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UNDP and Yiaga Africa Aim to Mobilize 60% of Eligible Youth Voters for Nigeria’s 2023 Elections

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Yiaga Africa today launched a project tagged #SixtyPercentOfUs, aimed at mobilizing at least 60% of eligible young voters to register, collect their…  


Football for peace and development

25-year-old Lawan Yaru from Bama, Borno State Nigeria, joined his first official football league through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Union (EU) supported Peace through…  



Access to safe water empowers communities of Tofa and Doka

To address this growing challenge, the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), assisted by drilling 2 water solar boreholes with…  


Reaching vulnerable households through cash transfer grants

In Nigeria, cash transfer project implemented by UNDP is helping vulnerable households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic  


In Gwoza, access to livelihood is aiding transition from conflict

I was a farmer, and a welder in training before the conflict began. When they attacked our town, my house and shop were destroyed, my brother and nephew were killed, and I sustained an injury which…  


Applications now open for the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme, a yearlong graduate employment initiative, officially launched by H.E. President, Muhammadu Buhari

Applications for Fellows and host organizations are now open for the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP),  


Equipping conflict affected communities with skills to rebuild

In its eleventh year, the conflict in north-east Nigeria remains one of the most severe crises in the world.  


The UNDP Nigeria Accelerator Lab, 2 Day Workshop: Tackling Nigeria’s Youth Unemployment Challenge

Join us for a 2 day workshop on Tackling Nigeria's Youth unemployment challenge on 27th and 28th of August 2021, 10am –1:00pm WAT  


1.1 million lives highly at risk in North-East Nigeria by 2030 if development deficit continues, says UNDP Report

This UNDP report, coming on the heels of a United Nations OCHA study, reinforces its findings that stabilization is the way to prevent upwards of 29 million people in the Sahel Region needing costly…  

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