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

August 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.NISA Premiere Hospital In Abuja Performs First Successful Kidney TransplantHealth & EnvironmentTo improve the level of expertise needed to be able to carry out kidney transplantation in Nigeria.Competent local staff.Yes
2.Ese Brume Wins 100 Meters Race & Long Jump Events At 2019 Buyukler Sampiyonasi Meet In TurkeySportsYes
3.Jerry Jakpa Wins 200 Meters Race At The 2019 Citius Meet In SwitzerlandSportsYes
4.Black Stallions Win Inaugural Rugby President’s CupSportsYes
5.Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ Wins 2018 9Mobile Prize For LiteratureArt, Media and EntertainmentTo celebrate debut African writers of published fiction.Yes
6.Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade Appointed First African Member Of World Trade BoardLeadership & DiplomacyTo drive a common vision of collaborative, connected, inclusive trade enabled by the latest business technologies.Yes
7.Aderibigbe Eniola Peace Wins 2019 PZ Cussons Chemistry ChallengeEducation and InnovationTo support the learning of Chemistry in Secondary Schools across Nigeria.Yes
8.D’Tigress Emerge 2019 FIBA Women Afrobasket Champions




9.Brain Squad Win People’s Choice Award At 2019 Technovation ChallengeScience and TechnologyTo encourage people to make donations to help the needy pay for school fees, food, shoes, books, stationery, medication and more.To promote reevaluation of skills and creativity, bringing core values to innovation.Yes
10.Ajibola Olubando Wins Inaugural Lebanese Nigeria Initiative (LNI) Scholarship ProgrammeEducation and InnovationTo strengthen existing friendly relations and add to other economic and social development contributions of Lebanese community in Nigeria.Commitment towards the educational upliftment of young Nigerians.Yes
11.Dr. Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele Honored With 2019 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement AwardHealth & EnvironmentDemonstrated excellence in combating wildlife crime.Providing a solid foundation for Nigeria to reduce wildlife crime by bringing in a diverse group of stakeholders.Yes
12.Alao-Akala Tabitha, Nimatallahi Abdulkadri & Lawal Balikis Triumph At 34th Edition Of CASTIC In ChinaScience and TechnologyMonitoring and protection of students as well as health resource for diabetes.Opportunity for students to gain international exposure.Yes
13.Kehinde Sowole And Deborah Sowole Emerge Ark Globe Academy Best In UK GCSE ExamsEducation and InnovationYes
14.Bayelsa Queens Win 2019 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) Champions ShieldSportsTo build the NWFL to a major brand in the footballing world.Yes
15.Winners Of Aimee’s Library Recreational Centre 2019 Spelling Bee CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo create healthy competition among children between the ages of seven and 13.To help children to be able to spell and read better.Yes
16.Agaranwa Pal Ezinne Emerges Overall Best Graduating Female At Accra Institute Of Technology, GhanaEducation and InnovationImpressive teaching and learning resources and the quality its academic programmes.Yes
17.Nigeria Finishes Second At 12th All-Africa GamesSportsYes
18.Team Nigeria Wins 2019 African Regional Technovation ContestScience and TechnologyTo bring up students with 21st century skills across science and technology.To help curb obstructive parking in Lagos and across other states in Nigeria.Yes
19.Hackivia SAGE Team & Coded SAGE Team Win Gold Medals At 2019 SAGE World CupScience and TechnologyTrained to develop world-changing projects for quality life.Yes
20.Nigeria Donates Relief Materials To Mozambique And Zimbabwe Flood Victims [2019]Leadership & DiplomacyHumanitarianYes
21.Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Wins Best Improved National Federation At The 2019 FIBA CongressSportsAdequate investment – time, finance, energy, etc.Yes
22.Oyo State Pupils Win 60th STAN Primary Schools National Quiz CompetitionEducation and InnovationAdequate preparations.Yes
23.Nkoli Omhoudu And Isaac Anyaogu Win 2019 Nigerian Academy Of Science (NAS) Media AwardArt, Media and EntertainmentTruthful and outstanding science reporting.Yes




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