Jayaike Ndu Wins 2019 Google Code-In Competition

Jayaike Ndu has emerged winner of the 2019 Google Code-In Competition – the first Nigerian and tied fifth African to achieve the feat since the inception of the competition 10 years ago.

Google Code-In is a competition for software developers between the ages of 13 and 17 years. Competitors have to work with an open source company and help improve their existing software. As at 2019, there were a total of 29 organisations in GC-I.

The 2019 Google Code-In started on December 2, 2019 about 6pm.

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Professor Olanike Kudirat Adeyemo Wins IARC Scientist Of The Year 2020 Award [Natural Sciences/Earth And Related Environmental Sciences Category]

Professor Olanike Kudirat Adeyemo has won the Scientist of the Year 2020 Award of the International Achievements Research Center (IARC) in the Natural Sciences/Earth and related Environmental Sciences competition category.

Professor Olanike Kudirat Adeyemo is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships), University of Ibadan.

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Winners Of 2020 ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW)

Winners have emerged from the 2020 ASME Innovation Showcase with three inventors from Nigeria and Nigeria emerging as regional winners.

The three winners are: MicroFuse Technologies [Nigeria] and Ecobora Company;  Inteco Kenya Ltd [Kenya].

The winners receive Ksh. 3 million ($30,000) in seed grants and receive technical support to help bring their design innovations to market.

The winners emerged after eight socially minded teams of inventors from Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt presented their design prototypes in a virtual event held between May 19-21 [2020].

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