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

April 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.Winners Of 2nd Aiteo Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) AwardsSportsYes
2.‘PositiveNaija Series 2018: The Love of Patriots’ PublishedReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo promote an objective, verifiable, refreshing and valuable sense of Nigerian self-worth, patriotism, nation building and impactful scholarship.To reliably document the positive progress excellence of Nigeria and Nigerians globally for the year 2018.Yes
3.Team Nigeria Emerge Victorious At 2019 ITTF World Junior Circuit Ghana OpenSportsTo gain valuable experience.Yes
4.University Of Ibadan & Covenant University In Inaugural UN SDGs RankingsReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentYes
5.Jane Onyinyechi Ogwo Emerges FUTO Best Graduating Student [2017/2018]Education and InnovationYes
6.Enwere-Kingsley Ikenna Wins 16th Annual National Mathematics Competition (ANMC)Education and InnovationTo encourage interest in mathematics.Yes
7.Medsaf Wins Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria Challenge 2019


Health & EnvironmentTo eradicate malaria.Yes
8.FBN Holdings Wins 2019 World Finance Best Corporate Governance In Nigeria AwardBusiness and EconomyYes
9.Tochukwu Ndukwe Wins 2018 Nigerian Mathematics Queen CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo stimulate enthusiasm in the learning of Mathematical Sciences among young Nigerian girls.Yes
10.Oluwaseyi Shorinola, Emmanuel Balogun & Rufus Akinyemi Win 2019 FLAIR Fellowship AwardHealth & EnvironmentTo address health and environmental problems for people living in African countries.Yes
11.Maryland Convent Wins 2019 Issyma Children Foundation CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo encourage students to learn innovative techniques to develop ideas.Yes
12.Winners Of 2nd National Media Shooting Workshop & CompetitionSportsTo gain fundamental knowledge about the shooting sport.Yes
13.Team Nigeria Emerge 3rd In Unilever Future Leaders League [2019]Science and TechnologyTo combat youth unemployment on the continent by equipping young people with the skills required in the workplace.Yes
14.Nigeria’s Blind Women Falcons Team Wins 2019 Africa Women Blind Football Exhibition GamesSportsTo promote our national blind football teams.Yes
15.Team Nigeria Wins 2019 All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT)SportsTo promote the sport of golf between West and Central African regions.Yes
16.Deborah Pam & Istifanos Peter Win 11th Ibadan City Marathon RaceSportsPersistence, endurance and patience.Yes
17.Uverineh Oghenefejiro Wins Inaugural Rejoice Alabi Writing Challenge For First Year Law Students


Education and InnovationTo identify and selectively mentor raw legal minds to raise a generation of purpose-driven young lawyers who will revolutionize the future of legal practice and nation building; and unleash maximum impact.Yes
18.Mercy Akide-Udoh Wins Regent University Athletic Coach Of The Year AwardSportsYes
19.Ibadan Excellers Win Little League Nigeria 2019 Baseball TournamentSportsUSA’s interest to share an aspect of American culture with Nigerian youths, their parents and coaches who share a similar passion for the baseball game.Yes
20.Folashade Salako Wins Inaugural SYTA Best Pharmacy Brain [2018-2019]Education and InnovationTo promote pharmacy as a profession in Nigeria by engaging tertiary health institutions in the country in the professional development of young pharmacists.To challenge students to become sound and to realise that there is reward for the hard work they put into their studies.Yes
21.United Nations Honors 140 Nigerian Peacekeepers Serving With MINUSMASecurity and LawFor courage and commitment to peacekeeping.Yes
22.Oduduru Divine Runs 2019 World Fastest Time In 100 & 200 Meters Michael Johnson InvitationalSportsYes
23.Nigeria Records First African Win At World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2019SportsYes
24.Team Nigeria Wins 2019 All Africa Senior Badminton ChampionshipsSportsYes
25.Sylvester Emeka Igboun Emerge Ufa’s All-time Leading Goalscorer [2019]SportsTo score as many goals and do better than past seasons.Yes
26.Chukwuebuka Enekwechi Sets New National Shot Put Record At 2019 IAAF Hammer Throw ChallengeSportsYes
27.Nigeria Customs Service Female Team Wins Zone 3 Africa Volleyball Club Championships 2019SportsTo improve the level of competitiveness of volleyball among clubs in the West African region.



28.Abiola Orimolade Sets New Record Emerging Most Outstanding MBA Student At USA’s Sul Ross State University [2019]Education and InnovationTo acquire in-depth training in business and management, in order to help take his emerging start-up brands to the next level.Yes
29.Emmanuel Gabriel Develops OBTranslate As ML/AI Assistance For Translating Over 2,000 African LanguagesScience and TechnologyTo break communication barriers in Africa.To create job opportunities for people.Yes
30.Martins Ifijeh, Olasumbo Modupe & Anthonia Obokor Win 2019 Nordica Media Merit AwardsArt, Media and EntertainmentTo promote excellence in fertility reporting.Yes
31.Habiba Muhammed & Yamusa Bello Emerge Best PhD Students At Universiti Teknologi MalaysiaEducation and InnovationYes
32.Nuhu Ibrahim Emerges Best Graduating Student At Ahmadu Bello University Zaria [2017/2018]Education and InnovationTo make the world a better place.Yes
33.Njoku Chidera Cynthia Emerge Overall Topper In Bachelor Of Pharmacy At Indian Subharti UniversityEducation and InnovationYes
34.Winners Of The Asian Banker Awards 2019 [West Africa]Business and Economy

35.Winners Of 2nd Nigerian Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs)Security and LawTo recognise and celebrate the excellent work companies, teams and individuals make across the security sector.Yes




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