Kaduna skill acquisition city to train 1,600 youths annually – Uba Sani 

November 26, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna state has stated that the Kaduna State Vocational and Technology Skill Acquisition City when completed will train and certify 400 trainees quarterly and 1,600 trainees every year in 19 different vocations.  Speaking while performing the ground breaking in Rigachikun, Igabi local government area on Saturday, the Governor, who commended former Speaker Kaduna State House of Read More

Effect of TikTok trends on Nigerian youths

November 24, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Social media is the integration of digital media, which includes combinations of electronic text, graphics, moving pictures and sounds in a structured computerized environment that allows users to interact with the data for appropriate purposes. The digital environment can include the Internet, telecommunications and interactive digital television. The Web is now part of the overall business of communication, sales and Read More

Lagos-based Odo donates food items to Sardauna Empowerment Initiative

November 22, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Founder and CEO of Trust Global Services Limited, Miss Maryann Onyekachi Odo, has donated goods worth thousands of Naira to the Sardauna Empowerment Initiative.  Odo, who is a native of Eha-Alumona in Nsukka, Enugu state, and a graduate of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, also pledged to do more for the organization to augment its efforts in alleviating the Read More

Anti-moral entrepreneurship among Nigerian youths

November 14, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Nigerian youths are highly creative and innovative. They have great ideas, which makes them potential entrepreneurs. With necessary resources and support, Nigerian youth can play a key role in the nation’s socio-economic development. Thus, government has not relented in ensuring that the youths are provided with empowerment through schemes that support them to startup their ventures. Government through the CBN Read More

Letter to Kwankwasiya youths

October 20, 2023 Mustapha Yajiwa 0

Dear Kwankwasiya youths, I write to inform you how prosperous your movement will be if you use modern political strategy to build the movement. Politics is a strategic and gradual process. The term ‘strategic’ contains many things and if you do not use them accordingly you might ruin your political movement and the career of your leader, Dr. Rabiu Musa Read More

Letter to Kwankwasiya youths

October 18, 2023 Mustapha Yajiwa 0

Dear Kwankwasiya youths, I write to inform you how prosperous your movement will be if you use modern political strategy to build the movement. Politics is a strategic and gradual process. The term ‘strategic’ contains many things and if you do not use them accordingly you might ruin your political movement and the career of your leader, Dr. Rabiu Musa Read More

NDE trains 50 Yobe youths on various skills

September 21, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Thursday, flagged off the second phase of life skills training to 50 unemployed men and women under the Youth Transformation Training Scheme (YTTS) in vocational and technical skills in Yobe state. Flagging off the training in Damaturu, the NDE Director General, Malam Nuhu Fikpo said the scheme is for the beneficiaries to acquire life Read More

Nov 11: Igbo youths back Uzodimma, confer grand commander award on Imo governor

September 21, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has endorsed the second term bid of Governor Hope Uzodimma, noting that the governor has initiated many developmental projects in Imo state that warrant his re-election to consolidate on the gains. The leadership of the youth wing spoke on Wednesday at the Sam Mbakwe Executive Council Chamber, Government House, Owerri when they 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

Emefiele: Constitutional lawyers, Ohanaeze youth hail court judgement

July 13, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Constituonal lawyers, Ohanaeze Youths and other Nigerians on Thursday hailed the judgment of the High Court sitting in Abuja, which ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to immediately release the suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, from detention. They described the judgement as victory for democracy and also urged the Federal government to show respect Read More

NDE attach 53 unemployed graduates to corporate institutions in Akwa Ibom

July 7, 2023 Uko Etim 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced the attachment of 53 unemployed graduates in Akwa Ibom to different corporate institutions in the state under the Graduates Attachment Programme (GAP). Blueprint reports that posting letters were handed over to the beneficiaries after being given them orientation. The state coordinator of NDE, Mr. Obegolu Obiora, disclosed this during the official flag-off Read More

Arewa Youths laud Akpabio over appointment of Okonkwo as Chief of Staff

June 28, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A Northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF), has praised the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, for choosing Sylvester Okonkwo as his Chief of Staff. The Senate President had in his first appointments announced on Monday named Okonkwo and Saviour Enyiekere as Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff, respectively. AYCF in a statement by its leader, Read More

