Tag: Youths

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…]

Youths In Kogi Threaten To Kill ‘Prophet’ For Failing To ‘Resurrect’ Abubakar Audu

The remains of former Kogi governor, Prince Abubakar Audu was this afternoon laid to rest at Ogbonicha, Ofu Local Government Area. The burial took place at his residence. The burial rites were conducted by a team of Imams from across Igalaland. Audu death Controversy had trailed the burial of the[Read More…]

Ortom Offers ‘Amnesty’ To Deliquent Youths In Benue

By Chris Nomjov Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has declared amnesty for people in possession of illegal arms in the state, urging them to willingly surrender their weapons and be integrated back into the society or face the wrath of the law. Ortom made the declaration during his inaugural[Read More…]

Irate Muslim Youths Burn Down Kano Court Over ‘Blasphemous Comment’

By Chris Nomjov Scores of Muslim youths in Kano on Thursday, burnt down a local court, located at Rijiya Lemu area of the state. The irate youths set the court ablaze over alleged ‘blasphemous comments’ credited to one Abdul Nyassect, leader of a local sect, Tijjaniyya. Sources disclosed that Nyassect[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…]

We’ve Got Your Back: PDP Youths Declare Support For Embattled Party Chairman, Muazu

By Chris Nomjov Embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adams Muazu has received a soothing vote of confidence from PDP youths, under the auspices of Stakeholders’ Youth Group. The youth group affiliated to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, unanimously expressed confidence in Muazu steering of the party affairs.[Read More…]

Irate Youths In Jos Burn Down PDP Chieftain’s House

Youths, believed to be from Jos North Local Government area have burnt down the private residence of  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Adams Alkali, popularly known as “Dan London” in Jos, Plateau State. It was alleged that the youths were offended by certain offensive broadcast on radio and credited to[Read More…]

Bayelsa Boils Into Tension As One Dies And Several Are Injured In Youths Clash With Gov. Dickson Over Pipeline Contract

By Chris Nomjov At least one person was killed on Friday, as Bayelsa youth, mostly ex-militant leaders, staged a violent protest against the leadership of Governor Seriake Dickson whom they accused of deliberately starving the entire state of funds, using the excuse of low allocation from federal government, the police[Read More…]

Agric Minister, Adesina Admits That Government Has Empowered 6,000 In The Sector

The Minister of Agriculture, Adesina Akinwunmi, has said no fewer than 6,618 youths have been trained in agriculture business and large scale farming. He spoke at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, on Friday, during a press play programme organised by the United Mandate to enlighten youths on how to[Read More…]

Ikwerre Youths Warn INEC Against Elections In Two Local Governments In Rivers State

By Chris Nomjov Youths from the Ikwerre ethnic nationality of Rivers State,  on Monday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to shun holding elections in Ogu-Bolo and Okrika Local Government Areas of Rivers State. The youths, who protested at INEC state headquarters, explained that since some stakeholders in Okrika[Read More…]