Tag: youths

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ToluMarch 30, 2017

#Impact365: The Dolapo Sijuwade Foundation presents the interactive sessions: ‘Confidence – Finding it and Living it’

Dolapo Sijuwade Foundation, founded by Dolapo Oni- Sijuwade is aimed towards helping youths set the right goals towards identifying the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Adeyemi-Bisileko Gboyega: A tale of beginnings…a tale of becoming [Nigerian Voices]

by Adeyemi-Bisileko Gboyega It was in that house that life began, from the moment of conception and swimming in that belly-river ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 26, 2016

#Impact365: Funmi Iyanda’s NGO has touched over 3,000 lives!

Founded by popular television personality and media entrepreneur, Funmi Iyanda, Change-A-Life (CAL) is a nongovernmental that has impacted the lives ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Opinion: 15 things you can do as a youth to make Nigeria better overnight

by Jude ‘Feranmi “Nigeria can be DIFFERENT if we decide to DO what it takes and I believe that Young ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

‘I can’t judge Buhari…Nigerian youth should be of use to themselves’ – Orji Kalu

A former governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu has said that Nigerians should be enjoying power supply by now ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

FG should empower Nigerian youth – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged the Federal Government to empower youths in the country to reduce the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 7, 2016

‘Migrating is not the answer…you will die of cold over there’

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Tuesday alerted the Federal Government that the current economic situation in the country ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today 1. Boko Haram is ready for peace talks – ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

Seasoned professionals come to Ibadan to share impeccable ideas at Home Advantage [Evolve]

Home Advantage is an international standard leadership conference created in 2015 to catalyze a shift in the mindset of young ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2016

The moment when Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello was stoned in Lokoja

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Friday was pelted with fruits and rotten vegetables while stepping out of a ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: Dilemma of the Nigerian youth

by Gimba Kakanda These past weeks, I’ve had reason to reflect more on the place of the Nigerian youth in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

Pastor whips church members for engaging in pre-marital sex (WATCH)

A Ghanaian pastor, Bishop Daniel Obinim of Obinim Ministries used a belt to beat two youths for engaging in premarital sex. The pastor ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

‘My messages are not for everybody’ – Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said his messages are not ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

Opinion: The power of the Nigerian youth

by Jude Feranmi As we celebrate the International Youth Day, in the midst of the activities and the partying and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun– on the issue of trust

by Jude Feranmi When the purpose of a thing is not known, abuse is inevitable – Anonymous The above quote ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 9, 2016

APC Youth to EFCC: ‘You are abusing your constitutional powers’

Following the arrest of Abubakar Sadi Usman, a Nigerian blogger popularly known as Abusidiq, the All Progressives Congress Youth Forum (APYF), ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Opinion: A letter to Mr Jaja on why he should join KOWA party

by Jude Feranmi Dear @JajaPhD, I have chosen to write to you seeing that you just made up your decision ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 2, 2016

Opinion: How agriculture can solve Nigeria’s unemployment crisis

by Chambers Umezulike The Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics has pegged Nigeria’s general unemployment rate at 12.1% as at the first ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: Youths marginalisation as Nigeria’s major development trap

By Haris Aliyu The four development traps established by Paul Collier is not the only answer to the rapid underdevelopment ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

Opinion: Nigerian youths should rise and take responsibility now

by Mary-Jane Okwuosah You will think that with the recent happenings in the media, both mainstream and social media, that practically ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 28, 2016

Wole Soyinka: What Nigerian adults owe the young ones

by Wole Soyinka The issue, I understand, is the flaunting of religious markers in public educational institutions. Let me begin ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

Armed Ijaw youths invade Ben Bruce’s radio station in Bayelsa

Some members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide (IYC) on Thursday, invaded Rhythm FM radio station in Yenogoa, Bayelsa over ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 16, 2016

Buhari will ‘put smiles on the faces of young Nigerians’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, promised that his administration would create more employment opportunities for young people and ultimately put ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 15, 2016

PDP youths shut down party headquarters

Young members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), under the aegis of PDP Youth Rescue Group and PDP Rebirth Group, have ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 3, 2016

Opinion: We’re not a nation of Lying Liars and Wailing Wailers

by Samuel O. Adeyemi All manner of long-winded phrases are daily added to our political lexicon, no thanks to our ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 24, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerian youth must become entepreneurs

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Presumably, as we are all aware, that unemployment and poverty are two phenomenon that are here ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 20, 2016

Maradona service: These 10 tweets explain why NYSC should be scrapped

In recent months, the Nigeria Youth Service Corps has played prospective corp members like this: In all this NYSC dribbling, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

“It is nonsensical” | Ijaw Youth Council says Jonathan has nothing to do with Avengers

The Ijaw Youths Council Worldwide has rejected the notion by an ex-militant, Israel Akpodoro, that former President Goodluck Jonathan founded ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 7, 2016

Opinion: PDP must give the youths a place at the table in 2019

The bedrock of any organization, either philanthropic, political or otherwise is reflected by the role and respect given to the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 18, 2016

FG launches N10bn loan scheme for young entrepreneurs

The Bank of Industry has officially commenced a N10 billion Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) project in a bid to furnish ...

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