You are invited as a special guest at the Lagos Student Convention holding at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Friday 20th October from 10 am.
Organised by A Fresh Start Initiative, Office of the Vice Chair Lagos Central Senatorial District of the APC, ECOWAS Youth Council and Dayo Israel Intl, the event will draw together thousands of secondary and university students, and youths from across Lagos. See flyer for details.
Are you under 40 and interested in running for Public Office in Nigeria especially in the 2019 election? Are you interested in Running and Winning your desired elective office ? Do you know what it takes to RUN and WIN ? Will you like to have a deeper understanding of the Nigerian Political Terrain and how to maneuver your way among the political landmines set for young people, then register on www.gleehdfoundation.org.ng for the Nigerian Emerging Political Leaders Forum (Lagos – South West Nigeria Edition) 2017.
The Youth Development Centre of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library is hosting the second edition of the Youth Governance Dialogue to mark the International Youth Day on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
The theme for this edition is ‘Youth Building Peace’.
To register, send your name, email address, phone number and location by e-mail to email@example.com or SMS/WhatsApp 0817 277 9988.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday signed the N812.998bn Y2017 Appropriation Bill into Law, with a promise that it would be judiciously implemented to consolidate on the modest milestones recorded in the last 18 months and propel the State to a path of prosperity.
The Governor, who spoke at a brief but impressive ceremony, held at the Lagos House, Ikeja, said the 2017 budget, christened, “Golden Jubilee Budget” was his administration’s contract with Lagosians to continue to build an all-inclusive economy throughout the year.
The Governor thanked the Speaker and members of the House of Assembly for their forthrightness and speedy consideration and approval of the Appropriation Bill, which he presented to the House on November 29, 2016 and was passed to Law on January 3, 2017. Read more
Digital BootCamp is a workshop designed to equip the upcoming generation of youths (millennials) with the tools and techniques required to make them a major stakeholder in the emerging virtual world. As the world advances and gradually diffuses into a virtually real word, teenagers need to be informed about this reality, carried along and trained to become major stakeholders in the making of the emerging virtual world. It is our candid belief that teenagers in this part of the world should not just be consumers, but also makers and drivers of the trend. In this wise, the workshop will therefore engage intensive training in the dynamics of digitalization which will be interactive in orientation.
To raise a generation of teenagers that will be pioneers of digital revolution in Africa and position Africa as a major stakeholder in the digital age.
To build teenagers that have strong capacity to lead and influence the world positively.To raise a generation of teenagers that are digital savvy and gurus
Who can enroll for Digital BootCamp 2016?Read more
Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Information
The Mandela Washington Fellowship is conducted as a merit-based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Chosen semifinalists will be interviewed by the U.S. embassies or consulates in their home countries. If selected for an interview, applicants must provide a copy of their passport (if available) or other government-issued photo identification to verify eligibility.
Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is open to young African leaders who meet the following criteria:
Are between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application submission, although exceptional applicants younger than 25 will be considered.
Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
Are eligible to receive a United States J-1 visa.
Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
Are citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
On January 1st 2016, Change-A-Life Foundation Nigeria presents its special annual talk show hosted by Funmi Iyanda on NTA with two special guests, Mrs Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, First bank PLC and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
Through segmented spotlights on peculiar human stories and hard talk bordering on security, poverty, education, governance and empowerment, Change – A – Life addresses matters at the core of human behaviours in Nigeria and the world in general.
As tradition since the first edition in 2002, Change – A – Life continues to foster hope on the nation through moments of opportunities and emotions on the show, as well as the continuous celebration of heroes who inspire others.
The show sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria will be transmitted live on NTA Network from 9am – 10am on New Year’s day.
African Youths Initiative on Crime Prevention with the support of the Embassy of the United State America, Lagos, invites application from youth leaders and heads of CSOs/NGOs for the upcoming 1st National Youth Summit on Drugs and Substance Abuse Prevention.
Selected applicants will qualify for accommodation, feeding and transportation subsidy.
“IPYG & IWPG Peace Forum (PEACE and ME) –
3rd November 2015
IPYG & IWPG /ANUNSA LASU Peace Forum >Nov 3, 2015
International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) is a youth organization comprised of many affiliated youth groups working for world peace. It began in January 2013 with the vision and goal of creating a lasting change in the world through our passion and desire to see peace-loving citizens in every nation and a united world youth and consist of 503 groups from 97 countries (September 2015)
International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) is the gathering of women who embrace the world with maternal hearts to make peace.
Statement of Purpose
– Mother, the Foundation of Love and Healing
Vision & Mission
– Cessation of War and World Peace
All-Nigeria United Nations Students’ and Youth Association (ANUNSA), founded in 1958 at the University of Ibadan is a registered and recognised United Nations Youth and students Association in Nigeria.
The basic activity of ANUNSA is to study the nature and workings of the United Nations and to promote the ideals and principles of the United Nations through Conferences, workshops seminars, press releases and other IEC systems and other related activities of youth and students implications as basis for world peace, social justice and sustainable development.”