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APPLY: 2021 Federal Government Digital Literacy & Skill Workshop For Young Nigerians (Batch II)

The Federal Government Digital Literacy & Skill workshop  Program ensures that Nigerian youths are equipped with digital and life skills that can reduce the digital divide and foster economic growth by exposing them to digital tools and innovation that can redefine the future of their chosen career.


The programme is aimed at training about 540 youths from each state of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It is expected that about 20,000 Nigerians will benefit from the programme.

And implemented by Wootlab Innovations.

  • Hos: NITDA 
  • Category: Training | Fellowships
  • Eligible Country: Nigeria
  • Age: 16 – 40 Years 
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship | Empowerment 
  • Deadline: June 18, 2021
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TheThe National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in line Digital Literacy and Skills pillar of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria (NDEPS), is launching a nationwide Digital Literacy and Skills Programme training for Nigerians tagged the Digital States Initiative.

The Digital States initiative, designed as one of the implementation strategies of NDEPS, is aimed at equipping Nigerian youths with the necessary digital literacy skills that can facilitate Nigeria’s transition to the Digital Economy.

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Training Objectives

  • To empower youths with intermediate digital skills that will be needed to drive the digital economy transformation in Nigeria.
  • To empower youths with globally required and marketable skills to increase their employment opportunities.
  • To increase the number of industry-ready IT professionals in Nigeria


This training will cover residents in following states;

  • Katsina
  • Kaduna
  • Borno
  • Bauchi
  • Niger
  • Nasarawa
  • Ekiti
  • Oyo
  • Imo
  • Bayelsa
  • Abia

Training Areas

  • Digital Marketing

To improve sales of digital enterpreneurs in their new or already existing businesses.

  • Productivity Tools

To increase productivity of students and employees at school and work.

  • Content Creation

To enable creation of contents to promote online businesses especially on social media platforms.

Digital Skills Class Selection

Kindly select your preferred class based on your existing knowledge of digital skills, access to required work tools and your expectation from the training. Below is the description of training content to help you choose effectively.

IT Management of Productivity Tools – “Productivity tools” refers to the software that people use to create and produce documents, databases, charts, and graphs. For many organizations and corporations, this skill set is a necessity. Skills taught include; Microsoft 365 tools, communicate online. (Recommended for students, employees in the workforce, beginners in the use of digital tools)

Understanding Digital Marketing for Entrepreneurial skills – Skills taught include how to build your business, creating and exploring the market etc. (Recommended for business owners and entrepreneurs)

Basics of Content Creation and career development – Skills taught include CV writing skills, interview preparation, how to find your dream job etc. (Recommended for students and jobseekers)

You have a choice to select up to two classes. However, each student will be placed in one class. Each class has a limit capacity, therefore students will be placed on a first-come, first-serve basis.


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Method of Application

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Deadline: June 18, 2021

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