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TEENS SPEAKOUT 8.0 IS HERE!

Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative (BBYDI) will host the 8th edition of its flagship annual teens event, “TeensSpeakOut”. The event, designed to give teenagers a platform to contribute to national conversations and play their part in nation-building, has been an immense success since its maiden edition. The programme is an educational event that has helped many teenagers develop writing and oratory skills. Past participants have performed excellently in other academic engagements and proven worthy examples […]

PRESS RELEASE: BBYDI COMMENDS SENATE’S DECISION TO ALLOW INEC TO CONDUCT ELECTRONIC VOTING.

BBYDI is pleased with the decision of the Nigerian Senate to rescind its earlier position to prevent the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from transmitting election results independently. In July, the Senate inserted a controversial clause 52(3) in the 2021 Electoral Bill. The clause stated that INEC could only transmit election results on the approval of telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. BBYDI condemned the decision as an attempt to influence the electoral process and […]

NIGERIA AT 61: THERE’s MORE TO DO

s we honour Nigeria’s 61st anniversary since independence, Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative believes this is a time to reflect on Nigeria’s journey as a Nation, especially in the light of the events of the past 12 months. Last year, the Independence day celebration was followed by a series of protests across the country against police brutality and institutional failure. The demonstration, which is now popularly known as the ENDSARS protests, embodied young Nigerians’ frustrations, […]

BBYDI Partners GCE on Youth and Student Covid-19 Reserach

The impact of the COVID-19 young people has been devastating. Since the pandemic, many young people have been unemployed, with its effects felt worse in low-income countries. According to the International Labour Organization, 255 million full-time jobs were lost globally due to the pandemic. Despite efforts to transition to online learning in education, 65% of young learned less during the pandemic. In lower-income countries like Nigeria, where there is a deep infrastructural deficit, less access […]

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR PROJECT ASSISTANT (VOLUNTEER)

Position: Project Assistant (volunteer) Location: Osun State,  Nigeria.   Stipend: NGN 20,000  About Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative: Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative (BBYDI), is an organization driven by passion and commitment to achieve good governance, promote civic engagement and peaceful political participation, youth entrepreneurship, advancing civic liberties, and championing the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). Over the years, we have built a reputation as an NGO at the forefront of demanding the formulation of youth-oriented policies through […]

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