National Youth Service by: 4.

Absorption of Educated Manpower into Nigeria's Informal Sector. This has resulted in an increase in the informal sector employment, looked at employment and economic growth nexus in.

Nigeria's tertiary education sector comprises 43 federal, state and private universities. Starting fromthe 24 federal institutions are expected to consume roughly US$ million in public funding each year.

1 The system produces more t graduates by: Prince Charles Dickson With Joint Admission Matriculation Board examination season underway, I shook my head at the kind of future Nigeria has for her young ones, with an estimated M high school.

drive many businesses into the informal sector. The informal sector comprises unregistered businesses. Labour: Labour is usually family based. They operate with a low level of organization, with little division between labour and capital, as factors of production. Equipment: This is a challenge for the informal sector players.

They usually do notFile Size: KB. According to FRN (), the aims and objectives of formal education on the basisof the philosophy of Nigerian education include the inculcation of national consciousness and national unity;2.

the inculcation of the right the of values and attitudes for the survival of the individual and the Nigeriansociety;3. the training of the mind in the understanding of the world around; and4. the. Osigwe Development Philosophy - Volume 1, Chapter 5. For example, in a study of selected metropolitan areas in Nigeria, the National Manpower Board () came up with seven classified forms of the Nigeria labour market, earnings and inequality, the current study will be filling the gap on gender differences in high informal sector employment with its associated low productivity,File Size: KB.

Output and Unemployment Relationship: How Applicable Is the Okun’s Law to Nigeria. Absorption of Educated Manpower into Nigeria's Informal Sector. National Manpower Board, Abuja, Nigeria, Pages: Oni, B., Employment Generation: Theoretical and Empirical Issues.

Chapter Technology and Women's Ventures in Nigeria's Urban Informal Sector Funmi Soetan Introduction Female entrepreneurs in Nigeria's urban informal sector (UIS) seem to be invisible, along with their contributions and needs.

Despite government programs aimed at reaching. Nigeria's response to the informal sector has either been to ignore its existence or try to suffocate it with supposedly common-sense initiatives.

Take the CBN's cashless policy. While it has its merits, it runs the risk of making business harder for informal economy agents. At times, even Nigerians with high formal education find employment in the informal economy when well- paid formal sector jobs are unavailable. The big size of this economy, the in-evitable demand for their goods and services and the ease attached to working therein, could be a strategic consideration for Nigeria to raise employment.

“As UNESCO puts it, ‘Nigeria has some of the worst education indicators globally.’ Its primary net-enrollment ratio fell from 61% in to 58% in Equally alarming, the number of out.

The informal sector is unorganized, unregulated and mostly legal, but unregistered. The informal sector plays an important and controversial role.

It provides jobs and reduces unemployment and underemployment, it also helps alleviate poverty but in many cases the jobs are low-paid and the job security is poor. Nigeria has an important economic influence on the entire region, including the franc zone where it has increasingly been making investments (particularly in the banking sector).

The stock exchange in Lagos is the only large-scale financial trading centre in the region. Nigeria is also the largest cereal and meat producer in West Africa. ROLE OF INFORMAL SECTOR IN EMPLOYMENT GENERATION IN NIGERIA BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Over the past years, scholars have debated on whether the informal sector should really be seen as a marginalized sector, which mops up excess or entrenched workers or as a vibrant, entrepreneurial part of the Nigeria economy which can stimulate economic growth and job creation.

Illegal housing conversion in Lagos Island. In: National Network News, Wednesday, 21 July. NWAKA, I.G. The urban informal sector in Nigeria: Towards economic development, environmental health and social harmony. Global Urban Development, 1(1), pp. Onyebueke & Geyer • The informal sector in urban Nigeria NZEADIBE, T.C.

Unregistered household enterprises comprise a significant portion of Nigeria’s economy, accounting for as high as 65 percent of GDP, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a blog article seen by businessamlive.

The IMFblog chat entitled: The Potential for Growth and Africa’s informal Economy, indicates that bysub-Saharan Africa will have more working-age people [ ].

GDP FORMAL AND INFORMAL SECTOR ESTIMATED SPLIT: 2: 6: Nigerian Telecommunications (Services) Sector Summary Report Q1 5: NIGERIA AVIATION SECTOR Q3-Q4 REPORT: 5: Nigerian Telecommunications Sector Summary Report Q4 Nigerian Formal Education Sector Summary Report 5: Describes both the progress of and continuing obstacles to skills development in the informal sector in Nigeria.

Informal workers in Nigeria are not only less literate than formal workers, but also earn less and – like in many other countries -- reap a smaller return on education.The article explains how the informal sector has evolved in Nigeria over the last 50 years; the extent to which government policies and programs have facilitated or constrained the sector, and how informal sector enterprises and settlements can be upgraded and progressively integrated into the urban development mainstream.