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

July 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 Euromoney Africa Awards For Excellence 2019Business and EconomyStrong and focused leadership.Constant state of re-invention and innovation.Yes
2.Lesley Nneka Arimah Wins 2019 Caine Prize For African WritingArt, Media and EntertainmentTo support women’s struggle for inclusion in a society regulated by rituals.Yes
3.First Bank Pioneers Visa Multi-Currency Card In NigeriaBusiness and EconomyTo ease the cashless transactional needs of customers.Yes
4.Covenant University Wins The ENACTUS Nigeria National Competition 2019Science and TechnologyTo create a better world.Yes
5.Access Bank Plc Wins 2019 GBA Women’s Market Champion Impact AwardBusiness and EconomyTo empower women.Yes
6.Access Bank Wins 2019 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance AwardBusiness and EconomyEmbedding social, environmental and economic sustainability into its core business strategy.Yes
7.Abdullahi Abubakar Conferred Inaugural USA Religious Freedom AwardReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentExtraordinary advocates of religious freedom from around the world.Service to Nigeria and Nigerians.Yes
8.Redeemers International Schools Win Inaugural Educraft Abacus Lagos Schools CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo improve the ability of students in mathematics.Yes
9.UNIJOS Produces First Plant-based Anti-snake Venom Vaccine (COVIP-plus)Health & EnvironmentTo provide affordable and available anti-snake vaccine for Nigerians, especially farmers.To improve local content and production.Yes
10.Ajia Motunrayo Emerges All-Time Best Graduating Student At Covenant University [2018/2019]Education and InnovationLifelong learning opportunities through granting public access to resources.Yes
11.Winners Of NiRA 2019 .NG AwardsScience and TechnologyTo promote the Nigerian businesses, individuals, charity, public and private sector organizations, which help to make the Internet a more secure, accessible and rewarding experience for all by using .ng domains for their online presence.Yes
12.Hauwa Liman And Saifura Hussaina Awarded Florence Nightingale Medals [2019]Health & EnvironmentImmortalize the outstanding contribution and ultimate sacrifice in serving humanity.Recognize exceptional courage and devotion to victims of armed conflict or natural disaster.Yes
13.Winners Of 2019 Nigerian Athletics ChampionshipsSportsYes
14.Nasarawa Amazons FC Win 2019 Women Aiteo Cup TitleSportsYes
15.Kano Pillars FC Win 2019 Men Aiteo Cup TitleSportsYes
16.Korede Bolaji Amole Wins 2018 Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo encourage insurance education and awareness creation.Yes
17.Rack Centre Wins 2019 Datacloud Award [Middle East And Africa]Science and TechnologyOutstanding ecosystem of robust and direct connectivity with over 35 carriers and five undersea cables.Ability to scale its operations through its modular nature and its low proven Power Utilisation Effectiveness despite a challenging climatic and infrastructural environment.Yes
18.Team Nigeria Emerge 2019 Africa Cup Track Cycling Champions


19.Misitura Lawal-Arowona Develops Anti-Tuberculosis Metal DrugHealth & EnvironmentTo tackle the menace of tuberculosis (TB).Yes
20.PositiveNaija Wins THE BIZZ Business Excellence Award 2019Business and EconomyTo celebrate consistency in business leadership, product/service quality, management systems, innovation and creativity.Yes
21.Esigbone Omagbemi Ferdinard Wins 2019 Mike Okonkwo National Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo promote justice as an instrument of enduring peace in nation building.To promote academic excellence by encouraging the habit of reading and writing effectively.Yes
22.Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi Emerges President-elect Of Medical Women International Association (MWIA) In USAHealth & EnvironmentYes
23.Chukwudi Anyanaso & Elizabeth Kperrun Win 2019 Commonwealth Innovation For Sustainable Development AwardsReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo recognise, celebrate and showcase impactful innovations and forward-looking solutions which help Commonwealth countries develop and advance the Commonwealth charter values.Yes
24.EZ-Farming Wins 2019 Georgetown African Business Conference New Venture CompetitionBusiness and EconomyThorough research in designing its business model.Yes


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