Youth ministry endorses ‘not too young to run’ bill

By Ene Osang Abuja Th e Ministry of Youth and Sports has endorsed the ‘Not Too Young To Run” proposed bill which is undergoing legislative attention of the National Assembly (NASS). In a statement by the Director of Press at the ministry Mr. Tolu Makinde, the leadership of the National Assembly was urged to quicken the passage of the bill to facilitate More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Youth unemployment and need for life skill development

Yearly, thousands of young people join the labour market in search of unavailable employments, especially government job. It has been argued that this challenge can be tackled if life skills education is inculcated More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

How NIPOGA can tackle youth unemployment

Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa; host school of this year’s Nigerian Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) tagged ‘Nasarawa 2017’ has been a beehive of activities since April 29, when the competition commenced. More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Youths warned against insurgency

The Founder, Mitchelle Youths initiative for Sustainable Development Michelle Onyeneke, has reiterated the need for youths to put their talents into possitive use that will bring meaningful development to themselves More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Politics and separation of powers: Nigerian youths perspective

Nigerian youths have always been vocal, bearing their minds on happenings in the country especially in the political terrain. In this piece, Terry Okan of the Concerned Youths for Better Nigeria (CYBN), discusses More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

NIPOGA: A3 Foundation leverages sports for youth empowerment

As preparations are in top gear ahead the Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA), the need for youths to leverage on sports and become entrepreneurs has been emphasised. ENE OSANG writes that the event slated for April More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

2017: Youths expectations high

‘’Why won’t politics continue to be a do or die affairs or a zero sum game in Nigeria? When I read that the federal government will spend a whopping N400 million on the purchase of vehicles for the nation’s More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Peace Corps’ drive towards youth employment

It is a known fact that the Nigerian Peace Corps is committment to emancipating youths from joblessness in the country. ENE OSANG highlights some of this year’s  achievements by the youth organization towards More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Over 80,000 children will starve to death, says UNICEF

The United Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that nearly half a million children will face starvation in northeastern Nigeria next year and 80,000 will die if they don’t get treatment in the humanitarian More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

NYSC’s drive to produce graduate entreprenuers

As the higher institutions of learning churn out graduates yearly, the rate of youth unemployment continues to increase. ENE OSANG writes on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)’s commitment to ensuring gainful More...