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Nigeria Youth Investmemnt Fund Support

Full List of Youths Shortlisted for NYIF Loan, Each Will Get NGN250K-NGN3million

Between NGN250,000 to NGN3 million would be given to 10,000 successful applicants for the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF), a credit facility by the Federal Government. read more

Kunle Remi Gulder Ultimate Search Star

Full List: Winners of Gulder Ultimate Search from 2004 Till Date (Ezeugo Egwuagwu to Odudu Otu)

Since Gulder Ultimate Search or GUS took off in 2004, the show, which has been described as the most “uncensored” show ever has produced several winners.

Odudu Otu is the reigning champion of season 12 which came to an end on December 25, 2021, after finding the Chest which houses the secret of the proverbial Akolo’s secret brew. He walks home with N50 million worth of prizes, including an SUV and a return ticket to Dubai.

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Ezeugo Egwuagwu is the pioneer winner of the show followed by Lucan Chambliss in 2005 while Hector Joberteh won 2006 (he was assassinated by gunmen in September 3, 2017)

The 2021 edition of GUS which is in its 11th season will be hosted by Kunle Remi, who won the 7th season in 2010.

Themed ‘The Age of Craftsmanship’, it is expected to kick off on October 16 and run through December 19.

Below are the winners of Gulder Ultimate Search from 2004 till date

Past Seasons Location Theme Winner Prize Money
GUS 1 (2004)  Snake Island in Lagos State The Legend of Captain Kush Mr. Ezeugo Egwuagwu N3,000,000
GUS 2 Obudu Hills, Calabar Cross River The Lost Helmet of General Maxmllian Mr. Lucan Chambliss N5,000,000
GUS 3 NIFOR, Benin Edo State The Brew Master’s Secret  Mr. Hector Joberteh (was killed September 3, 2017) N5,000,00 plus Ford Explorer SUV
GUS 4 The Shere Hills of Jos The Search for the Golden Age Mr Dominic Mudabai N5,000,000 plus SUV
Season 5 Stormy hills of Mmaku in Awgu, Enugu State The Lost Chronicle Mr Michael Nwachukwu N5,000,000 plus a brand new SUV
Season 6 Omodo Forest of Aagba, Boripe LGA, Osun State The Horn of Valour  Mr. Uche Nwaezeapu
Celebrity Showdown (2010)


La Campaigne Tropicana, Epe, Lagos State The Golden Goblet Nollywood Actor Mr. Emeka Ike N7,000,000
2010 GUS 7  Omo Forest, J4 Ogun State The Ultimate Hero’ Mr. Oyekunle Oluwaremi (Kunle Remi)
Season 8 The Kukuruku Hills, Egbetua Quarters in Ososo, Akoko-Edo Edo State The Contest of Champions  Mr. Chris Okagbue
2012 Edition known as Season 9 Usaka, Obot Akara, Akwa Ibom ‘The Gatekeeper’s Fortune Paschal Eronmose Ojezele
Season 10 Forest of Usaka, Akwa Ibom The Tenth Symbol  Mr. Dennis Okike N10,000,000 plus a brand new Mitsubishi Pajero
Season 11 Aguleri forest in Anambra state The General’s Helmet’ Mr Chinedu Ubachukwu N10M plus  a brand new Ford Explorer car.
Season 12 Akwa Ibom Age of Craftsmanship Odudu Otu N20M plus a brand new Sports Utility Vehicle

Already, a list of 2021 finalists has been released by the sponsors of the TV reality show, the Nigerians Breweries. They include Emiola Michael Tosin, Chidinma Okeibe, Damilola Odedina, Omokhafe Racheal Bello, and Odudu Otu among others.

One of them will walk home with the grand prize of N50, 000, 000 including a brand new Sports Utility Vehicle


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2021 BBNaija Finalists

Whitemoney Is The Winner of BBNaija 2021 Shine Ya Eye Edition, He Beats Liquorose

After 10 weeks of intense competition, one of finalists Whitemoney has been crowned the winner of the 2021 Big Brother Naija, most watched TV reality show in Africa and he’d be walking home the N90, 000,000 grand prize. He beats Liquorose and four others who made it to the final stage. He polled 47% while the first runner up Liquorose had 22.99%.

