Wecyclers Wins 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize

Wecyclers, a Lagos-Based waste recycling company, has won the 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize worth €200,000 (104 million) for its development work in Africa.

According to Herve Lisoir, Coordinator Africa and Developing countries, King Baudouin Foundation:

“We selected Wecyclers because we know that waste management is an issue for Lagos, Africa and Europe. We celebrate your innovation, perseverance and keeping it real.”

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Aroloye Numbere Wins World Championship 2018 In Environmental Sciences (Precipitation)

Dr. Aroloye Numbere has won the World Championship 2018 in Environmental Sciences (Precipitation) out of over 85 countries.

The purpose of the award is to identify brilliant scientists and academicians around the world through the World Championship. The World Championship is organised by International Agency for Standards and Ratings  (IARS) at international level.

According to the award organisers, Dr. Aroloye Numbere plays a vital role in advancement of scientific knowledge in Environmental Sciences (Precipitation).

His research article emerged winner among 5897 nominations from 86 countries, screened for the World Championship 2018 in Environmental Sciences (Precipitation). Dr. Aroloye Numbere lectures at the Department of Animal and Environmental Biology at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

World Championship 2018 in Environmental Sciences (Precipitation) acknowledges the outstanding international contributions and the winner(s) is selected based on international meritorious competition.

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Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi Emerge 2019 Commonwealth Young Person Of The Year

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has won the overall prize of the 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, in recognition of her efforts to end sexual violence at a ceremony at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in London.

She also emerged the Commonwealth Youth Awards regional winner for Africa and Europe, with her project focus on Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality.

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi and three other exceptional young people from India, the Solomon Islands and Saint Lucia also won prizes and received a £12,000 grant for their innovative projects.

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