It is very unfortunate to discover that the rate at which the economy of this country Nigeria is summersaulting is very alarming.

As the countrIES unemployment population has drastically increased to 33.3% in the fourth Quarter of 2020 from 27.1%, in the second Quarter of 2020, there is no denying of the fact that Nigeria remains the third country in the world with the highest number of unemployment.

According to statistics given by the National Bureau of Statistic, the unemployment and underemployment in Nigeria dramatically increased by 6.2% from Q2 to Q4 of 2020.

Below therefore are a orderly list of the 10 states in Nigeria with the highest number of unemployment.

  1. Lagos – 1.85m
  2. Rivers – 1.64m
  3. Akwa Ibom – 1.26m
  4. Kaduna – 1.11m
  5. Imo – 1.10m
  6. Cross River – 998,203
  7. Anambra – 951,059
  8. Adamawa – 899,636
  9. Delta – 831,481
  10. Abia – 818,926

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