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Winner of Big Brother Naija 2021 “Shine Ya Eye” Hazel Oyeze Onou aka Whitemoney. Photo credit: @whitemoney__ Instagram

Presentation of winner’s prize holds on Monday, October 4, 2021, beginning from 3PM.

Here is the breakdown of what Whitemoney goes home with:
  • Cash Prize of N30,000,000
  • A 2-bedroom flat from Renovation Plus
  • Innoson IVM G40 worth N20,000,000
  • Cryptocurrency cash prize in Patricia Wallet by Patricia
  • Cash in Abeg Wallet
  • A weekend getaway to Seychelles courtesy Diageo
  • Pepsi supply for 1 year + merchandise
  • Packs of Munch It and merchandise
  • Tecno Products
  • Tecno Phantom X mobile phone
  • WAW Detergent Cartoons.
  • Hawaii Soap products.
  • And other consolation prizes
  • Arla makers of Dano will provide cartons of Dairy products
  • TravelBeta travel package for two (a trip for two to Dubai, including Airport Transfer

Earlier, four out of the six housemates Emmanuel, Angel, Cross  and Pere were evicted, leaving Liquorose or Whitemoney to walk home with the huge sum

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Name And Age of 2021 Gulder Ultimate Search Contestants

After the long wait, the organisers of the 2021 Gulder Ultimate Search released the names of 18 contestants who will be taken to the jungle to “fight” over the N50 Million worth of grand prize.

While 16 names were unveiled in September, two more applicants Osasere Agbonile and Odudu Otu were voted in by viewers, to make 18 in all. The new contestants emerged successful after over 12,000 fans voted in the online poll that saw another two eliminated. One of them will be added to the list of past winners of GUS by December, 19 when the show comes to end.

The 2021 edition of the TV reality show is in its 12th series which is themed, “The Age of Craftsmanship” had screening in Abuja, Enugu, and Lagos before the organisers came up with 20 names, while 16 of them will go straight to the jungle, four are wild cards. This show which started in 2004 is sponsored by the Nigerian Breweries Plc

Time and Channels To Watch Gulder Ultimate Search

The TV reality show will air twice a week from October 16 to Sunday, December 19, 2021.

The following channels will air the show:

  • DStv channel 151 (Africa Magic Showcase),
  • DStv channel 153 (Africa Magic Urban)
  • DStv channel 154 (Africa Magic Family)
  • GOtv channel 2 (Africa Magic Family)

Days: Saturdays and Sundays

Time: From 8PM (20:00) to 9 PM (21:00)

In our September 2 application report, we told you about the application process which closed on September 8, 2021.

The show which is in its 12 edition will be hosted by an ace actor Kunle Remi.

  • Number of applications: 20,000
  • Number of contestants: 18
  • Number of wild cards: 4
  • Host: Gideon Okeke
  • Taskmaster: Kunle Remi

The name of the 18 contestants are:

Full name Age Profession
Emiola Michael Tosin 33 years old Civil Servant
Chidinma Okeibe 29 years old Profession Assistant
Damilola Odedina 25 years old Cinematographer and video editor
Solomon Yankari 26 years old Personal trainer
Opeyemi Solomon Ishmael 35 years old IT expert
Umorean Iniabasi 26-year-old Singer and music producer
Jennifer Okori 22 years old Philosophy Student at Delsu
Olayinka Omeya 26-year-old Music artiste
Adewale Adedamola Johnson 26-years-old Film maker
Emmanuel Nnebe 30-year-old Model and actor
Mfon Mikel Esin 27-year-old Freelance writer
Tobechukwu Okoye 26 years old car tracker installer
Omokhafe Racheal Bello 34-year-old Real Estate broker
Orevapghene Godswill 25-year-old Compere
Estima Francis Edem 24-year-old Hostess
Gerald  Oghenemega Odeka 35-year-old Athlete

17) Osasere Agbonile: 32-year-old fitness trainer and model

18) Odudu Otu: 22-year-old athlete (winner of Gulder Ultimate Search 12)

Names of the four wild cards are:

  • Samson Abah (eliminated via online vote)
  • Odudu Otu (31.5%)
  • Shalom Omoikhudu (eliminated via online vote)
  • Osasere Ogbanile (35.1%)

According to the host of show, one of the wild cards would be returned based on the viewers’ votes.

