Boy, 17, commits suicide in Ekiti

The body of a 17-year-old boy, Opeyemi Oluwafemi, has been found hanging from a tree at Epe Ekiti in the Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Sources in the community believed the boy might have been compelled to take his life over alleged maltreatment by his father, who was said to be fond of … Continue reading Boy, 17, commits suicide in Ekiti

10 youths to win N10m grant as FG kick-starts 59th Independence activities

The Federal Government Monday started activities to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day Celebration. Nigeria got her independence from Britain on 1st October, 1960. Speaking during the 59th Independence Day Celebration press briefing at the Radio House, Abuja, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, thanked God for preserving the nation to … Continue reading 10 youths to win N10m grant as FG kick-starts 59th Independence activities

Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

Harela Uba, the housewife arrested for killing a three-day old baby Police in Niger have arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Harela Uba, of Shakodna village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing a three-day-old baby boy in the area. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna … Continue reading Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

UNN student attempts suicide, rescued

The Enugu State Police Command says a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), on Saturday drank a substance believed to be ‘Sniper’ insecticide in a bid to take her life. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu … Continue reading UNN student attempts suicide, rescued

Nigeria’s robotics engineer Adekunle shuts down business

Nigeria-born Silas Adekunle has shut down Reach Robotics, the Bristol, United Kingdom-based consumer robotics company, that he co-founded a few years ago. He said he’s going to focus on new things. Adekunle made the announcement on LinkedIn. One of the Co-founders John Rees confirmed that “the decision has been made to close the business and … Continue reading Nigeria’s robotics engineer Adekunle shuts down business

9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

At just 9-years-old, Basil Okpara is making a name for himself in the area of coding and gaming. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game ideas. … Continue reading 9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

NYSC Ready To Prosecute Fake Corps Members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned that any prospective Corps Member that report for registration at any of its Orientation Camps across the country with fake documents would be handed over to the law enforcement agents for prosecution. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning while addressing staff of the National … Continue reading NYSC Ready To Prosecute Fake Corps Members

International Youth Day 2019: NYCN Urges FG to Improve Educational Crisis

August 12th 2019, marks the International Youth Day with the theme “Transforming Education “. In response to this, The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has resolved practical solutions in solving the educational crisis ongoing in the country and the positive impacts of Education in the country which could ideally serve as a means in … Continue reading International Youth Day 2019: NYCN Urges FG to Improve Educational Crisis

Amb. Ali Magaji withdraws from faction, Urges Others To Submit To Com. Bello Shagari As The NYCN President

After an elective congress was held in Gombe state in July 2018 where Comrade Bello Bala Shagari emerged as the national president with his executive members, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) have been faced with crisis as a result of two individuals parading themselves as the National President which has resulted to a lot of controversy.

Interactive Session With Comr. Bello Shagari As He Marks One year as the President of NYCN

On a day like this last year July 24th. I, Comrade Bello Bala Shagari, was elected as the president of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN ) after a free and fair election was conducted and ever since then I have done my best to ensure that the youth council will be up to expectations.