Applications are now open for the FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program. In today’s fast-evolving world, the potential of our youth remains one of our greatest assets, and nurturing this potential is at the heart of the FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program. This comprehensive initiative, born of a strategic partnership between Wema Bank and the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Office of the Vice President, aims to provide our young minds with a diverse set of skills and opportunities tailored to their specific aspirations and market realities.

Furthermore, this program underscores Wema Bank’s commitment to driving positive change and sustainable development in Nigeria. It’s a testament to our belief in the boundless potential of the Nigerian youth. By creating a platform that seamlessly blends training, mentorship, and practical entrepreneurial experiences, we are building bridges to a future where every young Nigerian has the tools, knowledge, and support to make their mark in the world. In addition to empowering young entrepreneurs, the program also caters to career-driven professionals, offering them tailored pathways to sharpen their skills and navigate the complexities of the modern, digital-oriented workplace with confidence and competence.

At its core, the FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program is more than just a training initiative – it’s a comprehensive ecosystem designed to foster innovation, growth, and success, shaping the next generation of Nigerian entrepreneurs and professionals


What do I Expect in the Program

  • Virtual Training: The program will begin with virtual training sessions designed to equip you with in-demand tech skills, soft skills, and business management skills, depending on your chosen track or category.
  • Hands-on Physical Training: You will also have the opportunity to experience hands-on physical training at our state-of-the-art digital hubs spread across the country.
  • Mentorship: Those who complete the virtual and physical training will also be able to have one-on-one mentorship opportunity with top professionals and business leaders from Nigeria and around the world.
  • Networking: You can connect with fellow participants and industry leaders to build valuable relationships.
  • Internship Placements: If you are a jobseeker, you can explore internship opportunities to gain practical experience and further enhance your skills in a real-world work setting.
  • Access to Market: Active and aspiring business owners taking part in the program can also showcase their products and services to their target audience, through our e-commerce platform and exhibition slots in major international and local trade fairs and exhibitions.
  • Access to Finance: Entrepreneurs can tap into various funding opportunities to unlock the growth and scalability of their businesses.


  • Entrepreneurs (Business owners and aspiring business owners): Business incubation, access to funding (grants, equity investment, and soft loans), business mentorship, and access to market opportunities.
  • Working-Class Professionals: Employability training, career leadership training, industry-specific career mentorship, and networking opportunities.
  • Job Seekers: Internship placements, employability training, career mentorship, and networking opportunities

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