Tag: young people

EditorJune 9, 2017

UK elections: How young people disMAYed Theresa

by Alexander O. Onukwue In an unprecedented occurrence, the UK elections recorded a voter turnout of 72% of persons registered ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Nene Henshaw: Fear [NEXT]

We’re all afraid of things. It takes time for us to accept these things. And if you happen to be ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The need for physical organising

by Jude Feranmi Those who elect corrupt politicians are not victims, they are accomplices – George Orwell Have you ever ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

This clinic reverses aging by filling your veins with blood of young people

A private clinic named Ambrosia along the Pacific coast in Monterey, California helps people who can pay $8000 pump their ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2017

Hamzat Lawal: Code and the politics of ‘us’ versus ‘them’

by Hamzat Lawal “If you ever think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Hamzat Lawal: Love and the temperament of an activist

by Hamzat Lawal Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies – Aristotle My experience in activism exposed ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Nene Henshaw: 30 experiences before 30 [NEXT]

by Nene Henshaw I recently realized that I was no more a teenager and had in many ways reached the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The dynamics of political power ( Pt. 2)

by Jude ‘Feranmi Let me start with the motive for acquiring political power as I never really answered that in ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2016

Nene Henshaw: Alone [NEXT]

by Nene Henshaw Some days life just knocks the shit out of you and has you wondering about everything: “who are ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Iyasele, Isioma Osahon: I’ve overcome my physical disability through computers [Nigerian Voices]

by Iyasele, Isioma Osahon Ever since I first got introduced to computers and computing in the mid-1990’s, I have always ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ministry of Information & Culture partner to develop creative industries

At the National Theatre in Iganmu, Surulere, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) on Wednesday signed an MOU with the Federal ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Adetoye Sokunbi: You’re not special; you just have internet [New Voices]

Last week, I got an email from who would have been my new boss, that the offer for a writing position ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Inspired by the proud young farmer

I had barely settled down at work on Monday, Sept 19, 2016, when the young man breezed into my office. ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 31, 2016

Know young people making an impact? Nominate them for the OYA awards 2016

Organizers of The Outstanding Young Achievers (OYA) awards have released the portal for nominations into various categories of the awards ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

Opinion: Celebrating the 2016 international youth day in perspective

By Yusuf Ishaku Goje Annually for the past sixteen years, the 12th of August has been set aside globally to ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 9, 2016

#NotTooYoungToRun: 73 or 24, no age is too young to contest for office

By Jude ‘Feranmi This piece is long overdue but then, they say better late than never. My objective is simple and ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2016

Opinion: Are we thinking about 2050?

By Babatunde Oladosu In Spring 2009, I completed a two-week internship at the London office of Goldman Sachs. I was one ...

YEditorAugust 20, 2014

The “safest state” in the North-East, Gombe, casts a nervous eye on its youth

by James Sambo Residents of Gombe, the state with by far the best security record in the North-Eastern geopolitical zone ...

November 11, 2013

Chude Jideonwo: Before the buzzwords, young Nigerians were on to something!

by Chude Jideonwo *This piece was first published in the Nigerian Dialogue in 2011 Just like Greenland before it, TY ...

November 4, 2013

Bethel Mgbebuihe: 7 things every young person should know (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Bethel Mgbebuihe “Your youth is a time you will remember forever” I have a lot to say but I really ...

September 9, 2013

“PDP has done a lot for young people” – Youth Leader, Malam Umar Garba Chiza speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

by Mercy Abang After the election of the 60-year-old youth leader of the People’s Democratic Party, Malam Umar Garba Chiza – ...

August 6, 2013

9 things you MUST consider before using drugs

by Krystle Crossman There will always be a part of you that remembers how much fun you had and wishes ...

June 26, 2013

Why Obama won’t visit Nigeria – US

by Rachel Ogbu President Barack Obama will not be visiting Nigeria during his upcoming three-nation trip to Africa because of ...

August 7, 2012

#ThisShouldConcernYou: $75,000 Anzisha Prize to identify Africa’s young entrepreneurial leaders

by Adeniyi Abdul Winners of the 2012 edition of the Anzisha prize are set to be announced in Johannesburg, South ...

April 1, 2012

Who wants to party? Young people discuss political participation on Rubbin’ Minds today

by Hauwa Gambo On Rubbin’ Minds today, the topic is “Who wants to party?” – and it explores issues and ...

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