FG to adopt 2023 Africa CDC youth pre-confab initiatives

December 1, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

The federal government is poised to adopt initiatives and resolutions from the 2023 Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC) Youth Pre-Conference. This, according to the government, is to achieve practical improvements in public health in the country. The Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio-Ibrahim, said this recently while delivering her keynote address at the occasion held in Lusaka, Zambia. Read More

Youth development: Reps pledge to put Nigeria back on world map

November 26, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Youths in Parliament, Hon. Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala, has assured Nigerians of the lawmakers’ resolve to put Nigeria back on the world map. Hon. Alao-Akala who gave the assurance during the inauguration of the Committee, unveiled plans to hold the first annual youths in Parliament conference with a view to inform and educate harmonious Read More

FG committed to mental well-being of Nigerian youth – Minister

November 24, 2023 Donald lorchir 0

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that the Nigerian youth enjoy sound mental health in order to contribute their quota to the overall development of their fatherland. Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, stated this in Abuja during a ministerial roundtable and launch of policy document on mental health, organised by the Federal Ministry of Read More

FG to engage youth in fight against climate change

November 17, 2023 Donald lorchir 0

The federal government has disclosed its plans to adopt a youth-led initiative in its effort to tackle the challenges of climate change, especially concerning the impact on the youth. The Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, made the disclosure at the 13th edition of the UNESCO Youth Forum held at the on-going 42nd UNESCO General Conference in Paris, Read More

FG re-affirms commitment to professionalise youth ministry Donald Iorchir

November 10, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The federal government has reaffirmed its commitment to professionalize the Federal Ministry of Youth Development to provide a strong base for youth workers just like other professional ministries such as the Federal Ministries of Health and that of Education. The Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, said this Thursday in Abuja while delivering her speech in an occasion Read More

NDDC commences ‘Project Hope’ youth empowerment programme

October 25, 2023 Dennis Essang 0

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced the first phase of its flagship youth empowerment programme, called ‘Project of Engagement,’ also known as ‘Project Hope.’ This is as the commission flagged off the training of 370 supervisors and collation officers to escalate registration and collation for the programme across the nooks and crannies of the Niger Delta region. The Read More

Oke Omolade Samuel: The Young CEO Spearheading Success Across Multiple Companies”

October 23, 2023 Content Administrator 0

Meet the CEO of Travoofy, Internopay and Afrishipping, Oke Omolade Samuel, a young and dynamic leader, a success driven individual, who has not only achieved success but has also led multiple functioning companies to new heights. In the world of business, there are individuals who rise above the rest, driven by a relentless determination to succeed. What fuels his drive, Read More

100 Akwa Ibom youth trained on sustainable agric development

October 17, 2023 Uko Etim 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has flagged off the training of no fewer than 100 youth in Akwa Ibom state on sustainable agricultural development. The scheme tagged the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) is meant to impart modern techniques in agriculture on youth to boost food sufficiency in the country. The director general of NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, Read More

NYFF lauds Luminate funding collaboration 

October 5, 2023 Binta Shama, Abuja 0

The Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF) Advisory Board, Wednesday, disclosed and lauded Luminate for coming on board as a funding partner to advance the main objective of their project in progress. The partnership, is said to underscore a shared commitment to empowering the Nigerian youth and catalysing impactful transformation for the long-term developmental landscape of Nigeria. According to the press Read More

Youth restiveness

September 28, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Our youths are restive. We cannot pretend to be ignorant about this. Still, our political leaders choose to pretend about it and the danger it portends for the country and its future. Youths are potent forces for change – both positive and negative. When their anger boils over, it turns into a tsunami. Our country is blessed with a large Read More

Agenda for youth minister Olawande

September 27, 2023 Saminu Ibrahim Abdu 0

When the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu government came on board and his cabinet was inaugurated, there were hues and cries from Nigerian youths over perceived exclusion. However, with the appointment of Ayodele Olawande as the minister of state for youths, President Tinubu fulfilled his promise to carry the youths, who constitute over 60% of the nation’s population, along. His choice Read More

Asaba stands still as National Youth Games kicks off

September 23, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

After screening of athletes and the official from various states of the Federation, all is now set for the official opening ceremony of 2023 National Youth Games taking place in Asaba, Delta state capital. It is the 7th edition of the games, which will feature 35 sports, with no fewer than 4,500 athletes. The Games will be held between September Read More

