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Nigeria records highest unemployment rate in 6yrs at 27% in Q2 2020

….as more than 21m persons are without job

The number of jobless people in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, increased to over 21 million in the second quarter of 2020, the highest the country has reported since the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) started collating the data in 2014. At a record-high of 27.1 percent in Q2 2020, Nigeria’s unemployment rate has risen for…

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