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Speaking at the opening ceremony of the fourth meeting of the Northeast Governors’ Forum in Bauchi, the Chairman of the Forum and Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, said: “In our previous meetings, we have been able to identify most of the daunting challenges facing us, individually and collectively, and the possible courses of action which we would pursue through shared responsibility and commonality of purpose, in order to arrive at the desired outcomes.”
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has called on the federal government to seek external support from neighbouring countries, in order to end insurgencies in Nigeria.
In the past few years, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission, as part of its statutory mandate, has been conducting systems study and review of ministries and organisations in the federal public service.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced training of 880 youths in Kano State on its Basic National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (B-NOAS).
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.
Speaking on the series of killings in the past few weeks in the state, the governor declared that his government will do everything possible to end kidnapping and insecurity in the State.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has called on Nigerians to work for peaceful coexistence of the country and pray for its leadership under President Muhammadu Buhari to enable it surmount the current security and economic challenges facing the country.
Following the increasing level of youth restiveness in Nigeria, Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has said that the neglect of the youth would backfire on the ruling class in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration will look into the 12-point recommendations by graduates of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) on Population Growth and Human Capital Development in Nigeria, with view of implementing them.
Nigerian government to implement NIPSS recommendations on population growth, human capital development
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the graduates of the NIPSS Senior Executive Course 42 that his administration will implement the 12-point recommendations on Population Growth and Human Capital Development in Nigeria.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.
The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Mohammed Sani Musa, has instituted scholarship programme for no fewer than 1,000 indigents students in secondary and tertiary institutions from his Senatorial zone as part of deliberate efforts to assist the underprivileged to acquire western education in the area.
A 27-year-old Nigerian born Briton Professional roller-skater, Tinuke Oyediran, has achieved a commendable feat in the United Kingdom after breaking two records at the 2020 Guinness World Records Day.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has emphasized the need to explore the nation’s vast tourism potentials to create jobs, achieve inclusiveness and address youth restiveness.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has raised concerns over the growing rate of youth unemployment in the country, warning that it is a time bomb capable of devastating the future of the nation if not immediately tackled.
The 1993 Presidential Aspirant under the defunct National Republic Convention (NRC), Alhaji Lema Jibril, has said that the challenge of unemployment in Nigeria is deadlier than COVID-19, Boko Haram and banditry combined.
Governors of the 36 states of the federation Wednesday told the deputy Secretary general of the United Nations how the Covid-19 pandemic affected governance and development in Nigeria in the period under review.
The Nigeria Governors Forum, on Tuesday, asked the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, to facilitate additional assistance to states in their bid to deal with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the organisation’s 42nd meeting held virtually as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it said it has deemed it fit as citizens of the nation and as active agents of change to make comments, observations and recommendations on the state of the nation.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has stated that the administration was taking steps to tackle youth restiveness.
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Sen. Bassey Ewa Henshaw (Cross River South 2003-2011) on Friday called for more equitable distribution of positions, responsibilities and opportunities irrespective of gender and social status to bring out the best in the citizens.
The Board of Directors of FCMB Group Plc has announced the retirement of Peter Obaseki, the Chief Operating Officer of the financial institution, with effect from March 1, 2021. He was also an executive director of the group.
The Gunners will of course head into the Turf Moor clash with their tails up, on the back of a morale boosting pair of wins over the last couple of weeks.
Some residents of Asaba and its and environs on Saturday said they that they were not aware of the local government poll taking place across Delta State, according to a report by newsmen.
White House chief medical advisor, Dr Anthony Fauci, warned Friday that the US may soon be hit with a spike in COVID-19 cases — even though the country has administered more vaccine shots than any other nation.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East zone, on Monday urged Sen, Smart Adeyemi to immediately apologize to the governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu over his unguided verbal attack.
Borussia Dortmund’s head of first-team football Sebastian Kehl expects in-demand forward Erling Braut Haaland to remain at the Westfalenstadion for the 2021-22 campaign.
A hundred years since Charlie Chaplin directed and starred in his first feature-length film “The Kid”, some of the silent comic’s best-known movies are being restored to be released in cinemas worldwide.
There’s palpable fear in Delta State as the Eshanekpe Israel, a.k.a Akpodoro-led Sector ‘C’ Command of the Surveillance Team of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Delta State battles oil thieves, product adulterators, impostors, who have allegedly established themselves in the oil-rich state.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed May 17 for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to give a report on how it has complied with the court order in the trial of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.