Below is a brief profile of the 16 contestants that will hit the jungle:

Racheal Bello

Omokhafe Racheal Bello GUS12

The charming and boldly-built Racheal may look younger, the real estate broker is 34 years old. She attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, where she bagged a degree in microbiology.

Apart from being a realtor, she also the Chief Executive Officer of a soap brand and dreams of having one of the largest cosmetic business and poultry farm if she is able to proof other men in the tv reality show wrong that she can do it.

Emiola Michael Tosin read more

Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme Application Form

12 Easy Steps To Complete NJFP Application And 8 Key Things Post-NYSC Members Need To Know

NJFP means Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme which is a programme launched by Muhammadu Buhari designed to annually employ 20,000 graduates who have completed mandatory one-year National Youth Service (NYSC). It was officially launched on August 31, 2021.

  • Application opening date: September 6, 2021
  • Application closing date: October 20, 2021

In partnership with the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Buhari said:


12 Steps To Complete Gulder Ultimate Search 2021 Online Application

A few days ago, I was discussing with my friends about the continuity of TV reality shows that have good content and how they all faded off our TV screens. One of the shows we talked about was Gulder Ultimate Search or GUS for short.


Little did we know that the sponsors of the show Nigerian Breweries Plc were warming up to hit the jungle yet again for one of the most reality tv shows ever to come out of Nigeria.

The good news is that Gulder Ultimate Search is back with another valour of excitement spirit of sportsmanship which the past 11 series were known for.

ALSO READ: Name And Age of 2021 Gulder Ultimate Search Contestants

Announcing its historic comeback, Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc officially announced that the 2021 edition will be themed “The Age of Craftsmanship”.

GUS which borders on the survival instincts started in 2004 and ran for 11 seasons before it went solo in 2016.

Below is a list of major key things you need to know about GUS2021 before you head straight to the online application portal to submit interest in participation.

  • 2021 Theme: The Age of Craftsmanship
  • Application opening date: September 1, 2021
  • Application Closing date: September 8, 2021
  • First screening date: September 13, 2021
  • Venue of first screening: Abuja and Enugu
  • Final screening and selection date: September 16 & 17, 2021
  • Final screening and selection Venue: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Jungle kickoff date: October 16, 2021
  • Closing date: December 19, 2021
  • Number of finalists: 18
  • GUS2021 Host: Kunle Remi
  • Sponsors: Nigerian Breweries Plc
  • Series: 12
  • Previous host: 1) Chidi Mokeme and 2) Bob Manuel-Udokwu
  • Total Prize: N50,000,000

Breakdown of prize:

  • Cash: N20,000,000
  • Brand new Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)
  • Other gifts

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be between 21 years to 35 years of age
  • Applicant must be a Nigerian
  • Your Biodata
  • Ready to take an aptitude test
  • Get ready a recent half-frame picture of yourself which must be against a plain black background
  • Prepare 1-minute video clip of yourself and state why you should participate in GUS2021
  • The video should not be more than 20MB
  • Show your fitness level in the video clip

Application Process:

  • Head straight to
  • Enter your date of birth
  • Click next to proceed
  • Read the 25 terms and conditions, if you agree by the T&C, mark as agree and continue
  • Click “Begin your adventure” and proceed
  • The first page contains details about you, so tell us about yourself”
  • The second page contains information like: gender, marital status, home address, LGA, phone number of next-of-kin and click next
  • Answer the five registration questions

Registration questions you’d be required to answer are:

  1. How often do you drink beer?
  2. Do you have any bias against alcohol?
  3. Are you a student and/or working?
  4. Have you taken the COVID-19 Vaccine?
  5. What are your hobbies?
  • After answering the aforementioned questions, proceed to the brain teaser page

Picture should be half frame taken against a plain background.

