The YOUTHSPEAK Column which is published on Tribune Newspaper on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays WEEKLY is powered by Rise Networks, Nigeria’s leading youth and education development Social Entreprise as a substantial advocacy platform open for all young Nigerians to engage leadership at all levels and share thoughts on burning issues of Youth interest covering a wide range of topics such as Governance, Media, Politics, Health, Entertainment, Business, Fashion, Youth Empowerment, Education, Art, Pop culture etc.

The soft copy version of this column’s articles are also on and daily. We therefore welcome writers’ contributions by way of well crafted, thought provoking, analytical opinion editorials that are factual and non-defamatory. All articles [which must not exceed 1000 to 1500 words] should include Author’s Name, phone number and email address and should be sent to