Shade Corner, youth-oriented show returns for third season
After weeks of working behind the scene, Shade Corner, the iconic, youthful and saucy chat show on Accelerate TV, celebrated the launch of its third season in grand style.
Deepening youth’s creative process through arts
When Christopher Adeyemi, a University of Ibadan graduate moved to South Africa, in 1996, in search of greener pastures, there were less than a thousand Nigerian immigrants in that country.
Depression and youth in the 21st century
nxiety, mood swing, reduced energy, fatigue, significant apathy to and diminished interests in activities, feelings of guilt, worthlessness, hopelessness, marked changes in appetite, sleep pattern and poor self-concept, all of these are symptoms of depression and were clearly exhibited by Betty, the subject in the previous article. These symptoms, remain, by clinical standard, the criteria for diagnosing clinical depression in persons.
Lagos youths battle for honours as Ilupeju Township Games begin
The fourth Ilupeju Township Games began yesterday at the Ilupeju Secondary School field and Milo Basketball Court with over 500 athletes competing for honours in various events.
JCI Nigeria reiterates commitment to youth empowerment
The President of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Nigeria, Adetola Juyitan, has proposed to partner with like-groups to push the limit of youth empowerment and development. Juyitan said this recently in Lagos while giving an account of the stewardship of JCI Nigeria in the last six months.
Lagos to use ICT to tackle crimes, drive smart-city
The Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed plans to drive its smart-city agenda with Information and Communication Technology (ICT), while also using it to tackle criminal activities in the state. He who revealed this in his address to participants at the ‘Evening Conversation on Moral Leadership’ held in Lagos on Sunday. Sanwo-Olu, who…
Don offers solution to youth restiveness, insecurity
To contain the pervasive insecurity and restiveness of the younger population, government has been advised to engage the youths productively. A professor of Nutrition and chairman, anniversary committee of Ereko Methodist Cathedral, Tola Atinmo, made the call yesterday at a press briefing to announce activities lined up for the 150th celebration of the first Yoruba-speaking…
Obasanjo deplores non-education of 13m kids, challenges youths
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that over 13 million Nigerian children of school age are out of school, insisting that no nation can develop with such statistics. Obasanjo also challenged youths to strive for leadership positions like their counterparts in other countries, adding that he would love to see a country where every Nigerian…
Mentoring is the new goldmine towards youth empowerment
‘We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future” — Franklin D. Roosevelt Benjamin Disraeli, a former prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK), said: “The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.”…
The new industry seizing Nigeria’s youth
In 1865 a month after America’s civil war ended the abolitionist and former slave, Frederick Douglass posed this question “In what new skin will the old snake come forth? That question remains a metaphor reading from how blacks are being treated in America. In Nigeria, the youth helped the ruling government in 2015 (then as…
JA Nigeria, ACT Foundation expand programme in Southwest to reach one million youth
The Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) in conjunction with Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is expanding its ‘My company, my region’ programme across the South West to impact one million youth before the end of 2019. Executive Director, JAN, Simi Nwogugu stated this in Lagos to discuss the success of the pilot programme for junior secondary…