September 30th, 2019
National Youth EntrepreneurshipEmpowerment Summit 2.0
Abuja International Conference Centre, 11, Central Area, 900 Herbert Macaulay Way, Abuja, Nigeria
September 30, 2019

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To attend and participate in the Creative Art competition. 10 people will win 1 Million Naira each

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According to statistics, Nigeria is a country with a teeming youth population of over 40% within the age 18-35 years. The youth are a major resource base for not only development of national economic and financial prosperity but also for social changes. Hence the need to empower them to effectively contribute to National development through Creative Arts.

The maiden edition of NYEES was one of the activities that held for the year’s democracy day celebration on the 21st -23rd of May, 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja Nigeria. It featured entrepreneurship and empowerment seminars, plenary sessions, lectures, open forums, skills acquisition trainings and pitching of business ideas for start-up grants.

The Second edition is themed “Engaging the Creative Arts for National Development”.

Two high-level speakers have been carefully selected to inspire the youth on creativity and educate them on how to market their creative art for national development in line with the 9 government priority areas 2019-2023.

• Sustainable Economy
• Food Security & Exports
• Energy Sufficiency
• Transport & Infrastructure Development
• Entrepreneurship & Industrialization
• Education & Healthcare
• Poverty Reduction
• Anti-corruption
• Improve Security

“Next Level in Life and Business!

NYEES 2.0 Objectives

• Encourage Creativity and to create enabling environment where youth can showcase their creative abilities.
• Interface with top government officials responsible for youth intervention programs
• Youth Empowerment through Arts
• Encourage Entrepreneurship and birthing of new businesses
• Create enabling environment where budding entrepreneurs and start-up businesses can showcase creative innovative and viable designs that is a solution provider in the industry.
• Interface with top government officials responsible for youth intervention programs
• Provide them with soft grants as start-up capital

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To attend and participate in the Creative Art competition. 10 people will win 1 Million Naira each

NYEES 2.0 Host & Judges
Learn about our Host & Judges of the NYEE Summit.
MATILDA DUNCAN is an award winning name and brand with over 15 years experience on radio. She has worked with Rhythm 94.7fm as an On-Air Personality and is currently Programs Director at Classic FM Abuja.
CEO - House of Tara International
Tara Fela-Durotoye is a Nigerian Beauty Entrepreneur and lawyer. A pioneer in the bridal makeup profession in Nigeria, she launched the first bridal directory in 1999, set up international standard makeup studios and established the first makeup school in Nigeria.
Richard Mofe-Damijo, RMD as he is widely known and fondly referred to is the biggest male actor to come out of Nigeria in particular and Africa as a whole. He has starred in well over 60 movies and TV Series locally and internationally.
Founder and Chairman - Vodi Group
Seyi Adekunle (@seyivodi) is a Nigerian fashion businessman. He is the founder and chairman of Vodi Group, known for its chain of businesses.
Charles Okpaleke attended Kings College in Lagos where he graduated in 1999. He then proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus where he studied Medical Laboratory Science until 2005 when he obtained his Bachelor of Sciences degree. Between 2005 and 2006, Okpaleke landed a Housemanship Programme with the State House Clinic, Aso Rock, Abuja where he worked as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.
Naila Media
Nadine Ibrahim is a 25 year old filmmaker based in Nigeria. She has one goal – To tell compelling stories visually, imprinting her creative mark on each project she works on.
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