Elumelu lauded for youth empowerment

September 21, 2023 David Agba 0

A gathering of prominent global leaders, including Nigeria’s President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), as well as numerous leaders from the public and private sectors, came together to commend the exceptional contributions of Tony Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Read More

NGO trains 26 A/Ibom youth on leadership

August 29, 2023 Uko Etim 0

NGO trains 26 A/Ibom youth on leadership A nongovernmental, Greater Tomorrow Initiative, has trained no fewer than 26 youth in Akwa Ibom state on accountability in leadership to serve them with the necessary tools to hold government accountable through legislative engagement and promote development. The group’s executive director, Mr Ndifreke Patrick, who spoke during a two-day capacity building workshop in Read More

Gov. Bala’s youth inclusive governance

August 24, 2023 Abdullahi Rufa'i Adamu 0

In a resounding demonstration of visionary leadership and a commitment to the future, Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi state has showcased his dedication to the empowerment of youth in the state’s governance structure. The recent nomination of caretaker chairmen for local governments and commissioners for various ministries in Bauchi state not only signals a new era of leadership but Read More

International Youth Day: APGA youth leader harps on national development

August 12, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Comrade Eze Onyebuchi Chukwu, has called on youths to engage themselves in skills for self actualization and reliance. While speaking with Blueprint on Saturday, Chukwu said skill acquisition will enable the positive contribution of youths to the development of Nigeria. He said: “The fight for the independence of Nigeria Read More

YOTSI unveils intervention programme for youth, women entrepreneurs

August 12, 2023 Segun Odunewu Lagos 0

The Youth off the Street Initiative (YOTSI) founded by Comrade Kennedy Iyere, a humanitarian activist and social entrepreneur has launched a business financing intervention programme for the support of youth and women entrepreneurs in Africa. The business financing scheme known as “FUND-YES” recently launched in Abuja is in partnership with Fidelity Bank and other corporate bodies. Speaking at the unveiling Read More

2023 Youth Day: FAME Foundation celebrates abilities, rallies Nigerians

August 12, 2023 Editor 0

Every year, the world comes together to honor the vibrant energy, creativity, and potential of its youth on International Youth Day. This year, the commemoration takes on a special significance as FAME Foundation organises a remarkable Para Soccer Inclusion Tournament in Kano. Speaking to journalists, Executive Director, FAME Foundation, Ms. Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello, shed more light on the event, “This event Read More

Youth petition FCT perm sec over revenue harmonisation, land allocations, VIO recruitment

August 5, 2023 Paul Okah Abuja 0

A group, under the umbrella of the FCT youth stakeholders forum, has petitioned the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Olusade Adesola, over harmonisation of revenues generated by the six area councils in the FCT. In the petition dated August 2, with the caption “RE: Application for Information/Records/Documents Under the Freedom of Information Act”, and copy obtained Read More

Letter to Misau youth

June 6, 2023 Rukaiya Umar Digmari, 0

Dear vibrant, loving, law-abiding and concerned Misau youths of Bauchi state. It has become absolutely necessary and imperative to write you this letter. The use of inappropriate language and vulgar words by our youths in Misau local government area is outrageous and uncalled for. This issue is getting out of hand. There is the need for us to learn how Read More

Letter to Misau youth

June 5, 2023 Rukaiya Umar Digmari 0

Dear vibrant, loving, law-abiding and concerned Misau youths of Bauchi state. It has become absolutely necessary and imperative to write you this letter. The use of inappropriate language and vulgar words by our youths in Misau local government area is outrageous and uncalled for. This issue is getting out of hand. There is the need for us to learn how Read More

Why Barau should be next Senate President – APC Northwest Youth

April 1, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) Northwest youth have endorsed Senator Jibrin Barau from Kano state as the next Senate president, citing his commitment to better standard of living in the country and always putting people’s interest first. Speaking in a statement signed by the APC Northwest Youth Leader, Abdulhamid Umar Mohammed (Oscar), the APC youth said Nigeria needs someone with integrity Read More

NFYO wants youth to shun violence ahead gubernatorial polls

March 15, 2023 Admin III 0

As the 2023 gubernatorial election approaches , the Nigeria Female Youth Organisation has called on the youth not to be used by politicians to create rancour and election violence across the country . The president of the organisation, Princess Mimi Peters in an interview called on all politicians to ensure a peaceful and credible poll in the just coming gubernatorial Read More