‘Benefits of financial knowledge among youths’

In the same manner that education and training equip an individual for success in life, so does financial literacy enhance sound financial decisions and lifetime financial security. This was the submission of Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, Dr. Demola Sogunle while speaking in Umuahia, Abia State at…

Politics is not a dirty game, It Solves Human Problems – PDP Group

Mr Denis Shima, the National Coordinator of `PDP Loyal Group 100 per cent’ on Tuesday advised Taraba youths not to see politics as a dirty game. Shima gave the advice at a Thanksgiving Service organised in his honour by the Catholic Youth Organisation of Nigeria (CYON) of St Peters Catholic Parish in Jalingo. He said……

Anambra Govt. budgets N858m for sports, youth development, says Commissioner

Anambra Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Uju Nwogu, says the state government has proposed to spend N858 million on the execution of sports and youth entrepreneurial programmes this year. Nwogu said on Friday in Awka that in the draft capital expenditure, N160 million was earmarked for stadium projects in Awka and Onitsha. The budget proposal……

President Buhari’s media aide says youths support for FG will soon yield results

Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday assured Nigerian youths that their support and confidence in the Federal Government would yield the desired results. Shehu gave the assurance in Abuja at an interactive session organised by the Citizens Support for Good Governance in Nigeria for youths.……

500 young Nigerians to benefit from Netherlands’ support

The Head of the Netherlands Delegation in Lagos, Mr Michel Deleen, on Friday announced his government’s plan to support about 500 young Nigerians in the development of their business ideas, this year. Deleen told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the delegation was also looking at the possibility of involving Dutch companies in Nigeria in……

#NotTooYoungToRun: What is wrong with the Nigerian Youth?

Anthony Enahoro moved the motion of independence at 23, General Obasanjo did this at this age. One other person did that in that age? What is wrong with the Nigerian youth today? I am sure you must have seen this line of argument one way or the other. Either from Femi Pedro or from Wole……

Youths Will Excel If Included In Politics And Governance- Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed belief in the ability of youths to perform exceptionally well and make positive impact in politics and governance if given the opportunity to do so. In a series of tweets, Dogara, who was tweeting about the highlights of his visit to Benue State…

Youth leader urges govt. to include entrepreneurship in schools’ curriculum

A youth leader in Peyi Community, Bwari, FCT, Mr Peter Galadima, has called for the introduction of entrepreneurial skills into the nation’s academic curriculum. Galadima told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari on Saturday that lack entrepreneurial skill has been identified as a major contributor to unemployment among the youth. He described entrepreneurial……

Bayelsa Govt. pledges to employ more youths in 2017

The Bayelsa Government says arrangements are being concluded to engage thousands of unemployed youths, as follow-up to the engagement of 250 youths in 2016 to tackle oil theft and vandalism. Mr Felix Bonny Ayah, Special Adviser to the governor on Oil & Gas, gave the assurance while exchanging views with newsmen in his office in……

Forum trains 3,000 youths in Jigawa

Jigawa-gov The Dutse Education Forum in Jigawa said it had trained no fewer than 3,000 youths on various income-generation trades in the area. It’s Chairman, Alhaji Shehu Muhammad, said this in Dutse on Monday. Muhammad said the beneficiaries of the scheme were drawn from Dutse, Basirka, Shuwarin and Gantsa Districts, under the emirate council. He…

PHOTOSCENE: Gov Ambode visits yaba tech hub

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to Yaba Tech hub where he stated that the former industrial estate would be regenerated into a tech hub to create new opportunities for youths. Recall that Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg also paid a visit to the yaba tech hub, during his…