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Kwara 2021 Budget: BBYDI Calls For Open Citizens’ Engagement In Senatorial Districts

Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative (BBYDI), a Non-Governmental Organization that advocates for good governance, transparency, and accountability continues to engage the government and make demands that focus on meeting the needs of citizens. In 2019, BBYDI carried out an analysis of the Kwara State budget and published our findings and recommendations in the media. One of our recommendations last year was for the government to engage citizens openly on the state’s budget through a Senatorial […]

BBYDI drags Kwara State government to Court over FOI compliance

A Kwara State High Court, sitting in Ilorin, today, fixed 5th of October for the hearing of an exparte application seeking to compel the Kwara State Ministry of finance to comply with the Freedom of Information Act. A Civil Society Organisation, Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative has filed a suit against the state government over an alleged non-compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2011. Earlier, counsel to the organization (applicant), Zulkarnain Ajedayo has requested […]

WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY’ 2020; SKILLS FOR A RESILIENT YOUTH

The United Nations has designated July 15 as the WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY with the aim of invoking awareness on the importance and increasing relevance of skills development which cannot be overemphasized in the continual effort towards local and global growth. The global and economic crisis that has arisen due to the ravaging COVID-19, have rendered a large percentage of individuals out of reliable employment and has thrown sole owners of businesses grasping for survival. […]

Reconstructing Processes and Repositioning People for Budget Estimates and Implementations towards Sustainable Inclusive Growth in Kwara State

Your Excellency sir, I write on behalf of Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative; a youth based organization focused on ensuring good governance, transparency and accountability. We write to commend you on your efforts to ensure transparency and accountability in governance. We recognise the importance of this as they serve as key indices to measure the performance of any government. As part  of our primary objectives to ensure good governance, we reviewed the 1st quarter budget as published. […]

BRAIN BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL 1STNATIONAL BRIEF ON YOUTH GROWTH & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

CALL FOR ARTICLES & PAPERS THEME: YOUTH AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS; AN INDICATOR TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT   Brain Builders International, a non-profit organization that focuses on youth development and teaching of global goals hereby call for an original and unpublished articles or papers from academic researchers, Civil Society Organizations (CSO), stakeholders and individual actors for publication on National Development, youth inclusiveness and sustainable development goals as the key indicators of national growth. Countries around the […]

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