Youths protest against bandits’ attacks, burn Katsina SSG’s house, APC’s offices
Irate youths, who were protesting against incessant attacks by bandits on their community yesterday set the house of Secretary to the Katsina State Government (SSG), Mustapha Inuwa in Danmusa Council Area of the state on fire.
Port Harcourt abuzz as Mainz 05 football school drills talented youths
German football clubs are known for their emphasis on youth development, which accounts for their ability to continually churn out quality players at all levels of the game.
Tunde Eso deserves a Nobel laureate prize
In the last five years, I discovered that more youths are conscious and pro-active about educing peace and progress in the world, unlike antecedent times. One notable feature in this feat, is the founder of Youthocracy, Tunde Eso. One who stands with the youth stands with the majority.
Yoruba youths laud northern leaders’ decision on open grazing in South East
The Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) Worldwide has described the step taken in the South East by the northern leaders, Livestock and Perishable Goods Market Traders and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association to ban herdsmen who do not have families in the region from grazing as commendable.
ILO advocates relevant skills for youths to tackle unemployment
For the African continent to surmount unemployment challenge, its education policy must prioritise offering skills that are relevant to the industrialisation needs of the continent, Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder has said.
Nigerian youths: Brainstorm, don’t blamestorm
There is something psychologically wrong with the way the Nigerian youths find fault in the Nigerian system. We find fault like there is a reward for it! We criticise without creating anything. Anybody can criticise; what distinguishes you from others is what you are creating.
Addressing natural causes of rising suicide rates
In recent times, there has been a rise in suicides associated with poisoning with pesticides generally and Sniper, in particular, rat poison, and other objects such as rope by a number of depressed persons.
Afenifere Chief’s daughter’s killing: Yoruba youths give MACBAN three days to fish out perpetrators
Following the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, by persons suspected to be herdsmen in Ondo State, yesterday, a youth group, Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA), while expressing shock over the incident, has given Miyetti Allah a three-day ultimatum to fish out the perpetrators of the nefarious act.
Firm, partners train unemployed youths on digital skills
United Way Greater Nigeria, in partnership with JASS Academy, has trained about 30 unemployed youths on digital media skills to reduce the unemployment rate in the country. Executive Director, United Way Greater Nigeria, Olayide Olumide-Odediran, said during the training that the initiative was to help a portion of the 34 per cent unemployed youths acquire…
Clerics on role of Godparents and spiritual relevance
Some families place emphasis on having godparents for their children. The idea is to pattern their children after successful figures and mentors. Are families still interested in this tradition, and do godparents still play their traditional role of assisting their adopted child grow up in the way of the Lord and become productive adults? CHRIS…
Suicide and battle for the soul of Nigerian students
The federal and state governments have not said anything. For the politicians, pretentious technocrats and eggheads in the corridor of power, it is a season of jamboree. For Nigerian youths in various tertiary institutions, it is a season of anomie, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL on the rising cases of suicide among Nigerian students.…
Avant Halogen tasks youths on employability, multiple skills
Avant Halogen has urged Nigeria’s growing youth population to acquire multiple skills in order to fit into the global knowledge economy. The company, which recently hosted a free ‘Career Fair’, attended by over 200 job seekers, said only those with multiple skills, self-development and constant desire to learn new things, will access new jobs of…