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Stakeholders want youths in politics to shape future

Some stakeholders in youth affairs have called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in politics and community development to create the change they desire.

2019: Ex-Governor Uduaghan wants political parties to reduce nomination fees

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.

International Youth Day: NYCN commends resilience of Nigerian youths

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.

2019: Group to set up support fund for youth aspirants

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.
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International Youth Day: NGO seeks enabling environment for youth development

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 committed to supporting youth entrepreneurship – official

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.

Ambode charges youths to contribute to devt of Lagos

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.

Minister advises youths against anti-social behaviours

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.

Nigerian youths must kick out older politicians – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that unless Nigerian youths wrestle for leadership space, older generation politicians will not quit the stage.

Obasanjo urges youths to come out, contest elective positions

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says unless Nigerian youths come out to contest elective positions, old generation politicians will not quit the stage for them.

United Nations celebrates International Youth Day

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.

Oil will dry, prepare for the future – Boroh tells N’Delta youths

The federal government yesterday advised beneficiaries of the amnesty programme in the Niger Delta region to prepare for life after oil.

Include youths in governance to curb hate speech – UNDP

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.

Saraki calls for youth inclusion in governance

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for the creation of sustainable opportunities and empowerment programmes for young Nigerians to enable them play their role in the governance of the country.

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