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Badagry youths condemn neglect of Lagos-Badagry-Seme road


Lagos – A youth group, Hengo Badagry Youth Association, has condemned the neglect of the Lagos- Badagry- Seme Expressway and the Owode-Apa- Asheri Road, which has degenerated to deep pits causing traffic gridlock, as well as avoidable accidents and deaths. The group noted that the roads have formed safe haven for armed robbers, black spots for extortions and harassment by ...

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Osun partners World Bank to boost agribusiness


Osun State government in the last eight years has provided necessary farm inputs and infrastructure that has transformed the fortune of farmers and boost agribusinesses in the state. However, one major albatross is transporting farm produces to market. For years it was gathered farmers were running at a loss, as their produce perishes before getting to market. This has become ...

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Expert grooms youth in the built industry to tackle unemployment


Considering the alarming rate of youth unemployment in the country and its negative effect on the economy, the Universal Learn Direct Academy is empowering youths to solve the endemic housing and infrastructural problems in Nigeria. Funmi Ogundare reports Youth development and empowerment have been recognised as vital stages in life for building the human capital that allows young people to ...

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Youths protest abandoned road projects, tackles Lalong

abandoned road projects

The Coalition of Jos Concerned Youths Associations yesterday protested over abandoned road projects in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State by the administration of Governor Simon Lalong. The coalition, comprising 19 youth groups, asked the governor to either complete the projects or forget his reelection bid. Speaking on behalf of the coalition, Buhari Ibrahim Shehu, said: “We urge ...

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Youths laud NDDC for Ikot Akpaden-Okoroette road completion

Ikot Akpaden

Youths from Eastern Obolo, an Ijaw-speaking local government area in Akwa Ibom State, have commended Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, for the completion of the Ikot Akpaden-Okoroette Road, the only access road to their area. The youths on the platform of One Sure Project and drawn from 10 wards of Eastern Obolo, made the ...

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Delta summons contractor over N736m substandard road

Delta State governor

Delta State Government has finally certified the ongoing controversial N736.4-million Ikpide-Irri riverine community road project, awarded to Portplus Limited, in Isoko South Local Government Area of the State, as substandard. Concerned indigenes of the Ikpide-Irri community and a pan-Isoko group, Isoko Monitoring Group (IMG), had petitioned Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the usage of substandard materials in the execution of the ...

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Plateau killings: Youths invade government house, destroys property


The Plateau State government has said the people protesting the Barkin-ladi killings that claimed over 86 lives invaded the Government House on Wednesday and in the process destroyed public property worth millions of naira. A statement by the director of press and public affairs, Emmanuel Nanle, Wednesday night sent to journalists in Jos and obtained on Thursday morning, said the ...

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11 Youths die in katsina road accident


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed that 11 youths lost their lives in a road accident Sunday night while celebrating Sallah. Mr. Godwin Ngueku, the Katsina Sector Commander of the corps, confirmed the incident to the on Monday in Katsina. Ngueku said that the accident occurred when on a Peugeot Saloon Car carrying the youths ...

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