NGO, FORD Foundation Partnership Trains 100 Aspiring Youths Ahead of 2019 Elections

A youth organisation, the Youngsters Development Initiative (YDI), has organised a capacity building workshop for young Nigerians eyeing various elective positions in the 2019 general elections. One hundred aspiring youths drawn from the North Central geo-political zone are currently participating in the programme tagged, “Young Aspirants Leadership Fellowship (YALF)’’ in Abuja. The YDI, also known…

Facebook Offers to Help Nigeria in The Upcoming 2019 General Elections

Facebook has offered to help Nigeria with its upcoming 2019 general elections. This comes after a team from Facebook, led by Ebele Okobi (Facebook’s Public Policy Director for Afrika) visited and met with Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to explore various ways in which they could work together on voter education and engaging citizens ahead of…

French Fashion Power House Owner Hubert de Givenchy Dies at 91

French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy has died at 91. The designer’s death was confirmed by his partner Philippe Venet to AFP News, BBC reports. Venet verified that Givenchy died in his sleep on Saturday. On Monday, De Givenchy’s Instagram page shared the news with its followers. “The House of Givenchy is sad to report…

The Life and Times of Saleh Michika, First Civilian Governor of Adamawa State

The death of Alhaji Abubakar Saleh Michika, the first civilian governor of Adamawa state ( from 2 January 1992 to 17 November 1993) recalled the political era of political parties with seem political ideologies to run the affairs of the nation. Saleh Michika died yesterday at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, sorrounded by family members….

AfDB Raises Hope Through Youth for a New Africa

Current statistics put Africa’s overall unemployment rate at 8%, while the youth unemployment rate hovers around 13%. Sixty per cent of unemployed people are young women and men. Of the young people who are employed, many are trapped in low-productivity work in the informal sector. Providing young African people with the education, skills and capacities…

Twin Rulers of Bwatiye Land Lead Delegation to Aso Rock

The twin kings of Hama Bachama and Batta today led a delegation of twenty prominent sons and daughters to meet and discuss critical issues with the Vice President in the Aso Rock Villa. The delegation included some non-Bwatiye speaking elites from Chobo, Kwah, Bille, Mbula and Bali. The two kings adopted a common position in…

60th #GRAMMYs Here are The Big Winners and The Great Losers

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony has come and gone, and it can be said that there were big winners and great losers. For an Artist to get nominated on the platform, means they have achieved something tremendously great and are winners in their on act. The annual event was held on January 28, 2018…

Unguarded Utterances Worsened Numan Crisis in Adamawa – Kwamoti

Former House of Representatives member and former Speaker of the Adamawa House of Assembly, Hon. Kwamoti Laori, on Wednesday, blamed the deepened face-off between farmers and herdsmen in the state on unguarded statements by some opinion leaders in some Northern states of the country. Laori, who was a representative of Demsa/Numan /Lamurde Federal Constituency of…