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

December 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 NewsCategoryDriving Factor 1Driving Factor 2Location:




1.NCS & NSCDC Win 2019 National Volleyball Premier LeagueSportsYes
2.Winners Of 2019 MTN Nigeria Academic Research And Development Innovative Challenge (ARDIC)Science and TechnologyTo enable local innovation and research through relevant support and technologies.Yes
3.‘Our Water Our Right Campaign’ Wins Transformative Cities 2019 People’s Choice AwardHealth & EnvironmentViable partnerships.Highlighting political practices and solutions that can serve as inspiration for others.Yes
4.Emmanuel Eze Wins 2019 ATAF Continental Tax Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationFiscal justice for Africa’s taxation and digital economy.Yes
5.Adesewa Adeniyi Wins 2019 Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo reveal how the capital market create a better future for all.Yes


Godwin Nwangele Wins 2020 Rhodes Scholarship For West AfricaEducation and InnovationAcademic excellence, moral force of character, commitment to service and the instinct to lead.Yes
7.Winners Of 2019 Chief Of Naval Staff Under-14 Boys And Under-17 Girls Football CompetitionSportsYes
8.Defence Industries Corporation Of Nigeria (DICON) Unveils ‘Ezugwu’Science and TechnologyTo carry out insertion and extraction of troops, assault, counter-terrorism, delivery of high fire power and urban warfare.Yes
9.Jolaosho Oluwatoroti Otokini Wins 2019 UBA Foundation National Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationSelf-beliefTo raise the educational standard in Nigeria.Yes
10.Victor Ayooluwa Babalola Emerges Best Graduating Student At University Of Uyo [2019]Education and InnovationFamily support.Yes
11.Ajakaiye Daniel Oluwatobi Emerges Best Graduating Student At Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) [2019]Education and InnovationYes
12.VocalScript: Nigeria’s First Indigenous Transcription Software LaunchedScience and TechnologyTo provide transcription, translation and closed-caption services to individuals as well as diverse business sectors.Yes
13.Bashir Umar, Murtala Aliyu Ibrahim, Kadiri Kehinde & Agba Jalingo Win 2019 Gani Fawehinmi Impact And Integrity AwardReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo encourage, promote and celebrate the uncommon principles of openness, honesty, accountability and transparency in both public and private spheres.Yes
14.Winners Of 2019 UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Pitch CompetitionScience and TechnologyTo build skilled, entrepreneurial and networked populations which will create jobs and address digital inequality.Yes
15.Ojo Taiye And Ope Adedeji Win 2019 Brittle Paper AwardsArt, Media and EntertainmentTo recognize the finest, original pieces of writing by Africans published online.Yes
16.Winners Of 2019 Wole Soyinka Center For Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ)Art, Media and EntertainmentYes
17.Winners Of 2019 Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA)Art, Media and EntertainmentYes
18.Sadjo Samuel And Rose Akuso Win Inaugural Ikogosi 10 Kilometers Marathon RaceSportsTo showcase talents and partner relevant private sector to develop the sports industry in Ekiti State.Yes
19.Winners Of CAMCAN Capital Market Awards 2018Business and EconomyTo reward companies for their outstanding performances in the 2018 financial year.Yes
20.Amina Mohammed Wins Inaugural Global Citizen World Leader AwardLeadership and DiplomacyAdvocating for and implemented policy changes that have improved the lives of those suffering the effects of poverty.Yes
21.Edo Cocoa FC Win 2019 Peter Obaseki Football TournamentSportsTo promote football as means of addressing youths restiveness in the locality.Yes
22.Samuel Miracle Wins 2019 World Chinese Bridge CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo solve Nigeria’s electricity challenge.Help of his teachers.Yes
23.Runcie Chidebe Awarded 2020 IVLP Alumni Award for Social Innovation And ChangeReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo improve cancer care and make health insurance mandatory.Yes
24.Taidob College Abeokuta Wins 2019 African Company Of The Year CompetitionBusiness and EconomyThrough the Gas Leakage Detector innovation, solve the problem of fire outbreaks due to gas leakages in homes, offices, and industries.Yes
25.Adesile Lawal Emerges Best Graduating Student At Federal University Of Technology Akure (FUTA) [2018/2019]Education and InnovationFaith in God, student support system and mentors.Yes
26.Winners Of CBN Sustainability Awards 2019Business and EconomyTo articulate and strategise on initiatives for economic development and specific growth imperatives of the financial system.Yes
27.Qataloog Wins Inaugural NCC Emerging Technologies CompetitionScience and TechnologyTo impact positively on the development of the telecommunications industry and supporting the growth of the nation’s economy.Yes
28.Globacom Wins Telecom Brand Of The Year At The 2019 World Branding AwardsBusiness and EconomyResourcefulness and commitment to innovation and service excellence.Yes
29.Dr. Adesina Akinwumi Wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) 2019 African Of The Year AwardLeadership and DiplomacyTo recognise the core values of a successful leader: strength, innovation, ingenuity, knowledge and foresight.To recognize remarkable leadership and salutes game changers of business on the continent for their continuing commitment to excellence, developing best practices and innovative strategies.Yes
30.FRIN Ibadan Win 16th RIGAN GamesSportsYes
31.Mezisashe Ojuba Wins 2019 Kangaroo Mathematics CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo groom gifted children in the country.Yes
32.David Adeyemi Emerges First Nigerian And African Appointee Of The World Student OrganisationLeadership and DiplomacyVersatility, sustainability, community development, security and environmental projects and innovations.


33.Winners Of 28th Diamond Award For Media Excellence (DAME)Art, Media and EntertainmentTo honor journalists who have distinguished themselves in different areas of the career to represent the best interest of Nigeria.Yes
34.Jessica Nwalozie Wins Vlisco Fashion Fund 2019 (Nigeria)Art, Media and EntertainmentCreative thought process (very artistic and thorough), fabric manipulation techniques and ability to play with shapes to create a 3D interpretation of her concept.To support emerging tailors and fashion designers in launching and strengthening their own fashion labels in West Africa.Yes


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