The Nigerian government has opened an online registration portal for job-seekers. It hopes to capture the data of millions of unemployed Nigerians.
The government said the registration exercise would help create a clearing house, linking job seekers with existing vacancies in government agencies and the private sector.
Registration however, does not translate into getting a job instantly; job seekers may have to wait much longer.
Nigeria has witnessed spiralling unemployment. With over 11 million unemployed people, according to the Federal Bureau of Statistics, government is currently battling to provide jobs to its young people to curb crime and militancy