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When Afresh takes Nigerian youths to value reorientation clinic

IF there is one problem giving an average Nigerian sleepless night, it is the issue of unemployment and youth restiveness. More worrisome to them, especially the parents, is that most graduates today after their graduation end up becoming professional applicants, not because there are no jobs to absorb them but because they are unemployable, due to wrong choice of career.

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Shocking tales from Owerri Prisons

PRISON congestion is nothing new in Nigeria. It has sadly become a way of life, indeed a tradition in the country. Owerri Federal Prisons, which was built by the colonial masters, was initially meant to accommodate about 500 inmates. Today, it is housing over 1600 persons, majority of whom are awaiting trial.

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Boko Haram members as non-Nigerians

“Are you sure this one is not a member of the Boko Haram sect?” asked a commuter by name, David, in the CMS-bound commuter bus as he watched the unfolding drama before him. A young, slim, dark-complexioned motorcyclist, popularly called Okada rider, had just zoomed past the vehicle and was almost hit by a trailer as he tried to overtake the heavy duty vehicle.

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CLEEN Foundation re-enacts culture of career choice

The absence of counseling and child education on career choice in secondary schools, particularly those of public schools is no longer in doubt. This have not only led the students to make wrong choice of courses to study at the universities but has also contributed in no small measure to the ever- increasing number of unemployable graduates on the streets.

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