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JA Nigeria welcomes Union Bank to its Board

Lagos, Nigeria, May 2021 – Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) is pleased to announce that Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.; one of Nigeria’s most respected financial institutions, has joined its Board of Directors. Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaidem, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer at Union Bank, has been selected to represent the financial institution

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Volunteer Spotlight – Chimdinma Mbeledogu

Chimdinma Mbeledogu, a banker in Port Harcourt volunteers to teach JA Company Program at Federal Government College, Port Harcourt. Chimdinma works with First Bank Nigeria Plc as the Head of Branch Services. She believes that young people should be equipped with the necessary skills to enable them thrive in the

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Alumni Spotlight – Damilola Banjo

Damilola Banjo, a 2016 ViMP alum, is an Investigative Journalist from Nigeria. She is passionate about improving the standard of education. She graduated from the University of Ibadan with a B.A degree in Communications and Language Arts.  Some of her works include Investigations on killings and kidnapping in Zamfara State

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What if I am a solo player?

It’s not news that natural sole players often have fears with teamwork. From having to speak in meetings to the dissemination of tasks and other limitations they see from this skill which poses a threat to their career.  While working alone gives room for self-awareness, creativity, focus, and self-discipline, rarely

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JA Nigeria, PMIEF equip young people with Project Management Skills

On the 23rd of April, 2021, young people were trained in the fundamentals of project management. The training was tailored towards preparing JA Nigeria volunteers and teachers to enable them teach JA Company Program students. While this program was initiated to help our Company Program students improve their project management

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As part of the target of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of having 80% inclusion within the next two years, given that only 40 percent of adults in Nigeria are included in the financial system, the Bankers’ Committee, as the umbrella body of Nigerian banks’ managing directors and top

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Volunteer Spotlight: Oscar Agugua

Name: Oscar Agugua  Location: Port Harcourt  Organization: FirstBank  Designation: Regional Product Manager What was your motivation for volunteering with JA Nigeria? I love young ones that are technologically inspired. Coming from an engineering background, I am passionate about teaching young ones how to be innovative and solution-driven. This spurred me

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