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We Are In Trouble, Nigeria’s Unity Questionable – Goodluck Jonathan
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We Are In Trouble, Nigeria’s Unity Questionable – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has said the unity of Nigeria is questionable. Jonathan stated this while speaking during an exclusive command performance by the Port-Harcourt Male Ensemble International tagged ‘Peace for All Nations’ at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja. He stated that Nigerian youths sometimes engaged in all kinds of confrontation, recalling his conversation with one of his friends. “And I was discussing with somebody, one of my friends and I said look, in Nigeria, they appear not to even have a national youth body. Because in most cases, the regional youth bodies are stronger than the national youth body. “Ordinarily, the national youth body is supposed to be stronger than the regional youth body. If you go to my state, Bayelsa state for...
Crude Oil & Minerals Are Valued More Than Nigerian Youths – Ogbonnaya Onu
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Crude Oil & Minerals Are Valued More Than Nigerian Youths – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has observed that crude oil and other natural resources are valued more than the lives and potentials of Nigerian youths. Dr Onu made this divulgence on Tuesday at the book launch of the former Minister of Education, Professor Tunde Adeniran, titled: “Africa’s Security Challenges In The 21st Century; Power, Principles and Praxis in Global Politics”. According to the Minister: ‘Nigeria is endowed with very intelligent youths. They are a national asset rather than a curse and this asset needs to be converted for the economic benefits of the country. ‘Unfortunately, today, natural resources such as crude oil and minerals, are more appreciated and valued than our youths. These resources do not add up to the value which the ...
President Buhari Tells Youths To End Street Protests, Dialogue With Government
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President Buhari Tells Youths To End Street Protests, Dialogue With Government

PRESIDENT BUHARI TO NIGERIAN YOUTHS: END STREET PROTESTS, DIALOGUE WITH GOVERNMENT ON POLICE REFORMS President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Abuja appealed to Nigerian youths to end street protests and participate in meaningful discussions with government aimed at comprehensive reforms to end all forms of police brutality against Nigerians. The President spoke in his message to the maiden National Youth Day celebration, observed on November 1, coinciding with the African Youth Day celebration. Against the backdrop of the recent protests against police brutality in the country, leading to the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), President Buhari, who was represented by the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, told the gathering that the pleas of Nigerian youths have been...
Desmond Elliot Was Right For Refering To Nigerian Youths As Children – Ivan-Whyte Eagle
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Desmond Elliot Was Right For Refering To Nigerian Youths As Children – Ivan-Whyte Eagle

Some days back, the Nigerian social media users were dragging Desmond Elliot like Tiger generator because he tagged the youths as children. I was a bit indifferent about the whole brouhaha because wetin I dey think big pass all that noise and after watching the now infamous video, my indifference did not change. Desmond later came out to apologise in tears for calling us yoots 'shidren', and while I was wondering aloud on this forum what the whole fuss about, my friend told me offline told me this- "The problem is that the Nigerian social media space is now a lynch mob. Nobody is ready to listen to common sense, people are incapable of comprehending simple ideas and people are very intolerant of any view that does not agree with theirs People are reacting to Desmond Elliot's v...
#EndSARS: We Can’t Walk Freely Again — Police
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#EndSARS: We Can’t Walk Freely Again — Police

No one had envisaged that the #EndSARS protest by Nigerian youths against police brutality which started peacefully about three weeks ago would turn out a nightmare for the entire country with the level of destruction that ended it after it had been hijacked by hoodlums. At the initial stage, some state governors not only received the protesters and addressed them but even joined in the protest march to the police headquarters. But miscreants and hoodlums soon took advantage of the protest to molest and extort residents. The turning point was the shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos on Tuesday 20th October 2020 by soldiers where a number of protesters merely armed themselves with the national flags and singing the Nigerian national anthem. This resulted in national and intern...
Desmond Elliot Cries On Live TV Following Backlash
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Desmond Elliot Cries On Live TV Following Backlash

Desmond Elliot has broken down in tears on Live TV, following the backlash he's receiving from Nigerians over social media regulation. Recall that the former actor, at the Lagos State House of Assembly in his submission, pushed for passing if social media regulation bill. the controversial statement received lots of criticisms, as many Nigerian youths blast him for referring to youths as “children” and for also pushing for the regulation of social media. Desmond Elliot in a new interview on Arise TV broke down in tears. This came after he apologized for his statement earlier. https://youtu.be/2v58asXYJvU
EndSARS: Most Nigerian Youths Are High On Drugs – Mojisola Alli-Macaulay
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EndSARS: Most Nigerian Youths Are High On Drugs – Mojisola Alli-Macaulay

