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One Day Pre-NYFA Nigeria Youth Forum

2 youths shall win full scholarship to attend the New York Forum AFRICA in Libreville, Gabon – August 28th – 30th, 2015

Youngstars Foundation in partnership with Richards Attias & Associates present a One Day Pre-New York Forum AFRICA Nigeria Youth Forum titled “Ideating on Accelerating Job Creation for Youth Employment in Nigeria” 

Key Note Speaker

Prof Patrick Utomi – Lagos Business School, Foremost Economist and Founder Center for Values in Leadership CVL Lagos.


Dr Yemi Kale – Statistician General, National Bureau of Statistics

Mr Akubo Adegbe – Head of Operations Graduate Internship Scheme, Federal Ministry of Finance

Date:   June 17th, 2015

Time:   1pm to 4pm

Venue: Abuja (Only registered participants will get venue information)

This one day forum shall converge young people together and relevant stakeholders to brainstorm on youth unemployment in Nigeria as well as articulate workable ideas that can help to accelerate job creation in Nigeria.

Special Highlight

Two participants at the Forum shall win an all expense scholarship to attend the 4th Edition of the New York Forum AFRICA 2015 holding in August in Gabon, courtesy of Richard Attias & Associates, Organisers of the New York Forum AFRICA 2015.

Attendance of The Pre New York Forum Africa Youth Event in Abuja is FREE OF CHARGE but strictly on Registration.

How to Participate

Updated Application Modality:  Text your NAME, EMAIL, STATE OF RESIDENCE and phrase “YOUTH EMPLOYMENT” to 07035535876. Participation is free! Limited seats available.

Deadline: Monday 15th June, 2015

Eligibility: Nigerian youths between the ages of 18 and 35

Note: Participants coming from outside Abuja will be solely responsible for their travel, accommodation, feeding  and other logistics to and from Abuja.

Inquiries and Partnership

For inquiries and partnerships, call Tobi Olaitan on 07035535876 or 08098333348 or email engage@youngstarsfoundation.org

The New York Forum AFRICA 2015, the world’s leading pan African business summit will take place on August 28-30 2015 in Libreville, Gabon under the High Patronage of His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic.Interestingly, this years edition will also coincide with the 14th Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum of the US Government, the first time it will be holding in central Africa. The NYFA 2015 will see over 1,500 businesses, policymakers  and political leaders from across the African continent and beyond converge to discuss the continent’s future and to draw up a roadmap for its transformation, as well as discuss business and economic opportunities alongside US-Africa trade. It shall also provide a platform for hundreds of African students, young leaders and entrepreneurs to interact, network and explore global issues with their counterparts from around the world.


The One Day Pre-NYFA Youth Forum is brought to you by Youngstars Foundation in partnership with New York Forum AFRICA. Supported by Kiss FM ABuja, Friendraiser Community, WE FM, Nagode Group of Companies, Journalists Initiative for Youth Empowerment.