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Youth Ignite Nigeria Empowerment Programme

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Youth Ignite

About Youth Ignite
This is a Programme designed for youth empowerment and it’s a project under the Bank of Industry’s (BOI) Microenterprise Finance Program, and it seek to address the present challenges in the economy today as virtually large percentage of graduates today are either unemployed or not fully equipped with Funds to start a business and its supporting 1 million entrepreneurs to create 5 million jobs over the next 5 years.
Selected applicants will be trained and will gain access to loan of up to Two Hundred Thousand naira (N200, 000) as well as skilled expertise to help them with their business strategy and growth. Shortlisted ideas/business to will access the following.

Selected Applicants will be trained through their business boot camp to help them refine their business strategy.


Selected Applicants automatically become part of a community of change-makers, pioneers, explorers, problem-solvers and venture builders. To ensure the experience is enriching for all participants, we carefully select the right type of people to join this network. Within the network, we facilitate information sharing, resource sharing, peer feedback, and continuous exchange.


How to Apply

Entrepreneurs interested for this programme should visit or click Here
As entries must be submitted online within the specified timeframe and comply to the specified guidelines, terms and conditions of participation clearly outlined on their website.
Entries will be reviewed by the Panel of Judges who consist of carefully selected accomplished professionals from all walks of life.


As any young persons can register. Requirements is from lowest (SSCE) to Highest educational qualifications.

Proposed amount for project funding
Successful Applicants that meets the required criteria and judges review will have access to a “loan” value as required by their businesses capped at N200,000.00 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) to start or grow their existing businesses. Successful businesses that are able to prove their concept or come out successfully (through the amount of jobs created, revenue generated, etc.) are then able to access the “scale up loan” up to the tune of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000)
So Entrepreneurs Here’s an awesome opportunity register now at


Persons Applying for this programme must be of Nigerian nationality
Persons applying for yhid programme must be between the ages of 18 – 35.
If you fail to verify your age will result in the application being declined (Application will not be accepted)
Applications must articulate a specific business problem to solve or opportunity to address.
you must be clear on the benefits from the loan.
Employees of Bank of Industry, FirstBank, AGDC, Digital Jewels Limited, etc. and their families are not eligible to apply for this programme.


Accept your fate for the Judges’ decisions are final.
Duration of the Programme
You must note that the Loan cycle – 12 months (3 months’ moratorium, 9 months’ repayment)

YOUTH IGNITE is sponsored by:


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Afterschool Graduate Development Centre

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Addresses: 23 Marina Street, Lagos.
Telephone: 08178815176
E-mail: [email protected]
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