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

May 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.Jeremiah Adedoyin Wins 2019 National Mathematics CompetitionEducation and InnovationFocused min on gold and nothing less.To identify, encourage and recommend the departments in our Nigerian university system that are outstanding in the teaching and learning of mathematics.Yes
2.Follow The Money Wins United Nations SDG Mobiliser Of The Year Award 2019Religion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo improve government accountability in Nigerian rural communities.Yes
3.Dr. Maxwell AzukaMeju Wins 2019 Reginald Fessenden AwardScience and TechnologyDevelopment of the current method of cross-gradient joint-inversion.Yes
4.Emediong Udnak Uko Exhibits At The Cyprus Modern Art MuseumArt, Media and EntertainmentTo preserve a culture of peace and creativity.Yes
5.Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II Appointed UN SDGs AdvocateReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo raise awareness, inspire greater ambition, and push for faster action on sustainability.Yes
6.Gazali Tanimu Emerge Best Graduating PhD Student At King Fahad University, Saudi Arabia [2018/2019]Education and InnovationYes
7.Ekele Franklin Emerges Overall Best Candidate In The 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)Education and InnovationTo acquire tertiary educationYes
8.Peter Genger Wins 2019 Nahlah Ayed Prize For Student Leadership And Global CitizenshipReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo keep serving with sincere concern for humanity.Yes
9.Ejowvokoghene Divine Oduduru Sets 100 Meters Record At Big 12 Outdoor Championships [2019]SportsYes
10.Ridwan Ola-Gbadamosi And Karen Nneka Enumah Emerge LASU Best Graduating Students [2017/2018]Education and InnovationTo proffer sustainable and pragmatic solution.Yes
11.Dupe Ademola-Popoola Develops Blindness Detection Kits – TELVIS & Vision SaveHealth & EnvironmentTo bridge the gap between the town and the community.Yes
12.Farmcrowdy Group Wins UNIDO International Award 2019 On Disruptive Innovation In Agribusiness TechnologyScience and TechnologyTo empower rural farmers.Yes
13.Nigeria Super Falcons Win 2019 WAFU Women Cup TournamentSportsYes
14.FUTA Emerges Best Institution At 2019 National Statistics CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo rekindle the dwindling interest of students in statistics as a course and as a future career prospect.To improve communication and knowledge in certain difficulty areas of statistics.Yes
15.Oluseyi Awojulugbe Wins 2019 APO Group Invitation PrizeArt, Media and EntertainmentTo stimulate the growth of the journalism industry in Africa.Yes
16.Scope FC Of Lagos Wins Maiden Trophy Five-A-Side TournamentSportsTo contribute to grassroot football development.Yes
17.Caleb University Wins 4th Inter-tertiary Institutions Debate And Public Speaking CompetitionEducation and InnovationYes
18.Chibawanye Ene Wins 2019 Ronald L. Bittner Award On Brain Tumor ResearchHealth & EnvironmentTo encourage and contribute to brain tumor research.Yes
19.Winners Of 10th Korea-Nigeria Drawing And Painting CompetitionArt, Media and EntertainmentTo promote bilateral relations between Nigeria and Korea.To promote the ideals of freedom.Yes
20.Awani Wins UNESCO Prize At The 2019 Afrika FilmfestivalArt, Media and EntertainmentTo explore the intersection between colonialism and gender inequality.Yes
21.Oshoala Asisat Sets Records At UEFA Women’s Champions League Final [2018/2019]Sports

22.Abel Jonathan Emerges Best Graduating Student At DELSU [2017/2018]Education and InnovationTo prepare for the challenges of our modern but fast-changing society.Yes
23.Tobechukwu Phillips Emerges First Black Valedictorian In Alvin High School’s 125-year HistoryEducation and InnovationTo promote the greater good.Yes
24.Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) Performs First Translabyrinthine Brain SurgeryHealth & EnvironmentTo improve brain surgery treatment in Nigeria.Yes
25.Victor Osimhen Scores Fastest Goal In The History Of The Belgian LeagueSportsYes
26.Emmanuel Gyan Gwom & Deborah Gwom Win 2019 Okpekpe Race [Nigerian Category]SportsYes
27.Winners Of 5th BusinessDay Top 25 CEOs And Next Bulls Awards 2019Business and EconomyTo honour entities contributing to the growth of the market capitalisation of quoted firms in 2018.Yes
28.Ogunkayode Oluwaseyi Simeon Wins 2019 PositiveNaija Video EventEducation and InnovationTo promote the self-value of Nigerians.To promote the dignity of legitimate work undertaken by Nigerians.Yes
29.Team ABU Zaria Emerge 3rd In Global Final Of 2018-2019 Huawei ICT World CompetitionScience and TechnologyYes
30.Daniel Obaji Emerges Youngest Ever Graduate At New York University Abu Dhabi [2019]Education and InnovationYes
31.Kenneth Ekhuemelo Wins Hymnodia Season 1Religion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo offer entertainment, education and edification.Yes
32.Major Ajibade Azeez Atobatele Emerges Best At University of Lancaster [2019]Education and InnovationYes
33.Iberiyenari Godstime Tamunofiri Wins 2018 Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP)Education and InnovationTo stimulate literary creativity among Nigerian students.Yes
34.Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) Wins 2019 Nigerian Psychological Association QuizEducation and InnovationTo encourage the study of psychology.Yes
35.Team Tetra Of UNILAG Wins 2019 Global Management ChallengeEducation and InnovationYes
36.Aniekeme Uwah Awarded AU Medal Of HonourHealth & EnvironmentTo save lives.Yes




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