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How To Use TikTok Video Resumes To Get A Job

Wondering how possible it is to get hired by simply uploading a video “about you” and what value you can add to a hiring company?  TikTok, a video-sharing social media platform says it is possible to get your dream job through your video on its platform.

Called TikTok video resumes, you are invited to check through job listings and summarise in a short video why you believe that you are the perfect person for the job.

If the TikTok video resume is yet to be available in your country, you can check the HR-certified CV format at:

Is the feature available in my country?

At the time of this report, TikTok Resumes is only available in the United States. It started accepting video resumes for U.S. job openings from July 7 and it will through July 31, 2021

Its success in the U.S. may see the feature penetrate the United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries around the world where video-sharing social media is popular.

In a release the TikTok says:

“We’re teaming up with select companies and inviting job seekers to apply for entry-level to experienced positions with some of the world’s most sought-after employers, including Chipotle, Target, WWE, Alo Yoga, Shopify, Contra, Movers+Shakers, and many more, with a TikTok video resume.”

It encouraged interested candidates to creatively showcase their skillsets and experiences, using the hashtag #TikTokResumes in their caption when publishing their video resume to TikTok.

Reasons for the launch read more

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Free Download: Latest CV Format & Cover Letter in Nigeria To Get Hired By Recruiter

Your Curriculum Vitae is expected to contain your name, professional title, contact details, and a captivating personal statement among others.

When it comes to job search, your CV is as important as your academic qualifications, through your CV, you create an impression.

If video resumes is your choice, then you should sign on TikTok, a social media video-sharing platform to pitch your CV in a short video to employers, tips on how to get this done are available at:

What is a CV?

Curriculum Vitae, CV short, is a personal marketing document that tells potential employers about your professional history, your skills, your abilities and achievements.

Above all, your CV should highlight why you’re the best person for the job.”

Your first contact with your prospective employers is your CV, sometimes you’re required to accomplish your CV with a cover letter and a completed application form, we’ll come back to that later.

Please NEVER send or submit the screenshot of your CV to your potential employer, it’s unprofessional.


Current CV format in Nigeria: What should you include in your own.

  • Name
  • Contact details
  • Professional title
  • Personal Statement
  • Experience
  • Employment history
  • Education
  • Qualifications
  • Hobbies & Interests

In Nigeria, there are different types of CVs, each for a specific purpose. Most of the Nigerian institutions specify the kind of CV they want, giving you a sample. In that case, you just have to follow the instructions.

However, private companies are the most dynamic sectors that respond to change quickly, as such you have to use a standard CV that gets an interview invitation.

Here are some of the things to include in your CV:

Name, professional title and contact details

According to CV Library, the first part of your CV should contain your name, professional title and contact details.

What not to include in the title of your CV:

Under no circumstances should you title your CV with ‘curriculum vitae’ or ‘CV’ as it’s a waste of valuable space. Treat your name as the title instead,” human resource expert said.

For your contact details, your email address and phone number(s) are essential. You include your full address or simply state your town and country.

Personal Statement

A personal statement, also known as a personal profile, career objective or professional profile, is a short paragraph that sits just underneath your name and contact details giving prospective employers an overview of who you are and what you’re all about.

In the latest CV format in Nigeria, it’s advised that you tailor your personal statement to every job you apply for, highlighting specific qualities that match you to the role.

Make it short and catchy with few sentences by addressing the following:

  1. Who are you?
  2. What can you offer the company?
  3. What are your career goals?

How to write a Captivating CV Personal Statement

Your CV personal statement is a great way to give your job application extra touch and flesh. We’ll show you how to write a professional profile.

