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BNI induct first set of Fellows.

Reading Time: 1 minute   At our 10th founding anniversary event, we inducted our first set of fellows. Being appointed a Fellow of our Organisation is one of the highest honours we can bestow upon our members. The fellowship is an honour which recognises our members and those individuals (honorary fellows) who have attained distinction in their contribution to positive development of young people …

BNI partner Oyo State Government to promote youth work practice

Reading Time: 3 minutes On Friday 6th December 2019, we had the privilege of hosting 106 youth workers, representing 42 youth work organisations, at the Oyo Public Symposium on Youth Work. The Symposium was organized by Building Nations Initiative BNI, in partnership with Oyo St ate Ministry of Youth and Sports, and Oyo State Agency for Youth Development, with the aim of inspiring collaboration …

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Background: As the world becomes ever more data-driven, research and analytical skills are in high demand but in very short supply. Organisations across the world are striving to gain a competitive edge by building their competences towards exploiting quantitative techniques to their full potential. In a diverse and rapidly changing world, there is an urgent need to strengthen research …

Call for Applications: Certificate Course in Data Analysis for Research and Development (DARD)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Call for Applications: Certificate Course in Data Analysis for Research and Development (DARD) Applications are now open for students, corps members, young researchers, scientists and career professionals to apply for the Certificate Course in Data Analysis for Research and Development DARD. DARD is an intensive two months research and data analysis skills development program strategically designed for students, young professionals …

NEWS: BNI TRAINS MEMBERS ON GLOBAL POSITIONING STRATEGIES

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of its efforts as a youth-led youth work organisation, the Building Nations Initiative (BNI) trained members of its Media and Communications Working Group on global positioning strategies on 29th August, 2019. The 6-hour session, led by the Head of Media and Communications, Mr Oluwatobi Oso exposed the members to how to create compelling content online using storytelling techniques, …

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: BNI Organizes Orientation Course Programme For Members

Membership Orientation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Building Nations Initiative (BNI), a youth-led youth work organization based in Ibadan-Nigeria, organized a membership orientation course in order to familiarize new members with the vision, mission and core values of the organization. The orientation course which was held on the 23rd and 24th of August 2019 took place at the Nation Builders Center at the University of Ibadan. …

Registration for 2019 Freshers Leadership Academy

Reading Time: 1 minute The university is said to be a decisive stage of one’s life/ future🤭 but as a freshman all you want to do is focus on your academics to the end! 📌At what stage do I make a decision? 📌What about my interest and Passion? 📌How do I simultaneously combine my Academics and my skills?🤔 📌I love Politics/ Leadership/ Entrepreneurship but …

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. …

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE 2019 EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENT LEADERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

Reading Time: 3 minutes CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN THE 2019 EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENT LEADERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN Theme: LEADING CHANGE Excellence in Leadership Program eLEAP, is designed to help student leaders develop and cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to influence their space positively while impacting lives in their immediate civic domain. The objective of this workshop …