2024 FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program Cohort 2 for young Nigerian MSMEs

The FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program is now welcoming applications, offering a golden opportunity to harness the untapped potential of Nigeria’s youth. At the core of this initiative is the collaboration between Wema Bank and the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Vice President’s Office, designed to equip young Nigerians with the skills and opportunities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world. This program is a comprehensive package aimed at fostering the diverse talents of our youth, aligning with their ambitions and the demands of the global market.


Wema Bank’s dedication to fostering sustainable growth and positive transformation in Nigeria shines through this program. It represents our faith in the young Nigerian population’s limitless capabilities. The FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program is a holistic platform that merges training, mentorship, and real-world entrepreneurial experiences. This initiative paves the way for a future where young Nigerians are empowered with the necessary tools, knowledge, and support to leave a lasting impact on the world. Beyond empowering entrepreneurs, the program offers career professionals custom pathways to refine their skills and excel in today’s digital-first work environment.


The essence of the FGN-ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program transcends a mere training course—it is a nurturing ecosystem aimed at sparking innovation, promoting growth, and ensuring success among the forthcoming wave of Nigerian entrepreneurs and professionals.

Table of Contents

  • Overview of the FGN/ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program
  • Advantages of Participating in the FGN/ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program
  • Eligibility Criteria for the FGN/ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program
  • Deadline for Application Submission
  • Guidelines on How to Apply

FGN/ALAT Digital Skillnovation Program Advantages

What to Anticipate from the Program

  • Virtual Training: Kickstart your journey with virtual training sessions to acquire sought-after technological, soft, and business management skills, tailored to your specific field.
  • Physical Training: Gain practical experience through hands-on training at our advanced digital hubs located nationwide.
  • Mentorship: Benefit from personalized mentorship with leading professionals and business moguls from Nigeria and beyond, upon completing the virtual and physical training.
  • Networking: Forge valuable connections with peers and industry stalwarts.
  • Internship Opportunities: Job seekers can pursue internships to apply their skills in real-world scenarios, enhancing their employability.
  • Market Access: Entrepreneurs will have the chance to present their offerings to potential customers via our e-commerce platform and at major trade fairs.
  • Funding Access: Entrepreneurs looking to scale can explore various financing options available.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Entrepreneurs: Offers include business incubation, funding access, mentorship, and market exposure.
  • Working Professionals: Provides employability and career advancement training, along with mentorship and networking.
  • Job Seekers: Opportunities for internships, training, mentorship, and building professional connections are available.

Application Deadline

To be announced.

How to Apply

Are you ready to take the next step towards your future? If you meet the qualifications, visit the Federal Government of Nigeria at to submit your application.


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