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Youngstars Foundation Presents Youth Podium – November 2015 Edition

Nigeria has spent about N950 billion on fuel subsidy in the last 11 months, representing about 25% of the 2015 annual budget. Removal of subsidy will lead to sharp increases in pump price and cost of living among the masses. However, subsidy removal will also allow government access to more funds to develop infrastructure and stabilize the

YOWDI Ambassador attends the 8th Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy in Seoul Korea

On 31st July 2015, Lois Chinedu emerged as the YOWDI 2015 Ambassador after pitching her Project before a panel of judges and won an all expense paid trip to attend the 8th Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy in Seoul Korea from 1st – 4th November, 2015. During the just concluded summit she

Youngstars Foundation Presents Youth Podium – October 2015 Edition

Corruption is a problem for all countries. In 1999, Nigeria was rated the world’s second most corrupt country by Transparency International. In the year 2000, Nigeria was officially crowned the most corrupt country in the world! We slipped to second position in 2001 and remained consistent till 2004. The latest ranking places us at 136

Youngstars Foundation Presents Youth Podium – September 2015 Edition

Nigeria has recently been vexed by the issue of political appointments being made by President Muhammadu Buhari. Some insist that Federal Character must guide all appointments. Others argue that it is better based on Competence. Come and listen to Abuja youths debate on the matter. For the September edition of Youth Podium, Abuja based youth shall converge

Young Women in Dignity Ambassador Emergence Summit 2015

After hosting the YOWDI Capacity Summit in Abuja with 30 females, and each female conducted a post event impact activity, Youngstars Foundation will host the YOWDI Emergence Summit on 31st July, 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. Are you a young female in Abuja passionate about young women’s dignity and development? Come and be inspired as young women shall converge to discuss,

Youth Podium July Edition

Youth Podium is a monthly policy interactive forum where young people resident in Abuja converge to converse, debate and network on different burning policy issues relevant for youth development in Nigeria. You can attend as one of our audience or as one of our youth panellist for July! Topic: The Federal Ministry of Youth Development

Two Youths Win Scholarships to attend the New York Forum Africa in Libreville, Gabon in Our One Day Pre New York Forum Africa Nigeria Youth Forum

About 80 Young people from different places in Nigeria converged on Wednesday, 17th of June 2015 at the 805 Restaurant, 93 Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja for the ‘One Day Pre-New York Forum Africa Nigeria Youth Forum’ to cross fertilize ideas, be informed, synergize and effectively network. The theme for the event was “Ideating

The Young Aspirants Leadership Fellowship Nigeria Post Election Retreat 2015

Young Nigerian Aspirants and Candidates who contested for elective positions during the 2015 General Elections are invited to attend the Young Aspirants Leadership Fellowship Retreat organized by Youngstars Foundation with support from UNDP Democratic Governance for Development (DGD II) funded by the European Union. The 2 Day Retreat seeks to harvest the experiences of young