Factors Driving The Positive Progress And Excellence Of Nigeria And Nigerians Globally In 2019

Recently updated on December 22nd, 2020 at 04:34 pm

November 2019 – Geographical matching and identification of driving factors of the positive progress and excellence of Nigeria and Nigerians

*We have noted ‘the courage and drive for distinction’ of Nigeria and Nigerians as fundamental factors of all positive progress achieved.

No. Titles of Positive News Category Driving Factor 1 Driving Factor 2 Location:




1. Team Nigeria Wins 2019 ITTF West Africa Challenge [Women – Tennis Single] Sports To create more awareness of sports among West African countries. Yes
2. Rivers Angels Win 2019 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) Super 4 Title Sports To promote active sports and fitness among women in Nigeria. Yes
3. Osahon Enabulele Becomes First Nigerian To Head The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) Health & Environment To assist and strengthen national medical associations of countries within Commonwealth. To improve health and human rights. Yes
4. Follow The Money Wins Council Of Europe Democracy Innovation Award 2019 Religion, Social Values & Empowerment To encourage initiatives focused on accountability of democratic engagements. Yes
5. Divine Football Club Wins 2019 General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army Youth Football Competition Sports Yes
6. Ikechukwu Wilson Nweke Wins 2019 BBC News Pidgin Essay Competition Art, Media and Entertainment To motivate people all over West and Central Africa to write more in pidgin language. Yes
7. Offey Volleyball Club Of Akure & Sonmfo Volleyball Club Of Abuja Win 2019 Legacy Volleyball Championship Sports To create awareness and development of volleyball in Nigeria. To discover more talents. Yes
8. Crop2Cash Wins 2019 Seedstars Lagos Pitch Event Science and Technology To promote, connect and invest in emerging market startups. Yes
9. Genevieve Njoku Wins Veteran Category Of The 2019 Lagos Women Run Sports To promote active sports in Lagos, Nigeria. Yes
10. Michael Enehizena & Oghenero Ologe Win 2019 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Quiz Education and Innovation To inspire enthusiasm in the study of mathematics. Yes
11. Ofure Mary Ebhomielen Emerges Best Graduating Student At University Of Ibadan [2019] Education and Innovation Yes
12. Temie Giwa-Tobsun Wins 2019 African Netprenuer Prize Business and Economy To identify African entrepreneur heroes. Yes
13. Chinasa Ukandu Wins 2019 Future Stars Coaching Programme Sports To celebrate the positive impact that grassroots youth coaches have on their communities. Yes
14. Team Nigeria Emerge Winner At 2019 Atoms For Africa Youth Video Competition Science and Technology To find solutions and social development in Africa through the use of innovative nuclear technologies. Yes
15. Mayowa Mubashir Abiru Emerges Overall Best Graduating Student For The 2019 Set In The Nigerian Law School Education and Innovation Yes
16. Abibat Owolabi Emerges Best Graduating Master’s Student At University Of Ibadan [2019] Education and Innovation Yes
17. Winners Emerge At 2019 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards Science and Technology To celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa. To encourage startup businesses and young people. Yes
18. Oluwatobi Ojo Wins 2019 NNPC National Science Quiz Competition Education and Innovation To contribute to an effective talent recognition and management. Supportive teachers and parents. Yes
19. Team Topez Farms Win Hult Prize UNIPORT On Campus Challenge 2020 Business and Economy To link smallholder farmers directly to the urban markets (both individual and industrial consumers). To solve the most pressing issues with viable business ideas. Yes
20. Sodiq Taiwo And Rofiat Abdulazeez Win 2019 Prime Atlantic National Open Squash Senior And Under-16 Championship


Sports The belief that Nigeria has a future in squash. Yes
21. Gidi Giants Win Inaugural Temple Jam Basketball Championship Sports Yes
22. Hello Tractor Wins 2019 Bosch Africa Smart Mobility Competition Business and Economy Through technology, to offer smarter, better-maintained, and profitable tractors to farmers. To connect tractor owners and smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. Yes
23. Chidiogo Jane Onoh Wins 2019 BPE Essay Competition Education and Innovation Yes
24. Olabisi Joseph Emerges First Female President Of The Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) Sports Yes
25. Chika Ofili Awarded 2019 TrueLittle Hero Award Education and Innovation To recognize and celebrate marveling achievements of children and young people who are still under the age of 17 years in the United Kingdom. Yes
26. Winners Of 2019 Nigerian Sports Award Sports To celebrate sport men and women, sport writers and sport administrators who have worked hard in the year in view. Yes
27. Mercy Bankole And Funmilola Fagbola Win 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Program Awards Science and Technology To research on ‘Healing open wounds faster and better thanks to a nanocomposite.’ To research on ‘Detecting misinformation with proof and deep learning models, and nature-inspired algorithms.’ Yes
28. Winners Of 2019 Chris Ikomi Memorial Essay Competition Education and Innovation To honour the late Chris Ikomi. To encourage young scholars to exercise their fertile minds to new technology in the quest to develop Nigeria. Yes
29. Jerry Mallo Unveils First Made In Nigeria Carbon Fiber Sports Car Science and Technology Availability of all the required resources and raw materials needed. Yes
30. Chiamaka Nnadozie Named IFFHS Best Goalkeeper In Africa [2019] Sports Yes
31. Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) Performs 47th Successful Kidney Transplant Health & Environment To encourage affordable kidney transplants. Effective collaboration by many professionals. Yes
32. Team AirSync Win Hult Prize OAU On Campus Challenge 2020 Education and Innovation To speedily detect oil spillage, leakage and vandalism within three kilometer (3 km) range and 5,000 feet (ft) above the ground. Yes
33. OAU Wins 2019 CFA Society Nigeria Ethics Challenge Religion, Social Values & Empowerment To increase students’ awareness of the ethical dilemmas and issues they might face when they enter the investment management industry. An eye for details to look beyond the surface. Yes
34. Octave Analytics Wins Inaugural Zenith Bank Hackathon ‘Zenathon’ Science and Technology Yes
35. Marylove Edwards And Canice Abua Win NTF International Junior Championship Sports Yes


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