A personal statement, also known as professional profile, personal profile, or career objective is a short paragraph that sits just underneath your name and contact details giving prospective employers an overview of who you are and what you’re all about,” CV Library

Creating a special section for the personal statement is one of the ways to get the attention of your prospective employer as to what you’ve got to offer, the value that makes you employable.

In this post, let’s look at how precisely to write a personal statement.

North East Development Commission ICT Resource Program

How To Register For North East Development Commission ICT Resource Program, Here Are The Training Registration Requirements

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) a few years ago rolled out different training programmes for residents within the six states that fall within the geo-political zone. Today, it has trained about 3,000 in ICT alone over the period of two years.

One of the beneficiaries of the NEDC said the ICT training has helped in expanding her business.

Requirements for Dufil Graduate Trainee Scheme

Every year, Dufil Group rolls out its graduate trainee scheme for young Nigerian graduates across the country, making it available for brilliant and those who want to have a taste of how it feels like to work in a multi-national company, this year’s programme isn’t an exception. read more

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Ministry of Youths Opens Application Portal For Green Stimulus Programme, Here Are The Requirements

The Federal Ministry of Youth And Sports Development (FMYSD) has opened the application portal for Green Stimulus Programme for young Nigerians who want to embrace agrotech across the country

What is Green Stimulus?

The program is a part of the Economic Sustainability Programme of the APC-led government and implemented by FMYSD.

Green Stimulus is designed to develop a new breed of trained technicians with basic and advanced knowledge in renewable energy and smart agriculture.

The program is divided into two major areas:

  • Renewable energy
  • Smart agriculture
  • read more

    FG Launches I-Novate for Nigerian Youths

    Ministry Of Youth Launches i-Novate Application Portal, Here Is How To Register

    By February 14, innovative young Nigerians will be able to submit an application for the I-Novate and stand a chance to win N2,000,000

    The ministry of youth and sports made this known in a tweet that applicants with the best innovative business ideas will be receiving a whopping N2 million in cash to start up and continue in current business operations.

    Youth Programme: I-Novate

    Application date: February 14, 2021

    READ ALSOList Of 3 Job Options For Exited N-Power Beneficiaries

    Eligible Requirements:

  • You must be a Nigerian citizen
  • You must have a Bank Verification Number
  • Must have completed primary school education
  • Must be 18 years and above
  • read more

    Nigeria Youth Investmemnt Fund Support

    FG Disburses Over N165 Million To 239 NYIF Beneficiaries, Here Is How You Can Make The Next Batch

    Since the commencement of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund, the Federal Government has disbursed N165,700,000 loans to 239 NYIF beneficiaries.

    In a tweet, it said, “The Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF), being implemented by Ministry of Youth and Sport, has successfully completed its pilot disbursement of loans totalling N165,700,000 to 239 beneficiaries ahead of the processing of the over three million applications so far received.”

    If you applied for the NYIF, but yet to get feedback on your loan application? Don’t worry you can make the list of the second batch as we’ll be telling you what you need to do right.


    The idea was developed by the minister Sunday Dare and his team. The template was presented before the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in July 2020 in Abuja.


    What To Do If Your Loan Application Was Not Successful read more

    21K Emails Of Former N-Power Beneficiaries Updated On NEXIT Portal

    Did You Get This Error Message On NEXIT Portal? “The email entered is not a valid email of a beneficiary” Here Is How To Resolve The Problem

    “The email entered is not a valid email of a beneficiary. Please check and try again” is the error message on NEXIT portal one of our followers said he received while he was trying to sign up on the portal. read more

    Nigeria Youth Investmemnt Fund Support

    Phone Numbers of Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Officials

    The Federal Government has released the phone numbers of Nigeria Youth Investment Fund officials across the country (NYIF) in order to simplifying and resolve issues of applications.

    The six geopolitical phone numbers of NYIF agents were released for intending applicants to get call and more details on how to benefit from the programme.

    Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari released the contact details across the six geopolitical zones a few minutes ago on his Twitter page.

