Pictures: Flee drug abuse, christian group tells youth

July 24, 2022 NAN 0

The Family Sphere of Influence of Global Transformation Agenda (GTA) of Wailing Women World wide, FCT Chapter, has joined in the fight against drug abuse among youths in the country. The Global Coordinator of the Intecessory group, Mrs Adebisi Mustapha, spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a musical concert held at the All Saints Read More

NPower employment: 400,000 youths enlisted for Batch C2

December 26, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has said the Federal Government will soon enlist additional 400,000 youths under the N-power programme. Umar-Farouq said the youths will be enlisted under Batch C2 for the program which is aimed at equipping the youths with life-long skills. The minister represented by her deputy director, Finance and Account, Read More

Pictures: Africa Youth Day: FG vows commitment to youth development initiatives, upscaling for national growth

December 1, 2021 Editor 0

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to youth development-focused initiatives that would harness the potentials of the youth and upscale them towards achieving rapid socio-economic growth in the country. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, disclosed this on Tuesday during the commemoration of the 2021 Africa Youth Day, which held in Abuja with the theme ”Defining Read More

Taraba: NYCN president congratulates new state chairman Gara

November 14, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The president of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Amb. Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo congratulated the newly inaugurated chairman Taraba state chapter, Prince Gara Soyonga Nongha, urging youth leaders to remain committed to the development of Nigeria. The youth president who observed the administering of the oath of office on the new executives of NYCN Taraba State Chapter by the Read More

Anambra Guber poll: IPAC urges youth to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

As the Anambra Gubernatorial polls draws near, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has called on youth to eschew violence in all its ramifications and shun political buccaneers masquerading as democrats whose stock in trade is to use them for electoral thuggery, ballot snatching and rigging to thwart the people’s mandate. While briefing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, the national chairman Read More

NUJ congratulates NYLF President, Eliot Afiyo, over 2021 personality of the year award

November 3, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Adamawa state council has extended congratulations to the President Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) Comrade Eliot Afiyo over the prestigious award of ‘Outstanding Personality of the year 2021’ by New Telegraph Newspapers in Lagos. This was contained in a statement signed by its secretary, Fidelis Jockthan, dated Tuesday November 2, 2021. “The honour done Read More

IHRC, federation honour NYSC over reforms

November 2, 2021 Editor 0

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has received commendation from the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Geneva Switzerland for its commitment in realising the objectives of fostering national cohesion and unity amongst youth as well as entrenching unity amongst the different tribes and ethnic groups in Nigeria. The IHRC in a letter of commendation signed by its Read More

ICT, entrepreneurship key to addressing unemployment – Oseni

October 31, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime, Senator Yakubu Oseni, has emphasised the importance of ICT and entrepreneurship skills following their demand in every sphere of the country. Senator Oseni stated this during the opening ceremony of the Al-Muhibbah Institute of ICT and entrepreneurship located in Kubwa, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. He said that both ICT and Read More

Breaking: Ayu, Anyanwu confirmed National chairman, secretary as new PDP executive emerge

October 31, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

A former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, from Benue state, North Central Nigeria has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman-Elect. Ayu was declared National winner after 3, 426 delegates affirmed his unopposed position at the party’s convention in Abuja. The outcome of the election was announced in the early hours of Sunday. Similarly, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, from Read More

What to expect as youth ministry powered National Youth Conference gets underway

October 30, 2021 Editor 0

It is two days to the much anticipated National Youth Conference (NYC) organised by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD), billed to commence on 1st November and end on Wednesday, 3rd November, 2021. Unlike other conferences of its ilk, what sets this apart from is that it is largely private sector driven, with Nigeria’s development partners playing Read More

Honour galore as Buni’s aide bags NANS award of excellence

October 30, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday Conferred an award of Exellence on the special adviser to Governor Mai Mala Buni on Political and Legislative matters, Alhaji Aji Yarima Bularafa (Mal Terab of Gujba Emirates). The NANS leadership under the office of its deputy Senate President, Comrade Usman Adamu Nagwaza, and other top National officers of the Association Read More

Expectations as FG stages 1st National Youth Conference

October 30, 2021 Editor 0

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in collaboration with private sector partners have concluded plans to host the first ever National Youth Conference in Nigeria from November 1, 2021 to November 3, 2021 at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. A press statement by the Director Press and Public Relations Mohammed Manga on Friday said Read More

NYSC deploys 1,101 members to Yobe

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1, 101 members to Yobe state in the 2021 batch C , stream I mobilization. Our correspondent reports that of the 1, 101 posted to the state under the batch, 658 are males while 443 are female graduates from different institutions in the country. Speaking while swearing in the newly deployed NYSC Read More

Breaking: Big blow as Ministry postpones NBBF election indefinitely

October 25, 2021 Editor 0

The federal Ministry of Youth and Sports development has postponed election into the leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) scheduled for October 30, 2021 in Benin City, Edo state capital. The postponement followed numerous crises rocking NBBF leadership. This was disclosed via a press statement issued by the permanent secretary of the ministry Ismaila Abubakar on Monday. Part of Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

Excitement as Nigeria receives Queen’s baton relay ahead 2022 Commonwealth games

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

As member nations prepare for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Nigeria on Friday in Abuja received the Queen’s Baton Relay, an iconic event which started with a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London as part of the city’s Commonwealth Day festivities. The President, Common Wealth Games Nigeria, Engr. Habul Gumel, who received the Queen’s Baton Relay at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Read More

6th National Youth Games declared open in Unilorin

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

The newly appointed Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mallam Ismalia Abubakar, has declared the sixth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) open at the University of Ilorin. Following the declaration was a match pass parade by different states, that caught the admiration of the spectators. The opening ceremony was colourful and exciting with great Read More

FG declares Tuesday public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday October 19th, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for Read More

International Alert trains Bauchi, Yobe youth on conflict management, peace building

October 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to build sustainable peace in the north east, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called ‘International Alert’ has organized a three days training to selected youth from Bauchi and Yobe states on conflicts management, peace building and civic responsibilities. The workshop which was opened Wednesday at Custodian Hotels in Gombe state was meant to train the youth Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More