Ideals and Realities Youth Empowerment Foundation (IRYEF)

What We Do

Our Programmes

Civic Young

This programme teaches good governance and civic engagement as a way of preparing young in Nigeria for leadership and active citizenship..

Students Productive Life Initiative (SPLIN)

This programme is designed to give young people the desired clarity and a broader perspective…

I Need to Know- TeenzSummit

This is an annual Leadership summit which allows young people to meet, connect, learn and network with high profile individuals…

The “Equip the Future” radio series

This radio show discusses topical issues which targets teenagers and adolescents with timely information…


As the name suggests, Skill-Up is one of the hands-on programmes which helps young people develop competence…

Who We Are

About Us

Ideals and Realities Youth Empowerment Foundation (IRYEF), is a youth development organization dedicated to mentorship, capacity building, life skills development, and vocational training for vulnerable young people in Nigeria.

IRYEF is fueled by the desire to build a better future for the youths; through education, orientation, entrepreneurship and leadership values critical to personal and societal transformation. IRYEF primarily works with youth between the ages of 14-25, in Nigeria.

IRYEF exists to bridge the gap between the prospects of youths and achievement of the older class to ensure a sustainable future.

Since its inception in 2012, the foundation has created and implemented innovative human capital development solutions to facilitate the social, educational, and economic advancements of youths.

At the core of IRYEF activities is leadership development and Civic engagement.

What People Say


Their knowledge and value added services truly benefit the client!

Anna Fry

I have found Saturn to be a professional and dynamic group; it is a pleasure to do business with them.

Parker Robin

They are highly professional and work to find the best solutions for their clients

Jordan Ray

They are focused, interactive and professional. We find them to be true partners!

Isabelle Keith

I truly enjoy them as people also, which makes for a strong relationship that I hope will continue to grow.

Martin Doc

Our Team

Meet Our Team

IRYEF is blessed to have a company of amazing people who provide guidance, leadership, and vision for the organization.

Austine Okorodudu


Lucky Enakirerhi

Head of Operations

Franca A. Onodje

Head Programs &Training

The Blog


IRYEF exists to bridge the gap between the prospects of youths

and achievement of the older class to ensure a sustainable future.



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