University system, University curriculum, Graduate unemployment, Nigeria


Education has been identified as the most powerful instrument for social reform, which imparts knowledge, skills and character to the individual through teaching, learning and experiential activity labor surplus economy. This paper examines the high level of unemployment in Nigeria, with a view to proffer development of entrepreneurial skills and initiatives as way out. The study conclude that investment is essential for growth and productivity, while domestic savings provide the needed resources for investment. Only sound and effective monetary policy can guarantee price stability, which is a necessary condition for sustainable growth. Government policies, institutions and governance matter. Nigeria's current policy makers are therefore right in placing growth at the top of the economic agenda.

Author Bio

The Author is a staff of National Universities Commission Abuja.

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CBN Bullion







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