    Phone Numbers of Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Officials


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    How To WIN N1million In Access Bank AFF Accelerator Program 2021

    If you are innovative and have tech business ideas that can provide the needed solution, here is an opportunity to win N1,000,00 cash prize.

    Not just that, you also stand a chance to gains access to services and training worth $25,000.

    This is a grant you don’t want to miss!

    Application closing date: January 31, 2021

    Prize: N1,000,000

    Worth of Free Service: $25,000

    Who can apply: Anyone with tech start-ups with solutions

    Sponsors: Access Bank, Lagos State, and Africa Fintech Foundry

    Africa Fintech Foundry is a hub of innovation for tech investors and startups. It offers linkages for tech startups looking for funding and mentorships.

    What’s the programme about?

    The Africa Fintech Foundry  Accelerator Program supports fintech ideas in that provide solutions in the following areas: medtech, agritech, and healthtech


  • Cash prize of  N1 million
  • Access to partnerships with Accessbank and Lagos state
  • Access to $25,000 worth of services per startup
  • Connection with expert facilitators
  • Connection with investors for mentorship
  • 12 weeks formal and informal training
  • Opportunity to demo at AFF’s next conference
  • Access to discounted cloud services/ hardware and software subscriptions
  • Opportunity to work with Accessbank’s customers
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    SCAM ALERT! AssistNigeria.Org Is FAKE – FG

    The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has uncovered another fake portal using the name and logo of the ministry with the aim of defrauding job-seeking youths.

    The fake application portal with the domain name claimed to assist small business owners with funds.

    The ministry in a tweet warns Nigerians that is fake and isn’t affiliated to the ministry.

    A check on the portal shows that an online application form was uploaded for applicants to fill in their details including their full names, phone numbers passport photo, and bank account details.

    The 2-page website has no contact details not about us page, however, it uses the logo of the ministry of humanitarian affairs.

    Using logo of another body or person is one of the ploys used by online scammers known as Yahoo Boys in Nigeria.

    What promised

    The fake portal promised businesses and students financial assistance to boost their businesses so as to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Why you should be careful

    The brains behind the fake application portal are strategic. They launched the portal at a time millions of Nigerians are dare need of financial assistance.

    You are advised to steer clear of the portal and the ministry has distanced itself from it.

    What they are capable of doing read more

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    $25,000 Grant: See 91 Eligible Countries That Can Apply For UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund

    If you have a registered youth-led organization in the under-listed 91 countries with projects exclusively developed and executed by youth and for the benefit of youth here in Nigeria, here is an opportunity to stand a chance to win USD 25, 000 in seed funding.

    • Sponsor: United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC)
    • Application deadline: January 31, 2021
    • Who Can Apply: Registered youth-led organisations
    • Countries that can apply: 91 globally
    • Grant: USD 25, 000

    The Youth Solidarity Fund has been consistent since its promotion of youth-centred programmes every year by granting $25, 000 to such organisation to complement their efforts.

    The application which started late last year is still on and the UN Alliance of Civilizations is inviting youth-led organizations to apply for the Youth Solidarity Fund, which will award seed funding for the implementation of selected projects.

    Who can apply for the UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund?

    Youth-led organizations registered and/or operational in Nigeria or one of the 91 eligible countries;

    CAC-Registered youth-led organizations with projects entirely developed and managed by youth and for the benefit of youth in Nigeria or any of the underlisted countries.

    Eligible countries:

    Proposals must come from a coalition of youth organizations from these 91 countries:

