Chinemelu Chibuike Emmanuel

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CHINEMELU CHIBUIKE EMMANUEL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 5

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“This would help in my goal which is to promote good and quality Education.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Yattiyr Scholarship Initiative

Yattiyr Scholarship Initiative promotes good academic virtues among indigent Nigerian students. They provide Scholarship to the less privileged, run mentorship programs and stand to advocate for quality education in the state and Country at large.

About the Millennium Fellow

Chinemelu Chibuike Emmanuel is a student of the University of Ilorin studying Medicine and Surgery and is in his 3rd Year. He is a member of Yattiyr Scholarship Initiative, an NGO aimed at fostering good academic resolution among indigent Nigerian students through mentorship, sponsorship, and advocacy.

Tijani Daniel

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT TIJANI DANIEL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 2

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“Being a Millennium fellow will give me a better opportunity to reach out a great number of youths in my country and also help my country reduce the annual rate of unemployment.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: PassionI.T

Passiono I.T aims to help youth who are into Cyber Crime and Examination Malpractice renounce it, through change of mindset, exposure to it consequences and encouraging them to acquire their Passion I.T skills, so as to do what they enjoy and become financially independent, excelling academically and professionally. I would be educating 500-1000 youths on how they can develop an excellent mindset towards their academics without depending on examination malpractice, also encouraging them to shun Cyber Crime with helping them to align their passions to necessary I.T skills they need. Through reaching out to community secondary schools, online campaign on youth into Cyber Crime, and radio stations to create awareness about cyber crime and its consequences.

About the Millennium Fellow

Daniel Tijani is a Mechanical Engineering student at University of Ilorin. He is a volunteer and also runs an NGO called PassionI.T aimed at Youth Development, and Empowering Youth into Cyber Crime and Examination Malpractice. Besides that, Daniel is currently the one of the Campus Directors for the Millennium Fellowship at the University of Ilorin, where he engage in mentorship, counselling and educating of youth. I was the Project Manager of Hult Prize 2018/2019 and also the Class Governor of over 700 Students on campus.

Connect with Daniel via Facebook, LinkedIn, & Twitter

Ariyo Abayomi Ayo

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ARIYO ABAYOMI AYO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 9 and UNAI 2

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“The Millennium Fellowship gives me the opportunity to learn from and network with other fellows, to apply global initiatives in providing local solutions, and to continue on a journey of personal growth, development and capacity building.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Standpoint

Standpoint will host monthly discussion forums for all registered participants projected at 100. Through this initiative, we will organize think-tank sessions exposing young people to new paradigm trends. Standpoint will organise 2 workshops for skill acquisition and training in selected fields.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ariyo Abayomi Ayo is a sixth-year medical student of the University of Ilorin. Abayomi is involved in leadership at various levels and in various capacities. Abayomi is passionate about making positive impact, capacity development and research communications especially in health care access, financing and management.

Grace Anuoluwa Abikoye

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT GRACE ANUOLUWA ABIKOYE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 3

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“This is an opportunity to work with brilliant minds. One way or the other our projects will help solve Nigeria's problems and extensively the world. I am glad to be one of the few change agents.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sponsor a Beske Child to School

Sponsor a Beske Child to School is aimed at sponsoring children within the ages of six and fifteen (majorly) who hawk, beg for alms and those who can not meet up with the financial demands of attending a school. The target location is Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria. The purpose of the project is to revive hope of a bright future in the lives of children by giving them basic education. My target is a hundred children. However, considering the challenges I have drafted at least thirty of these children will be under the roof of formal education in November.

About the Millennium Fellow

Grace Anuoluwa Abikoye is a 300 level student of the Agricultural Science at the University of Ilorin. Grace currently serves as the Academic Coordinator in her campus fellowship. Grace is an active member of the Investment Society in her school because society has been a platform of growth for her passion for finance. Grace is also passionate about good leadership and quality education as she understands that they are core strategies in reconstructing her country, Nigeria. She believes in God, hard work, smart work and the power of sacrifice in yielding great results.

Connect with Grace via LinkedIn, Facebook, & Instagram.

Isaac Oloruntimilehin

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ISAAC OLORUNTIMILEHIN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 11 and UNAI 9

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“I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow, because I have access to a great network and community of young people who are passionate about making positive and sustainable change in their communities and the world at large.

I want to contribute my quota in saving the city and enlightening other people on how to save the city, because cities are centres of activity and growth, and a greater population of the world live in cities. Thus, I want to promote and ensure a healthy, functional and pleasant environment, hence breeding economic and overall national growth in a sustainable manner.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Save the City

Save the City (STC) is an initiative to provide orientation, physical and online campaigns to urban/city dwellers in Lagos and Ilorin, Nigeria about promoting sustainable environmental practices, particularly through proper waste management strategies and encouraging a green economy/ reviving the importance on green/open spaces to battle atmospheric and environmental degradation.

