Tag: youth

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Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Timileyin Bondefaiye: Know yourself [NEXT]

by Timileyin Bondefaiye Every generation is presented with a rather dangerous ‘obligation’: Grow up as soon as possible. Society gives a ...

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ToluDecember 18, 2016

Live Blog: Catch up on all the exciting moments from The Future Awards 2016 here

The stage is set for the 11th edition of The Future Award Africa. This year’s event which is themed ‘Shaping ...

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ToluDecember 17, 2016

Octagon Session: The need for more young people in politics

Welcome to the Octagon Session. The Octagon: We appreciate your taking time out to join this chat session. We have ...

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AzeezDecember 12, 2016

Agriculture can stop illegal immigration of Nigerians into Europe – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday decried the high rate of illegal immigration of Nigerians into Europe. Buhari said this at ...

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ToluDecember 8, 2016

Is President Buhari a joker? Condoling with families of dead corps members after a week…

But this man though… Three young corps members in the same age range as President Buhari’s children die in the ...

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ToluDecember 7, 2016

AIKI Nigeria calls for application for Ready Set Code

In continuing to upskill young people, Aiki Nigeria calls young coders and social enthusiasts to apply for the Ready Set ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The indispensable role of political parties

by Jude Feranmi The objective of this piece is simple To get you to join a political party if you ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

Opinion: How the youth can take over leadership in Nigeria

by Adelaja Adeoye. I carefully x-rayed the political climes in Nigeria since the advent of Democracy. I intentionally omitted the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

Opinion: Harnessing the power of the youth towards an inclusive economy

by Olu Onemola and Catherine Sutherland “One thing that is clear it that when we provide a platform for youth ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2016

#NYSCAbuse: Here are all the ways NYSC makes life a living hell for graduates

As it is, there is an embargo placed on gainful employment in 90 per cent of the organizations in the ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: The mainstream discovers Tope Alabi again

The breakout star of yesterday’s event (okay, apart from Travis Greene that has won the hearts of everyone across the ...

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ToluDecember 3, 2016

Introducing the YNaija tracker on justice for #NYSCAbuse victims

Today, we begin an official countdown to justice for every corp member who has died as a result of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2016

Youth stage protest for Patience Jonathan in Enugu

Some youth of Igbo extraction took to the streets of Enugu on Wednesday in protest against the alleged “persecution” of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 29, 2016

Adeboro Odunlami: Use your legs [NEW VOICES]

Dear Nigeria, All the decades you have lived, there’s only one thing to say to you: you deserve better. On ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Opinion: The cost of political ignorance to Nigerians

by Stephen Oloh If democracy requires an informed citizenry to function well, Nigeria is in serious trouble. Many Nigerians are ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Opinion: From Nigeria to the world, the youth are making a bold statement

by Eta E. Uso On November 22, 2016, the Not Too Young To Run campaign which originated in Nigeria, became a ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Charly Boy: Nigerian youth, una go just die for nothing

by Charly Boy Greatest Nigerian Youths!!! Shey una go still answer, Great!!! When it is clear that most of you ...

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ToluNovember 23, 2016

#Impact365: StartUP6 provides a platform for young entrepreneurs to grow their business using social media influencers

StartUp6 is a unique initiative that targets small businesses by providing a platform for them to connect with social media ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

Opinion: Youth unemployment and Nigeria’s economic aspirations

by Kehinde Ibiteye Since 1962, through its first National Development Plan (NDP), Nigeria has had several economic aspirations. The country ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 17, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The dynamics of power

by Jude Feranmi At the New Media and Governance Conference a few weeks ago, (That event where Bobrisky was invited to ...

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ToluNovember 11, 2016

#Impact365: ALL54 is working on providing the cheapest IT talent for local businesses

by Chukwukere Okpani   The tech industry in Nigeria is getting more attention and there are certainly, loads of untapped ...

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ToluNovember 10, 2016

Outstanding Young Achievers (OYA) Awards unveils nominees list

The organizers of the Outstanding Young Achievers (OYA) awards have unveiled the full nominees list of the 2016 edition of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 6, 2016

Opinion: Eradicating mass unemployment with realistic job creation strategies

by Adeyemo Olajire Philip July 2008, I began a six months Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme, popularly called Industrial Training at ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2016

Opinion: From bus drivers to conductors

by Anthony Ademiluyi When I did my National Youth Service Corps in a foreign multinational in the bustling city of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Tamilore Oladipo: Live a little [NEXT]

by Tamilore Oladipo Let me give you a little tidbit about myself: I’ve been working every summer since I was ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Ibrahim Oga: Home is still a faraway dream [Nigerian Voices]

by Ibrahim Oga I don’t have a home—not really. When I left for the university, home, where I grew up, ...

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ToluNovember 1, 2016

Red Media Africa adds Uber account to its impressive PR portfolio

Red Media Africa has been announced as Uber Nigeria’s official PR agency. This new addition to Red Media Africa’s PR ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Arit Okpo: Hashtag Citizenship [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo Africa is a continent of very interesting contrasts – immense natural resources but low development, great wealth ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

$29.96bn loan: “Our youth could become debtors of tomorrow” – Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce says if the right thing is not done, Nigerian youths will become “debtors of tomorrow” instead of ...

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