The lawmaker representing Amuwo Odofin constituency 1 of Lagos State, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, says most Nigerian youths are high on drugs all the time. Alli-Macaulay said this during a plenary at the Lagos State House of Assembly on the looting and pandemonium in the wake of the #EndSARS protest that was hijacked by hoodlums. She said the National Orientation Agency needs to be alive to its responsibilities and help change the attitude of the youths. The lawmaker said, “The National Orientation Agency needs to get to work. We need to begin to orientate our young people. They need people who can talk to them from time to time. They are high on drugs all the time, most of them. They go to social media and so all sorts of things. I’m even scared to give my young children phones b...
Lekki Toll Gates Should Be Dismantled – Bode George
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Lekki Toll Gates Should Be Dismantled – Bode George

According to him, this is one of the ways angry Nigerian youths can be pacified. He also called for the withdrawal of the advert signage of Seyi Tinubu at the tollgate as well as the withdrawal of the Iya Oloja(market leader) title from Shade Tinubu who is the daughter of Bola Tinubu. Watch video here https://youtu.be/UG74pLLbHys
Looting: Zahra, Others Who Said Buhari Isn’t The Problem Are Misguided – Reno Omokri
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Looting: Zahra, Others Who Said Buhari Isn’t The Problem Are Misguided – Reno Omokri

Former Presidential spokesperson, Reno Omokri has stated that President Buhari's daughter, Zahra and other Nigerian youths who said that "looting has shown that the Nigerian leader is not the problem" are misguided. Reno Omokri stressed that looting is bound to occur when people are starved with a destroyed economy. He added that #EndSARS was ignited by SARS, but was not caused by SARS. He wrote in his Instagram page; "It is misguided to say looting shows that General @MuhammaduBuhari is not the problem and Nigeria’s youths are the problem. Both Zahra Buhari and others who have said this are misguided. You can’t starve people by destroying the economy, then hoard food, and expect looting not to occur. It is human nature. #EndSARS was ignited by SARS, but it was not caused by SARS....
Looting: ‘You Know It’s Really Bad When A Human Being Steals A Toilet’ – Donald Duke
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Looting: ‘You Know It’s Really Bad When A Human Being Steals A Toilet’ – Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River, Mr. Donald Duke, has said that Nigerian youths have been neglected and left with no hopes due to wrong leadership in the country. Duke, who spoke with newsmen on Sunday while reacting to the destruction of properties on Friday and Saturday in Calabar by some hoodlums, said the act was not normal. He said that the youths feel abandoned and depressed with no leaders to assure them that tomorrow will be better than today, hence they took laws into their hands by destroying private and government properties. He said that from the videos and pictures he saw on the looting in Calabar, it showed that the youths felt neglected and abandoned by leaders, leaving their future in their hands with nothing put in place for them. “We often want to blame t...
#ENDSARS: Curfew Starts In Anambra Today By 8pm – Governor Obiano
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#ENDSARS: Curfew Starts In Anambra Today By 8pm – Governor Obiano

A Special Broadcast by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano on the Growing Tension Across Nigeria Sparked up by the EndSars Protests, October on Thursday, 22, 2020. Ndi Anambra ekenem unu I am compelled to address you today by the growing tension across the country ignited by recent efforts by Nigerian youths to ask for a better Nigeria. The events of the past few days remind me of the words of Franz Fanon, the influential political philosopher who observed that “each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it in relative opacity.” This generation of Nigerian youths has discovered its mission. But the question everyone is asking is; will they betray or fulfill it? Great Anambra youths, I am immensely proud of what you have a...
Janet Jackson Speaks On EndSARS & Lekki Shootings, Says ‘Enough Is Truly Enough’
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Janet Jackson Speaks On EndSARS & Lekki Shootings, Says ‘Enough Is Truly Enough’

American singer and songwriter, Janet Jackson has lent her voice to the #EndSARS campaign. In a statement, she released to her Twitter account, the American singer praised brave Nigerian youths for their courageous fight for a better Nigeria and said those behind the killings and brutality of EndSARS protesters have brought shame to the nation. She tweeted: "Nigeria, I pray for you and love you so much. #EndsSars #LekkiMassacre #EndPoliceBrutality"  
Fr. Mbaka speaks on #EndSARS protest, says those speaking up against him are advertising him –  (video)
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Fr. Mbaka speaks on #EndSARS protest, says those speaking up against him are advertising him – (video)

