Tag: Nigerian Youth

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2021

Why Nigerian youths must sustain activism beyond social media

Social media has formed a pseudo-reality many believe is the real deal. But, if we wanted to cause progressive change ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2020

Dear Special Advisers, these are the reasons you can’t tell ‘older children’ to leave their parents home

Nigerians are the kind of human species who assume they have every right to ask you to jump into a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2018

Youth were the focus on the “1st Private Sector Conference on Harnessing the Demographic Dividend In Nigeria”

For the first time in Nigeria, a conference on the active participation of the private sector in harvesting the mental ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 21, 2018

Mace theft from the Nigerian Senate, President Buhari’s comment about Nigerian youth and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Award-winning author, Chimamanda Adichie revealed that she was sexually abused ...

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EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: This is why Nigeria’s youth will never get a young President in Aso Rock

Never say never, right? Well, we stand to be corrected. Thing is, no matter how we scream Twitter down about ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

Jonathan urges youth to make sacrifices – just like he did for Nigeria

The former President, Goodluck Jonathan has urged youth in Nigeria to use their opportuned positions to make sacrifices for the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

Be more active politically | Jonathan urges Nigerian youth

The former president, Goodluck Jonathan has challenged Nigerian youth to be more active in the case of leadership roles in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Teach me to fish, please

by Simon Kolawole   Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Until Jesus comes, corruption won’t end – Abiara

The immediate past General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church, Prophet Samuel Abiara has said corruption is everywhere and would ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

Youth forum urges President Buhari to create a separate Ministry for Nigerian youth

The Forum for Youth Advancement in Nigeria has said Nigerian youth deserve a ministry that will be solely for their ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

How much respect does ACP Yomi Shogunle have for the youth though?

by Alexander O. Onukwue How much do our elders truly value the Nigerian Youth? Because if there is one little ...

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EditorJuly 22, 2017

Dele Momodu: Now our youth are crying and kicking

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I didn’t know whether to cry or laugh when I got a call early this ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: Youth groups threaten showdown with lawmakers over exclusion of bill

53 youth organisations have given 48 hours to the leadership of the National Assembly to include the ‘Not Too Young To ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 19, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: Why Legislators must not kill this bill

by Hamzat Lawal To say that I, and indeed all Nigerian youth, are disappointed at the recent development in the ...

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EzinneJune 24, 2017

The Thread: Nigeria’s underground drug culture is destroying our youth

Drug abuse and addiction is a rarely talked about subject, but apparently it is blooming into an epidemic without proportions. ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 4, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Don’t blame the youth

by Simon Kolawole   In 1985, or was it 1986, a top official of the Babangida administration said something that, ...

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EditorJune 2, 2017

Climate Change: Macron’s new campaign is another lesson for Nigerian youth

by Alex Onukwue Fresh from waltzing through the French elections to become the youngest ever President of France, Emmanuel Macron ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Stop behaving like tenants in your country – Donald Duke urges Nigerian youth

A former governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, has urged Nigerian youth to play a pivotal role in leadership and ...

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AzeezMay 28, 2017

Don’t wish us dead, you need us as mentors | Obasanjo tells youth

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Nigerian youth not to wish his generation dead, stating that they are needed as ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 26, 2017

Opinion: Macron’s Win – Hope for the Nigerian Youth

by Bode Ekerin One fundamental question keeps echoing with subtle resonance in my mind. Have the Nigerian youth gotten any ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Opinion: Nigerian youth and the get rich quick syndrome

by Alex Enemanna Over the years, our youths have been caught in the web of devising means to survive and ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 13, 2017

Dele Momodu: Season of books and denials

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me confess that one of my addictions is reading books. I just love the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The new French president, Emmanuel Macron, can only be a Dimeji Bankole in Nigeria

by Feyi Fawehinmi   It’s normal for there to be a lot of hand wringing among young people in Nigeria ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The Nigerian youth don’t need unity

by Jude Feranmi There has been so much ado about how to fix the mess that is Nigeria. As things ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

The Thread: This is how our generation is being remote controlled

Yesterday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission discovered a huge stash of money in a building in Ikoyi, Lagos state. Breaking: ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Harmony Levin: Celebrating our small victories

by Harmony Levin   “Society has a way of stifling our small victories even when our life’s effort has gone ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Opinion: The #NotTooYoungToRun bill is NOT the answer to Nigeria’s rigged politics

by Jude Feranmi I had promised to focus on the problems and how we can solve it in the last ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 22, 2017

Opinion: Is Big Brother Naija raising Africa’s stupid index?

by Philip Asuquo I have heard and seen so many arguments about this reality TV show called Big Brother Naija. ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 19, 2017

Opinon: Has social media tampered with our brain configuration settings?

by Otolorin Olabode   It seems social media has come to stay in Nigeria especially among our youths and adults. ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Arit Okpo: Creating real change [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo Can I confess that I sometimes get overwhelmed by Nigeria’s issues? Today there’s a video of soldiers ...

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