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Amana 2.0: The Abuja Global Shapers Hub Signs $73,750 Grant Agreement With U.S Embassy, Abuja

The Abuja Hub of the Global Shapers Community has signed a grant agreement for US $73,750 (seventy-three thousand, seven hundred and fifty U.S dollars) towards the implementation of the second round of the project titled: ‘Amana*: The Promotion of Confidence Building between Northern Nigeria Youth, the Police and the Security Agencies of Government’   Photo: […]


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#OpenAfrica – Let’s talk about Intra–Africa Investment

Article by Anita Okemini and Amanda Archibong of the Abuja Global Shapers  Africa continues to receive the lowest share of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world.  The UNCTAD investment report for 2016 estimates that Africa’s share of FDI inflow is ~ $59 Million, which is just 3% of the worlds FDI inflow – as […]


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Abuja Global Shapers named among Africa’s top 50 youth selected to attend the World Economic Forum on Africa  & Solutions Summit in Durban 3-5 May 2017.

As the world gathers for the 17th edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) which holds in Durban, South Africa from the 3rd to 5th May 2017, two Global Shapers from the Abuja Hub have been selected to join key discussions.  In line with this year’s theme of  “Achieving Inclusive Growth through Responsive and Responsible Leadership,”  […]


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Healthcare Returns to Oke-Ola Farm Settlement.

3,000 inhabitants of Oke-Ola Farm Settlement in Ogbomosho-South Local Government, Oyo State will now enjoy access to quality healthcare services as the Abuja Global Shapers Hub commission a newly revamped, refurbished and equipped Primary Health Center.This previously dilapidated and moribund facility was the only existing structure meant to carter for the healthcare needs of the […]


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The Abuja Global Shapers Community Holds Fifth Session of the Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme

The Abuja Global Shapers Community, on Saturday, 22 October 2016 held the fifth and last session of its Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme (EEP) for 2016. The Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme (EEP) is the flagship project of the Abuja Global Shapers. Launched in September 2013, it is designed to help bridge the skills and knowledge gap […]


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Ken – Our Torch Bearer Lives On

Death is the great equalizer. We detest it’s occurrence with spite and bitterness. But equality is what Ken stood for: equality in economic terms, between the rich and the poor; education for all; fairness in society; fulfilment of purpose; peace, hope and equal opportunities for all. His infinite belief in the future of Nigeria was […]


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Why Amana Matters

Fahimta is understanding in the Hausa language. That is what the Amana participants from the American University of Nigeria define trust to mean. Trust means different things to different people:  to the buyer at the market, trust is underscored when he or she picks one product over the other; to the passenger, trust is defined […]


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Abuja Global Shapers Announce Winner Of Emerging Leaders Programme $3,250 Grant

Students from the University of Ibadan have won the Abuja Global Shapers Emerging Leaders Program Grant of $3,250 to renovate and equip a dispensary at Oke-Ola Farm Settlement in Ogbomosho South LG of Oyo State. The students had pitched before a team of 7 panelists including a Director of Ventures Platform. The winners were chosen […]


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Abuja Global Shapers Employability Skills Workshop

EEP’s employability skills training calendar kicked off on May 30, 2016 with the first workshop in a 5-module curriculum. The first module, which focused on two topics: writing an effective CV and excelling on job interviews, was facilitated by Jumy Adekeye, EEP Director, and Bella-Ann Ndubuisi. Both topics were organized into two sections: a lecture followed […]


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Curator of the Abuja Global Shapers Hub organizes first ever National Security Summit

The Curator of the Abuja Global Shapers Hub, Jake Okechukwu Effoduh will be hosting the former NATO Secretary-General and President of the European Union, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, as well as 25 other global security experts in Abuja for the first ever Nigeria Summit on National Security.  The 2-day summit will feature the former U.S ambassador […]


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