In the next six months, we hope to impact about 10,000 individuals through our involvement, as well as partner with professionals and other organizational bodies to leverage on their knowledge to share insights and efficient measures towards achieving this goal on world sustainability phenomena in our community. Our goals include:

  1. Hosting meetings and talks with individuals in schools, both secondary and colleges in our vicinity for a start, through the help of professionals in the built industry as well as environmental protection related organizations. We would also try reaching out to sponsors in the first month it kicks off to get funds.

  2. Publishing a monthly publication about the city, its impacts on our lifestyle as city dwellers and how we can overcome the challenges that we face daily in the city. This publication will be released on social media, our website and it will feature professionals from diverse fields.

  3. Organizing a sensitization campaign about the negative practices of city dwellers.

  4. Collectively, targeting 500 people during the program.

About the Millennium Fellow

Isaac Oloruntimilehin is a fourth-year student at the University of Ilorin, studying Urban and Regional Planning. Isaac currently serves as the Vice President (training and development) at Wikimedia Fan Club, University of Ilorin. Isaac loves volunteering and has special interests in environmental sustainability, open-source education and human rights protection.

Connect with Isaac via LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter.

Ajayi Oreoluwa Martins

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT AJAYI OREOLUWA MARTINS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 11 and UNAI 9

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“Its a great privilege to be selected amongst the chosen few to create the Millennium Fellowship Cohort of 2019. I feel very excited and inspired to put my dreams to actions in ensuring I play my part in enabling my community develops itself. I look forward to learn from my colleagues and instructors to cause about the positive change needed in the world today.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Save the City

Save the City (STC) is an initiative to provide orientation, physical and online campaigns to urban/city dwellers in Lagos and Ilorin, Nigeria about promoting sustainable environmental practices, particularly through proper waste management strategies and encouraging a green economy/ reviving the importance on green/open spaces to battle atmospheric and environmental degradation.

In the next six months, we hope to impact about 10,000 individuals through our involvement, as well as partner with professionals and other organizational bodies to leverage on their knowledge to share insights and efficient measures towards achieving this goal on world sustainability phenomena in our community. Our goals include:

  1. Hosting meetings and talks with individuals in schools, both secondary and colleges in our vicinity for a start, through the help of professionals in the built industry as well as environmental protection related organizations. We would also try reaching out to sponsors in the first month it kicks off to get funds.

  2. Publishing a monthly publication about the city, its impacts on our lifestyle as city dwellers and how we can overcome the challenges that we face daily in the city. This publication will be released on social media, our website and it will feature professionals from diverse fields.

  3. Organizing a sensitization campaign about the negative practices of city dwellers.

  4. Collectively, targeting 500 people during the program.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ajayi Oreoluwa is presently a Year 3 student at the University of Ilorin, studying Urban and Regional Planning, with an interest in Environmental Sustainability and Inclusive Communities.
Ajayi is currently running an internship at Hob Consult; A physical development consultancy firm in Lagos, Nigeria.

He is presently the Commissioner for Special Duties at Wikipedia Fan Club, University of Ilorin.
He has a passion for environmentalism, climate action, sustainability, health, and personal development. He has an ability to understand big pictures and translate them into workable ideas, believing in teamwork, continuous learning, flexibility in patterns, creativity, and a possibility mindset.

Connect with Ajayi via LinkedIn, Facebook, & Twitter.

Pat Ashinze

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT PAT ASHINZE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 17 and UNAI 2

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“The Millennium Fellowship will give me leverage and attract more defining platforms. It will connect me with like minds and reduce the burden of forlorn dreams. I want to become a Millennium fellow because it will offer great chance to be part of something constructive, futuristic, platonic and civil in a fast devolving world.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Oculos Literary Society

Oculos Literary Society is a community. We are primarily operating on the WhatsApp space running our affairs under a virtual space as rightly exemplified by the Information and Technology advancements of our time (Social media). Oculos Literary Society is a collection of different versions of creative minds who long to bridge the knowledge gap, using literature as the bedrock of our artistic sojourn. It is Oculos, the blend of the wildest, the simplest, the most sophisticated, the finest, the most curious and the most tactile minds.

We discuss Politics, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Art, Health, Space science, Entertainment, Gossip and most important of all, we review literary works by our very own selves so as to become better writers, readers, and critics. We use ourselves to help ourselves.