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has commented on the #EndSARS protest which is currently ongoing across states in the country.   The Enugu-based priest averred that the current state of the Nigerian youths is unbearable and intolerable. He also absolved the Buhari-led adminsitration of any blame by saying that the chaos in the country started before him.   Mbaka who stated that the disbandment of SARS will not stop the issue in the country, also commended youths who are fighting for their future but warned against politicising the protest.   He noted that there are many things to end in Nigeria including the electoral system. The cleric who decried the continous unemployment rate in the country, also pointed out that federal lawmakers are going home with "bags of ...
Mario Balotelli speaks on brutal killings of Nigerian youths
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Mario Balotelli speaks on brutal killings of Nigerian youths

For once show mercy, legality and humanity ! Help our Nigerian brothers not with : pray for them or ooh I’m sorry ! Let’s Fuck**g help them with facts right now ... POLITICIANS FAMOUS PEOPLE RIGHT NOW LET’S HELP THEM NOW THEY NEED US NOW! https://www.instagram.com/p/CGlbGnSJrM0/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Ayodele, Dele Giwa’s Daughter Reveals How Her Dad Would Have Felt About EndSARS
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Ayodele, Dele Giwa’s Daughter Reveals How Her Dad Would Have Felt About EndSARS

Dele Giwa's Daughter Reveals How Her Father Would Have Felt About The EndSARS Protests If He Were Alive  Ayodele Dele-Giwa, the daughter of slain journalist Dele Giwa, has revealed how she thinks her father would have reacted if he were still alive. Dele Giwa was assasinated by a mail bomb explosion on October 19, 1986, exactly 34 years ago. As the 34th anniversary of his passing was marked on Monday 19th October, 2020, his daughter pointed out that he'd have joined the current End SARS protests if he were alive. She added that he would "be so proud of what the 'lazy' Nigerian youths have been doing over the past 11 days". She wrote on her Twitter handle: "I was 1 when he died, so all I know are stories from family and pictures. But one thing I am sure of: he would be ...
Tinubu Appeals To EndSARS Protesters To Call Off Protests
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Tinubu Appeals To EndSARS Protesters To Call Off Protests

The national Leader of the all Progressives congress asiwaju Bola tinubu has appealed Nigerian youths who spearheaded the end sars protest to give the federal government the opportunity to address their demands. In a release personally signed by him , he asked the youths and I quote to ‘ please please and please call off the protests , give government a chance to implement your demands ‘ The statement partly reads: “For the past twelve days, our country has witnessed massive protests by youths in different cities, which were ignited by widespread disenchantment with the gross human rights abuses including torture, extortion, harassment, intimidation and even extra-judicial killings of Nigerians by members of the disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). “The demands for fun...
EndSARS: Hussaini Coomasie Apologises To Protesters
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EndSARS: Hussaini Coomasie Apologises To Protesters

A self-acclaimed United Nations Peace Ambassador, Hussaini Coomasie, has apologised to Nigerian youths for calling on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to crush the #EndSARS protesters with an iron fist. Coomasie had in a video on Saturday, said the protesters wouldn’t have dared to demonstrate under former President Olusegun Obasanjo the way they are doing today. He had said, “I blame Buhari for taking things lightly. There are certain things that should be handled with an iron fist. Vladimir Putin says you should take the necessary process to deal with irregularities and not due process. There are times due process does not work but necessary process. “Whichever way that your country will be in peace, handle it. If the police fail to do what they are s...
Tacha Joins #ENDSARS Protest
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Tacha Joins #ENDSARS Protest

Big Brother Naija star, Natasha Akide known simply as “Tacha” was part of the league of celebrities and Nigerian youths who trooped the streets of Lagos earlier today to protest against the Nigerian Police Force division, SARS. Tacha, was among celebrities like Tiwa Savage, Toke Makinwa, Rudeboy and others who lent out their voices against the infamous Special Anti-Robbery Squad who have been known for the innocent killings, extortion and harassment of innocent civilians. In a video, Tacha is seen talking on the #ENDSARS campaign as she supports the motion to end the infamous unit. She’s heard saying should the NPF not take any action following the peaceful protest of today, they’ll be back on Tuesday with full force. See video below. https://youtu.be/KE6GxPk6zwU
“You Don’t Have The Right To Protest Against High Electricity Tarriff” – Police Tell Youths (Video)
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“You Don’t Have The Right To Protest Against High Electricity Tarriff” – Police Tell Youths (Video)

