Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "Nigerian youth"

    Buhari: Most youth in the north are uneducated or school dropouts

Buhari: Most youth in the north are uneducated or school dropouts

Despite the outrage generated by his comment on young persons in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has again spoken on the "uneducated" youth.While speaking at a Commonwealth forum in London, Buhari had said a lot of Nigerian youths have not been to school and they want everything free, banking on the notion that Nigerian is an oil-rich nation.“More than 60 [...]

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    Atiku: I’m not surprised Buhari called Nigerian youth lazy… he’s not an employer of labour

Atiku: I’m not surprised Buhari called Nigerian youth lazy… he’s not an employer of labour

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says President Muhammadu Buhari would not describe Nigerian youth as lazy if he were an employer of labour.President Buhari had said most Nigerian youth just want to sit down and do nothing while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, UK.During a question and answer session at Chatham House, UK, on Wednesday, Abubakar said he's [...]

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    Made in Abuja and London theatre shows

Made in Abuja and London theatre shows

On the 18th of April, 2018, the whole world woke up to see and hear of a shameful drama in the National Assembly. A few men laughably and impalpably walked into the Senate and sweatlessly took “Mace” and openly left without being stopped by our security men. It shows that either Boko Haram or aggrieved and radicalized men and women [...]

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    Atiku: I will never refer to Nigeria’s youth as people who sit and do nothing

Atiku: I will never refer to Nigeria’s youth as people who sit and do nothing

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says he will never say Nigerian youth are lazy.On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, said many Nigerian youth just want to sit down and do nothing.He said a lot of Nigerian youth have not been to school but they want everything for free.Reacting in a statement posted on [...]

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    Any hope for Nigeria’s maladjusted youth?

Any hope for Nigeria’s maladjusted youth?

Nigeria's latest population estimate stood at 198 million. Half of this population is made up of youths between ages 15-34. As of 2012, when the total population estimate was 167 million, Nigeria already had over 11 million unemployed youths. Due to lack of planning, structured policy, vision, great role modelling and personal drive, many of the Nigerian youths are maladjusted [...]

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    The #NotTooYoungToRun and the rest of us

The #NotTooYoungToRun and the rest of us

BY IBRAHIM KABIRU DALLAHOne of the concepts of the "#NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN" project is to encourage young people in Nigeria to take over the various political leadership roles in the country through a robust and effective electoral processes and stop complaining about accidental leaders.There is no doubt our current democratic processes are expensive for young Nigerians to participate [...]

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    Ibori: It’s not about Buhari’s age… are the youth ready to lead?

Ibori: It’s not about Buhari’s age… are the youth ready to lead?

James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, says Nigerians should be more concerned with whether the youth are ready to lead, rather than a mere generational shift at the nation's helm of affairs.According to him, what the nation needs is courage and vision as “age has nothing to do with good leadership”.A lot of Nigerians have been clamouring for a [...]

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    Dalung: FG opening up political space to accommodate Nigerian youth

Dalung: FG opening up political space to accommodate Nigerian youth

Solomon Dalung, the minister of youth and sports development, says the federal government will open up the political space to accommodate young people ahead of the 2019 elections.The minister said this in New York while presenting a paper on: ‘The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient communities’.Addressing participants at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) youth forum at [...]

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    Dear Nigerian youth, everything shouldn’t be about the hustle

Dear Nigerian youth, everything shouldn’t be about the hustle

Dear Nigerian youth,I will be brief.Hello from the “woke side”. I hate to knock your hustle, but you are about to give yourself up for conscription into an enchanted army of influencers and social media bugs again.You did the same thing in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election; you sold a septuagenarian from Katsina state as Mai Gaskiya; as [...]

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    Buhari’s aide: Next 3 years will be eventful for Nigerian youth

Buhari’s aide: Next 3 years will be eventful for Nigerian youth

Nasir Adhama, special assistant to the president on youth and students affairs, says "the next three years of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will be more eventful for the Nigerian youth".In a message of felicitation to Nigerians on the occasion of the first anniversary of the administration, Adhama expressed gratitude to the Nigerian youth for their patience in the last [...]

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