Hauwa Ojeifo Wins 2020 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Changemaker Award

28-year-old Hauwa Ojeifo has won the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation changemaker award for 2020.

According to the Gates Foundation, the award celebrates an individual who has inspired change using personal experience or from a position of leadership.

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Winners Of British Council Creative Enterprise Support Programme [2020]

Five winners have emerged in the British Council’s Creative Enterprise Support Programme [2020].

The winners selected were: Cherish Ibeh of Cher Stunner; Vivian Ogbuagu of Handsmithen; Anthony Sule of Antoine Collections; Misan Atsemude of Omali Bridals and Mabel Sontan of Adire Biz Hub.

Each of the winners receive £2,000 each in grant funding and mentorship with key fashion industry players.

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Winners Of REEL Foundation 2020 Young Writers Challenge

Winners have emerged at the REEL Foundation maiden edition of the ‘Young Writers Challenge’ (YWC) in Lagos.

The Young Writers Challenge is a story writing competition, which was designed to provide an avenue for children aged 7-13 years across Nigeria to be resourcefully engaged outside the physical school environment with the goal to ignite imagination, ingenuity, promote, reward diligence and excellence.

It was on this backdrop that contestants were asked to write a story on how the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has impacted their life or people around them and what has been learned from the experience of staying at home.

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