Winners Of Jumia Travel Third Edition Nigeria Travel Awards

Winners have emerged at the third edition of the Nigeria Travel Awards organised by Jumia Travel at Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Managing Director of Jumia Travel Nigeria, Miss Omolara Adagunodo, said the award was organised to raise the service delivery bar in the Nigeria travel/hospitality industry, and encourage all hotels and airlines in the country to offer the highest quality of service to their customers. She also explained that the award was to recognise individuals and organisations within the country’s travel and tourism industry.

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Winners Of Startupper Of The Year Total Challenge [2018-2019]

Winners have emerged at the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in Nigeria, held at an official ceremony on February 13 [2019] at Oriental Hotel, Lagos.

The three winners of the Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in Nigeria selected by a jury of local experts are:

  • Ogunbanjo Olumide, AgroData Network: AgroData Network promotes organic farming via community-based beekeeping providing farmers with free beehives. The company deploys natural techniques to keep the bees within the ecosystem.
  • Obaoye Justus, Carido Automobiles Service Technology: Carido is an on-demand automobile service technology, which aggregates automobile maintenance demands through mobile devices and thereafter facilitates their fulfilment through select offline services performed by competent and vetted mechanics.
  • Ijir Aondosoo, My Waste My Energy: My Waste, My Energy converts rice husk waste to energy source and provides a sustainable form of domestic energy, reduces environmental degradation and deaths associated with respiratory diseases as Nigeria records 93,000 deaths annually due to smoke from firewood.

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Publiseer Wins 2019 Startup World Cup Nigeria Regional Competition

Publiseer has emerged winner of the 2019 Startup World Cup Nigeria Regional Competition, which took place at the Civic Hive in Lagos.

The Startup World Cup is global startup pitch competition, which is held by Silicon Valley based venture capital firm Fenox VC, with a $1 million investment prize. The global startup pitch competition offers entrepreneurship opportunities for early-stage startups around the world.

This year’s Nigerian regional finals had Passion Incubator as its exclusive regional partner. It had a pitch session with 10 early stage startups.

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