Unemployment Wahala: Over 300,000 Candidates Applied for Just 750 Vacancies at EFCC

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at 10:24 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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Osita Nwaja, the director of public affairs of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has announced in Enugu that more than 300,000 applications were received for the 750 positions recently advertised by the anti-graft agency. Nwaja who disclosed that the recruitment was segmented and that the first phase of the exercise is ending on June 26, said: “We had more than 300,000 applicants that applied for the 750 positions, which are in three cadres: junior, middle and senior.
“We are considering a whole lot of junior staff so that they will grow in the system. The criteria were well spelled out and those that met them wrote the examination.”
 Nwaja said by the recruitment, EFCC had moved to fortify its ranks in view of the onerous task of fighting corruption. “The fight against corruption is fundamental to everything we do in this country. It is a fight we cannot afford to lose.
 “We must keep on recruiting foot soldiers to meet our objective as it is geared toward the direction of making Nigeria greater.”

He added that although the commission would not fail Nigerians, it needs all the help it can get from the public. “We cannot do this alone and that is why we are always reaching out to the media.
 “We have found in NAN a veritable ally in this task of curbing corruption in the country. We want to leverage on your wide reach, credibility and accessibility to achieve our mandate.“A lot of work is going on at the zonal office of our commission. If this fight against corruption must be won, all Nigerians and institutions must join as this affects the common man,” he concluded.
Kennycynth at 10:32 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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the level of unemployment in naija is something else..God help us
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Kennycynth at 10:33 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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the level of unemployment in naija is something else..God help us
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EDDYPRINCE at 10:50 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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WHAT DO YOU EXPECT ,,, WHEN NO WORK ANYWHERE.
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Vectorcy at 10:54 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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So sad. We have to be more creative
in this country and forget about
getting help from government so
that they can concentrate on
providing the basics of water, lights
security, foreign affairs etc. As a
young person, you can start a free
blog about your hobby or passion
and monetize it gradually after a
year or two.
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delight222 at 11:04 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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creativity is jst d answer in this country
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kison at 11:50 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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Y'ALL BETTER be careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL...
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BournIdentity at 11:55 AM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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Chhaaaiiiiiiii God have mercy,,,
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odegbalegu at 12:10 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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the hottest job in d land.
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CHRISETTE at 12:44 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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She looks beautiful and real
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gogoman at 01:59 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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lol welcome to naija
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djnero at 02:12 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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normal level
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zeigbo at 02:16 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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na wa ooh

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dickieponga at 02:19 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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Too many people chasing very few jobs..
Naija men are hardworking I must say..
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Airbender at 04:17 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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Imagine........

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kp45 at 04:27 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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God help us all
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zoe61 at 08:45 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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nawa oooo
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morgan1 at 11:25 PM, 30 Jun 16 (1 year ago)
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Lord help naija,,,
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michaelc80 at 12:02 AM, 1 Jul 16 (1 year ago)
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see the level of unemployment in Nigeria
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Toks-E at 02:08 AM, 1 Jul 16 (1 year ago)
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Burst your brain, how many of the 300 000 are experts or have prior knowledge of forensic investigation or have good IT knowledge?

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