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Indigenous Firm Gets $500m Funding for Nigerian Youth Project



In a bid to empower 70 million youths in the provision of affordable homes and mechanised agricultural businesses, the Nigerian Youth Project (NYP) has received a boost from a foreign investor, HP Kapital to the tune of $500 million.

While unveiling the partnership, Chairman, FHT Ventures Plc, the initiator of the program, Olubunmi Adewa-Faboro said the project will commence January 27, 2022 with foundation laying ceremony.

Conceived by an indigenous company, FHT Ventures Plc, a real estate firm based in Abuja, Nigeria, over a year ago, floated the project, promoted along with overseas partners, seeking to bring investors from all over the world, to explore Nigerian potential and provision of mortgage based affordable homes, and agriculture using the country’s 70 million youths.

Apart from HP Kapital, Adewa-Faboro, said a partner has also joined from the Middle East in the name of Omene Group, adding that a local partner, Possibility Specialists Global Resources, had also been admitted to the project with FHT Ventures ceding 10 percent of its shares to new local partner.

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Flanked by Prof. Mary Nwoye, a Consultant for the project, Mr. Egona Abraham, the Lead of Possibility Specialists Global Resources, among other representatives, Adewa-Faboro disclosed that a comprehensive documentary is being put in place to further highlight the profiles and achievements of the all the partners.

“We are happy to announce to the whole world that we have made a presentation to the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and they are positive in encouraging this project.

“This partnership is unique in the sense that our overseas partners who are going us on this project will have the rest of mind that despite the security challenges in the country, they will be protected. And that the foreign direct investments they are bringing into this country will be such that they will be able to repatriate their profit without any hitch.”


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