Guest Columns

Citizen-Centred Service Delivery: Partnering With the Youth for Africa’s Transformation, By ‘Doyin Salami

If the many issues and concerns that have been highlighted and well considered, comprehensively engaged and tackled, both at the institutional level and that of the political leadership that motivates its processes, I have no doubt that the Nigerian Civil Service is still uniquely positioned to deliver on and deepen…
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Opinion

#NotTooYoungToRun: Why Legislators Must Not Kill This Bill, By Hamzat Lawal

It is about addressing an emerging need in the polity, after witnessing more than seven thousand youth troop out to canvass support for the #NotTooYoungToRun bill in insurgency-ravaged Yobe and Borno States. It is about entrenching true democracy – the choice of the people, who have spoken loud and clear…
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Opinion

Rage, War and Desolation: Nigerian Youth Arise, By Ken Tadaferua

Nigerian youth. Stand up. Take charge. Chart a new course for yourselves and country. Dump the corrosive hate, abuse and violence of your forebears. It is time to reach across the political, ethnic and religious aisle to hold the hands of your brothers. It is time to forge cross-country alliances,…
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Columns

Nigerian Youth and their Agenda for Change, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Yet, much of the local discourse has had what passes for millennials in Nigeria bemoaning how they have failed to replicate the dynamics that we have seen And there has been a sizeable contingent that would blame the incompetent organisation of the Nigerian state on the profusion of doddery old…
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Opinion

Recession and the Necessity For Innovation In Nigeria, By Adetola Salau

This recession is a blessing in disguise for our nation, especially for our With the right attitude, programmes and policies, this recession can inspire and propel our nation to greatness, forcing us to think inside and outside of our boxes and work on ourselves as we create new products and…
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Opinion

Rethinking Youth Engagement for Development, By Femi Babatunde

The enormous strides the country is recording currently on the global scene through the various inspired tech start-ups initiated by some Nigeria youth is sufficient to trumpet possibilities and the can-do spirit of our youth in the face of crippling or even almost non-existent state support. Africa’s youth population, according…
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Columns

Arrangee Parenting: Where the Change Begins With You, By Pius Adesanmi

If we collectively resolve to make change begin with us by reversing elite parenting, the positive results will feed into every other sector of our national life. No matter how tempting it is, this is one change that we cannot afford to live in Buhari’s hands. It must begin with…
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Opinion

President Buhari: Need to Restructure Nigeria’s Youth Service (NYSC), By Abdulmujeeb Yemi Olaoya

Dear President Buhari, As you are aware Sir, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme was established with the sole aim of fostering national unity and social integration along the ethnic divides of the Nigeria nation. Forty-three years after, we cannot sincerely avow to be more united than before as…
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