How to support Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency F.A.C.E 

Reading Time: 1 minute The Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency F.A.C.E operates a decentralized food aid in emergency humanitarian logistics cycle, which involves the voluntary engagement of F.A.C.E Champions who retrieve donated food items in their host communities, and then distribute them to those in need in their neighbourhood. The donation and distribution cycle is monitored, managed, and evaluated through a central humanitarian logistics and supply …

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 to promote youth work practice in Ekiti State

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of our work in advocating for best practices in youth development work, BNI President/CEO Pharm. John Oluwadero had an advocacy meeting with the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, and the Chair of Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on the need for strategic coordination of youth work practice in the State. Ekiti State Government has a strong track …

BNI reinforce commitment to empowering youth corp members.

Reading Time: 1 minute On Thursday 20th February 2020, the Editorial Crew of the National Youth Service Corp NYSC, Oyo State visited the BNI Youth Centre for an interview session with BNI President/CEO, Pharm. John Oluwadero. John shared with the crew BNI’s work in strengthening communities through the education, empowerment, and engagement of young people. He further discussed our ongoing advocacy on promoting youth …

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 …

Apply Now: 2020 Graduate Mentorship School GRAMS

Reading Time: 1 minute Applications are now open for young graduates in Ibadan to attend the 2020 Graduate Mentorship School GRAMS. GRAMS is a non-residential life skills, capacity strengthening and mentorship program designed to empower young graduates build resilience and the coping skills required to excel as they journey through adulthood.  The School is organised by Building Nations Initiative BNI through the support of …

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 …

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 …

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 …