Phased reopening of BNI Youth Centre

Reading Time: 1 minute On Thursday, 19th March, we temporarily closed our activities at the BNI Youth Center as a measure to prevent the spread and risk of exposure to COVID-19. Upon the relaxation of the lockdown and restriction on physical gathering, we are happy to announce the phased reopening of the BNI Youth Centre. We would be open three times in a week; …

TOLP partners BNI to offer youth corps members N4 million scholarships for global skills training.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The global COVID-19 crisis is challenging the economy of countries across the globe. Many individuals are confronted with additional multiple threats, including job loss, hunger, domestic abuse, and mental health. As economic activities in the country reopen, it is expedient that young people build global skills that are essential for employability and resilience in a post-COVID global economy.   To help …

BNI launch Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency F.A.C.E.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Help Us make hope for the next meal available for the needy. The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), identified as a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has crippled the entire world. Several preventive measures have been put forward, of which social distancing remains the foremost. Many governments around the world, including the Oyo State Government, have enforced social distancing …

BNI celebrates 10th founding anniversary, commits to promoting youth work practice.

Reading Time: 1 minute   On Saturday, 7th December 2019, we had the pleasure of hosting our maiden Nation Builders Summit to commemorate our 10th founding anniversary. The Summit tagged‘’Rediscovering lost values’’ emphasized the need for promoting values-driven leadership through youth work practice. Professor Ayo Ojebode, a Professor of Development Communication at the University of Ibadan, spoke extensively on promoting values driven leadership through …

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 …

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. …