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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…  


A place to call home

For 4 years, widowed Hauwa Kala has been living in the General Hospital Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) camp in Damboa town with her children.  


Government of Japan contributes $4.3 million towards stabilization and early recovery of +11,000 conflict-affected persons and communities in northeast Nigeria

Today, the Government of Japan announced a $4.3 m (equivalent to 1.8 billion NGN) contribution to UNDP Nigeria’s ongoing stabilization and early recovery efforts in the north-east Nigeria.  


Improved learning space brings hope to Uba Hong community

Ruth Edward is a pupil of Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) in Uba Hong Local Government, Adamawa State. She joined the school in 2019 in hopes of earning an education so that one day she can…  


A story of recovery and resilience

19-year-old Aisha Abubakar has witnessed the hardship that comes with experiencing conflict. She painfully recollects when her town Potiskum in Yobe State, north-east Nigeria was attacked years ago by…  


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…  


Nigeria’s first International Women’s Day Gala advocates for increased women’s political and socio-economic empowerment

To commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD), and to advocate for increased women’s political and socio-economic empowerment in Nigeria, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Women,…  


Federal Government, EU and UNDP launch the Jubilee Fellows Fund, encouraging multi-stakeholder support to help address youth unemployment in Nigeria

The Federal Government, with financial support from the European Union (EU) and in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has launched the Jubilee Fellows Fund, an…  

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