Tag: youths

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 14, 2014

Gbenga Olorunpomi: #30percentOrNothing is for the foolish (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi “Power cannot be served a La carte.” This is one of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s favorite sayings. For ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 14, 2014

Opinion: Why every youth should support #30percentOrNothing

by Raymond Inkabi “The fault, my dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves…” from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Superstition! Irate youths attack policemen and suspected ritualist

by Damilola Jagun An angry mob almost lynched three policemen in Unguwar Kofar Dumi, Bauchi, when the officers rescued a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Tonye Cole, Bankole Eniola, Adebola Williams, others empower Port-Harcourt youth at Aiki.ng employability conference (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju   The jobs and employability portal Aiki.ng, powered by The Future Project and Microsoft held another of ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 6, 2014

Bunmi Olaniyan: The citizen activism we saw in Nasarawa (Y! FrontPage)

by Bunmi Olaniyan I realised that rather than celebrate and revel in that much touted political revival ushered in by ...

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writerJuly 28, 2014

Don’t be thin, that’s silly: See Funmi Iyanda’s top 10 tips for your life

by Kolapo Olapoju Ace broadcaster, Funmi Iyanda has seen it all and she’s in the best position to dish advise ...

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July 12, 2014

Opinion: Why youths should stop premarital sex

by Adekanmbi Nofisat Omoyemi Pre-marital sex is like lethargy; hence youths should deviate from it.  They looked like guilty-stricken couple ...

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March 24, 2014

Lagun Akinloye: NIS stampede highlights Nigeria’s youth employment crisis

by Lagun Akinloye …the stampede was not just a result of poor crowd control but a symptom of Nigeria’s desperate ...

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March 22, 2014

Opinion: Why young people will embrace APC in 2015

by Aver Angweh The APC therefore is the most promising political party in the world right now with its strong ...

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March 12, 2014

Dele Agekameh: Bolaji Abdullahi and the price of loyalty

by Dele Agekameh Now that the Senator has pitted his political camp with the APC, an opposition party that is ...

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March 3, 2014

Perry Brimah: Bama’s 8 hours of Armageddon – How angry should we be?

by Perry Brimah What has happened to the war against Boko Haram since Lt. Col. Sagir Musa was pulled out ...

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March 2, 2014

Perry Brimah: Dear OBJ and IBB, we are ready to be leaders of today, not tomorrow

by Peregrino Brimah We can and will do this with you or without you. We are determined. You are seeing ...

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March 1, 2014

Opinion: Our fathers are traitors

by Tony Usidamen Indeed, the Nigerian society today is full of such “traitor fathers” who have failed to transmit to ...

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February 21, 2014

Tunde Leye: The turnkey generation

by Tunde Leye However, as it happened with the independence struggler generation they forcefully took power from, these men are ...

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February 17, 2014

Opinion: Why youths should belong to a political party

by Henry Okelue None of the parties have any ideology, none at all. Agreed. That is why we, the so ...

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January 28, 2014

Perry Brimah: 2015 election – Nigerian youth must Val their future

by Perry Brimah And February 14th, 2015, a date that expectedly will have Nigeria’s anti-cabal, anti-status-quo, anti-government-magic, pro-time for dynamic ...

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January 25, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: Make no mistakes, #GenVoices is not #OccupyNigeria

by Gimba Kakanda So GenVoices is to end that tradition that reduces the youths to mere aides. We deserve more, ...

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January 16, 2014

Tragic: Cultists kill pregnant woman, student in Ogun

A pregnant woman and a student of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic were reportedly killed when youths suspected to be secret ...

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December 29, 2013

Reno Omokri: Opposition leaning youth on Social Media lack moral compass

by Reno Omokri But after it came to light that the bill which they considered obnoxious was in actual fact ...

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December 23, 2013

Opinion: My open letter to Senator David Mark

by Stephen Chukwuma Mr. Senate President, does the term “human rights are universal” mean anything to you and your colleagues ...

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December 22, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: Nigeria, what a total mess

by Tunde Fagbenle The helpless and hapless President withdraws into his own world of succour in liquor, waiting and hoping ...

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December 1, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: Anyone above age 30 doesn’t qualify to be called a youth

by Tunde Fagbenle Any unit, from the family to the village to the ethnic to the nation and to the ...

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November 22, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Ajimobi should give youth a chance before it’s too late

by Obisesan Matthew   The Youth contributed a large percentage of the votes which ensured Senator Ajimobi’s victory in 2011. ...

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November 7, 2013

Opinion: Re-writing the Nigerian story through youth development

by Philip Amiola There are change agents investing their time, resources and entire personalities towards cultivating a new generation of ...

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November 1, 2013

Opinion: Age, politics and gullible youths

by Chukuemeka Obinna   The Nigerian youths are gullible and are made easily available instruments for excessive and unhealthy politicking ...

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October 18, 2013

500 Nigerian youth jailed in Japanese prisons – Bishop Enoch Adebayo

No fewer than 500 Nigerian youths are languishing in Japanese prisons over alleged drugs and other related offences, a Nigerian-born ...

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October 14, 2013

Opinion: Young people and climate change in Nigeria

by Hamzat Lawal As the next COP meeting scheduled to hold in Warsaw in November is weeks away, we as ...

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October 1, 2013

Opinion: To our nation’s youth at Independence

by Adeshola Komolafe Whichever way we want to look at our history,  the role of youth in Nigeria’s historical blocks offer ...

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September 27, 2013

#OurNASS: Youth visit Assembly Complex, demand a pay cut for Nigerian lawmakers (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo Several Nigerian youth in a peaceful protest on Thursday marched from the parking lot of Eagles Square, ...

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September 25, 2013

Opinion: Challenges before the young African

by Tunji Olaopa When next you think of Nigeria in terms of what is wrong, impossible and confusing; in terms ...

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