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NYCC-19: ‘Free Internet Business Hub Should be Provided for Young Business Owners’- Dr. Fadila

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NYCC-19: ‘Free Internet Business Hub Should be Provided for Young Business Owners’- Dr. Fadila

It was an interactive section with the Nigerian Youth Compact on Covid-19 (NYCC-19) who held their 3rd edition of ‘One Stop Youth Talk’ program on June, 25th 2020.

This edition was anchored by the head of publicity ‘Millicient Umoru Osakwua’; featuring the ‘Dr. Fadila Abubakar Sodangi’ a lecturer from Nassarawa State University, Keffi (Faculty of Law); ‘Winifred Emmanuel’ a fashion designer from Gombe State; ‘Asi Eddy Archibong’ a young entrepreneur who runs a foundation in Cross River State; ‘Amb. Idris Musa’ a geographer, Environmentalist and business man who runs a Global Youth Network for Niger State and Franklin Patriot, the state commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria in Edo State.

The Session lasted for 2 hours featuring youths across the country discussing the impact of Covid-19 on young entrepreneurs.

Millicient Umoru, the Head of Publicity for Nigerian Youth Compact on Covid-19 (NYCC-19) anchored the Live Streaming on Zoom. She gave a welcoming speech, elaborating on how Covid-19 has affects various sectors in the economy of Nigeria.

However, Dr. Fadila focused on the social business activity and the oil sector. She stated that the world economy has seen decline since 1930 and she suggested policy restructuring should be done to enable Nigerian youths measure up with the world standard on Technology. Covid-19 silver lining is gearing towards technology advancement therefore she suggested the government should set up free internet services (Business Hub).

In this light, Idris Musa expressed his displeasure on the inability to procure fertilizer for Agricultural farm produce and the hedges he faces while conducting his business as a geographer and an environmentalist.

Going further, Franklin Patriot stated that the demand surge is very high with lack of fund. He suggested that young business owners can partner with businesses and sectors of like minds in order to form that synergy to cushion the effect on Covid-19.

According to the Chairman of Nigerian Youth Compact on Covid-19 (NYCC-19) ‘Gambo Haruna’, the essence of the NYCC-19 is to collect data of the youths affected by Covid-19 for humanitarian intervention during and after Covid-19 is over.

Winifred stated the creative ideas she had about launching her fashion brand before the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the pandemic reduced her client base which made her partner with the web market to advertise her business. She also suggested that the state government should have an internet free hub for young entrepreneurs to advertise their business.

The Head of Assessment and Economic Impact on NYCC-19, ‘Lukman Salahudeen’ however assured the Nigerians that necessary measures will be put in place to help cushion the Adverse effect of Covid-19 on Nigerian youths.

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#HIYOF: Former NANS Vice President Emerges the Recipient of the “Champion of Positive Change Award”

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The Former Vice President (National) National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Comrade Abubakar Musa, has emerged first recipient of the “CHAMPION OF POSITIVE CHANGE AWARD” in Nigeria, out of the six major contenders, selected from the six geo-political zones of the country. This was announced by ‘Amb. Oladele John Nihi’, Head of Communications HIYOF (Head of International Youth Organization Forum)

His emergence is predicated on his outstanding records in supporting and championing the course of youth and student development in Nigeria, most especially, Comrade Abubakar Musa’s recent parley with stakeholders that brought about a peaceful NANS Convention, 2020 and other notable interventions in the Student and Youth Constituency in Nigeria.

As part of the activities to mark this year’s UNITED NATIONS WORLD PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR YOUTH (WPAY), The UN World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) is to appraise Youth Development across Member Nations, and also to recognize the contributions of Young People and Stakeholders to the development of their Societies and Nation building in general.

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#HIYOF: Wale Akinterinwa Emerges the Recipient of the “Icon of Youth Empowerment Award”

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The Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Akinterinwa has emerged the first recipient of the “ICON OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AWARD” in Nigeria, out of the 12 major contenders, selected from the Thirty Six (36) States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).This was announced by the Head of Communications, HIYOF  ‘Amb. Oladele John Nihi’

His emergence is predicated on his enviable records in supporting the course of youth and student development in Ondo State and Nigeria at large, which has gotten the attention of Nigeria and the International Youth Constituency, thus worthy of HIYOF’s commendation.

This has always been a memorable event for The Heads of International Youth Organisations Forum (HIYOF)- Nigeria Chapter, as part of their activities to mark this year’s UNITED NATIONS WORLD PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR YOUTH (WPAY)”

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The UN World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) is to appraise Youth Development across Member Nations, and also to recognize the contributions of Young People and Stakeholders to the development of their Societies and Nation building in general.

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Ooni of Ife welcomes his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

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Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

The Ooni of Ife has formally welcomed his newborn son and the child’s mother to the palace.

A welcome ceremony was held in the Palace, with the Queen presenting the newborn Prince to the Ooni who then sat on his throne with his heir in his arms.

Sharing photos from the ceremony to Instagram, the monarch wrote: “Today, I welcomed our prince Tadenikowo Adesoji Aderemi Eri-Ifeoluwasimi and the mother to the palace of Ile Oodua.

“The almighty will exalt him and divinely make him the best.”

Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

 

Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

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