Tag: Nigerian Youths

We Are Dying of Hunger And Starvation– Nigerian Youths Lament

Nigerian youths Tuesday told President Muhammadu Buhari that they were dying of hunger and starvation. The youths also vowed to vote the president out of office if nothing was done to alleviate their plight. This was the fallout of a town hall meeting organized by the Ministry of Information and[Read More…]

Kadaria Ahmed: The Tyranny Of The Young On Nigerian Twitter [@KadariaAhmed]

I am in my late forties so I cannot be considered young by any stretch of the imagination. I am satisfied with my journey through life thus far and comfortable in my skin. However, some people believe I should actually be ashamed of my age. Not once, not twice on[Read More…]

Gimba Kakanda: Dilemma of the Nigerian Youth

  These past weeks, I’ve had reason to reflect more on the place of the Nigerian youth in politics and public service. The inspiration for this was the hypocrisy I witnessed all the times our gerontocratic political establishment opened its door for the young join to them. The strangest dilemma is[Read More…]

Buhari Hails Nigerian Youth, Says They Won 2015 Elections For APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Nigerian youth for their tenacity and hard-work at all times despite the challenging times they faced. The president spoke via an address he personally singed in commemoration of the 2016 International Youth Day marked Friday. He recalled that the youth played active role in[Read More…]

Global ICT Firm To Empower 1000 Nigerian Youths – Presidential Aide

  As part of government’s effort at addressing the issue of unemployment, the Office of the Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Student Affairs (SAPYSA) has developed a partnership with a leading global ICT solution provider, Huawei Technologies to initiate a social development programme that would empower 1000[Read More…]

Buhari’s Youth Minister, Dalong Says Nigerian Youths Are Corrupt

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalong, on Tuesday blamed Nigerian youth for aiding and abetting corruption. Mr. Dalong said the youth submit themselves to people with questionable wealth, most especially those in government. He charged the youths to play key roles in the fight against corruption rather than[Read More…]

Saatah Nubari: A Case For The Inclusion Of Youths In Governance

The arguments on the role of youths in the politics and policies of governance world over has been an interesting one; it has most times been appropriately stated, save for Nigeria—here, it has been wittingly understated by the lawmakers themselves, legally, in tandem with the 1999 Constitution (Amended or Un-amended).[Read More…]

Group Calls For The Participation Of Nigerian Youths In Elective Positions Nationwide

The National Youth Coalition for Good Governance in Nigeria (NAYCOGG) has called on Nigerian Youths to seize the opportunity of their Youthfulness to impact positively on their immediate society by participating and contesting elective positions in the forth coming general elections in February, 2015. The Group’s National President, Prince Olatunji[Read More…]

PDP Advocates For A 30% Youth Inclusion In Governance

Youths of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have thrown their weight behind the National Youth Leader of the party, Hon. Abdullahi Maibasira in an ongoing advocacy campaign for 30% youth inclusion in elective and appointive positions of governance at all levels. Speaking over the weekend at a town hall meet[Read More…]

Nigerian Youths Demand 30% Elective Positions

Nigerian youth under the aegis of Nigeria Youth campaign are demanding 30 per cent elective and appointive positions in the country. Speaking yesterday in Abuja during the launch of its youth campaign website, campaign.ng, Founder of the group Comrade Uche Chuta said it was time for the Nigerian youth to[Read More…]