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Mindpower as panacea to development

After years of incubation, the fi rst Mind Switch Conference (MSC) was facilitated by Dr. Hephzibah Suobo, President, Hephzibah Leading Leaders Organizations (HELLO International) US, in collaboration with Apostle Thompson Akpoigbe, Resident Pastor of Transformers Chapel Nigeria. ENE OSANG, writes ...

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NYCN urges youth on peace process

Stories by Ene Osang Abuja The President, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Murtala Garba, has said dialogue is vital to addressing the current economic and security situation in the country. Addressing Journalists in Abuja yesterday, at the flag off ...

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Early career awareness vital for children

Stories by Ene Osang Abuja The Head teacher, Little Gems Montessori Model School Abuja Mr. George Ikenna, has stressed the importance of creating early awareness on career choices in children. Speaking exclusively to Blueprint during the schools maiden edition of ...

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Hello kiddies!

Do you know that the word “Ramadan” is taken from the Arabic word, “ramad,” an adjective describing something scorchingly dry or intensely heated by the sun? Ramadan which is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is the holy month ...

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How violence-free are children in FCT

Recently, the campaign to ”End Violence Against Children (VAC)” was launched in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). ENE OSANG writes that the action followed the increasing rate of Violence Against Children in the nation’s capital. Every child has the right ...

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Youth minister and corruption allegation

Media allegation A story was published today, May 23, 2017 in some dailies with a screaming headline ‘Sports minister, Dalung risks arrest over alleged N182m bribe’ The story stated that ‘Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions ...

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How NIPOGA can tackle youth unemployment

Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa; host school of this year’s Nigerian Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) tagged ‘Nasarawa 2017’ has been a beehive of activities since April 29, when the competition commenced. ENE OSANG reports that over 4,000 youths from about 50 polytechnics participating ...

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Youths warned against insurgency

The Founder, Mitchelle Youths initiative for Sustainable Development Michelle Onyeneke, has reiterated the need for youths to put their talents into possitive use that will bring meaningful development to themselves and the country. Speaking exclusively to Blueprint she disclosed that ...

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2017: Youths expectations high

‘’Why won’t politics continue to be a do or die affairs or a zero sum game in Nigeria? When I read that the federal government will spend a whopping N400 million on the purchase of vehicles for the nation’s former ...

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Minister lauds peace in Plateau

Stories by Ene Osang Abuja The Minister of Youth & Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung, has lauded the promotion and enhancement of peace in Plateau state particularly in Jos township; saying the return of active night life to Jos is a ...

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One year on: Buhari delivering on promises?

ENE OSANG examines President Mohammadu Buhari’s first one year in office, especially as it concerns youth development. It has been a dramatic year for Nigeria youths under the administration of President Mohammadu Buhari. While some youths are hoping for positive ...

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A corps member’s support for IDPs

BAYO ALABIRA  writes on the intervention by a youth corps member touched by the  plight of the IDPs in Jigawa state. Little Hauwa and Usman may be wondering why they are subjected to all kinds of suffering, wandering the streets  ...

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Female and societal control

By Ogundowole Tolulope Parents behave differently towards their sons and their daughters. The different behaviour begins soon after the baby is born. The way parents and other members of the immediate community behave towards the child and the different expectations ...

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Job creation: FG launches YES

The Federal Government (FG) has launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy (YES), an online portal which serves as a common platform for all Federal and State government’s diverse youth training entrepreneurship interventions. Speaking at the launch which held at the Banquet ...

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NYSC cancels 2015 Batch ‘C’

The Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has disclosed that there would be no Batch ‘C’ corps members this year. This they said is due to some operational exigencies. In a statement, prospective Corps members and the general ...

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Group blames insecurity on sabotage

Presidential Support Group Leaders Forum (PSGLF) yesterday blamed rise in insecurity on saboteurs amongst security agencies, adding that the plan is to distabilize the good works of the current administration. Its National President Engineer Ignatius Ozara Ebuk, while speaking exclusively ...

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