Some Nigerian youths who took to the streets of Abuja to protest against the increased electricity tarriff, were spotted in a viral video being assaulted by some policemen. One of the protesters, @AyowoleSanyaolu who noted that the protest at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) office in Abuja was a peaceful one, said they were stopped by the policemen who assaulted them, telling them that they don't have the right to protest. He tweeted: "While we protest peacefully at @NERCNG , Abuja, against the thoughtless increment in electricity tariff, @PoliceNG descended on us fiercely. A number of us were mercilessly beaten and others were dragged like common criminals. But in all, we stood our ground. Tyranny will not win!" https://twitter.com/AyowoleSanyaolu/status/...
You suspended your life to focus on BBNaija For 2 months –  Reno Omokri slams BBNaija fanatics
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You suspended your life to focus on BBNaija For 2 months – Reno Omokri slams BBNaija fanatics

Former Presidential spokesperson, Reno Omokri has again lashed out at Big Brother Naija fanatics who he accused of suspending their lives to focus on the reality show. Reeling out achievements of some Nigerian youths since the reality show began, Reno Omokri stated that many have suspended poverty in their lives within the last two months the show began. He tweeted; You are so focused on who gets evicted from the #BBNaija house. If only you were as focused on getting poverty evicted from your life. For 2 months, you suspended your life to focus on BBN. Others used that time to suspend poverty from their life The price of rice has increased by 60% since July, when #BBNaija started. Many youths have made millions buying rice from Kebbi and Jigawa and selling it in Lagos and P...
How Can We Allow These Thieves And Incompetent Rulers To Rule Again In 2023 – Seun Kuti
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How Can We Allow These Thieves And Incompetent Rulers To Rule Again In 2023 – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti has warned Nigerian youths against voting for the same leaders that have continue to plunge the nation into serious socioeconomic problems. He said, any youths found voting for these leaders after collecting money from them, should be tagged as a betrayer. He said we should not allow this same set of thieves and incompetent rulers to come back and rule us again in 2023. In his words: “WIT ALL WE DEY GO TRU NOW, IF ANY NAIJA YOUTH VOTE 4 DIS POLITRICIANS AGAIN BECAUSE HE/SHE KWALECT MONEY FROM DEM, DAT YOUTH NA BETRAYAL TO OTHER YOUTHs AND D POOR PEOPLE, HOW CAN WE ALLOW DIS SAME SET OF TIFS AND INCOMPETENT RULERS TO COME RULE Us AGAIN IN 2023 WEN WE NO B MUMU”
COVID-19 APP: Yahaya Bello, An Embarrassment To Nigerian Youths – Ubani
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COVID-19 APP: Yahaya Bello, An Embarrassment To Nigerian Youths – Ubani

Barr. Monday Ubani, a former 2nd Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Friday said he is deeply disappointed by the utterances of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state over the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Ubani, in a chat with Daily Independent, said rather than be an ambassador to Nigerian youths, the governor is embarrassing them through his utterances and actions. The governor in a recent interview had said the state has developed an application that residents can use to ascertain whether persons with symptoms of coronavirus should report for testing. According to the governor “So far, we have established about three isolation centres in the state. As God would have it, we have not recorded any issue. What we did was to develop an app th...
FG To Jail Illegal Miners For Two Years Without Option Of Fine
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FG To Jail Illegal Miners For Two Years Without Option Of Fine

As part of measures being put in place to effectively regulate mining activities, the Federal Government is coming up with an all-encompassing policy to adequately unlock the potentials abound in the sector by encouraging and empowering local miners to take over the mining activities, thereby creating huge job opportunities for more Nigerian youths. Consequently, the Federal Government is currently working on Downstream Policy with a focus on mining activities centred on over 44 mineral resources for which the country is blessed, devising means through which mining activities will be boosted and combating illegal mining activities with a strict trial of any miners caught without necessary approval for mining. Speaking in Abeokuta on Tuesday during series of meetings with stakeholders...
Twitter Users React As #OgunTwitterHangout Turned Indecent
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Twitter Users React As #OgunTwitterHangout Turned Indecent

