Tag: Youths

FG to compensate farmers affected by flooding

inno.korie- December 1, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari says succour is on the way for farmers negatively impacted by the excessive rains of this year. The president’s Special Adviser on ... Read More

We are Training Over 3,000 Youths in Animation, Screen Writing — Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- October 30, 2018

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government is training over 3,000 young people in 3D and 2D animation, story boarding skills, script writing ... Read More

Students Display of Rare Skills Indicates Bright Future for Traditional Games in Lagos

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The participants at Lagos State Secondary School Traditional Games have displayed rare skills at the just-concluded Games, signifying a bright future for the games. The ... Read More

Nigerian Military Promise Adeqaute Security for Oil Pipelines

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2018

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has assured Nigerians that the security of oil pipelines remains a priority to the armed forces ... Read More

NANS lauds President Buhari for signing “Not-Too-Young-To-Run’’ Bill into Law

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the “Not-Too-Young-To-Run’’ Bill into law. The News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

NAPTIP Alerts: Traffickers Plan to Traffic Nigerian Youths Using The 2018 World Cup

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2018

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has alerted the general public on plans by human traffickers to use the upcoming ... Read More

Gov. Abubakar Bello Calls on Youths to Shun Violence

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

Governor  Abubakar Bello of Niger has called on residents of the state,  particularly the youths, to shun violence in order to boost the development of ... Read More

Group lauds Oyedepo for Scholarships to Agric Students

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 16, 2018

An advocacy group, the YES Movement, on Friday lauded Dr David Oyedepo, Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu Aran, Kwara, for offering scholarships to encourage youths to ... Read More

No Cause for Alarm, Presidential Amnesty Programme Still on Course – Coordinator

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2018

Retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), says the amnesty office is determined to actualise its mandate of empowering youths in the Niger ... Read More

Paedophile Bags 60-Year Jail as Lagos Sexual Offences Court Delivers 1st Judgment

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 21, 2018

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Wednesday sentenced Obinna Iziejen, a 58-year-old paedophile, to 60 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling ... Read More

Delta Government Says 2,324 Unemployed Youths Now Employers of Labour

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2017

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has disclosed that the state government’s skills and vocational programmes of job creation have made 2,324 previously unemployed youths in ... Read More

AU-EU Summit Opens With Calls For “Investment” In Youth

Abdul Jimoh- November 29, 2017

The Fifth African Union-European Union Summit started on Wednesday in Abidjan, economic capital of Côte d’Ivoire , with “investing in youth for a sustainable future” as its ... Read More

Nasarawa Government to Implement e-Payment for Corps Members

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2017

The Nasarawa State Government is to introduce an e-payment system to pay N5, 000 monthly allowance to corps members serving in government establishments in the ... Read More

RCCG Opens Rehabilitation Centre For Drug Addicts

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2017

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday urged parents, guardians, and caregivers to watch out for signs of drug addiction in their children and ... Read More

Fifty Three Youths In Taraba Get Empowered In Fadama III Project

Henry Solomon- September 27, 2017

The Fadama III Additional Financing (AF), in Taraba said on Wednesday that the project has trained 53 women and youths on various agricultural enterprises. The ... Read More

Bomb blast: Irate Youths Attack SEMA Rescue Team In Maiduguri

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2017

Bomb blast: Irate Youths Attack SEMA Rescue Team In Maiduguri A mob on Monday attacked officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency  (SEMA), who ... Read More

Nigerians Own Up To 200 Small Businesses In South African Province

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2017

Mr  Chacaodili Nwanedo,  the Chairman of  Nigeria Union in North West Province of South Africa,  says Nigerians have set up no fewer than  200 small businesses ... Read More

UN Launches Global Campaign To Assist 70m Unemployed Youths

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2017

UN agencies have launched a new global campaign to make it easier for  70 million unemployed youths to get financing and learn new skills to ... Read More

Don Urges Youths To Embrace Whistleblowing Against Illegal Weapons

Abdul Jimoh- June 17, 2017

Don Urges Youths To Embrace Whistleblowing Against Illegal Weapons The Federal Government has been advised to mobilise the youth, especially those at the border communities, ... Read More

Youths Should Take Advantage And Apply For N-SIP – Minister

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2017

The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has advised youths to apply for the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP). ... Read More