Senate President Calls For Concerted Efforts To #BringBackOurGirls

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 school girls that were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State three years ago. Speaking on the third year anniversary of the abduction of the girls, Saraki pledged that the Senate will…

FG commences digital skills training programme for 125,000 youths

The Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, (OSSAP-SDGs) has commenced a digital skills training programme for 125, 000 youths across the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire said this in a statement issued by Mrs Janet McDickson, the Head of Information……

Assembly Passes Bill on Free, Compulsory Education For Children

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for the right to free and compulsory basic education to all children in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this followed a motion moved by the House Leader, Alhaji Garba Bello (APC- Yabo). NAN also reports that the motion followed the…

The Highpoints of the Nigerian Youth SDGs Summit stakeholders’ forum

Youth participants at the stakeholders’ forum The Nigerian Youth SDGs Summit high-level stakeholders’ forum themed: ‘Inspiring Youth Engagement, Promoting Youth Participation’ discussed young people’s role in the implementation of the SDGs in Nigeria The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which came into effect on 1 January 2016 are a landmark agenda developed by countries of the…

BREAKING: NYSC Change Date For Online Registration NYSC2017A

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) NYSC2017A make some changes to the earlier released time table for the Batch “A” 2017 online registration. The NYSC 2017 Batch “A” Time Table has been updated. Online registration to NOW commence 20th April, 2017. #NYSC2017A rnss Thumbs up0 Love0 Joy0 Surprised0 Sad0 Angry0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter…

20 Teams For Maiden Kachia Football Competition In Kaduna

By Stella Kabruk (Kaduna) : No fewer than 20 teams are expected to participate in the maiden edition of Kachia Football Competition in Kaduna State, the organisers said on Tuesday. Joshua Ayuba, Chairman, Kachia Peace and Unity Sports Promoters Forum told newsmen in Kaduna that the competition would run from April 1 to May 6…

Sports: Officials Optimistic Of Improvement In Taekwondo

Some participants at the just-concluded Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF)-organised Referees and Coaches Seminar, are optimistic that the knowledge gained would improve the standards of the sport. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the training further built their capacities to apply technology in training athletes in line with global standards. NAN…

JAMB 2017 UTME List of Approved CBT Centers For Registration

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released state by state list centers for 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for interested candidates to take note when filling their forms for Computer Based Test. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) approved the following Computer Based Test (CBT) centers for registration. The CBT Centers Here…

AfDB’s $280m `Enable Youth Programme’ in agric commences soon

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President AFDB On Agric Programme NAN, Abuja; The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will soon commence the implementation of the $280 million `Enable Youth Programme’, to promote youths’ employment in agriculture in the country. The `Enable Youth Programme’ is designed to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, rural income…

Over 40m Jobs With Quality Seeds Can Be Generated In Agric Sector

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for development, production and distribution of quality seeds to farmers in Nigeria in order to boost agricultural output and create over 40 million jobs for the unemployed population. Dogara, who said this when he visited Premier Seeds Nigeria Limited, Zaria, Kaduna…