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

June 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.Toyosi Ogunseye Elected Vice-President Of World Editors Forum (WEF)Art, Media and EntertainmentTo promote media freedom.Yes
2.Edafe Dogo Emerges Best Graduating Student At Babcock University [2018/2019]Education and InnovationDoing what she lovedCooperative familyYes
3.Ejowvokoghene Divine Oduduru 9.86SportsYes
4.Winners Of The 6th Nigeria Pitch Awards [2018/2019]SportsTo create a transparent and credible reward system.Yes
5.Abdullateef Olasubomi Abdul Wins 2nd Babalola’s Law Dictionary Quiz Competition For Young LawyersEducation and InnovationYes
6.Enyimba International FC Wins 2019 NPFL TitleSportsYes
7.Oluwafayokunmi Olurinola Wins The Ijebu-Ode Future City Challenge [2019]Science and TechnologyTo encourage children to be creative problem solvers and not only technological consumers.Yes
8.Divine Ejowvokoghene Oduduru Named 2019 USTFCCCA Co-Men’s Track Athlete Of The YearSportsYes
9.Masai Ujiri’s Toronto Raptors Emerge NBA Champions [2018/2019]SportsYes
10.EMADET Wins 2019 UNDP Equator AwardHealth & EnvironmentTo promote nature-based solutions for tackling climate change, environment, and poverty challenges.Yes
11.Victory Onya Njah Emerges UNIJOS First Economics First Class GraduateEducation and InnovationYes
12.Winners Emerge In Zenith Bank/NFF 2019 U-13 & U-15 Future Eagles TournamentSportsTo develop grassroots football and talent discovery/nurturing in the country.Yes
13.Winners Of 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist Nigeria CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo empower students and youth in Nigeria with practical and relevant basic computer skills aligned to global standards.Yes
14.Anzaa Msonter Wins 2018 Chartered Institute Of Personnel Management Of Nigeria (CIPM) Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo get the people-issues right.To receive financial reward.Yes
15.Usheoritse Itsekiri Wins 100 Meters Event At The 2019 International Meeting AnhaltSportsYes
16.Winners Of 2019 CDS, Armed Forces And Security Agencies Half Marathon ChampionshipSportsYes
17.Adekunle Silas Wins 2019 One Young World AwardScience and TechnologyTo promote positive social impact.Yes
18.Ego Eunice Mgbahurike Becomes First Nigerian To Obtain A PhD In Pharmacognosy At University Of Helsinki, FinlandHealth & EnvironmentTo study plants or other natural sources as a possible source of drugs.Yes
19.Team Gridzer Of UNILAG Wins 2019 TechMoney Africa Summit HackathonScience and TechnologyTo solve Africa’s biggest challenges using technology.Yes
20.Marist College Yangoji Wins 2019 SAGE Nigeria National Schools Entrepreneurship ExhibitionEducation and InnovationTo prepare and empower Nigerian youths through a youth entrepreneurship and community service programme, while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of financial literacy, ethical business practices, civic engagement and environmental awareness.


21.Peter Ogbonna Eze Emerges UIBE Most Outstanding Student In China [2019]Education and Innovation

22.Vital Years Secondary School Wins Inaugural MTN Foundation Theatre CompetitionArt, Media and EntertainmentTo encourage students to build capacity in the performing arts, stimulating public interest in Nigerian Arts and Culture as well as encourage the adoption of theatre from an early age by talented young Nigerians.Yes
23.Okagbare-Ighoteguonor Blessing Wins 100 Meters Event At 2019 IAAF Diamond League In RabatSportsYes
24.Mfon Udoh And Sanusi Ibrahim Win 2019 Eunisell Boot AwardsSportsTo encourage social productivity and security.Yes
25.Elnathan John Wins 2019 Prix Les Afriques For ‘Né un Mardi’Art, Media and EntertainmentTo honor writers of African descent whose fiction work highlights a human, societal, ideological, political, cultural, economic or historical issue related to Africa or its diaspora.Yes
26.Winners Of 26th World Travel Awards [Africa & Nigeria]Health & EnvironmentTo acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.Yes




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