Making our youths more productive

June 5, 2023 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

In the past week weeks, series of activities took place that underscores the imperative of productive youths for our nation’s development. To begin with, a social commentator, Comrade Abdulkareem Bamigbade, has charged Nigerian youths to play their part in nation building and be conscious that leadership and governance is a process. Bamigbade said that what the nation needs are youths, Read More

Nelson Iheagwam schools young Nigerians on life ideals

April 1, 2023 Editor 0

Founder of Nelson Iheagwam Ministries, Nelson Iheagwam,has said youthfulness isn’t a license to indulge in all one’s passions. Iheagwam made this known in an interview. “As someone who leads young people, I would advise as I usually would; being young isn’t a license for foolishness, it isn’t a time to indulge all your passions, it’s a time to follow hard Read More

Join hands to rescue Nigeria from slavery, Abbas rallies youth

March 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Ambassador Aliyu Bin Abbas, Special Adviser on Youth to former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2023 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has tasked Nigerian youth to brace up and free Nigerians from slavery. Ambassador Abbas who spoke via a statement he personally signed and made available to Blueprint in Kaduna on Saturday March 11, 2023 Read More

Youths and nation building

March 6, 2023 Adinoyi Rafiu Omeiza 0

“Youths are the torchbearers to nation building”.Youths are known for their strength, organisational ability, agility, innovative ideas and ability to go beyond standards in achieving their set goal. They are the strength of every nation and no nation can stand or work without the youth involvement in her development process. If the youths are marginalised and not involved in national Read More

Letter to Nigerian youths

February 23, 2023 Dganseh Nukah 0

Dear Nigerian youths, I sincerely appreciate all our efforts towards nation building. It’s no longer news that the 2023 general elections are here. Over 60 million Nigerian electorate will be exercising their franchise by electing the leaders that will run the affairs of our great nation for four years. But permit me to draw our attention to something that will Read More

Nasarawa trains 150 youths in skill acquisition

February 10, 2023 Mohammed Yangida 0

Moved to encourage residents of Nasarawa state to become employers of labour, the government has trained 150 youths, drawn from across the 13 local government areas of the state in business plan development. Speaking at the one-day training in Lafia on Friday, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abdullahi Sule on Human Capital Development, Habiba Balarabe-Suleiman, said the essence of the Read More

Afenifere youth council leads 147 groups to endorse Obi 

February 9, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The Afenifere National Youth Council (ANYC) with a coalition of 147 other youth socio-political groups across Yorubaland are set to officially declare their unalloyed support for the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi. The National President of the group and the leader of the coalition, Prince Eniola Ojajuni, who spoke to newsmen said the public endorsement of Mr Read More

HYPPADEC and youth empowerment

December 11, 2022 Fatai Ibrahim 0

“Great leaders are never satisfied with current level of performance, they are relentlessly driven by possibilities and potential achievements” –  Donna Harrison   It was Barbara James, the late American Historian who said, “The youths are the trustees of any nation”, and this is what the Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) under the visionary and dynamic leadership of Alhaji Read More

New Igbo group set to promote language, culture worldwide 

November 27, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

A group of concerned leaders have formed an intervention association to help channel the energy of Igbo youth into more creative and productive sectors such as the promotion of cultural practices, like art and traditional music to help reduce the growing level of delinquency among adolescents in the South-east geo-political zone. The new group said its presence will compliment rather Read More

Taking youths out of crime through artisanal mining

March 17, 2022 Admin III 0

Some spirited individuals and stakeholders in the mining sector are taking advantage of the recently- signed mining act by President Muhammadu Buhari to engage youths in Kogi state as against idleness for crimes and political thuggery. OYIBO SALIHU reports. Youth in any state or nation represent 60-65 per cent of the population. Apparently youth unemployment is one of the biggest Read More

Ondo raises the alarm over youth involvement in drugs

January 26, 2022 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state government has raised concern on the level of increasing involvement of youth in abuse of drugs and other dangerous chemicals at the detriment of their health. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Banji Awolowo Ajaka lamented that this had led to many issue of psychiatric cases and related matters. He stated this when he paid an unscheduled Read More