Sunday, 9 July 2017

Photos: Lagos Residents sacked by Flood

The rains have been endless in Lagos and some Lagosians have lost their home and properties to it. This calls for urgent attention from relevant bodies and individuals to help out. Here are some photos from the horrific incidence.

Friday, 7 July 2017

Udoma Udoma, Chris Ngige and other dignitaries at the launch of the Roadmap to Demographic Dividend in Nigeria.

Minister of Budget and National Planning Mr. Udoma Udoma, Minister of Labour and Productivity Mr. Chris Ngige and the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewale on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday 6th June, 2017 launched Nigeria’s Roadmap on Demographic Dividend. The event was held at the Banquet hall of the Presidential villa, Abuja.

The National Summit which launched the roadmap to Demographic Dividend in Nigeria was put together by the Office of the Vice President, National Population Commision, UNFPA and Population Council with the theme: Investing in Youth to Harness Demographic Dividend in Nigeria. 

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbanjo who was unavoidably absent was ably represented by the Minister of Budget and National Planning Mr. Udoma Udoma who gave the keynote address on behalf of the Acting President.

Investing in our people is a strategy to drive economy growth and our young people not oil are the country’s most valuable resource, he said in his keynote address. He explained that Demographic Dividend was an accelerated economic growth resulting from changes in a country’s population age structure.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Voices of older Nigerians still represent that of wisdom and hope - Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, today said that with the exit of the respected statesman, Yusuf Maitama Sule, Nigerian youth have less of the older generation of Nigerians to learn from.

Mr. Obasanjo, who was speaking while condoling with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje during a visit to the governor’s office and the people of Kano over the death of Maitama Sule reminded youth that no matter how they felt, the voices of older Nigerians still represent that of wisdom and hope.

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