The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (PYES) aims to create at least 774,000 empowerment opportunities through direct youth empowerment over a minimum period of two years.
The P-YES scheme covers the “Youth” defined in the Nigerian National youth policy (2009) as ma
The Open Minds – Young Voices Programme is an empowerment programme aimed at developing young, motivated and proactive Nigerians that are working and advocating for social justice and good governance and have great leadership potential.
If you are actively engaged in any sector of the
Do you need a one time grant to scale up your business? Tiimafrica in partnership with Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is giving out Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) grant to eligible applicants.
Federal Government of Nigeria in partnership with Tiimafrica will be supporting Nigeri
The four YALI Regional Leadership Centers, in partnership with USAID, are honored to host this inaugural event which will take place at the YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa in late March 2021, conditions permitting.
Forty select alumni will be invited to showcase their projects, pr
Digital Explorers is a knowledge exchange initiative between 2 buzzing ICT markets, offering a chance to make an unexpected connection between Lithuanian and Nigerian ICT sectors.
Digital Explorers is a career advancement programme for Nigerian digital talents. In its second editio
We are a community of highly motivated and super energetic young leaders committed to improving the state of the world beginning with ourselves and our local community here in Lagos, Nigeria.
Applications are invited from young Nigerians who wish to join the community.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is pleased to announce its partnership with the Nigeria Tech Summit. The Embassy will continue its commitment to Nigerian entrepreneurs to empower and lead during a time of crisis with resilient entrepreneurship and technology.
As part of the U.S. Embassy in Nige
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation through the Young Africa Works Program, seeks to provide the required skills to secure dignified and fulfilling work for youth in agri-food value chains thereby, empowering them for self-employ
The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) W-INITIATIVE, is a special intervention fund contributed between the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund and Access bank Plc, to provide access to affordable finance for female-owned businesses in Lagos State.
The scheme, which targets between 5,000 and
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the commencement of the 2020 SPDC JV LiveWIRE Programme specifically targeting youths from Niger Delta states.
The purpose of LiveWIRE is to improve opportuni
Competition for African Startups on App and Game Development is currently on and applications are now being invited from interested applicants.
The objective of this initiative is:
Building capacity and certifying young African calibers on the recent advances in app and game technologies.
Applications are open for the Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship 2021. The Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship gives you the confidence, resources, knowledge, network, and financial support to build a startup with an impact.
This Fellowship project is divided in
This challenge engages young people to develop and curate policy ideas for the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The objective of the challenge
To identify and disseminate innovative ideas, solutions and actions which will maximize the benefits of the
Applications are open for the Legit.ng Big Naija Independence Contest 2020. Legit.ng gives young people a unique chance to tell their own stories of the Nigerian Independence. The Big Naija Independence Contest by Legit.ng is aimed at spotting young talented students passionate about journalism. It
The Quickteller Platform owned by Interswitch is’s the leading multi-channel digital commerce and payment platform in Nigeria. It allows access to services such as airtime recharge, bill payments, funds transfer, flights and events ticketing, loans and online shopping from over 100 global stor
Applications for tthe Startup North-East is now open and as such, applications are currently being accepted from eligible applicants.
Successful participants will be supported to deploy their applications to increase the availability of solutions that will support community, government and
As part of the Agency’s efforts to develop capacity, promote local content, and create digital jobs in Nigeria, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) wishes to conduct training for unemployed graduates of tertiary institutions on IT knowledge, entrepreneurial skills an
Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. With the Internet of Things (IoT) and di
The AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2020.
The AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards identify and celebrate the leading African
Grants now available to support arts organisations to collaborate internationally. We are offering grants of up to £50k to organisations in the UK and selected countries overseas to collaborate digitally on international projects.
The Digital Collaboration Fund aims to address this cha
Applications are open for the ZeroToOne High Impact Leaders Fellowship 2020. The Fellowship is a 6-week immersive experiential learning program designed to identify and grow talented young people into career and business leaders while giving them the opportunity to apply their skills, passions, and
The largest student mainframe competition in the world has returned for its 14th year in a row with new prizes and new challenges for students around the world. Win prizes while gaining unique skills that will land you a career in Fortune 500 companies around the world! No experi
Climate Innovation LABS is a project supported by the United Nations & the European Union. This project open call for creating technology solutions for enhanced climate action.
Revolving around two three-day online events, one in Africa and another one in Asia Pacific, Cl
The Lagos State Government under the admininstration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has opened a portal to support victims of the numerous lootings that occurred in the state over the past week as a result of the #EndSars protest.
Are you a Lagos based business and your store got looted/vandaliz
The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to invest in grooming strong, results-oriented leaders comes out of the statistics: nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages
The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) has launched the call for applications of its 2020 Local Pathways Fellowship program.
The Fellowship is one of the world’s leading training and research programs on
Entries are invited for the World Bank #Blog4Dev Competition 2021. Launched in 2014 by the World Bank Kenya office, the #Blog4Dev competition is an annual writing contest, inviting young people to weigh in on a topic critical to their country’s economic development.
The competition is
Applications are open for the Mediterranean Dialogues (MED) Youth Forum Contest 2020. The purpose of the contest is to give a selected number of young Mediterranean people the chance to present innovative ideas and projects to a high-level audience in order to promote their work and enhance the
The Agri-Business/Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme is an initiative to support the Federal Government's efforts and policy measures for the promotion of agricultural businesses and small/medium enterprises (SMEs) as vehicles for sustainable economic development and employm
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform qualified Nigerians of the Innovation Fellowship for Aspiring Inventors and Researchers (i-FAIR) program organised by the Embassy of the State of Israel in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nige