We are committed to promoting inclusive access of young people to values education and skills development opportunities.

Building Nations Initiative-BNI (formerly Better Nigeria Initiative) is a youth work and community development youth led association that is committed to raising a new generation of young people that will be the builder of a better society. We do this by strengthening communities through the education, engagement and empowerment of young people as change agents in the society.

Values Education and Civil leadership
Values Education and Civil leadership
Skills development
Skills development
Youth entrepreneurship and Empowerment
Youth entrepreneurship and Empowerment

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NEWS: Meet The New Generation of Youth Workers In Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Building Nations Initiative (BNI) on the 24th of August 2019 inducted new members into the community network of the organization. The 41 new members number got inducted after a 2-day orientation course. The oath swearing was anchored by Mr. Oluwatobi Oso, the Head of Media and Communications Working Group. The Founder/President of BNI, Pharm. John Oluwadero warmly welcomed the …

NEWS: Meet The New Generation of Youth Workers In Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Building Nations Initiative (BNI) on the 24th of August 2019 inducted new members into the community network of the organization. The 41 new members number got inducted after a 2-day orientation course. The oath swearing was anchored by Mr. Oluwatobi Oso, the Head of Media and Communications Working Group. The Founder/President of BNI, Pharm. John Oluwadero warmly welcomed the …

BNI empowers student leaders at the University of Ibadan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Building Nations Initiative (BNI) conducted an ‘excellence in leadership workshop’ for selected student leaders representing various student associations at the University of Ibadan. The Workshop themed ‘Leading Change’ was organised with the objective of promoting excellence in the administration of student associations on campus. At the workshop, student leaders were strongly encouraged to focus on leadership through innovation, diplomacy, and partnership. …

BNI empowers student leaders at the University of Ibadan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Building Nations Initiative (BNI) conducted an ‘excellence in leadership workshop’ for selected student leaders representing various student associations at the University of Ibadan. The Workshop themed ‘Leading Change’ was organised with the objective of promoting excellence in the administration of student associations on campus. At the workshop, student leaders were strongly encouraged to focus on leadership through innovation, diplomacy, and partnership. …

BNI host Youth Exchange Fellows from Germany, commits to global citizenship and cultural diplomacy

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 5th of September, Building Nations Initiative BNI received Youth Exchange Fellows from Germany serving with Protect Ozone Nigeria at BNI Youth Center, University of Ibadan. The delegation was led by Sipasi Olalekan Ayodele The Founder of Protect Ozone. Protect Ozone Nigeria is an organization passionate about climate change and environment. The interaction between BNI members and the Youth …

BNI host Youth Exchange Fellows from Germany, commits to global citizenship and cultural diplomacy

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 5th of September, Building Nations Initiative BNI received Youth Exchange Fellows from Germany serving with Protect Ozone Nigeria at BNI Youth Center, University of Ibadan. The delegation was led by Sipasi Olalekan Ayodele The Founder of Protect Ozone. Protect Ozone Nigeria is an organization passionate about climate change and environment. The interaction between BNI members and the Youth …

We gladly welcome your teenager to join our Nation Builders Club every Saturday

Reading Time: 1 minute How prepared is your child for life? Nation Builders Club offers an opportunity for teenagers (JSS3 – SS3) to cultivate the values, life skills and relationships that leads to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. The Club helps teens discover their full potential as leaders. It is a safe place where teens from all over the University of Ibadan community …

We gladly welcome your teenager to join our Nation Builders Club every Saturday

Reading Time: 1 minute How prepared is your child for life? Nation Builders Club offers an opportunity for teenagers (JSS3 – SS3) to cultivate the values, life skills and relationships that leads to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. The Club helps teens discover their full potential as leaders. It is a safe place where teens from all over the University of Ibadan community …

182 Youth Workers
9625 Youths empowered
1204 Children empowered
26 Communities reached

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As a leading youth work organisation in Nigeria, we manage the Youth Work Africa blog where we share inspiring stories and resources on youth work practice in Africa.

BNI induct first set of Fellows.

  At our 10th founding anniversary event, we inducted our...

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BNI partner Oyo State Government to promote youth work practice

On Friday 6th December 2019, we had the privilege of...

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Call for participation: First BNI Research Round-table on Youth Work

  Background: As the world becomes ever more data-driven, research...

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10th Founding Anniversary

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