Nigerian Youths in Ogun State had a ‘get together’ for what was themed #OgunTwitterHangout but from the videos circulating on social media reporting about the event, it was more like an orgy mixed with moments of sexual harassment. In one of the trending video, a guy can be seen grabbing the ‘behind’ of a girl who obviously was not comfortable with that action and kept on removing the hands even as the boy was insistent on grabbing some flesh. At one point, one twitter user, in his reaction to the videos, had to exclaim ; ”Oluwa wetin dey sodom and gomoralize”.   See clips from the event + some reactions from twitter user below ; When I thought every one in Ogun state had gone back to school.Then I open Twitter and see #OgunTwitterHangout pic.twitter.com/r...
A Youth Will Be President – Buhari
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A Youth Will Be President – Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the youths that they will be in charge of leadership of Nigeria. Speaking when he hosted youth leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the six geo-political zones, Buhari said the change will take place whether the older generation of leaders like it or not. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as asking the youth to prepare for when they will be saddled with the responsibility of presiding over the affairs of Africa’s giant and most populous black nation. He also advised the younger generation to keep a broader view of the country as one entity, and “continuously de-emphasize ethnic and religious backgrounds in nation-building”. “With all certainty, someday you will have to take up the mantle of lead...
Jesus Never Went To Church, Says Naira Marley
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Jesus Never Went To Church, Says Naira Marley

Nigerian singer, Afeez Fashola popularly called Naira Marley has reacted to prophecy by Apostle Chris Omashola that he is a ‘demon and satan’. It was earlier reported that a religious socio-political Evangelist, Apostle Chris Omashola, had on Monday revealed that God told him Naira Marley is a demon, Satanic and must repent before it is too late. Apostle Omashola said God told him that Naira Marley’s songs are demonically inspired to destroy the destiny of Nigerian youths. He was quoted as saying, ”In 2020, God told me, Naira Marley is A Demon, He is Satanic and should repent before it’s too late. “His songs are demonically inspired to destroy the destiny of the youths of this generation, Nigerian youths should desist from calling themselves Marlians” But reacting, Naira M...
God told me Naira Marley is a Demon, he is Satanic and Should Repent before it’s too late- Apostle Chris Omashola
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God told me Naira Marley is a Demon, he is Satanic and Should Repent before it’s too late- Apostle Chris Omashola

Clergyman, Apostle Chris Omashola, says as part of his prophecies for the year 2020, God told him that rave of the moment, Naira Marley is a demon and Satanic and must repent before it is too late. Posting his prophecies on Twitter this morning, Apostle Omashola said God told him that Naira Marley's songs are demonically inspired to destroy the destiny of Nigerian youths. ''In 2020, God told me, Naira Marley is A Demon, He is Satanic and should repent before it's too late. His songs are demonically inspired to destroy the Destiny of The Youths of this generation, Nigerian youths should desist from calling themselves Marlians'' he wrote. The singer is yet to react to this prophecy.
The Next Titan: Doctor Olatunde Qadri Quits His Job For Reality TV Show
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The Next Titan: Doctor Olatunde Qadri Quits His Job For Reality TV Show

Olatunde Qadri, one of the 16 contestants in the biggest entrepreneurial reality TV show in West Africa, The Next Titan season 6, quit his medical job of five years to be on the show. The Communications Manager for the project, Motunrayo Idris, in a statement said that Qadri made his decision known during a profile interview on the first episode of the show, quoting him as saying he would settle for The Next Titan given the opportunity. “I left my job because I saw Next Titan as a big platform to help boost my dream of becoming a fashion designer and a doctor. I see it as an avenue to showcase my idea to millions of people. He added. In addition, Olatunji said that although he could always get another job as a medical doctor in any good hospital, he might not get another chance to...
‘Nigerian youths are the most hopeless youths in the world’ – Deji Adeyanju
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‘Nigerian youths are the most hopeless youths in the world’ – Deji Adeyanju

Activist Deji Adeyanju has expressed his dissatisfaction with Nigerian youths for shying away from several pressing issues in the country. While apologising to President Buhari for attacking him when he said Nigerian youths are lazy, Deji went as far as calling Nigerian youths, the most hopeless youths in the world. He wrote on Twitter: 'I want to apologize to President Buhari today for attacking him when he said Nigerian youths are lazy. Nigerian youths are not only lazy, they are the most hopeless youths in the world. They have no future and there’s no hope for them.'
BBNaija, Police Brutality, Celebrities and the double standards of Nigerian Youths – Ruggedman writes
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BBNaija, Police Brutality, Celebrities and the double standards of Nigerian Youths – Ruggedman writes

Veteran Nigerian rapper, Ruggedman has shared his thoughts on the current situation in the country and how some Nigerians are channeling so much energy into the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show. According to Ruggedman, 'when it comes to a political or police brutality issue that affects their lives personally, they will act weak and instead spend this same energy bashing celebrities for not speaking up'. See his full article below... Dear Nigerians, Coming from hosting (without one corporate sponsor) a very successful #TheFoundationConcert that celebrated great Nigerians, I thought to say a few words to you. Have you seen any youth calling out celebrities for not supporting BBN house mates? No. They gathered themselves and are doing a great job on their own. They raised...
‘We Will Mobilize Nigerian Youths To Plant 25 Million Trees’ – Buhari To UN
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‘We Will Mobilize Nigerian Youths To Plant 25 Million Trees’ – Buhari To UN

