Egbe Joy, Derick Nwasor And Oghale Yome Win ROSATOM Atoms For Africa Competition

Egbe Joy, Derick Nwasor and Oghale Yome have emerged winners of the ROSATOM Atoms For Africa Competition.

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation, ROSATOM, says it has acquainted three Nigerian youths with its leading institutions for nuclear research.

The company, in a statement on the 14th of January [2020], said the ROSATOM Atoms For Africa Competition was in-line with its efforts to inspire and raise the next generation of nuclear energy technology experts in Nigeria.

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Qataloog Wins Inaugural NCC Emerging Technologies Competition

Qataloog has emerged winner of the maiden edition of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Emerging Technologies competition.

Qataloog’s learning content distribution solution emerged the best from a list of 21 tech innovators from across the country that pitched their ideas/projects.

Lagos-based startup Qataloog’s innovation won three million Naira for emerging champion. The first runner-up, Enugu-based WICRYPT with its Wifi Hotspot Sharing solution won two (2) million Naira. The second runner-up, Kano-based Phaheem Pharmaceuticals Limited with its footfall energy resource got one million Naira from NCC.

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Octave Analytics Wins Inaugural Zenith Bank Hackathon ‘Zenathon’

Octave Analytics has emerged the overall winner of the Zenith Bank inaugural hackathon ‘Zenathon’.

Zenith Tech Fair, which held on November 27, 2019, at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos, convened over 2,000 participants and 50 exhibitors, including Mercedes Benz, Microsoft and IBM, who showcased leading technology innovation across different spheres of life. The tech conference was themed “Future Forward”.

Zenith Bank gave the 10 finalists of its inaugural hackathon up to $77,000 (₦28 million) grant funding, making it the highest prize-money of any bank-organized hackathon in Nigeria.

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