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Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2023-2023

  The Scholars program at Columbia University empowers individuals with a proven commitment to service with the tools they need to make their efforts more effective, to identify innovative solutions to complex global problems, and promote change through values-based leadership The program will build lasting relationships among emerging leaders who are committed to working together to solve the most pressing challenges of our time, thereby creating a global network that reaches across issues and borders. After completing the program, Obama Foundation Scholars will return to work on their global issue of focus and implement their personalized action plan to accelerate positive change within their community. Furthermore, have an opportunity to play a role in the Obama Foundation’s efforts to inspire, empower, and connect rising leaders from around the globe. The Obama Foundation offers a robust curriculum of leadership development, training, networking activities, and customized support t

Union Bank Graduate Trainee Program 2023 for Nigerians

Deadline:  9th of January, 11:59pm The Union Bank Graduate Trainee Programme At Union Bank, we are a forward-thinking bank, building a team of versatile and exceptional individuals who are fully prepared and equipped to take on new challenges, make an impact and work across the different aspects of the business. Our Graduate Trainee Programme has been designed to give graduates the opportunity to learn technical and soft skills from a world-class organisation through training and essential on-the-job experience. The programme is open to young professionals looking to acquire valuable skills and experience through three available pathways: Sales Academy, Tech Bootcamp, and the General Management Trainee. Why Union Bank? Simply put, the Union Bank’s Graduate Trainee is the perfect way to set the right foundation for your career and thrive in the world of work. We find simpler and smarter ways to do things better every time. We encourage and value innovation and creativity that sets us at

Orange corners Nigeria programme 2022 for Entrepreneurs ( €40,000 )

  Deadline: October 10, 2022 Applications are open for the  Orange Corners  Nigeria Programme 2022 for Entrepreneurs. Their ambition is to develop and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Nigeria. This ecosystem should enable youth to develop their business concept and become successful entrepreneurs, by providing them with the necessary opportunities, skills and access to markets. Through Orange Corners they provide young entrepreneurs with a 6-month incubation progamme. At the same time, Orange Corners serves as a bridge between these innovative entrepreneurs and the private sector. This offers a great benefit to all partners involved. Orange Corners is an initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in collaboration with a local service provider. Benefits This programme will not only provide the foundational entrepreneurial knowledge, tools and resources needed to transform an idea into a business but will also make available the networks and support needed for sustainable g

Canon Foundation-Kyoto University Japan-Africa Exchange Program 2023/2024

 15 November 2022 is the deadline. The Japan-Africa Exchange Program 2023/2024 application period for the Canon Foundation-Kyoto University has opened. The Canon Foundation-Kyoto University Japan-Africa Exchange Program began in 2018 and is based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Kyoto University and the Canon Foundation in Europe (CFE). Highly qualified researchers in disciplines with ties to African Studies are eligible for fellowships under the program. The program aims to support both academics from Kyoto University's partner institutions in Africa who wish to conduct research in Kyoto as well as fellows from KU who wish to conduct research in Africa. The fellowships are for a minimum of three months and a maximum of one year, starting on April 1, 2023, and ending on March 31, 2024. Stipend The financial assistance for chosen applicants ranges from 22,500 to 27,500 euros annually and is prorated for various time periods. Each successful applicant will be informed

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022/2023

  The 2022–2023 World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program is now accepting applications. The program's goal is to assist bright, young Africans who are pursuing or have just achieved a Ph.D. in a subject pertinent to the World Bank's mission. The fellowship program has been a huge success ever since it began, building a strong pipeline of young African talent eager to work in international organizations, African governments, think tanks, and academia. The program offers selected fellows a six-month assignment at WBG offices in Washington, D.C., or in country offices, so they can gain actual experience with WBG operations. In order to foster inclusive growth in undeveloped countries, this includes producing and sharing information, developing national and international policies, and establishing institutions. Research, economic policy, technical assistance, and loan operations that advance the World Bank's purpose of reducing poverty and fostering shared prosperity will be

I booked a Highlander Jeep to Speak at a seminar, no body showed up. See how I reacted

Ordinarily, I wouldn't want to waste a muscle on this, but let's talk about it. I feel bored. 😁. A couple of a few weeks ago, I was invited to give a lecture at a young people's business seminar, held somewhere in Nigeria, West Africa. I was given a time to come up on stage to speak, so I arrived the venue in a Highlander Jeep, just about 5minutes before my speech time.  (Werey! 🙄. Yes I had to include the Highlander Jeep part. We all deserve pampering, don't we😅😂). Anyway, it was an Uber Highlander Jeep I booked (For a deliberate purpose) oya drop the blood pressure. We still trek together 😅😅😂. Happy? So... On getting to the venue, the proposed seminar hall was still locked. What? Ah! 🙆‍♀️. I called this guy who have been disturbing me and telling me how they need me to give a lecture at the Seminar and how they anticipate a great impact after my speech.  Apparently, someone had talked so highly of me to them. Ok oh! Oga said he was on his way and asked someone