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January 15, 2019

NISSMUN 2019 Conference Theme

Harnessing the Energy and Creativity of Youth in Peacebuilding, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution Our ever growing world is characterized by acts of intolerance, violence, conflict, inequality and injustice. There is so much destruction in the world and these vices are threatening the lives of our youth. We owe the next […]
September 12, 2017

More Than 3.5 Million Refugee Children Don’t Attend Schools – UN

More than half the world’s refugee children — some 3.5 million altogether — do not attend school, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, urging greater and steadier funding for their education. “Some 3.5 million didn’t get a single day” of school last year from among the 6.4 million children aged […]
September 8, 2017

Marginalization, Perceived Abuse Of Power Pushing Africa’s Youth To Extremism – UN study

Deprivation, marginalization and perceived state violence or abuse of power are pushing young Africans into the clutches of violent extremism, a groundbreaking study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals. “This study sounds the alarm that as a region, Africa’s vulnerability to violent extremism is deepening,” Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP […]
September 5, 2017

Nigeria Ranks 95th In World’s Internet Speed, Singapore Takes 1st Position As The Fastest

Nigeria has been  ranked at 95th in the world rankings of countries with fastest broadband internet speed. This was discovered in a new finding conducted by data analysis and collection agency Cable.co.uk. Singapore tops at number one while the war-stricken Yemensits at the very last position. Cable.co.uk analysed the data in a […]
August 18, 2017

US Court Jails Nigerian Hacker Obinna Obioha For Scamming $6.5m

Obinna Obioha, a Nigerian hacker has been jailed for 51 months by a New York federal judge for operating a fraud scheme that swindled $6.5 million from businesses in the US and elsewhere. US District Judge David N. Hurd sentenced Obinna Obioha, 31, for running a scheme in which he […]
August 16, 2017

Global hunt for Nigerian cyber criminal spreading malware globally to steal money

A Nigerian working alone around Abuja has stirred a global hunt as he orchestrated numerous malware infection campaigns targeting more than 4,000 organisations globally over the past four months, a cyber security company claimed. www.Securityweek.com quoting Check Point security researchers said the attacks targeted various companies in industries such as […]
August 16, 2017

Rechannel Nigeria’s youth to curb cybercrime – Adedokun Oduyemi

CEO of Fort Soft Systems and Head, NIIT Lagos, Mr. Adedokun Oduyemi, spoke to Hi-Tech in an exclusive interview, about the Nigerian IT sector and what he feels the government needs to do to fully maximize the benefits of ICT. WHY is NIIT committed to helping youths build and grow […]
August 15, 2017

Youth can play ‘critical role’ in creating a peaceful world for generations to come – UN chief

In the lead-up to International Youth Day, marked annually on 12 August, the United Nations kicked off a commemorative event at its New York Headquarters with a message from Secretary-General António Guterres, who underscored his commitment to young people. “I’m truly happy to address you on International Youth Day,” the Secretary-General said a […]