This is a 30minutes youth weekly radio broadcast to discuss different youth related activities in relation to deepening our knowledge on democracy, leadership, good governance and youth empowerment.
To promote positive interaction and conviction that young citizens on the Plateau represent a powerful force for change.
- To identify and showcase laudable contributions of young people towards state/national development.
- To inform the general public about the activities of youth in and outside Abuja.
- To use the program to build capacity, solid trust and leadership qualities for youth development.
Youth Power Radio show is anchored by a presenter with the following segments:
Opening and Closing segment
This segment introduces the show, welcomes listeners and also shares information about the day’s package. At the end of the show, this segment signs off with appreciations.
This segment involves reading emails and text messages that come as a result of previous broadcasts. Sometimes it may also be a letter from the public raising an issue for us to discuss. This gives listeners a sense of contribution and ownership of the program.
On the Table Segment / On the Plate
This is our discussion segment, during which an issue is brought on the table or on the plate as the parlance goes. Depending on the discussion, there may be guests or just the 2 Presenters looking at different dimensions of the issue on the Plate.
One key feature of this segment is the Vox Pops periodically which samples public opinion about the issue discussed to widen perspective as well as enrich the interaction.
This gives updates on different opportunities, scholarships, workshops, funding, and employment information within and outside Nigeria for young people to check out and connect with for their benefits.
Meet the Leader
This is featured once a month in which a leader in any sector; governance, business, civil society is brought on the show to share his or her leadership journey and experiences for young people to learn from.
This segment focuses on the educational experiences of children in schools with a view of discussing the factors that make for qualitative education, choosing a school, teachers and students relationship, learning processes etc. Periodically, school children shall offer their own perspective as well as school managers and teachers.
This is a special segment where once in a month, a young change maker is invited on the show to speak about a certain developmental project he/she is doing currently in the state towards complementing the 10-piont developmental agenda of the governor.
Practical steps of what you can do as a result of what you’ve heard
Issues emanating from our campuses and views of the people in the streets about governance are discussed.
On this segment the two presenters table a certain recurrent topical issue and share opposite views, afterwards a legislative method of resolving dispute shall be adopted… those in favour say Yeah! Again say Nay!
This segment identifies credible and non credible youth impacts in our communities/effective and defective leadership of our leaders. Good leadership is acknowledge by an applaud effect while bad leadership is acknowledged by an inputted Dog bark effect .