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The NGYouthSDGs/Oxfam Nigeria International Youth Day Innovation Challenge

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The NGYouthSDGs/Oxfam Nigeria International Youth Day Innovation Challenge

This year, the United Nation’s International Youth Day 2020 is focused on “Youth Engagement for Global Action” and explores medium engage youth from the local level to the global level. There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a serious challenge but it has also presented an opportunity, notably for several young people in Nigeria and Africa develop innovative solutions; adopt creative mechanism and rebranded to meet the numerous needs of their peers which in these situations have helped place their communities ahead of the curve, improving processes and providing lifesaving systems.

Purpose

  • Build stories of resilience and societal impact from the social enterprises
  • Identify viable and sustainable social enterprises based on a new potential solution that can address gaps in the Innovation Challenge
  • Connect solutions and founders to funding, mentorship and long term engagement with NGYouthSDGs, Oxfam and our partners
  • Build entrepreneurial experience and connections to propel change makers on the journey to the next level.
  • Support and empower youth-led social enterprises and entrepreneurs in improving the lives of vulnerable communities and building back better

Focused Areas

Agriculture / AgriTech, Information Technology (IT), Renewable Energy, Education, Health, Gender Equality, Inequalities and Waste Recycling

Eligibility

  • Young persons between the age of 17 – 35
  • Leads (team member of) a social enterprise(Female-led Enterprise are encouraged to apply)
  • Already implementing your idea within the past 1 year(Proof of concept)

Evaluation Criteria

  • Innovation
  • Problem-solving/Meeting an identified need
  • Impact
  • Scalability & growth potential

How To Enter

To enter the challenge:

  • Make a video pitch explaining your social enterprise (video should be maximum of 2 minutes)
  • Post on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #IYDInnovationChallenge #IYD2020 and tag @NGYouthSDGs and @OxfamInNigeria

Prize

The top 3 winners will be selected by a team of judges from NGYouthSDGs and Oxfam and awarded a total of 300,000 (Naira). Enterprise & Impact stories of top 3 finalists will be documented via a video series and also published on NGYouthSDGs and Oxfam Nigeria platforms.

Duration

The NGYouthSDGs and Oxfam Nigeria International Youth Day Innovation Challenge 2020 (#IYDInnovationChallenge) will be open from July 27 – August 9, 2020.

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Ramat Polytechnic Admission List For 2020/2021

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Ramat Polytechnic Admission List For 2020/2021

The management of the Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri has released the list of candidates offered provisional admission into its National Diploma (ND) full-time programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Ramat Polytechnic admission list for the National Diploma (ND) full-time for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Candidates that applied for admission into the Ramat Polytechnic ND full-time programmes can now check their admission status online.

How to Check Ramat Polytechnic Admission List

  1. Go to RAMAT poly website at https://ramatpoly.net/
  2. Locate and click the Admission link on the top of the page
  3. Enter your JAMB registration number in the required column
  4. Finally, click on the Check button to access your Ramat Poly admission status.

Successfully admitted candidates are advised to:

  • Login to their JAMB Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) and ACCEPT or REJECT their admission.
  • Print their JAMB admission letter after accepting the admission.
  • Print their original JAMB result slip (this comes with passport photography affixed to it).
  • Apply for a change of course on the JAMB Portal in case they are offered courses different from the ones they initially applied for.

OR

Check their admission status on the JAMB admission status checking portal by following the procedure outlined below:

  1. Go to the JAMB admission portal at https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility_/.
  2. Login to your Jamb profile with your username and password.
  3. Scroll down then locate and click the ‘Check Admission Status‘ tab.
  4. Select your Exam year and enter your registration number in the required column.
  5. Finally, click on ‘Check Admission Status‘ to access your RAMAT Poly admission status.

Congratulations to all the candidates that made it to Ramat Poly admission list for the 2020/2021 academic session.

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