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Ruth Eyitayo Lawal’s CANVASSITY ‘’Democracy Works Canvas’’


Ruth Eyitayo Lawal’s CANVASSITY ‘’Democracy Works Canvas’’ depicts the consequences of unemployment, poverty and loss of innovative skills and talent among youths and young women. The Canvas also pictured the solution, which is commercial agriculture in a rural subsistence agricultural setting through provision of comprehensive, proven and state of art agricultural services to farming community

Subomi Owo-Odusi

Subomi Owo-Odusi

One young man is taking the Nigerian fuel crisis into his own hands, quite literally. “It’s insane,” said Subomi Owo-Odusi, founder of FueledUp, describing the interest in his business, an app due to launch that will deliver fuel straight to its users in Lagos. “A lot of people are keen,” he said. “This will take

Daniel Esimaje Magboruko’s “Democracy Works Canvas”


Daniel Esimaje Magboruko CANVASSITY ‘’Democracy Works Canvas’’ illustrates how bad policies, lack of government support and poor local production affects the behavior and competition of various government and private organizations, and its impact on society (poor infrastructure, unemployment, poverty, loss of innovative skills and talent, uneasy access to product and service). His Canvas also pictures the ideal

Youngstars Foundation and International Republican Institute Hosts A One Day Youth Colloquium on the state of Governance


The National Youth Colloquium on State of Governance in Nigeria held at the conference hall of Kanem Suites, #41 Ajose Adegun Street, Utako, Abuja on the 25th May, 2016. A total number of 101 participants from 26 States across Nigeria including the FCT were in attendance. During the event, three (3) panel sessions took place

Mohammed Sani Garba’s “Democracy Works Canvas”


Mohammed Sani Garba’s, CANVASSITY ‘’Democracy Works Canvass’’ illustrates the negative effect of violent crimes (Political Thuggery and Armed Robbery) occasioned by illegal drug intake among youth and possession of illegal firm arms, as well as the solution to the problem (Education, Sensitization and Disarmament).  

Muhammad Auwal Adamu’s ‘’Democracy Works Canvas’’


Muhammad Auwal Adamu’s CANVASSITY ‘’Democracy Works Canvas’’ illustrates a lack of suitable/adequate learning infrastructure, equipment and tools in our basic schools (primary and secondary) in urban and high-poverty areas that are plagued by dilapidated physical buildings (peeling paint, poor lightening and non-functioning sanitary facility), overcrowded classrooms and teaching aids (textbooks, ICT facilities, audio and visual

Ibrahim Abdulkadir’s ‘Democracy Works Canvas’


Ibrahim Abdulkadir’s ‘Democracy Works Canvas’ is depicting the withdrawal of funding by international donor organizations and how to keep over 3 million HIV/AIDS patient alive and fight the scourge in Nigeria. His visual art is also urging the relevant institutions to take over those responsibilities by expanding their budget to avoid the risks of possible spread

CANVASSITY Youth Democracy Fellowship Post Semester Activities


CANVASSITY is an innovative youth centric program designed to increase the capacity of youth to effectively engage and support government institutions deliver impactful governance, raise efficiency and improve accountability. The program seeks to encourage young people to be more complimentary of government and not to be always critical. After the first semester, 20 participants have