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BATNF launches campaign to empower young agric-preneurs

The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched its “Wealth is Here” campaign aimed at changing the mindset of Nigerian youths and igniting the belief that they can flourish in Nigeria by seeking out and creating opportunities for themselves in agriculture.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

300,000 applicants struggle for 5,000 NDLEA job

An official of the anti-drugs agency said that vacancies were for just 5,000 people According to the senior official ,300,000 application had been received by the agency.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege hails Ese Brume

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, yesterday said that Ese Brume’s bronze medal in the just concluded IAAF World Championships in Qatar, “feels like gold.”
Ganiyu Johnson, a House of Representatives member for Ishodi-Isolo Constituency 2, has tasked Nigerian youths on the need to acquire skills to enable them be self-employed.

Lawmaker charges youths to acquire skills

Ganiyu Johnson, a House of Representatives member for Ishodi/Isolo Constituency 2, has tasked Nigerian youths on the need to acquire skills to enable them be self-employed.

Industrialist traces youth unemployment to poor energy situation

An industrialist, Alhaji Ganiu Adelani, Chairman/CEO, Adeirorun Enterprises Nigeria Limited, has traced the high level of youth unemployment to the poor state of energy supply, which he said has been stalling industrial growth and other small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that would have provided massive employment in the country.g

Expert urges Nigerian youths to engage in local fabrics, others

Mr Efetobo Awhana, the Organiser of Nigeria Travel Week, has advised Nigerian youths to take to adire (local fabric) making and mat weaving to liberate themselves from unemployment.

Anambra council chief admonishes youths to avoid vices

As the nation celebrated its 59 years of independence on Tuesday, Asha Raphael Nnabuife, the transitional chairman of Idemili North Local Government Area in Anambra state admonished Nigerian youths to shuns vices like cultism, drugs addiction, cyber crimes and criminalities.
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Group urges Nigerian youths to participate in governance

A good governance advocacy group, the Unity House Foundation (UHF) has called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in governance by asking questions on the day to day activities of the government.
The Commissioner for Youth Political Participation in Africa, Pan-African Youth Union (PYU), Amb. Oladele Nihi has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians particularly the youths on the occasion of the country’s 59th Independence Anniversary.

[email protected]: This is time to bequeath leadership to youth – Oladele Nihi

The Commissioner for Youth Political Participation in Africa, Pan-African Youth Union (PYU), Amb. Oladele Nihi has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians particularly the youths on the occasion of the country’s 59th Independence Anniversary.

NUC chief advocates entrepreneurship, others to address youths migration

Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), has called on the government institutions to give priority attention to entrepreneurship development programmes and implementation of comprehensive poverty reduction strategy to stem the tide of youths’ migration to other countries.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Federal government commends ExxonMobil, Africare, NBA’s quest for youth devt

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, yesterday, commended ExxonMobil Nigeria, Africare and the United-States based National Basketball Association, NBA, for their efforts at promoting capacity building, health development and well-being of Nigerian youths through their Power Africa Initiative.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari unfolds plans to reverse Climate Change in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

Ministry collaborates with NCC to address unemployment

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says it would explore a “viable working partnership’’ with the National Communications Commission (NCC) to lift at least, 10 million Nigerian youths out of poverty.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC youths solicits 40 percent representation in governance

The Youth Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the government to ensure 40 per cent youths representation in governance.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE killing: NYCN wants President Buhari to probe police shooting

“It is understandable to say that the office of the First Lady has nothing to do with the epileptic supply of electricity to students’ environment,” a statement by the NYCN read, “but it would have been wise and safer if she had taken time to address and appease the agitating students.”
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP: I will extend anti-cultism campaign to the 36 states, FCT

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured that the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) will cover all the 36 states and the FCT.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Too many Nigerian youths left behind despite progress

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nigeria has lamented that despite gains in the situation facing Nigerian children and young people, many are left behind especially when it comes to education.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

Xenophobia: Anglican communion advises Nigeria, South Africa

The Diocese of Lagos, (Anglican Communion) has condemned in totality the ugly trend of xenophobic attacks of Nigerians and other African nationals by South Africans which reached its peak recently and has since sparked pockets of violent reprisals from citizens of victim-countries, especially Nigeria.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.