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The Deputy Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Mr Ahmed Mohammed, on Saturday urged the Federal and State Governments to empower youths to play active and constructive roles in governance.

Kogi deputy speaker tasks federal government, states on youth involvement in governance

The Deputy Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Mr Ahmed Mohammed, on Saturday urged the Federal and State Governments to empower youths to play active and constructive roles in governance.

NYCN youth leaders ‘missing’ in Port Harcourt

Two members of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Napoleon Spiff and Zachariah Levi George have been reported missing after they attended an event at the Ministry of Justice Conference Hall in Port Harcourt.
One of the pristine rallying points for all Yoruba in Nigeria and the diaspora, Olojo cultural festival, will this year come with unique features and upscale celebration, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II in Ife, has said.

Ooni wants #BBNaija show replaced

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on Wednesday celebrated the International Youth Day with some Nigerian youths in his palace at Ile Ife, Osun.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila advocates more youth participation in politics

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation’s youth.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan celebrates with Nigerian Youth on International Youth Day

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Nigerian Youth on the occasion of the International Youth Day 2020.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Ize-Iyamu celebrates Edo youths, call for engagement, support

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, says the country must harness the energy, talent, and innovation of her youths to chart a path out of the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and lay the groundwork for a prosperous and stable future.

Youth Day: NYC appoints global youth ambassadors

Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a youth organisation under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has appointed some Nigerians in the Diaspora as its Global Youth Ambassadors.

NGO advocates friendly health policy for youths

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has advocated for full implementation of national guidelines to promote access of young people to adolescent and youth-friendly health services.

Minister: Nigerian National Youth and Sports Award to start 2020

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has said that the ministry will collaborate with the stakeholders for effective Nigerian youths development.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Minister plans annual national youth awards

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said that the ministry will collaborate with the stakeholders for effective Nigerian youth development.

Corruption headlines challenges before new sports minister

The newly-appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, commenced his official duty on Thursday by attending the 2019 International Youth Day in Abuja.

Minister: I will give equal attention to sports, youth development

Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has pledged to give equal attention to the development of Sports and the Youths as he strives to reposition the ministry.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Nigeria can be poverty-free in 2030 – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria is capable of attaining poverty-free status by 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target.
Kayode Fayemi

SDGs: Ekiti governor promises youths inclusion, resources to develop state

Ekiti State State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has promised to provide resources which will make youths of the state to be actively involved in the drive towards ensuring that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) eradicates poverty, adding that youths are key drivers of the SDGs across the developing nations, especially Nigeria.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Group urges Niger to place priority on education

A group of youths in Niger State has asked the state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, to place high priority on education and move from talking into taking action by providing necessary political will to tackle all the raising challenges against the education sector in the state.

Ekiti governor’s aide bags UN award

Governor Kayode Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Development Partnership, Mrs. Margaret Taiwo Fagboyo, has been conferred with a leadership award by the United Nations.

Benue governor’s wife tasks government on youth development

First Lady of Benue State, Mrs. Eunice Ortom, has called on government at all levels to make deliberate effort to ensure youth development in the country through self actualisation.

Population control: NYCN wants youths to adopt family planning methods

Worried by the growing rate of the nation’s population, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has urged youths across the country to adopt suitable family planning methods in order to stabilise the population growth.

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Looting: I forgive my accusers – minister

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq, says she has forgiven those who accused her of hiding COVID-19 palliatives meant for the poor.
Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.

Police arrest suspects over looting, arson and vandalisation across Nigeria

Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.

LASEMA commences clean-up of Lagos in support of LAWMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.