Money talks: a key reason youths join boko haram economic reasons as the united states secretary of state, john kerry, said during a visit to nigeria, 'the struggle against boko haram would only succeed if it tackled the reasons why people join and highlights the study's key finding that the majority. Reasons why majority of nigerian youths are unemployed : i know a whole lot of people will see reasons why to criticize this write up but it is very okay as every good idea, opinion and policy must always have opposition the truth is, it will be better to tackle to message instead of the messenger everyday. About 70% of nigeria's population is under 35, and there has been, for a long time, a political culture of ignoring the youth, who themselves were disconnected from the political process that is changing last year, when nigerians were not told about the whereabouts of the late president, umaru yar'adua,. As economic problems lead to social tensions, it is youth that are the most powerful conduit of discontent the nigeria youth policy document defined youths as persons between ages 18 to 35 years however, for the purpose of this while also putting in place programs to address the structural causes of the problem. The federal government dismantled the ministry of youth and sports, and many state government followed suit consequently, by the late 1990's it had become evident that nigerian youth are probably the most neglected by their government this development created a huge gap in youth development in.
“if he is going to apologise, it will be because the government is trying to create opportunities for youths to apologise for saying a lot of nigerian youths are staying at home is unnecessary “the population of nigerian youths that are jobless, is it high or low if it is high, then one can rightly say that most of. A federal lawmaker, senator ben murray-bruce, has decried the alarming state of drug abuse among nigerian youths saying the majority of always happy, always smiling and you have no idea why that child is smiling because that child is on drugs” read also: fg sues senator misau over. “music preference and the issues of social challenges among nigerian youth: implications for moral development” accelerando: belgrade parts b elicited information on music most preferred while part c sought information on reasons why respondents listen to such music the subjects were from the. You don't need to look too far to know the value that nigeria's political sphere places on youth look at the young people around president buhari, most of them are filling new media roles (fancy lingo for social media management) another reason why there are no realistic young presidential candidates in.
As nigeria's youth population grows, so does its youth unemployment rate, reaching nearly 111 million in 2012 tunji akande examines the factors contributing to and, in terms of gender, available statistics show that a majority of unemployed youth are female as shown in table 1, women accounted for. As the conventional belief goes, agriculture means an archaic lifestyle and a future with limited opportunities for youth here are five reasons: as akinwumi adesina, nigeria's minister of agriculture, passionately states, youth are the “movers and shakers” who can help unlock africa's potential of shared. He stated that the senate would continue to acknowledge the efforts of the youths in governance, adding that, “i want to confirm our commitment as the senate on empowerment of the youths, not only because you are the majority in the population, but also because we believe you are the owners of the. 19 hours ago and if it comes from imprudence –by reason of dubious evidence, improper motive etc –it is called suspicion or rash judgment though inoffensive and good intentioned in the estimation of our dear president and his aides, but to the nigerian youths and of course, vast majority of nigerians, what is baffling.
Chronic youth‟s unemployment is evident in nigeria every year, thousands of graduates are produced but there are no jobs for majority of them nigerian criminal activities because they provide the anonymity needed for criminal activities (okafor, 2011) crime in nigeria crime rate in nigeria has assumed a worrisome. The paper did an overview of some of the challenges facing nigerian youths with the result that majority of the the age range that constitutes youth varies from one society to another because an individual's actual maturity there are some characteristics of youths that make them most vulnerable for development. Futhermore, with the commercialization of education, failure to increase opportunities for tertiary education coupled with massive graduate unemployment, majority of nigerian youth now look outside the borders of the country to make a living since the late 1980s there has been a massive exodus aboard of nigerian youths. Buhari how many of your children did train in nigeria schools, after all the highest education your children ain abroad what have they contributed to nigeria, you the person that says nigerian youth are lazy,is the president of fulani herdsmen, not nigerian president because nigerian president can not.
I regret to inform you that president buhari has done it again just over two years ago, i had cause to defend the constituency of which i am a part when he made remarks in london during a newspaper interview implying that nigerians abroad have a single story of criminality a few days ago during. President buhari's first claim in his now infamous speech was that many nigerian youths haven't been to school many young nigerians—not the majority by any means, but very many indeed—do nothing, or, at least, nothing of real value again, why well, because they can do nothing they do not have. The issue of the inability of the nigerian government to tackle the seemingly intractable problem of unemployment has been fingered as the reason why nigerian youths risk their lives through dangerous sahara desert routes to libya in their bid to reach mainland europe via the mediterranean sea. Youth in nigeria includes citizens of the federal republic of nigeria aged 18–35 years variance in chronologies are used in defining youth and are addressed by members of the state in accordance to their particular society nigeria is the most populous country in africa with one of the largest populations of youth in the.
Because it is also a game of numbers, representation in a democracy is expected to mirror the demographic composition of the population by this understanding, we wish to affirm that not only is youth a demographic majority in nigeria but also , a distinct social category and as such, ought to be given its. Other main causes of adolescent deaths include hiv, suicide, lower respiratory infections and interpersonal violence globally, there were 49 births per 1000 girls aged 15 to 19, according to 2010 figures half of all mental health disorders in adulthood appear to start by age 14, but most cases are undetected and untreated. Therefore, our youths are graduating from our schools, colleges and universities with very low levels of educational competence the reasons for this sad state of affairs is well known the persons who have been controlling most of the affairs of nigeria through the federal government since independence.
Nigerian youth protest tuesday against conditions in the country organizer says campaign gained momentum through social media sites nigerians are among the most active internet users in the continent (cnn) -- thousands of nigerian youths took to the streets tuesday in a rare display of public anger. Nigeria lagos is a burgeoning, developing city in nigeria, africa's most populous nation however, the economy cannot support the estimated 6000 individuals who arrive each day, seeking employment unemployment rates throughout nigeria are 30%, though the african development bank estimates that youth.
Evidence from some developing countries suggests that the majority of adolescents who have tested positive for stis or reported sti symptoms first try to treat their to understand how best to promote sti treatment among nigerian youth, it is critical that we understand their treatment-seeking behaviors. Nigeria, africa's most populous country, is witnessing a growing youth bulge, with those under 14 years accounting for more than 40 percent of its citizens, he said this is happening at a time when the international monetary fund has forecast the west african nation's gross domestic product will shrink 17. Job seekers youth unemployment has been increasing because most graduates lack relevant marketable skills the federal government recently acknowledged that about 80 percent of nigeria's youth are unemployed while 10 percent are underemployed (daily trust, 2008) according to the national bureau of statistics. The behavior response of the nigerian youths toward mobile advertising: an examination of the influence of values, attitudes and culture for example, cultural dimensions exhibit finest influences on the iranian sample because in most high-context and eastern international locations, culture could also.