National Youth Council of Nigeria



About Us

Mission and vision of the organization

  • Our mission is to support Nigerian youth in Europe through education, engagement, and advocacy. We aim to promote personal growth, community development, and social change while celebrating Nigerian culture.

  • Our goal is to empower Nigerian youth in Europe to lead positive change and contribute to the development of both their host countries and Nigeria, bridging cultures and making a lasting impact on the world.

Current Country Coordinators

Ambassador Yemi Soile
Ambassador Oludare Olusola Olowora (Deputy)
Ambassador Roland Omorodion Osah
Ambassador Micheal Otumun
Ambassador Oyediran Oyedayo
Ambassador Adekunle Badmus (Dr.)
Ambassador Ebhodaghe Joe
Ambassador Osas Otabor
Ambassador Owen Osakpolor Idemudia
Ambassador Mercy Osaigbovo
Ambassador Stanley Aghator
Ambassador Ijeoma Seidlitz
Ambassador Bright Owie

Amb. Collins Osazee Idahosa


Mrs Tarela Aghanti

AMB, Executive

UK Chapter

Mr Andrew Oyedola

Executive, Secretary


Miss Onyinye Nwachukwu


UK Chapter

Miss Mary Adeduro


Sweden Chapter

Mr Olusoji Samuel



Oludare Olusola Olowora

AMB, Executive

UK Chapter

Hon. Kennis Emeka Ugorji

AMB, Executive

Sweden Chapter

Mr Stanley Onyemechalu


UK Chapter

History And Background Of The NYCN

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) is an umbrella body for all youth organisations in Nigeria. It was established in 1964 with the aim of providing a platform for Nigerian youth to come together, discuss issues affecting them, and make recommendations to the government and other stakeholders on policies and programs that will benefit the Nigerian youth.

The NYCN comprises elected representatives from all 36 states in Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It also has a national executive council that oversees the affairs of the organisation at the national level.

The primary objectives of the NYCN include promoting the welfare and well-being of Nigerian youth, fostering national unity, and promoting youth participation in national development. The organisation also provides a forum for young people to express their opinions and voice their voices on issues affecting them.

The NYCN has been involved in various initiatives and projects aimed at empowering Nigerian youth and promoting their development. These include advocacy campaigns, skills acquisition programs, entrepreneurship training, and leadership development programs, among others.

Our Aims

To provide a common platform for all Youth structures for the advancement of the course of the Nigerian Youth through enhance social enlightenment, mobilisation and coordination, as a tool for complimenting the effort of government and other relevant stakeholders in the youth development

The Objectives Of The Youth Council Shall Be

Coordinate Activities

To coordinate all activities of the Nigerian Youth and voluntary youth organisations as apex and umbrella body and be the liaising structures between the Nigerian Youth Organizations and government at all levels

Study Problems

To study various problems confronting the youth of Nigeria and find means of alleviating them or providing legal assistance when required.

Development Programs

To be responsible for mobilizing Nigerian youth for participation in youth development programs in the European region and projects at both national and international levels.

Evaluate & Recommendations

To evaluate at the end of the year all programmes and activities coordinated by the AMBs of various member countries, Chapters in Europe, and their international bodies. The findings will be used to make recommendations to the federal Ministry of Youth Development in Nigeria when needed.

Training Grounds

To serve as training grounds for the Youth as partners in Governance and development, to government at all levels and the organised private sector in collaboration with the different agencies in the European region.

Promote Peace

To promote the bonds of peace and friendship among Nigerian Youth in Europe and their global counterparts.

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