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2021 Active Citizen Fellowship for Young Leaders in Nigeria (Cohort 2)

Deadline: October 17, 2021

The Active Citizen Fellowship is a rigorous hands-on learning program designed for young leaders in Nigeria who have demonstrated passion and commitment in the past to promote democracy and/or improve the quality of life in their communities through their initiatives. The fellowship offers opportunities for the fellows to learn from skilled and experienced industry experts on how to deepen their impact.


A. If you are not more than 35 years of age.

B. You run a registered nonprofit organization or social enterprise in Nigeria.

C. You can dedicate two hours weekly for online training, and you have access to a computer with a webcam and good internet connection.


A Fellows will have the opportunity to learn from highly experienced industry experts.

B. They will spend time carrying out real-life active citizen activities based on what they have learnt. 

C. All selected participants will be given premium access to for one year, worth N15,000, to run their campaigns and mobilize citizens for support. But only participants who graduate from the learning phase will be awarded a certificate of completion and added to the life-long learning community of fellows.


Written by Taiwo Afolayan

Taiwo is a multinational award-winning Art & IT Consultant and a Certified Management Consultant. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Fashionistar Africa, Co-Founder of Argitech Limited, and an SDGs Advocate. He has over 10 years of experience in journalism, digital artistry, analytics, and photography. He enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and cycling.

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