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Gombe plans youth achievers award for excellence

November 16, 2017 Editorial IV 0

  By Auwal Ahmad Gombe Gombe state government is to conduct the first youth achievers award for excellence in the state to enhance human development and enhance productivity. State Commissioner, Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Mallam Faruq Yarma, disclosed this while speaking during the inauguration of the implementation committee yesterday at Emerald Royal Hotel, Gombe He said that the state governor, Read More

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Empowerment: DYDA youths get sewing machine

November 16, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Stories by Adeola Tukuru Abuja Diko Youth Development Association (DYDA) has received delivery of a sewing machine from one of its own, General Manager Niger State Environmental Protection Agency (NISEPA) Engineer Lucky Barau, as an earlier promise made to the association to boost skills acquisition amongst the youth in the community. Represented by his Personal Assistant, Illiya Brasher said the Read More

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NUJ empowers women journalists on gender equity, safety

October 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Binta Shama International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in collaboration with the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has stated that “it is time to empower women attain their potentials in their profession.” National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Abdulwaheed Odusile, who was represented by the National Secretary of NUJ, Shuaibu Read More

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Bauchi gov’s wife donates 40, 000 aprons to cooks

October 26, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Najib Sani Bauchi As part of her contributions to the National Home Grown School Feeding programme being implemented in over 2, 000 public primary schools across Bauchi, the wife of the state governor, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday, donated about 40, 000 pieces of uniforms and aprons to the women engaged as cooks under the scheme. Speaking while flagging Read More

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IDP plans free vocational training for women

October 24, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Hasana Ibrahim, an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from Adamawa state, who relocated to Abuja in 2013 due to the Boko Haram insurgency, has been given a new lease of life. With the successful completion of her free vocational training programme in fashion designing, Ibrahim who also received a sewing machine from the Non-Stop Empowerment and Girls Education Initiative (NSESGI), reveals Read More