Tag Archives: Youths

Youths Protest In Abuja, Ask Buhari To Assent #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

The protesting youths sitting at the entrance of the Presidential Villa on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: #NotTooYoungToRun, Twitter)  Members of the #NotTooYoungToRun movement on Thursday stormed the Presidential Villa entrance in protest. The group which comprises Nigerian youths are demanding that President

FG To Employ Over 200,000 Youths In Niger Delta

File photo: Yemi Osinbajo   Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed plans by the Federal Government to employ at least 200,000 youths in the Niger Delta region. Professor Osinbajo made the disclosure at a meeting of the Niger Delta Inter-Ministerial

Several Reported Injured As Youths Clash In Kaduna

  Several people were reported injured after a clash between youths belonging to two different religious groups in Kasuwa Magani village in Kaduna State. The clash which broke out on Sunday was said to have snowballed into a crisis between

Ogun Govt Trains 500 Unemployed Youths

The Ogun state government has trained about 500 unemployed youths in the state, as efforts to boost employment in the state. The youths are being trained in various sectors such as engineering, digital technology, construction and entrepreneurship development. Addressing the

Niger Youths Protest Move To Reduce LG Tenures

Niger State youths under various groups have kicked back at the State House of Assembly, for directing Governor Sani Bello, to dissolve the twenty-five local government councils following allegations of corruption labelled against some of the local government council chairmen.

ITF Trains 11,000 Osun Youths In Skill Development Programme

The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has said that no fewer than 11,100 young Nigerians have been trained and equipped nationwide with working tools by the organisation under the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP). He

Isoko Youths Protest ‘Illegal’ Detention Of Their Leader

  Angry youths from Isoko barricaded the popular Ughelli-Asaba Highway on Friday with a call for the release of one Umuakpo Ovie. The protesters said Ovie – the President of the Isoko National Youth Association – was arrested by the

Youths Protest Poor Power Supply In Niger State

Youths in Niger state have staged a peaceful protest on Thursday against what they termed an epileptic power supply by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). In October last year, they issued a four-week ultimatum to both the AEDC and

Osibanjo Asks Youths To Embrace Integrity, Hardwork

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigerians need to embrace the virtues of integrity and hard work for the nation to move forward. He made the remarks on Tuesday at the maiden edition of the South-West Regional Youths Summit

Wike Directs Contractors To Employ Youths For Project Execution

File photo   Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has directed all contractors handling state government projects to ensure the employment of youths from benefiting communities. The governor gave the order on Thursday while flagging off the dualisation of the Omoku-Egbema

Plateau killings: Youths demand inquest, withdrawal of soldiers

Friday Olokor, Jos A socio-cultural organisation, Berom Youth Moulders Association, has demanded the withdrawal of the Joint Military Task Force deployed to restore law and order in Plateau, Bauchi and Kaduna states because of their alleged complicity in recent killings

Why FG Is Recruiting Niger Delta Youths To Monitor Pipelines – Minister

Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Usani Uguru   The Federal Government has explained the rationale behind its decision to engage 10,000 youths to monitor pipelines across the country. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Uguri, during an appearance on Channels

Elections: NOA Urges Youths To Embrace Peace

Ahead of the political party activities set to commence in some states across the country, the National Orientation Agency (NOA), has advised youths in the country should embrace peace and shun all activities that could cause chaos in the country. Director-Generalneral of

Obasanjo Tells Youths To Embrace Robotics Education

A former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has challenged the youths to brace up for the challenges posed by science and technology in the 21st century by embracing Robotics education in order to be employable in the world labour market.