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Nigerian student emerges second best in 2019 Commonwealth essay competition

A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano trains youths on maintenance of articulated vehicles

‎The Kano State Government has sponsored the training of 60 youths on ‎heavy duty vehicles maintenance‎ and repairs.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank and Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the ongoing World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa may continue – Reps minority leader

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa will continue to linger unless Nigerians are discouraged from illegal migration.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari travels to Japan Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Japan on Sunday to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the Presidency has said.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has confirmed that dialogue in national transformation at this year’s economic summit will focus on job creation, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.

NESG’s dialogue to focus on job creation, others

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has confirmed that dialogue in national transformation at this year’s economic summit will focus on job creation, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.

Group applauds minister’s strides on youth empowerment

The National Association of Youth for Good Governance, Plateau state chapter, has commended Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development over his youth empowerment strides in the past four years.

Former minister, Governor Bagudu urges northern governors to end crisis in the region

Former Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Hajiya Salamatu Hussaini, and Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, have urged all the Northern States Governors to end different crisis in the Northern States by providing support and encouragement to girl’s child education and youth empowerment to turn them away from drugs, banditry, kidnapping and become useful members of the society.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Women, youth empowerment top Kwara agenda

The Kwara State Transition Committee 2019 at the weekend concluded the public interaction phase of its assignment, focusing largely on agricultural value chain, rapid infrastructure development, women and youth empowerment.
The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Nelson Brambaifa, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for demonstrating an enduring love for the people of the Niger Delta region.

Ex-militants lied against NDDC chief – stakeholders

Niger Delta stakeholders at the weekend lampooned a group of ex-militants under the auspices of the Niger Delta Ex-agitators Leaders Forum (NDEL) for attacking the acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa.

Unemployment: NSITF, NYSC to train graduates on work ethics

The high rate of unemployment among the youth population, especially graduates has compelled the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) to seek partnership with the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC).
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara youth set agenda for governor-elect

Youths in Kwara state have set agenda for the incoming government in the state, calling on the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to turn around the fortune of youth in the state.

Imo governor-elect to prioritise youth empowerment

The Imo Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, says he will give priority to youth empowerment, food production, commerce and tourism.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna residents urge Governor El-Rufai to give priority to jobs creation, girl-child education

Some residents of Rigasa area of Kaduna State have urged Gov Nasir El-rufai, to create more jobs and give priority to girl-child education in the state.

NANS endorses Governor Ikpeazu’s re-election bid

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have endorsed Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s reelection bid.

Governor Dickson: We spent less than N60 billion on airport project

The Bayelsa Government has said that it spent less than N60 billion on its airport project and not N120 billion being alleged by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri.
President Buhari receives in courtesy call Olujonwon Obasanjo (Son of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo) in State House on 1st Nov 2018 1

Olujonwo Obasanjo campaigns for President Buhari’s re-election in US

Mr Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has taken his campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States.

Presidency: N-Power is not politicised

Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, has said that although N-power is a political campaign promise of All Progressives Congress, it is not politicised.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.