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Quelle Surprise-60% of Nigerian Youths are Unemployed

The Gist President Buhari, at a a dinner he hosted in honor of the visiting Alumni Association of the Indian Defence Services Staff College (DSSC),  stated that 60% of  Nigerian Youths are unemployed. Youths make up more than half of our population, 64% to be precise. Idle Hands are the Devil’s Workshop President Buhari didn’t say that but he might as well…

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The state with a male commissioner of women affairs appoints 49 administrators- only one is a woman

The Gist Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa state swore in 49 newly-appointed Development Area Administrators. The lone woman is Esther Pius. Why’s this important? Back in September, the Governor appointed a man, Aliyu Tola, as the Commissioner of Women Affairs. His chief press secretary, Yohannna Mathias, defended the governor’s actions by stating: “It’s a normal practice as it happened in Bauchi and…

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Special Needs Education Bill to be proposed to National Assembly

The Gist A bill to provide special needs education to children with developmental needs is to be proposed to the National Assembly. Mrs Amina Abubakar Atiku made this known during the 10th Anniversary of the Hope House initiative (HHI), an institution which provides educational support for children with special needs. Why’s this important? The bill wants to extend the functions of the…

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Three female suicide bombers kill at least 27 in Chad

Three female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a market in Chad. At least 90 people were injured in the attacks with 27 fatalities. Boko Haram has not yet claimed responsibility but the terrorsits group is suspected says General Banyaman Cossingar, the director general of Chad’s national police. Thousands of refugees have been seeking refuge at the Lake Chad area…

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