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Foluso Gbadamosi takes over from Simi Nwogugu as JA Nigeria ED

Lagos, (Nigeria), January 2021 – The Board of Junior Achievement Nigeria has appointed Foluso Gbadamosi as the new Executive Director of the organization effective from January, 2021. Foluso joins JA Nigeria bringing on board many years of technology experience spanning across various sectors to accelerate JAN’s impact. This appointment is

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JA Nigeria, LAPO MFB partner to increase Financial Literacy Awareness

Lagos, (Nigeria), November 2020 – In a bid to increase financial literacy among young people, Junior Achievement has partnered with LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited to implement a financial literacy program aimed at demonstrating different ways of achieving financial management and financial goals. In a webinar themed “Financial Management: Leveraging Micro-credit

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You too need a piggy box…

Others call it ‘Kolo’ but we’ll rather call it the power box! Money they say is power so wherever you keep it becomes powerful… Oh! Now you get it! Oftentimes people downplay the power of a piggy box, some see it as childish and only kids should own one. Well

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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: ILORI FAITH OLUWAFIFEKEMI

Ilori Faith Oluwafifekemi, an entrepreneur, volunteers with JA Nigeria to teach the JA Company Program in Abuja. She believes that volunteering with JA Nigeria gives her the opportunity to impact her society while fulfilling her burning desire to make a difference.    What was your motivation for volunteering with JA

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: CHIENYE OGWO

We are always proud of our alumni who are leading transformational change in their respective sectors. One of such alumni is Chienye Ogwo. Chienye, a ViMP alumna, is a former top executive at Union Bank of Nigeria PLC, and currently the Chief Executive Officer, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG). She

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5 Smart Credit-Debit Strategies that Every Youth Should Know

No one ever exchanges a car for stone, you have to use Money! Bills! Cash!  If you want a car, you exchange its worth in cash to show that you find it valuable. Nevertheless, the value of money would be greatly undermined without addressing its management.  For example, because you

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JA Nigeria Commences Programs for the 2020/2021 Session

Despite on and off school closures thanks to our digital programs, we are proud to announce that we’ve kicked off programs for the 2020/2021 academic session.  As part of our preparation for the resumption of students to school, we shared an article on 7 tips to adapt to post-covid learning

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Junior Achievement Nigeria Celebrates Nigeria at 60

One of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) created by the United Nations is “Decent Work and Economic Growth”, and this goal was necessitated by the high global unemployment rate and lag in economic growth. As of the second quarter of this year, Nigeria was reported to have an unemployment rate

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