APPLY: 2021 FG-Digital Nigeria Free Digital & Entrepreneurial Training For Nigerians (44 Courses)

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His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, launched the Digital Nigeria Programme as ‘one of Federal Government’s key initiatives that will empower innovators and entrepreneurs with skills required to thrive in our emerging digital economy.

The Digital Nigeria programme is a key component of the Digital Literacy and Skills Pillar of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) for a Digital Nigeria.

The training covers areas like Digital Literacy, Productivity Tools, Web Development, Cloud Computing Blockchain, Artmcial Intelligence, Big Data, Database Administration, Networking, Programming and Internet of Things.


  • Host: FG/ Microsoft 
  • Category: Training | Fellowships
  • Eligible Country: Nigeria 
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship 
  • Deadline: unspecified 


There is also training on soft skills like entrepreneurship, research, marketing, business and how to create excellent resumes.

The aim is to create digital entrepreneurs, develop skills for jobs and to foster innovation.

Course Stages

1. Basic Digital Skills2. Intermediate Digital Skills3. Advanced Digital Skills

4. Entrepreneurial Skills

5. Soft Skills

Basic Digital Skills

  • Work with Computers

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105. Create Digital Content

106. Collaborate and Manage Content Digitally

107. Digital Literacy Test

201. Microsoft Office 365

202. Microsoft Outlook

203. Microsoft SharePoint

204. Microsoft Teams

205. Microsoft Word

206. Microsoft PowerPoint

207. Microsoft Excel

Intermediate Digital Skills

101. Dev Ops Practices Principles

102. HTML5 and CSS3 Fundamentals Development for Absolute Beginners

103. Introduction To Data Science

104. JavaScript Fundamentals For Absolute Beginners

105. Software Development Fundamentals

Advanced Digital Skills

  • Data Series Analytics Big Data Hadoop On HDInsight
  • HTML5 Application Development
  • HTML5 Development Fundamentals
  • Imagine Cup Jr.
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Security
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Windows Operating System Fundamentals

Entrepreneurial Skills

101. Build Your Business

102. Creating my Business

103. Exploring the Market

104. Financial Risk and Goals

105. Developing Something to Sell

106. Researching the Market

107. Making the Sale

108. Reaching the potential customer

109. Managing My Business

110. Managing my Finance

111. Developing my Workforce

112. Financing my Business

113. Planning For The Unexpected

114. Expanding My Business

Soft Skills

  • How to find your dream
  • Resumes


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