About the Millennium Fellow

Pat Ashinze is a penultimate Medical student at The University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. He is an Igbo-Yoruba hybrid. Pat runs Oculos Literary Society, a community of different versions of creative minds who long to bridge the knowledge gap, using literature as the bedrock and beacon of their artistic sojourn.
Pat writes within the axial stream of prose, poetry, report writing, and whatnot. Writing is the only way he can talk without being interrupted. He has also intensively participated in enforcing reforms of Food Safety, Healthcare, Girl-child education and hygiene measures within rural communities courtesy of community health outreaches and campaigns as a student. He wants to solve problems in the best and noblest ways possible. He sees himself as a Creator of sorts using anything around to paint the universe in bright colours

Connect with Pat via LinkedIn & Twitter.

Esther Joanna Odekina

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ESTHER JOANNA ODEKINA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 5 and UNAI 6

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“Millennium Fellows is an opportunity to join minds, goals, dreams and passions together. I know I'm going to learn from these and at the same time, share my knowledge and passion with others”

Millennium Fellowship Project: I have a voice

I have a voice aims to focus on issues related to the children and women abuse. The aim of the project is to create an enormous awareness about abuse mostly sexual among children, driving them to speak up. We hope to have an organization established this semester.

About the Millennium Fellow

Esther Odekina is a fourth year medical student at the University of Ilorin teaching hospital. She is a vibrant and passionate lady though not one of many words. She is the present preclinical welfare secretary of FECAMDS, Unilorin chapter. She is also the Director of Programs of Ladies of Virtues. She is one to always speak how injustice is being served to abusers, how the abused are made to feel help. She aims to help the helpless and a speaker for those whose voice has not been heard.

Dada Oluwabunmi Theresa

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT DADA OLUWABUNMI THERESA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 3 and UNAI 3

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“I am excited to be a Millenium Fellow because many people especially poor people lack knowledge about how to promote their health and they lack access to basic health needs.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Community Health Foundation

Community Health Foundation aims to educate the public about health-related matters and healthy living, through health education, organizing health awareness programs and volunteerism at medical outreaches to schools and communities. This is in line with Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3) "Good health and well-being". The target of this project is to reach out to 500 people in different communities in Kwara state who can not afford basic health needs and to educate them on how to prevent and protect themselves against diseases.

About the Millennium Fellow

Dada Oluwabunmi Theresa is a Nigerian and a 4th year student of College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. She likes helping others and wishes to make a positive contribution to the world.

Connect with Dada via Facebook.

Habiba Olarinre Erinfolami

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT HABIBA OLARINRE ERINFOLAMI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 3 and UNAI 9

“I'm always super excited by whatever helps in my personal development. I applied for this program once in d past and I'm super glad that I am eventually chosen now. I believe this is one of the best platform to get to relate with wonderful youths with bright minds and learn from them. The fact that we'll also have to work together on certain projects excites me, to say the least and I am so eager to get right on the job with fellows from whom I can get beneficial knowledge and share mine too.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Community Health Foundation (CHF)

CHF is an organization geared towards identifying and proffering workable and sustainable solutions to the preventable causes of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria through community health needs survey, health educations, awareness campaigns and volunteerism at primary health centers. These activities are well in line with the achievement of the SDG3 which is to “Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages”.

Specific goals of this project are to reach out to 200 pregnant women and 400 children under the age of 5 in different communities in Ilorin, Kwara state with vital and life-saving health education while assessing the prevailing threat(s) to maternal and child health in the communities; Providing medical screening for common maternal and childhood diseases and making appropriate referrals.

About the Millennium Fellow

Habiba Erinfolami is a medical student of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. She is a highly innovative and resourceful humanitarian who quickly identifies and tries to resolve challenging health-related situations in local communities. Habiba is focused on implementing highly effective interventions to promote health and she volunteers in numerous medical outreach programs. She is currently the financial secretary of their student association where she introduced a startup initiative to promote entrepreneurship among he medical students as she is an entrepreneur herself; She is a baker who is also into organic agriculture.

Learn more about Habiba’s project on Instagram.

Mardhiyyah Motunrayo Salah

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MARDHIYYAH MOTUNRAYO SALAH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin l Ilorin, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 17 and UNAI 2

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“Everyone deserves an equal opportunity regardless of their personality type. Introverts however, are restricted on the networking aspect of opportunities due to their personality type. Being an introvert shouldn't limit anyone's chances. I am passionate about helping introverts like myself attain greater heights in communication.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Communicando

Communicando is a project aimed at helping introverts discover their inner champions and bring them out to play. By November 2020, we hope to have impacted at least 30 people to work with their talents.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mardhiyyah Salah is a 4th year medical student at the University of Ilorin. She has a passion for writing and likes to read. She is an introvert hoping to better her interpersonal relationships by improving her communication skills. She hopes to help other introverts achieve better communication.

Connect with Mardhiyyah via Instagram, Twitter, & LinkedIn.