President Muhammadu Buhari has said as part of plans to enhance Nigeria’s carbon sink, the federal government will mobilize its youths to plant 25 million trees across the country. Buhari said this while addressing world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit tagged “A Race We Can Win. A Race We Must Win” on Monday. According to his media aide, Femi Adesina, the president told attendees at the summit that his administration will embark on different initiatives aimed at reversing the negative effects of climate change in the country. Adesina said Buhari shared the sentiment expressed by the UN Secretary-General that the world was on the verge of climate catastrophe, noting that “undeniably, Climate Change is a human-induced phenomenon.” Buhari said, “It is in th...
People On The Internet Live On Borrowed Robs – Dolapo Osinbajo
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People On The Internet Live On Borrowed Robs – Dolapo Osinbajo

Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the Vice President, has appealed to Nigerian youths to desist from copying the lifestyle of people on the Internet as it is a "mere illusion." She gave the advice on Saturday, September 14th during a Town Hall Meeting with Benue Youth held at the New Banquet Hall, Benue Government House, Makurdi. According to her, most internet users live on borrowed robes to impress their fans, they are living illusionary lifestyles that are not in conformity with reality. “The people on the Internet do not even look like themselves when you see them, they live on borrowed robs. Internet is just an illusion. It is a cartoon. This generation has everything to be happy; during our youthful days, we had no phones, no internet, yet we were happy and have produced great Nige...
#Bbnaija: “Why Mike Should Be Voted For” – Uti Uwachukwu
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#Bbnaija: “Why Mike Should Be Voted For” – Uti Uwachukwu

Former BBN housemate, Uti Uwachukwu, has given reason Nigerians should vote for BBNaija housemate, Mike. Four housemates: Khafi, Tacha, Mike and Seyi have been nominated for possible eviction this week. Omashola, who was nominated but had the veto power card, replaced himself with Seyi. At least one of the aforementioned housemates will be evicted on Sunday during live BBNaija eviction show. Uti, speaking on nominated housemates for eviction, urged Nigerians to vote for Mike in order to promote hope and progress. According to him, housemate like Mike needs to stay back in the reality show to serve as role models to influence and inspire Nigerian youths. On his Twitter page, Uti wrote: “At times like these when manners and integrity are endangered amongst our youth. We...
#betterchallange: Falz Takes Shots At Corrupt Nigerian Youths And Leaders
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#betterchallange: Falz Takes Shots At Corrupt Nigerian Youths And Leaders

Nigerian rapper, Falz The Bahd Guy has joined in the Tekno‘s #BetterChallange making rounds on the social media. On his cover, Falz devises the means to address the contemporary issues of corruption and cyber crimes that Nigerians have gone to explore in diaspora. Falz’s bone of contention on this song is obviously on the image of the country that’s been painted to the world.
Nollywood Not Responsible For Failed Marriages Among Celebrities – Ronke Oshodi Oke
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Nollywood Not Responsible For Failed Marriages Among Celebrities – Ronke Oshodi Oke

Ronke Oshodi Oke has disagreed with the claims that some celebrity failed marriages were caused because of their involvement in Nollywood. Speaking on the high rate of divorce in Nollywood, the 45-year-old actress told Sunday Scoop, “It is not because they are actors that their marriages crash . There is nobody that is insulated from what’s happening in the society at large. Generally, there are many marriages that don’t last. I have seen someone that was married for just two years and she left the marriage. It is not because one is an actress or an actor that one’s marriage would scatter; it is because that’s what is ‘reigning’ for now. It takes true love for anybody to remain in a marriage when the two partners no longer have feelings for each other.” On celebrities who engage ...
90% Of Nigerian Youths Don’t Know About The Real Origins Of Nigeria – Burna Boy
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90% Of Nigerian Youths Don’t Know About The Real Origins Of Nigeria – Burna Boy

The African Giant thinks some things about Nigerian are somewhat difficult to explain. According to Burna Boy, his ‘African Giant’ album focuses more on Nigerians and African than his previous album ‘Outside’ which was more of an autobiography. The ‘Afro-fusion’ artiste claims that, his lyrics always depict how he wants to cross-over to the outside world. In explaining “cross-over,” he said that, he would like to cross over to those outside Africa and educate them on where they are originally from – Africa – so that they do not lose their roots. Talking about Nigeria, he said to the media; “Nigeria is misunderstood by insiders. I can guarantee you that at least 90% of my people that are my age group in Nigeria, when we consider the youth, have no clue about the real origins...
Bobrisky Is A Disgrace To Nigeria, I Will Deal With Him – Olusegun Runsewe
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Bobrisky Is A Disgrace To Nigeria, I Will Deal With Him – Olusegun Runsewe

