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International Youth Day
Some stakeholders in youth affairs have called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in politics and community development to create the change they desire.
To encourage youths seek elective positions in next year’s general election, the immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has urged political parties to reduce fees for expression of interest form.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria, an umbrella body of all youth organisations in Nigeria, has commended the resilience of Nigerian youths on the occasion of International Youth Day.
Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES) Project Initiative, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Sunday said it would set up a support fund for political aspirants among youths ahead of 2019 elections.
An NGO, Strategy for Mentoring Initiative and Leadership Empowerment (SMILE) on Sunday called for an enabling environment to help youths to develop themselves and contribute to national development.
Nestle Nigeria has restated its commitment to support young people by boosting youth entrepreneurship and inspiring the talented ones through providing training and job opportunities.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has called on youths across Lagos to make good use of several windows and opportunities provided for them by the state government to thrive and contribute their quota to their immediate environment.
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, has advised youths to shun all forms of anti-social behaviour and cultivate peace and discipline, being the bedrock of a successful society.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that unless Nigerian youths wrestle for leadership space, older generation politicians will not quit the stage.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says unless Nigerian youths come out to contest elective positions, old generation politicians will not quit the stage for them.
The United Nation Information Centre (UNIC), in collaboration with Strategy for Mentoring and Leadership Empowerment (SMILE), yesterday, celebrated young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation, social justice and sustainable peace.
The federal government yesterday advised beneficiaries of the amnesty programme in the Niger Delta region to prepare for life after oil.
The United Nations Development Programme has urged the Federal Government to include the youths in governance and developmental initiatives as a way of dousing socio-political tension in the country.
The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has laid the foundation for the establishment of the Research and Design Extension Centre of Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST) and the Bio-Resource Development Centre of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) in Imo State.
Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has flagged off his campaign to become the next Senate President.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto, led by Justice Tom Yakubu, has set aside the judgement of a Zamfara High Court on the All Progressives Congress
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave the Independent National Electoral Commission the leeway to continue and conclude the collation of the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) in Apa Ward, Ado Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have appealed to the State Police Commissioner over the alleged assault and intimidation of their members during the March 9 governorship election by soldiers on the orders of one Agbese Philip.
The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.
The Oyo State governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday hailed a state High Court judgment validating the primaries in which he emerged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.
Like the proverbial elder in the market place, the Lotto magnate, Sir Kessington Adebutu, has reconciled the Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, and the governorship candidate recognised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted 2019 elections, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu.
There was drama on Saturday at a polling unit in Bauchi State where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting a supplementary election.