    1. Nigeria
    2. Burkina Faso
    3. Burundi
    4. Republic of Cabo Verde
    5. Kingdom of Cambodia
    6. Cameroon
    7. Central African Republic
    8. Republic of Chad
    9. China
    10. Union of the Comoros
    11. Republic of the Congo
    12. Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
    13. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
    14. Democratic Republic of the Congo
    15. Republic of Djibouti
    16. Egypt
    17. Afghanistan
    18. Algeria
    19. Angola
    20. Armenia
    21. Azerbaijan
    22. Bangladesh
    23. Republic of Benin
    24. Kingdom of Bhutan
    25. Botswana
    26. India
    27. Republic of Indonesia
    28. Islamic Republic of Iran
    29. Republic of Iraq
    30. State of Israel
    31. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    32. Republic of Kazakhstan
    33. Kenya
    34. Kyrgyz Republic
    35. Lao People’s Democratic Republic
    36. Republic of Lebanon
    37. Republic of Equatorial Guinea
    38. State of Eritrea
    39. Kingdom of Eswatini
    40. Ethiopia
    41. Gabonese Republic
    42. Islamic Republic of the Gambia
    43. Georgia
    44. Ghana
    45. Republic of Guinea
    46. Republic of Guinea-Bissau
    47. Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
    48. Republic of the Niger
    49. Pakistan
    50. State of Palestine
    51. Philippines
    52. Rwanda
    53. Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
    54. Senegal
    55. Republic of Seychelles
    56. Sierra Leone
    57. Somalia
    58. South Africa
    59. South Sudan
    60. Sri Lanka
    61. Republic of Sudan
    62. Syrian Arab Republic
    63. Republic of Tajikistan
    64. Kingdom of Thailand
    65. Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
    66. Togo
    67. Tunisia
    68. Turkey
    69. Turkmenistan
    70. Uganda
    71. Tanzania
    72. Uzbekistan
    73. Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
    74. Yemen
    75. Kingdom of Lesotho
    76. Liberia
    77. Libya
    78. Madagascar
    79. Malawi
    80. Malaysia
    81. Republic of Maldives
    82. Mali
    83. Zambia
    84. Zimbabwe
    85. Mauritania
    86. Republic of Mauritius
    87. Mongolia
    88. Kingdom of Morocco
    89. Mozambique
    90. Myanmar
    91. Namibia

    Type of projects:

    Funding is provided for youth with outstanding projects with a fantastic plan which must focus on the following:

    1) The projects must support the implementation of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism by promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue as a prevention tool;

    2) The projects must support the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution

    3) They must support the implementation of the United Nations Comprehensive Response to COVID-19

    4) Projects must support the implementation of the UN Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech by addressing the issues and their impact on young people.

    5) Projects must support the implementation of the UN’s Plan of Action to Safeguard Religious Sites by promoting respect for other religions and cultures

    Other requirements for the Youth Solidarity Fund read more

    Tony Elumelu Foundation Application Process

    How To Apply For Tony Elumelu Foundation 2022

    Tony Elumelu Foundation 2022 application portal will open January 1 through March 31, 2022, organisers of the programme have said. Applications are submitted through TEFConnect, the digital networking hub for the African entrepreneurship ecosystem, created by the foundation.

    Sponsored by one of Africa’s biggest philanthropists Tony Elumelu, TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is open to entrepreneurs from across 54 Africa countries.

    In 2022 as usual, successful applicants will join the 15,847 existing beneficiaries, from 54 African countries, and receive business training, mentoring, a non-refundable $5,000 of seed capital and global networking opportunities.

    Goal of TEF

    TEF is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 young African entrepreneurs. It is to create millions of jobs and the revenue required for the sustainable development of the continent, implementing the philosophy of Africapitalism, which positions the private sector as the growth engine for Africa and emphasises the importance of creating social and economic wealth.

    Benefits of TEF:

    • Funding for your business and ideas
    • Exchange ideas with other innovative minds from across 54 African countries
    • Rub minds with a global shaker of business strategists
    • Get motivation from innovators who started like you and are now successful in their chosen field.
    • Be an employer of labour.