The Federal Government of Nigeria has threatened to deal with male cross-dresser, Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, otherwise known as Bobrisky. Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, made the disclosure in an interview with Vanguard. His words, “Bobrisky is a national disgrace. He started by selling and using bleaching creams, now, he has grown boobs, bums and hips. ‘If a Bobrisky is doing well with his immoral lifestyle, how do you convince Nigerian youths to do the right thing? Bobrisky has the right, but not within the Nigerian environment. “There are others like him, but they live outside the country. If we don’t address Bobrisky as early as possible, he will form a team that will spread like wildfire. “This will result in a lo...
Nigerian Youths Now Take Processed Urine To Feel High – NDLEA
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Nigerian Youths Now Take Processed Urine To Feel High – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed a new drug Nigerian youths take to feel intoxicated. Shehu Dankolo, Head of Drug Reduction of the NDLEA in Adamawa State revealed that some Nigerian youths now take processed urine to feel “high” as the ban on some abused drugs have made them relatively expensive. There are certain controlled drugs, particularly codeine cough syrup. You know, federal government clamped seriously on them. Some of the companies closed down. So, the cough syrup that was initially N250 per bottle, but it is now sold for about N4,000. The same thing with tramadol which was N50 but is now about N500. “Because these abused but banned drugs are so scarce and costly or entirely out of reach, people improvise other things. I won’t include so mu...
Nigerian Youths Take Things For Granted – President Buhari
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Nigerian Youths Take Things For Granted – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has no plan to groom a successor for the 2023 presidential election and accused Nigerian youths of taking things for granted. The president stated this while reacting to one of the requests made by the members of progressives in academics, who visited him at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday. The spokesperson for the group, Dr. Bolariwa Bolaji, had earlier urged the president to groom a successor, who will take over in 2023. Bolaji said: “We are delighted having you and in another four years you would want to go and rest – then who takes over from you? We are suggesting that you bring vibrant youths among people who have shown interest, bring them in so that you start saddling them with responsibilities and you will be watching over these next ...
“Nigeria Is Building A Generation Of Illiterates” – Wole Soyinka Blasts Youths
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“Nigeria Is Building A Generation Of Illiterates” – Wole Soyinka Blasts Youths

Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that Nigerian youths are full of spunk abroad, but gas at home. He advised them to make good use of their time and stop writing rubbish on the Internet. Soyinka said this at the official launch of Solution 17, in Lagos, Vanguard reports. He said, “Nigerian youths are full of spunk outside but when they are inside Nigeria, they are full of gas. We are building a generation of illiterates. They are the first to comment on the internet on issues they are ignorant about. When you talk about education, I get texts from the New Generation and can’t believe these texts are from the youth.’ The Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, Mr. Ronald Kayanja, recounted his experience as a student in the UK saying, “When I was study...
Harsh Living Conditions Pushing Youths Into Fraud – Vector
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Harsh Living Conditions Pushing Youths Into Fraud – Vector

Vector who spoke at the maiden edition of Street Voices, a youth advocacy event held at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, stated that the harsh living conditions has pushed youths into fraud. The rapper who argued that no Nigerian youth had ever dreamed of ending up on the streets, stated that they were forced by circumstances beyond their control. According to Vector, the prevailing harsh living conditions pushed some youths into surviving by any means possible, including through fraud. “The youths need to adopt good mentors, rather than those who will lure them into fraudulent activities. The Internet age should afford the youths an opportunity to make better and informed choices. But the Federal Government must play its own role also. I see an advocacy group like Street Voic...
Nigerian youths threaten Ruggedman with death for speaking against “Yahoo Yahoo” and “getting Naira Marley arrested”
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Nigerian youths threaten Ruggedman with death for speaking against “Yahoo Yahoo” and “getting Naira Marley arrested”

