Federal Government Youth Empowerment Programs 2021: Steps to Partake

The Federal Government of Nigeria has, again, made available an opportunity for the youths through the Youth Empowerment Programmes 2021 to scale up skills acquisition and training in Agriculture related businesses, Tailoring and Fashion Design.

The Federal Government’s commitment to engage the youths received a boost with a planned sustainable livelihood skills acquisition and empowerment programme in various agriculture related business and tailoring/fashion; a programme initiated by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to cater for unemployed Youths in the 36 states of the Federation and the F.C.T.

FG Youth Empowerment Program 2021 | Program Objective

The main objective of this capacity building programme, as stated by the Ministry of Youth and Sport, is basically to reduce the rate of Youth unemployment, poverty and restiveness amongst others.

The Federal Government empowerment program 2021 in agric-related business, tailoring and fashion design is among the numerous #EmpowerNigerians2021 programmes designed for the youths. If you think you need to acquire these skills for free, then continue to learn about the details and how to participate.

Training Venues and Dates

  • Agriculture-related Business: The skills acquisition and training programme on Agriculture related business is scheduled to hold at the National Youth Development Centre, Shere Hills, Jos-Plateau state for participants from the Northern States (Venue 1): While Venue 11 will hold at the National Youth Development Centre, Owode-Egba, Ogun State for participants from the Southern States. This will last for 2 weeks- from February 7-February 21, 2021.
  • Tailoring and Fashion Design: For the training programme in Tailoring and Fashion Design, it will hold at the National Youth Development Centre, Ode-omu in Osun State and expectedly, will last for 3 weeks also-commencing February 7 to February 28, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participants in the Youth Empowerment Programs 2021 from the 36 states must be within the ages of 15-29; as defined by the National Youth Policy (2019-2023 revised edition).

How to Partake

Registration for the FG Youth Empowerment Program 2021 is done online or at the training venues. To participate, simply walk into the the designated venues to enrol. You may be required to present the following;

  • Two recent passport
  • A copy of National Identity Card or NIN enrolment card
  • A copy of utility bill
  • A business proposal
  • Guarantors form with passports (not required for grant)

NOTE: registration requirements may slightly vary depending on the training venue you choose.

See Also: How to Apply for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (for Individuals and Businesses)

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  1. IAM okwe Joshua am only son in my family am 21 year i got admission in imt but I don’t have money for the school and my family don’t have please if there is any link for the empowerment plse give me I really need please government help me am pushing wheel barrow of I will get the money

  2. I am NJOKU, REWARD W. a graduate of Polithenic Owerri, Imo State. (Management Option) I wish to apply as a Teach in this programme.
    my purpose is to ensure that we have a better youths tomorrow as I will whole hardheartedly impact good knowledge in them (peoples).

    Thanks for your anticipation.

    yours faithfully,

    Njoku, Reward W.

  3. I am ASOMEJI EZECHIKA i wish to apply for the post of teaching to enable me impact knowledge to the pupils. my purpose is to change narrative in educating the pupils.

    thanks you.

    yours faithfully,


    • I appreciate the programme and commend the federal government. I which to apply for investment fund. Please direct me; In the online, through which Link do I apply? I reside in Bayelsa state where is the office located?

      thanks for having the youths at hand.
      yours faithfully,
      Elorhor Benjamin.

  4. THANK GOD ALMIGHTY. should help, and let it be real, so that our country will be better for tomorrow; and it’s also good to help the Youth of a nation, because the Youth, are the power of every nation in the world.

  5. GOD ALMIGHTY. should help, and let it be real, so that our country will be better for tomorrow; and it’s also good to help the Youth of a nation, because the Youth, are the power of every nation in the world.

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