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Shiloh 2022: Nigeria will enter new phase of God’s glory in 2023- Clergy



A clergy, Deacon Sunday Olubiyi of Living Faith Church, Goshen City in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State says, Nigeria will enter into a new phase of God’s glory in 2023.

Olubiyi stated this during a sensitisation walk about Shiloh 2022 on Saturday in New Nyanya.

The walk took Olubiyi, other church leaders and over 500 members from Masaka U-Turn to New Nyanya Junction in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

“The purpose of the walk is to prepare the minds of the people for the Shiloh 2022 which is coming up between Dec. 6 and 11.

“Shiloh is the convocation of God’s people. It is gotten from Joshua 18 vs 1 where God called all His people for their inheritance to be shared; where God visited His people.

“Shiloh is a center for delivery of God’s miracles, blessings onto his people and where His voice would be clearly heard and word would be preached without adulteration.

“Nations would be born, battered and shattered destinies would be regain preciously and molded, because, we are created for God’s glory.

“The topic of this year’s Shiloh is ‘Covenant Highway’. 2023 would be a deciding year for Nigeria; Nigeria will enter into a new phase of God’s glory,” Olubiyi said.

According to him, Bishop David Oyedepo is known for speaking truth to power without sentiment, and revealing the mind of God concerning the nation.

“I am sure that in Shiloh 2022, we will know the chart to follow. This nation needs God and the glory of God will envelope Nigeria in 2023 via the shiloh programmes”

Similarly, Deacon Gift Oluwale Spencer said the liberation mandate given to Oyedepo was to liberate the world from all forms of oppressions by the enemies including issues in Nigeria.

“This kind of gathering that we are having this year again is to address the foundation of such problems that Nigeria, families and individuals are facing.

“This is because, if individuals are okay, the family is good, then the nation will be at peace. Nigerians should no longer allow mediocre to be in charge of leadership.

“It is time for the children of God to take over every sphere of leadership; from local, state and federal governments.

“That is why our father in the faith is encouraging us to go out and get our PVC, so that we can put the destiny of Nigeria in God’s hand to shape how we want the ship of Nigeria to go,” Spencer said.

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FG to Harness the Digital Economy to Empower Youth



Joel Ajayi

The Honourable Minister of State for Youth Development, Mr Ayodele Olawande has disclosed that the Federal Government is making efforts to harness the potentials of the digital economy in empowering the youth and creating sustainable jobs. 

He made this disclosure in Abuja  when he received the participants of the Senior Executive Course 46, 2024 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, Plateau State  who were on study tour to the Ministry. 

Mr Olawande said over 50% of the population below the age of 30 have a significant demographic advantage in the digital age.

“Our youths are tech-savvy, innovative and eager to contribute to the country’s economic growth. However, they face numerous challenges including limited access to quality education, skills training and job opportunities. 

The digital economy offers a unique opportunity for Nigeria to leapfrog traditional development challenges. With the rise of e-commerce, digital payments and remote work”.  “Our youths can assess global markets, skills training and job opportunities like never before,” he added. 

According to the Minister, challenges hindering the growth of the digital economy in Nigeria must be addressed. 
He explained that to overcome the challenges, the Ministry has implemented initiatives such as digital skills training programs for youths, focusing on areas like software development, data analytics and digital marketing especially in the NYSC.

This, he disclosed is alongside partnering with Galaxy Back Bone to improve infrastructure, Internet connectivity and alternative electricity supply as well as funding opportunities such as grants, loans and venture capital for  startups of small businesses with launching of the National Youth Investment Fund.

  The Honourable Minister who hinted that the Ministry’ s goal is to create an ecosystem that supports entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for youth stated: ” We recognise that sustainable job creation is critical to Nigeria ‘s economic growth and stability”   

”I urge you all to join us in this journey to harness the potential of the digital economy for youth empowerment and sustainable job creation in Nigeria.”, he added. 

Mr Olawande further said that the opportunities and challenges underscore the need for a collaborative effort from all stakeholders to harness the potential of the digital economy for sustainable development.

The Minister who observed that there is a gap between the Government and the young people expressed his heartfelt desire for the Youths of the  nation to feel the Government. He opined that the  country has the most intelligent youths in the world. 

Earlier, the leader of the delegation from NIPSS, Barrister Nima Salman Mann, mni said they are in the Ministry to research, proffer solutions, recommendations and strategies to help Government chart its course for the the year, with the theme : ‘Digital Economy, Youth Empowerment and Sustainable Job Creation in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities’.

.She  also added that Ministry of Youth Development is very germane to this year’s theme .” We are with the Ministry of Youth to listen to what you are doing to help the youth, how you are doing it, strategic plans and way forward  as well as how we can use the digital economy to chart the goal for sustainable job creation,” she concluded. 

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