A number of young Nigerian men have taken to Ruggedman's page to threaten him with death after he spoke out against internet fraud and condemned budding rapper Naira Marley for defending it. Shortly after Naira Marley made a case for internet fraudsters (Yahoo Yahoo boys), he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. But some young Nigerians seem to think Ruggedman is responsible for his arrest and they are now referring to him as a "snitch" and threatening to deal with him if he sets foot in certain places. Some even went as far as wishing death on him and laying curses on his generation. Ruggedman has apologised for the arrest of Naira Marley in a lengthy Instagram post and he got support from a number of his fellow celebrities as they told him he did n...
Yahaya Bello, Role Model To Nigerian Youths In Good Governance – Fanwo
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Yahaya Bello, Role Model To Nigerian Youths In Good Governance – Fanwo

Kingsley Fanwo, Director- General of Media and Publicity to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has described his principal as the ambassador of Nigerian youths in governance, saying youths in Kogi and Nigeria are proud of him and will want him to continue in office for another term. Describing Bello as a courageous and hardworking leader, he said the governor has devoted all his time and energy into delivering the dividends of democracy to the people of the state since he was sworn-in over three years ago. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent in Lagos, Fanwo said contrary to claims by the opposition that the governor is an example of failure of youths in governance, Governor Bello has demonstrated sound leadership in the way he has managed the affairs of the state whi...
Big Brother Naija 2019: The Immorality Show Nigerian Youths Love
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Big Brother Naija 2019: The Immorality Show Nigerian Youths Love

Big Brother Naija, also known as Double Wahala returns in 2019 for the third season of the Nigerian scripted version of the Endemol production reality show. Big Brother Naija is a televised show that was created in 2015 with the aim to make celebrities. This year’s show will be hosted ex-housemate Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. The show has acumen a lot of millions from advertisement and other endorsements. BB Naija has also produced few stars for the Nollywood movie industry. The audition started today with lots of millennials who have been showing interest to participate in the show. The show gained a reputation for enabling the unemployed youth to allow the show to become an avenue to enrich themselves, with the emphasis on fulfilling sexual urges on live TV. Big Brother Nigeria has do...
Your Time To Run For President Has Not Come Yet – Osinbajo Tells Nigerian Youths
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Your Time To Run For President Has Not Come Yet – Osinbajo Tells Nigerian Youths

Nigerian Youths have been urged not to worry themselves about becoming president of the country now. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, gave the advise on Saturday while answering questions at the 9th Sigma Club Public Lecture held on Saturday at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan. Delivering his lecture titled “Developing the nation through youth empowerment,” the professor of law urged the youths of the country to start from the grassroots, move on to the local government level, then to the state level. Osinbajo, when asked the rationale behind the exorbitant price of the nomination form of the All Progressive Congress (APC), said the chances of Nigerian youths producing a president now was feasible because the time is yet to come. “As for the...
NDLEA: Abuse Of Tramadol, Cough Syrup Still High Among Nigerian Youths
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NDLEA: Abuse Of Tramadol, Cough Syrup Still High Among Nigerian Youths

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women. NDLEA Chairman, retired Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, said this while delivering Nigeria’s statement on ‘Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice and World Drug Problem’ at the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters, New York. Abdallah said: “Nigeria is witnessing a high level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrups containing codeine, especially by vulnerable youths and women. “This is a phenomenon common to many countries in the West-African sub-region which has ushered in a new level of transnational organised crimes. “As a result, a lot of national and sub-regional initiatives, including capacity develop...
” Are Nigerian Youths Truly Ready To Run Or Just Ranting?” – Dele Momodu Asks In New Article
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” Are Nigerian Youths Truly Ready To Run Or Just Ranting?” – Dele Momodu Asks In New Article

Publisher, Dele Momodu in his new article, The Pendulum, ponders on the sincerity of Nigerians demanding to be part of the political space and clamoring for political offices.   In his piece, Momodu said many Nigerian youths have lost it. According to him ''The only form of expression they love and enjoy is to hide behind computers and smartphones to launch unbelievable attacks on people they see as their enemies. It does not matter if they lack any iota of proof or evidence, everyone, every politician, every successful man, even if he has never served in government or received contract awards, every journalist who cannot practise kill-and-go type of journalism is their enemy. Every interview or report on someone they don’t like, and don’t want to read about, attracts verbal...
#NigerianYouthsAreNotLazy! Inspiring Photo Of 1 Legged Man Carrying Out Road Construction Goes Viral
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#NigerianYouthsAreNotLazy! Inspiring Photo Of 1 Legged Man Carrying Out Road Construction Goes Viral

Photos of a one-legged man carrying out road construction in spite of his condition have been shared online to show how hardworking Nigerians are. Someone in similar condition in other developed countries will probably sit and wait to claim government benefits, but this is not the case in Nigeria, where everyone has to hustle for themselves, including the disabled. So, who said Nigerian youths are lazy again?