2017: A year to forget By Christopher Akor

Perhaps, the report last week by the National Bureau of Statistics that between January and September 2017, 4.07 million Nigerians lost their jobs summed up the terrible situation in the country. Although the economy came out of its first recession in 25 years, it is still bleeding jobs in a situation where the birth rate is growing at almost 3 percent. The 4.07 added to the 11.92 million already unemployed Nigerians raising the unemployment number to 15.99 million in the third quarter of 2017. That is not all. Millions of…