Dr. Maxwell AzukaMeju Wins 2019 Reginald Fessenden Award

Dr. Maxwell AzukaMeju, has been selected by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) headquartered in Tulsa, USA, for the 2019 Reginald Fessenden Award, one of the highest prizes in exploration geophysics.

A notification by the SEG 2018/2019 President, Robert Stewart, said the award was in recognition of the development of the current cross-gradient joint-inversion method, an invention now widely used in academia and various industries.

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Emmanuel Gabriel Develops OBTranslate As ML/AI Assistance For Translating Over 2,000 African Languages

41-year-old Emmanuel Gabriel, has developed OBTranslate – a global Machine learning (ML) / Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistance platform for over 2,000 African language translation.

According to the German-based Emmanuel Gabriel, being the first globally, OBTranslate is an online Common Admission Tool (CAT) for machine learning, AI platforms and neural network systems for over 2,000 African languages. He explained that the drive to expand the Nigerian, African ICT market, create jobs and help improve lives of people motivated him to come up with the innovation.

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Team Nigeria Emerge 3rd In Unilever Future Leaders League [2019]

Team Nigeria has emerged 3rd place winner in the final of the Unilever Future Leaders League held in London on April 13, 2019. This is the first-time Team Nigeria will be reaching the finals of the competition.

Out of 27 countries that participated in the finals which took place at the Hilton Towers, London, amongst the ten finalists were Team Nigeria, Team Bangladesh, Team Pakistan, Team Czech, Team Russia, Team Indonesia, Team Serbia, Team Brazil and Team Thailand.

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