CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA PARTNERS WITH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA AND 29 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO IMPLEMENT GLOBAL MONEY WEEK 2017.In celebration of Global Money Week 2017, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  has declared March 30, 2017 Financial Literacy Day, on which MD/CEOs and top executives of 29 banks and financial institutions across the nation will visit over 800 schools in 36 states to teach financial literacy curriculum provided by Junior Achievement Nigeria. Over 80,000 students will be impacted through Junior Achievement Nigeria’s cutting-edge curriculum based on this year’s Global Money Week’s “Learn. Save. Earn” theme set to hold worldwide from Monday 27th March – Sunday 2nd April 2017.
The CBN initiative is managed by the Bankers Committee which works with Junior Achievement Nigeria to match banks to schools. “This is the fourth year we are implementing Financial Literacy Day in partnership with Junior Achievement Nigeria and we have seen the program improve and expand ea…
JA NIGERIA IMPACTS 500 STUDENTS FOR IWD 2017In commemoration of the 2017 International Women’s Day celebration themed “Be Bold For Change”, Junior Achievement Nigeria partnered with some of the nation’s most influential women to teach primary school pupils the fundamentals of financial literacy through the implementation of a Junior Achievement Nigeria program called - JA More Than Money.  The women taught at the Federal Housing Estate Primary School, Victoria Island Primary School, Awoyaya Primary School and Ansarudeen Primary School, on Wednesday March 8th, 2017, Lagos and schools in Abuja and Port-Harcourt. 
The International Women’s Day (IWD) is an event focused on a global platform that unifies tenacity and drives action for gender parity, while celebrating the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women.
Ms. Adaeze Oputa, Associate Director of Programs, for Junior Achievement Nigeria said  “International Women's Day means different things to different people…

To celebrate International Women's Day, Wednesday 8th, March, 2017, Junior Achievement Nigeria is partnering with some of Nigeria's most influential women to impact students through financial literacy. 


Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) was a key participant during innovation session of Social Media Week Lagos. The winners of the 2016  National Company of the Year Competition, Innovative Minds of Caro Favored College made a presentation of their invention on First Bank of Nigeria's Innovation Stage.

The Innovative Minds, Winners of #NCOY2016 making a presentation on First Bank of Nigeria's innovation stage.

Mrs. Obianuju Akanbi, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, First Bank of Nigeria, Mrs. Simi Nwogugu, Founder & Executive Director, JAN with Innovative Minds.

Mrs. Simi Nwogugu, Founder & Executive Director, JAN with Innovative Minds and Members of JAN Club, Caro Favored College

                    Some members of JAN Club, Caro Favored College at SMW Lagos


                  FOCUS: A VALID KEY TO SUCCESS!At midday Sunday 19th, February, 2017, all 50 participants of the Venture in Management Program (ViMP) 2017 arrived from different locations across Nigeria. The lead chaperon for the group, Mr. Adegbola Abiodun, Senior Programs Manager, JAN and other JAN staff were on ground to receive each percipient as they arrived.

On settling in, Ms. Adaeze Oputa, Associate Director, JAN gave a thorough introduction of JAN while Mr. Ifeanyi. Ajaebili, Marketing Manager, LBS gave a welcome address on behalf of the institution.  In the course of this session, participants shared their excitement and how privilege they feel for being a part of ViMP.

Later, Mrs. Rita Odion, Programs Manager and Mr. Titilade Adeniran trained the participants on JA more Than Money and JA Its My Biz in preparation for the CSR activity later in the week. The highlight of the day was the remark from ViMP Alumni Christina Olusile, Tax Analyst, KPMG and Samuel Adeoye, Intern, Ov…

JAN Awards Dinner.

JAN AWARDS DINNER –“PARTNERING TO DRIVE CHANGE” On Tuesday 13th December, 2016, all friends, partners, volunteers, trustees, alumni, and staff of Junior Achievement Nigeria were duly represented at the JAN Awards Dinner which held at the Landmark Event Centre Oniru Victoria Island, Lagos.
The dinner themed “Partnering to Drive Change” was an opportunity to honor individuals and organisations who have made outstanding contributions to JAN in the course of the year. The award categories and winners are:
·Most Supportive School – Caro Favoured School, Ajegunle, Lagos·Most Outstanding Teacher – Mr. Mark Okoh, Principal, Caro Favoured School, Ajegunle Lagos·Most Outstanding Alumni – Mr. Tunji Eleso, Managing Partner, Cc Hub·Most Involved Board Member – Stanbic IBTC·Longest Serving Board Member – Citi Bank·Most Supportive Board Member – First Bank of Nigeria·Best Implementation Partner – Africa Capital Alliance Foundation·Best Implementation Partner – Lagos Business School·Most Outstanding S…
Junior Achievement Nigeria in partnership with Citi Bank celebrates the 2016 World Savings Day with students of Government College, Marroco, Ikoyi and Government College, Waziri Ibrahim, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
The facilitators, Mr. Opeyemi Olomo,Treasury & Trade, CitiBank and Mrs. Lola Oyeka, Head Public Affairs, CitiBank educated the students in both schools about savings; why they need to save, what they should save, when they should save and where they should save. both sessions were interactive and students were able to share their their personal experiences on saving and shared personal reasons why they save. 
The reason for saving for most of them, is to help support their parents with their financial commitment to their education. Students also were  interested in the subject of saving for retirement and insurance.

Mr. Opeyemi Olomo, Treasury & Trade, CitiBank, Mr. Titilade Adeniran, Programs Officer, JA Nigeria w…