General Update

Junior Achievement Nigeria Executive Director Nominated for Global Awards

Foluso Gbadamosi, Executive Director, Junior Achievement Nigeria has been nominated for the 2023 Women Changing the World Awards. The Women Changing the World Awards presented by Oprah Winfrey’s all-time favourite guest, Dr. Tererai Trent, celebrate and recognize women achieving outstanding success in areas such as sustainability, humanitarian work, leadership, advocacy,

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JA Worldwide Nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize

We’re proud to announce that JA Worldwide has been nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize, the second such honor in two years. Junior Achievement Nigeria is a member of JA Worldwide. Nominations may be received only from heads of state and certain elected officials, university professors in selected fields,

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Stakeholder Engagement Session 4.0: Digital Technology and the Future of Education

On 28th November 2022, Junior Achievement Nigeria had its second stakeholder engagement session which gathered educational, technology and Non-profit subject matter experts to deliberate on the concept of Empowering young people for a more sustainable and equitable world with sub-themes around; Strengthening and accelerating learning systems for the future and

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ACOY’22: #TeamNigeria emerges overall 2nd place winners, bags 4 other awards

What a way to wrap up 2022! The 2022 Africa Company of the Year met Team Nigeria prepared! Green Apex student company from International School, University of Lagos emerged overall 2nd place winners. The student company also bagged the Public Choice Award, FedEx Global Possibilities Award, First Bank Future First

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VOLUNTEERING AS A TOOL FOR SOLIDARITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION

Volunteering is a social development concept and an active expression of civic participation, rendering services by choice or free will to organizations, individuals and groups. Volunteering helps to build relationships and foster social inclusion and solidarity. According to Statista, the efforts of volunteers worldwide are equal to 109 million full-time

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Africa’s Largest High School Entrepreneurship Competition Returns to Unearth the Continent’s Next Unicorns

Lagos, 1st December, 2022: The JA Africa Company of the Year (COY) Competition, Africa’s largest high school entrepreneurship competition returns for the 12th year in a row and first in-person meeting post-COVID, after two successful virtual competitions. Lagos, Nigeria will take center stage for this competition from 7th to 9th

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022: How SMEs can build a successful business

Starting a business is no easy feat. From idea generation to launching, execution, marketing and keeping financial records while trying to satisfy your consumers, are challenges entrepreneurs face alone. Entrepreneurs are risk-takers, and problem solvers and they amount to 582 million of the world’s population. Amidst the risks taken, success

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Fueling Changemakers: FirstBank of Nigeria’s Commitment to Junior Achievement Nigeria’s National Company of the Year Competition

The issue of unemployment is one of the most pressing economic concerns affecting developing countries like Nigeria. According to Statista, the unemployment rate in Nigeria was estimated to reach 33 percent in 2022.  In a report by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), Nigeria is the foremost country for business and

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