Deadline: 30 June, 2022

Yiaga Africa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have opened applications for the Power of 18 Challenge.

The challenge is designed to build a community of young civic actors who are passionate about democracy.

Participants are to submit a civic project idea that must be innovative, creative, realistic, and aimed at mobilising 5,000 young people in their states.


  • Receive a grant of N1,000,000 to execute a project


  • Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Open to residents of Lagos, Benue, Yobe, Ogun, Ondo, Imo, Federal capital Terrory (FCT), Kebbi, Adamawa, Enugu, Sokoto and Zamfara

To enter and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Commonwealth Secretariat


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