Nigeria jobseeker stampede turns deadly

At least seven people were killed and dozens more were injured in Nigeria’s capital Abuja after thousands of panicked jobseekers stampeded during a government recruitment drive at the national stadium. The stampede happened on Saturday as thousands gathered to apply for jobs with the immigration department in Abuja stadium.

Unemployment is a particular challenge in the west Africa country with an estimated 37.5 percent of people aged under 25 out of work, according to the National Bureau of Statistics….