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Challenges of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: Effective Career Guidance as a Panacea

  title={Challenges of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: Effective Career Guidance as a Panacea},
  author={B. Enweani Ifeoma},
Unemployment has become a major problem bedeviling the lives of Nigerian youth, causing increased militancy, violent crimes, kidnappings, restiveness and socially delinquent behaviour. Youth unemployment is devastating to both the individual and the society as a whole both psychologically and economically. The paper examines the issue of youth unemployment and looks at potential interventions such as effective career guidance, technical and vocational education as well entrepreneurship… 

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