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

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

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 News Category Driving Factor 1 Driving Factor 2 Location:




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


Godwin Nwangele Wins 2020 Rhodes Scholarship For West Africa Education and Innovation Academic 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 Competition Sports Yes
8. Defence Industries Corporation Of Nigeria (DICON) Unveils ‘Ezugwu’ Science and Technology To 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 Competition Education and Innovation Self-belief To raise the educational standard in Nigeria. Yes
10. Victor Ayooluwa Babalola Emerges Best Graduating Student At University Of Uyo [2019] Education and Innovation Family support. Yes
11. Ajakaiye Daniel Oluwatobi Emerges Best Graduating Student At Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) [2019] Education and Innovation Yes
12. VocalScript: Nigeria’s First Indigenous Transcription Software Launched Science and Technology To 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 Award Religion, Social Values & Empowerment To 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 Competition Science and Technology To 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 Awards Art, Media and Entertainment To 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 Entertainment Yes
17. Winners Of 2019 Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA) Art, Media and Entertainment Yes
18. Sadjo Samuel And Rose Akuso Win Inaugural Ikogosi 10 Kilometers Marathon Race Sports To showcase talents and partner relevant private sector to develop the sports industry in Ekiti State. Yes
19. Winners Of CAMCAN Capital Market Awards 2018 Business and Economy To reward companies for their outstanding performances in the 2018 financial year. Yes
20. Amina Mohammed Wins Inaugural Global Citizen World Leader Award Leadership and Diplomacy Advocating 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 Tournament Sports To promote football as means of addressing youths restiveness in the locality. Yes
22. Samuel Miracle Wins 2019 World Chinese Bridge Competition Education and Innovation To solve Nigeria’s electricity challenge. Help of his teachers. Yes
23. Runcie Chidebe Awarded 2020 IVLP Alumni Award for Social Innovation And Change Religion, Social Values & Empowerment To improve cancer care and make health insurance mandatory. Yes
24. Taidob College Abeokuta Wins 2019 African Company Of The Year Competition Business and Economy Through 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 Innovation Faith in God, student support system and mentors. Yes
26. Winners Of CBN Sustainability Awards 2019 Business and Economy To articulate and strategise on initiatives for economic development and specific growth imperatives of the financial system. Yes
27. Qataloog Wins Inaugural NCC Emerging Technologies Competition Science and Technology To 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 Awards Business and Economy Resourcefulness and commitment to innovation and service excellence. Yes
29. Dr. Adesina Akinwumi Wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) 2019 African Of The Year Award Leadership and Diplomacy To 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 Games Sports Yes
31. Mezisashe Ojuba Wins 2019 Kangaroo Mathematics Competition Education and Innovation To groom gifted children in the country. Yes
32. David Adeyemi Emerges First Nigerian And African Appointee Of The World Student Organisation Leadership and Diplomacy Versatility, sustainability, community development, security and environmental projects and innovations.


33. Winners Of 28th Diamond Award For Media Excellence (DAME) Art, Media and Entertainment To 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 Entertainment Creative 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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