Tag: Youths

I’m supporting youths, will not contest any office in 2023 — Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has dismissed speculations that he may seek another political office at the end of his second term in 2023. The governor spoke when he appeared at NAN Forum, the flagship interview programme of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said having served[Read More…]

Youths issue a 48-hour ultimatum to the Niger state government to rescue abducted students

Youths in Niger State on Saturday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the state government to rescue 41 persons abducted from the Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, and 21 commuters abducted along Minna-Zungeru road. Briefing journalists at the Abdulsalami Youth Centre in Minna, the youths, under the aegis of the National[Read More…]

APC Youths say it has become difficult and frustrating to defend Buhari

Press Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16th December, 2020. We, the young people in the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the All Progressives Youth Forum (APYF) note with concern the resurgence of insecurity and the general lack of safety in Nigeria. We are equally worried that the gains[Read More…]

Alwan Hassan: An Open Letter to the Leaders and the Young People of the APC

— by Alwan Hassan Twenty-four hours after the announcement of the results of the Edo election, which was lost by our party the All Progressives Conngress (APC) — due to the internal wrangling, I gathered my thoughts and tweeted the following: “Clearly, we need a new way of doing things.[Read More…]

Kaduna Governor el-rufai’s Message To Youths After He Was Stoned In Kafanchan

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has appealed to citizens not to respond to the treatment meted to him by the protesters in Kafanchan, Jema’a local government of the state, saying he considers the events as part of the burdens of leadership. El-Rufai in a statement issued by his media[Read More…]

Confusion As Angry PDP Youths On Rampage, Take Over Party Secretariat

Angry youths of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday stormed the secretariat of the party in their hundreds and chased away some members of a faction of the party. The youths, who arrived the secretariat as early as 7:00am, were armed with placards and leafy tree branches. The youths[Read More…]

Nigerian Bureau of Statistics Report Shows 1.5m Nigerians Became Unemployed In 2016

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says another 1.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the first quarter of 2016. In its unemployment and underemployment report released on Friday, NBS said the country’s unemployment rate grew from 10.4 percent in the last quarter in 2015 to 12.1 percent. In the third[Read More…]

Bayelsa Youths Recover Drowned Soldier, Rifle At Taylor Creek

Youths from Kalaba Community, Bayelsa, have recovered the remains and arms of a soldier drowned while on escort duty at Taylor Creek. Mr Samuel Oburo, Youth President, Kalaba Community in Okordia, said on Saturday that the rifle of the dead soldier was recovered by local divers on Friday. Oburo said[Read More…]

Angry Youths Disrupt Activities Of ExxonMobil Over Non-payment of Money As Palliative For Oil Spill

Angry youths in Eket LGA, Akwa Ibom, have disrupted activities at ExxonMobil, in protest over non-payment of money as palliative for oil spill recorded in the community since 2011. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the youths disrupted activities at Mobil Airstrip as well as the company’s housing[Read More…]

Ibraheem Sanusi: Youth Inclusion In Political And Governance Processes @ibsanusi

I was recently part of a group of 19 Africans selected from various countries by the United States (US) Department of State to participate in its prestigious International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP). The elite programme which started 75 years ago boasts of more than 300 alumni from around the world[Read More…]