List of youth empowerment schemes in Nigeria


This is a federal government initiated empowerment scheme. This program was brought so as to reduce the level of inactivity of youth across the country. The scheme has boasted on massive deployment of 500,000 trained graduates. They were trained for the less than 1 year on skills which would better their image in the society. They are made to be enterpreneurs after their training duration although a business start-up fee for trainees isn't confirmed. The program isn't effective recently as it was initiated to be. There are cases of delay in payment of stipends and other delay which all boils down to non-disbursement of funds. You can follow up all updates of the empowerment scheme here.

Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWin)

This is a collaborative empowerment program between the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria in collaboration, the Ministry of Communication Technology and Ministry of Youth Development. It's main purpose is to encourage and spur up the innovative spirit of young enterpreneurs. Youwin is program in colaboration with the federal government to aid innovative ways of creating jobs as well as youths development.

New Era Foundation

This is an individual funded empowerment scheme by Senator Oluremi Tinubu. The organization was incorporated on the 17th of January, 2000 with the Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. According the organization, when children are supported and encouraged by their families, the do better in their life and roles in the society. They empower youths through creating youth development centres, organising mental and physical contests.

Culled from Top best youth empowerment programs, schemes in Nigeria 2019

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