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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 […]

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 […]

Press Statement: Enabling Access Of Vulnerable People (Particularly Youths, Women And People Living With Disabilities) To Covid-19 Vaccine Is Important To Achieve Equitable Distribution.

As Nigeria begin to roll out the COVID-19 Oxford/AstraZeneca Vaccine (COVAX), the Presidential Task Force (PTF) must ensure an equitable distribution. It is commendable that leaders are openly receiving their jabs to encourage people and douse the tension, myths and fake news about the vaccine. However, the government must specifically target young people, the elderly, women and people living with disabilities in its distribution effort. To achieve this, we advise: Collaboration with Civil Societies: several […]

A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF STAKEHOLDERS’ WORKSHOP ON “SUSTAINING PEACE AND TOLERANCE IN URBAN SETTINGS, AMPLIFYING THE ROLE OF THE YOUTH SUPPORTING COVID-19 RESPONSE IN NASARAWA STATE, NIGERIA AND 0113675/PBSO- HERDSMEN-FARMER CONFLICT. ORGANIZED BY BRAIN BUILDERS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (BBYDI) WITH SUPPORT FROM THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (UNDP) AT MANYI ROYAL SUITES, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE ON 1ST AND 10TH FEBRUARY, 2020

After a successful 2 Day Stakeholders’ Workshop on Sustaining Peace and Tolerance in Urban Settings, Amplifying the Role of the Youth in Supporting COVID-19 Response in Nasarawa State, Nigeria and 0113675/PBSO- Herdsmen-Farmer Conflicts with participants drawn from key organizations, Security Agencies, Farmers, Herders, traditional rulers,  communities and religious bodies viz: Jamaatu Nasril Islam (JNI) and Christian Association of Nigeria, and after robust interactions and deliberations led by various facilitators and valuable contributions from participants, the […]

Group To Hold Interfaith Dialogue To Address Farmers-Herders Crisis In North Central Region

A non-profit organisation, the Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative (BBDYI) says protracted farmer-herder conflicts in the north-central part of Nigeria could further shrink the country’s fragile security amid the decade-long war against insurgents in the northeast. It cautioned that violent activities which have become more pronounced in the zone due to the mistrust among various ethnoreligious groups may likely plunge the country into an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. In a report released following an on-site assessment […]

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