News - Gender and Youth Development

NYSC DG visits Gombe corps members

3 years ago /

Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi has visited corps members deployed to Gombe state for the one year mandatory national service.

Government to tackle unemployment by outsourcing to private hands

3 years ago /

The Nigerian government says it is considering out-sourcing major aspects of the duties of some agencies and parastatals to private hands as a means of creating job opportunities for thousands of unemployed youths in the country.

Abia state to make youth corpers comfortable, says Governor Orji

3 years ago /

Abia state Governor Theodore Orji has assured the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, of his commitment to ensure that corps members posted to the state are comfortable.

Bridging the digital divide between the sexes: Stakeholders take campaign to Secondary schools

3 years ago /

The future of information and communications technology for the Nigerian woman appears promising as more secondary school girls have taken up the challenge of bridging the current digital divide by having careers in ICT.

GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON CALLS FOR ATTITUDINAL CHANGE

3 years ago /

The Bayelsa state government says it is determined to equip its youths with skills that will make them major contributors to the state’s economy.

Nigerian government launches programme to crush unemployment

4 years ago /

Every year the university system pours out graduate into the ever-increasing pool of unemployed Nigerians, while still majority of these graduates who are not properly equipped for the labour market lack entrepreneurial skill. 

Governor Al-Makura launches employment programme for youths in Nassarawa state, Nigeria

4 years ago /

The Nasarawa state government has commenced training of 1,470 (one thousand four hundred and seventy) youths in the state as part of its Youth Empowerment Scheme.

Violence against women: Gender Advocates advise victims to speak out to end menace

4 years ago /

According to the United Nations, up to 70% of women experience violence in their lifetime and between 500,000 to 2,000,000 women are trafficked annually into situations including forced labor, prostitution and slavery.

UNDP GENDER EQUALITY: FEMALE PARLIAMENTARIANS MEET TO STRATEGIZE ON WAYS TO FAVOUR WOMEN.

4 years ago /

Female parliamentarians from the thirty – six states of the federation are meeting to strategize on ways to attain affirmative action in favour of women.          

 

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Redeemed Christian Church of God commissions ICT centres in two FCT secondary schools

4 years ago /

As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility Programme, the RCCG has commissioned ICT centres in two government secondary schools in the FCT.

BASKETBALL CHARITY: NBA, WNBA stars visit FCT Unity Orphanage home

4 years ago /

The voices of the young orphans at the FCT Unity Orphanage home in Gwagwalada could only be described as joy-filled as 73 orphaned children were visited by NBA and WNBA stars such as Tamika Raymond.

OMBATSE CRISIS: Senator Ewuga denies links with Eggon Militia

4 years ago /

Senator Solomon Ewuga, representing Nassarawa North senatorial zone of the National Assembly has denied having any links or knowing any militia or cult by the name ‘Ombatse’.


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