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The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Corps members to enjoy minimum wage from 2020 budget – minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said serving corps members of the National Youth Service Corps will enjoy increased allowance as a result of the N30, 000 minimum wage from next year.

Human Rights Day: NHRC urges youths to shun crimes, defend rights

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has appealed to youths to stay off crimes, but defend their rights for the development of the nation.

Afe Babalola backs President Buhari on border closure

The founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), said on Sunday that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders in some parts was in the best security and economic interests of the country.
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National Assembly advised to immediately withdraw Hate Speech bill

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has advised the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the Hate Speech bill that has generated bad blood among Nigerians, declaring it as contradicting the principles of fundamental human rights and tantamount to pursuing a policy that is self-serving.
Disclosing this at the closing ceremony of the 2019 Youth Academy Leadership Camp held at Lagos State Emergence Camp, Igando, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Mrs Yewande Falugba, revealed that engagement of youths in the advancement of the socio-cultural, economic, political structure of the nation is inevitable.

Lagos government committed to improving creative energy of youths

The Lagos State Government has reinstated its commitment to improving the creative energy of youths across the state, insisting that youth plays a prominent role in the sustainability of national development.

Blessing Agbomhere, others resign from PDP

A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Minister hosts inter-ministerial session for sports development

Determined to revamp the sports sector in the country, the Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, will today in Abuja hold an inter-ministerial technical session tagged: “Positioning sports as an industry - From concept to action.”
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Gernot Rohr visits sports minister in Abuja, commended for Super Eagles job

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Zenith Bank, Delta promise amazing Principals’ Cup final

As the final match of the 2019 Delta State Principals’ Cup draws near, the state government and the sponsors, Zenith Bank are planning exciting time for the finalists and fans.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo APC youths back Governor Obaseki’s second term bid

The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, says it will not abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.
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Peter Obi: Nigerian youth need encouragement, not castigation

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has decried the continued castigation of Nigerian youth, insisting that what they need most is support and not castigation.
Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Segun Dawodu, stated this at the opening ceremony of the 2019 diction of the Ibile Youth Academy Leadership Training held at Onikan Youth Centre, Lagos Island.

Lagos to harness youths’ potential through Ibile leadership training

The Lagos State Government has pledged to build a society of resourceful youth whose potential can be harnessed to drive the Greater Lagos ambition.
Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Segun Dawodu, stated this at the opening ceremony of the 2019 diction of the Ibile Youth Academy Leadership Training held at Onikan Youth Centre, Lagos Island.

Lagos to harness youths’ potential through Ibile leadership training

The Lagos State Government has pledged to build a society of resourceful youth whose potential can be harnessed to drive the Greater Lagos ambition.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

Akinwumi Adesina: I don’t believe in youth empowerment

The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has disagreed with many who believe in youth empowerment. He said that youth investment is the only key to unlock the envisioned potentials of youth.
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Imo governor appoints new Head of Service

The governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed a new Head of Service, Chibuzor Iwuagwu.

Minister: Reviving cultural values, panacea for many societal problems

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has said the revival of the nation’s cultural values is a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence.

Kwara Assembly holds public hearing on sports commission bill today

Kwara State House of Assembly will today hold public hearing on the Kwara State Sports Commission Bill, at the Hallowed Chamber of the Assembly Complex, beginning from 10am.

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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

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The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
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Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.