There are 16 million unemployed in Nigeria in 2017 third quarter —National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said. As per NBS more men worked full-time than women, while a higher percentage of female worked part-time between 20-39 hours and below 20 hours per week.

The absolute number of male full-time workers, 34.85 million, was more than twice the number of female full-time workers, 16.21 million, in the third quarter of 2017.

Nigeria needs more women in the workforce, better education and skills for its young. Colleges have to take the initiative; help candidates with career services, campus placements for jobs with companies.