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International Youth Day 2021

PRESS RELEASE   Ilorin, Kwara State, 09/08/2021: The Brain Builders Youth Development – a youth-based non-governmental organisation – is set to hold its annual International Youth Day event for 2021. The organisation is committed to youth development and entrepreneurship, using its platform to drive conversations to help young people thrive.   In the past seven years, we have organised events to commemorate International Youth Day. We bring young people together to deliberate on pressing issues […]

NGO Calls for rejection of Lauretta Onochie as INEC National Commissioner

The nomination of Mrs Lauretta Onochie as the National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to represent the South-South geo-political zone is unacceptable. We believe that Mrs Onochie, a political appointee and a Senior Special Assistant to the President on social media, is unfit for the role. A person of her standing, affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC), should not be a national commissioner of an independent electoral body. The Constitution of […]

Teens Speak Out 7.0 Academic Competition is Live

The Covid-19 pandemic was unprecedented. It threw the nation into distress and altered our normal lives. Our health sector was strained and exposed. At the forefront of the pandemic, health workers risked their lives and safety to cater for the victims. The pandemic unmasked the crippling situation of the health sector: the dilapidated facilities, inadequate safety compensation and kits, the down payment of health workers, and the inefficiency of our government towards health management. Indeed, […]

Global Day of Parents; Parents must train their boys to respect girls – BBYDI

Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative organized a youth summit to commemorate the UN 75 and Global Week of action. The event, with the theme ”The Future We Want, The UN We Need”, hosted seasoned speakers and SDGs experts across different developmental sectors in the world. As the world begins to rebuild in the post-COVID-19 era, some pressing issues have been highlighted as the core focus of the process. These issues revolve around gender equality, education, […]

World Literacy Day

The year 2020 has indeed brought its share of mass disruption and unforeseen discontinuation in Education and literacy rates. This year’s Literacy day centers on ” Literacy teaching and Learning in the Covid-19 crisis and beyond”. The pandemic has opened major loopholes in the learning system, programs, and unreadiness of individuals and groups to manage critical situations. Around the world, learning was bought to an unprecedented halt as schools were closed and academic calendar interrupted, […]

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