    Requirements for TEF 2022 application

    • Functional email address
    • To apply for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program you need to satisfy the under listed criteria:
    • You must be an entrepreneur or innovative mind of African origin
    • Sound business model
    • Make sure that your business idea has a company structure
    • You must be able to succinctly convince the selection committee about the market potential of your business; in doing this you must be able to say:
    • How big is the addressable market for your product or service?
    • How do you intend to generate revenue for your business?
    • What are the sources of revenue for your business? What are your value offerings? What is the price of these value offerings? And who will be paying for the value?
    • How to you intend to (or already do) market your products or services to your target market.
    • You must be able to list at least three of your competitors and what you intend to do differently from your competitors (that is what differentiates you from other existing businesses in your field)
    • Your current achievement in the business you’re doing, what your next milestone is, and tell TEF Selection Committee it’ll take you to reach it?
    • Is your business registered? This isn’t a must but it could play a vital role.

    Application Guide:

    Step 1: If you don’t already have an account, click “Sign Up” to get started, which can be found on the right-hand side of your device at:

    Step 2: Select your preferred language, available languages include English Language, French, Arabic, and Portuguese.

    Step 3: Fill other spaces: First name, Last Name (that is your surname, or your family name, or your spouse name if you’re a woman who has done a change of name after marriage). Make sure the names you filled are incoherent with your other backup documents.

    And click sign up.

    Step 4: A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you, please check your email to confirm your account and complete the signup process.

    Note: If the confirmation email is not in your inbox, please check the Spam folder (if you’re using Gmail) or your Junk folder (if you’re using Yahoomail).

    Step 5: Click “Proceed to Login”. Please don’t forget to select your preferred language each time you’re login in. It’s important to know the language you want to be served with.

    Step 6: You’ll automatically see the link to complete your application at your home page, click the link you’ll see “introduction”, read through and click “Proceed” at the bottom right hand side of the page to continue to fill your form.

    As you proceed, in section four of the form you’re required to select your most active social media, and insert the link to it, this is where it could be technical for some people to copy link of their social media.

    “Your social media accounts will be used for engagement with the Tony Elumelu Foundation when required”

    Don’t just write your name as your link because thousands of other people may be using the same name making it difficult to identify whom to connect with on the social media. Check below a quick guide on how to get your Facebook URL link and Twitter Link

    In section 5: Business Profile

    In getting out the best business profile check below for a guide:

    • you may speak of a personal experience, an issue you faced that led to your decision.
    • you may speak about an incident/position of leadership you held in a previous job.
    • you may speak about an innovation you created, or goal you attained.
    • focus on the core aspects of your business idea what you are making/selling; who it benefits.
    • What is new, exciting, innovative, different, uncommon, about your business/idea. How does it solve existing problems in a new way?
    • Why do people need the product or service you are providing?
    • What is the development stage of your business?

    Section 6:

    Continuation of your business profile: prepare for something like the following:

    1. Describe your current business or idea
    2. In more detail, describe your product or service
    • What is new, interesting or different about your product or service? (list 3 things)
    1. What problem does your product or service solve? (50 words)
    2. Which most accurately describes your product or service development stage?

    Section 7: Company Structure

    Complete other sections. The last section of 2022 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme Application is: Attestation i.e your referees.

    “This section asks about how you got to know about the programme, your ability to dedicate time to completing it, any past experience on similar programmes, as well as two references who will be contacted to vouch for you.”

    This is the last page

    Step 7: Click “Submit Admission” to finalise your application, but before you click submit application, you have the privilege to go through your application again to make correction.

    “Please note you can save your information at any point in the process and return to complete your saved application before the closing date : to complete your application

    “You can make changes to your application entries before you submit. After submission, you will not be able to make any modifications to your submission. All applications will be reviewed and selected applicants will be notified accordingly.”

    To go through your application again, click the application in your dashboard to go through your details, click the listed items one after the other to make correction if you have things to amend


    Log out and re-login again and click “Continue with application.”

    To check your filled application form, click “Application Archive”


    Disclaimer: The writer of this article isn’t a member of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the solutions provided here are based on the experience of the writer, who is also an applicant in the entrepreneurship programme.

    What are the next steps after submitting my form?

    Join the TEF forum, in your dashboard click “CLICK” forum. Better still, follow TEF on its social media channels to get breaking news and next steps after submitting your application.

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