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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 Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.
The Belgium and Real Sociedad midfielder says his former club need to make the right decisions to challenge their city rivals and Premier League leaders Manchester City, who they trail by 12 points in eighth place after 12 games.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it has spent about $70 million in various humanitarian projects in the north eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
Juventus’ Chief Revenue Officer Giorgio Ricci has claimed that he is open to Serie A playing games abroad.
A 19-year-old, Sunday Owo, has been apprehended with fresh human parts at a healing home, Centre for Psychic Healing and Administration, Awka, Anambra State.
High-profile rugby league star Jarryd Hayne was reportedly arrested by Australian police Monday over sex assault allegations, the second incident to be raised against the player.