Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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    Meet the ‘lazy’ Nigerian youths who absolved us at CHOGM 2018

Meet the ‘lazy’ Nigerian youths who absolved us at CHOGM 2018

On April 18, 2018, the President Muhammadu Buhari said to the world, that a lot of Nigerian youths "haven't been to school" and want to "sit down and do nothing". This birth the nationwide revolt, now known as the #LazyNigerianYouths movement. Fortunately, a good number of Nigerian youths were in that same Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster on the same day the [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian youths are resilient, says Jega

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian youths are resilient, says Jega

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, says Nigerian youths are resilient, energetic, and have been instrumental in improving the integrity of Nigerian elections.Speaking with TheCable on the sidelines of the recently concluded Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018) in Westminster, UK, the professor said he wished the national assembly would pass the not too young [...]

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    BACK STORY: Mayowa Tijani, the young journalist whose report inspired #LazyYouth revolt

BACK STORY: Mayowa Tijani, the young journalist whose report inspired #LazyYouth revolt

Aminu Gamawa, PhD, lawyer, Harvard fellow and social commentator, used one tweet to summarise a million words."I doubt if President Buhari has said or done anything, since he was elected, that cost him many supporters and goodwill more than the recent statement on Nigerian youths," he tweeted as the presidential jibe went globally viral and incurred an unprecedented backlash.At [...]

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    FG to make malaria elimination national priority

FG to make malaria elimination national priority

The federal government has pledged to commit $300 million (N108 billion) to eliminate malaria in the country.A statement issued by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) on the just concluded Commonwealth meeting in London said the government promised to secure the fund from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development BankNAN reports that the federal government also promised [...]

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    Same-sex marriage, $2trn intra-Commonwealth trade, Ban on plastics… highlights from CHOGM 2018

Same-sex marriage, $2trn intra-Commonwealth trade, Ban on plastics… highlights from CHOGM 2018

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting came to an end on Friday night as the secretary general, Patricia Scotland and leaders from four regions of the Commonwealth addressed the press.Scotland was joined by UK Prime minister Theresa May; President Nana Akufo Addo of Ghana; Keith Mitchell, Prime minister of Grenada; and Tuilaepa  Malielegaoi, Prime minister of Samoa.They shared the conclusions of [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari meets the Queen at Commonwealth dinner

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari meets the Queen at Commonwealth dinner

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, met with Queen Elizabeth II at the Commonwealth dinner held at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night.At the dinner, the wife of the president was seen having a brief conversation with the Queen, who is also the head of the Commonwealth, and a strong voice for the rights of women and girls across the Commonwealth."It [...]

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    VIDEO: Many Nigerian youth don’t want to do anything, says Buhari

VIDEO: Many Nigerian youth don’t want to do anything, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says many Nigerian youth have not been to school but they want education, health and housing free.Speaking at Westminster on Wednesday, the president said a lot of the youth just want to sit down and do nothing, banking on the notion that Nigeria is an oil-rich nation.[...]

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    Buhari: Nigeria is safe for business — Shell is preparing to invest $15bn

Buhari: Nigeria is safe for business — Shell is preparing to invest $15bn

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is safe for business, urging foreign investors to come to the country and invest.Fielding questions at the business forum of the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018) in Westminster, the president said Shell Group is preparing to invest $15 billion in Nigeria."On security, certainly, both in the northeast and in the southsouth, there has been [...]

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    Buhari: Many Nigerian youths haven’t been to school — they want to sit and do nothing cos of oil money

Buhari: Many Nigerian youths haven’t been to school — they want to sit and do nothing cos of oil money

President Muhammadu Buhari says many Nigerian youths just want to sit down and do nothing, banking on the notion that Nigerian is an oil-rich nation.Speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster on Wednesday, the president said a lot of Nigerian youths have not been to school and they want everything free."About the economy, we have a very young population, our population [...]

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    TheCable live at London 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

TheCable live at London 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria on Monday -- after declaring his interest to run for office come 2019 -- to attend the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting  (CHOGM 2018) in London and Windsor, United Kingdom.At the meetings, the president is expected to discuss power, politics, business, youth and women development, and the future of the Commonwealth.The President and his team [...]

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