Our 2016 SIPA Fellow Adetoun Akitoye Inspires 1,000 Girls at the “Colour Your Future” Event in Lagos

“Every year in the world, 15 million girls are reported to enter into marriage before their 18th birthday ”. This was the opening remark of the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova on occasion of last year’s International Day of the Girl Child in Canada. According to a report by the World Bank Group released in … Continue reading Our 2016 SIPA Fellow Adetoun Akitoye Inspires 1,000 Girls at the “Colour Your Future” Event in Lagos

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Empowering and Inspiring Nigerian Youth & Teachers Through iLEAD

In September 2016, LEAP Africa revamped its youth leadership programme for public secondary school students, to the iLEAD Programme, in line with its mission to empower young African leaders by providing the skills and tools required for personal and community transformation. The YDTP curriculum which was solely designed to enhance the leadership skills of students … Continue reading Empowering and Inspiring Nigerian Youth & Teachers Through iLEAD

What The Google CEO’s Visit To Nigeria Means For Africa

In the last few months, three global tech giants have visited Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella; Facebook’s Founder, Mark Zuckerberg; and Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, have all set foot on Nigerian soil recently. Is Africa really becoming the future hub of global growth, as Zuckerberg asserted? There are many indications this … Continue reading What The Google CEO’s Visit To Nigeria Means For Africa