• Ijaw Youths spit fire, give expatriate 24 hours to leave Bayelsa

    Ijaw Youths spit fire, give expatriate 24 hours to leave Bayelsa

    The Central Zone, Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has issued a one-day ultimatum to Mr. Nak Bong Choi, an expatriate of an oil servicing company, Daewoo Nigeria Limited, to leave Bayelsa State over alleged anti-Ijaw activities, adding that if the order was not complied with, they could no longer guarantee the safety of Choi.

    The youths, threatened on Thursday to shut down the company if their Friday, 8 a.m deadline was exceeded

    The threat was contained in a letter addressed to the Project Manager […]

  • CBN, private sector, Niger state govt. team up to train 2000 youths

    CBN, private sector, Niger state govt. team up to train 2000 youths

    The Central Bank of Nigeria and the African Community Bridge Foundation, has disclosed that 2, 000 youth from Niger state have benefitted from its youth entrepreneurship skills acquisition programme for North Central.

    Programme Director for North Central zone, Prof. Casmiar Obialom, made this known at the inauguration of the 1st Young Entrepreneurs Fair on Tuesday in Minna, the Niger state capital.

    Obialom said: “The CBN, ACBF and Niger state government recently trained 2,000 youth from the state in various entrepreneurship skills to make them self […]

  • Fulani herdsmen, youths exchange bullet in Delta community

    Fulani herdsmen, youths exchange bullet in Delta community

    Fulani herdsmen and youths in Umunor community, Ossissa Kingdom in the Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, on Monday, exchanged gun fire, leading to serious tension.

    Though the casualty figure between both parties was still unknown at the moment, but it was learnt that the gun battle followed a failed attempt by some suspected herdsmen to invade the community.

    A security source told newsmen that a security post has been stationed in the area following the intervention of the council […]

  • Boko Haram recruiting Borno youths to supply fuel – NSCDC

    Boko Haram recruiting Borno youths to supply fuel – NSCDC

    According to reports, the Borno command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday raised the alarm that youths in Maiduguri are now being recruited by Boko Haram to supply fuel in Gamboru Ngala area of the state.

    The Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi told NAN correspondent, Hamza Suleiman, in Maiduguri.

    Abdullahi said the command had intercepted a reasonable quantity of fuel packaged in a carton of groundnut oil, bound for Gamboru Ngala local government area in […]

  • Anti-grazing law: You must apologize to Fayose‎ – PDP youths tell herdsmen

    Anti-grazing law: You must apologize to Fayose‎ – PDP youths tell herdsmen

    The Youth Leader, Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Rotimi Adekola, has condemned the threat issued by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) against Governor Ayodele Fayose over the seizure of five cows belonging to its members for contravening the state anti-grazing law.

    The PDP Youth leader said the threat was a flagrant debasement of the country’s federal system of government, which conferred legitimacy on the 36 federating states to enact laws for peaceful co-existence […]

  • Angry youths set police station ablaze in Zamfara

    Angry youths set police station ablaze in Zamfara

    Angry youths have set ablaze the Magazu Police Station in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, following a misunderstanding between the police and the people of the village.

    An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria that the misunderstanding followed an alleged death of a suspect from the area, Ibrahim Muhammad, in police custody.

    The eyewitness, who spoke anonymously, told NAN that the suspect was detained for allegedly stealing a cell phone.

    According to him, Muhammad’s death angered the youths of the village […]

  • Shiites, youths clash again in Kaduna as Police vow to deal with lawlessness

    Shiites, youths clash again in Kaduna as Police vow to deal with lawlessness

    According to reports, the Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday warned that it would deal with those taking the law into their hands.

    The warning is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, in Kaduna

    The statement said the command observed that some members of the public had become lawless and acted in manners detrimental to law and order and in total disregard to rights of other citizens.

    The Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Lemu, said the […]

  • Angry youths set police station ablaze

    Angry youths set police station ablaze

    Angry youths in Awajir, Konshisha local government area in Benue state have set Awajir Police station ablaze .

    Their action followed the brutal killing of an motorcycle rider by a police man on stop and search duty .

    The youths alleged that the Okada rider who is their member was stopped by a policeman who also demanded fifty naira (N50) from him.

    But the Okada rider turned down the request and as he made his way to leave the policeman who was half […]

  • Recession: Women, youths protest in Abuja

    Recession: Women, youths protest in Abuja

    Thousands of men, women and youths from across the country, yesterday, converged on Abuja to protest the continuous fall of the naira and the parlous state of the economy.

    The protesters marched across various streets in Abuja and finally terminated their movement at the headquarters of the National Television Authority (NTA).

    The protesters lambasted the Federal Government for “verbally” revamping the economy as the masses have perennially remained in penury.

    The protesters, armed with placards with various inscriptions said the scathing state of […]

  • Northern youths want CBN Governor sacked within 21 days

    Northern youths want CBN Governor sacked within 21 days

    Group under the auspices of Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called for voluntary resignation of Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele within the next 21 days or do something to put the nation’s economy on the right track.

    They said though they were not economists but they are aware that economy of the country is in shambles with foreign exchange rate worst in recent times, calling on President Mohammadu Buhari to look for people with […]

  • Youths demand exit of Tinubu from APC, Odigie-Oyegun distances self from protest

    Youths demand exit of Tinubu from APC, Odigie-Oyegun distances self from protest

    It was gathered that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has distanced himself from protest on Tuesday by some youths against a National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

    The All Progressives Congress Youths Democratic Frontiers on Tuesday in Abuja protested at the National Headquarters of the APC against Tinubu’s demand for Odigie-Oyegun’s resignation.

    Tinubu had on September 25 accused the APC national chairman of wrongdoing in the gubernatorial primary election of the party for the […]