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

Recently updated on December 22nd, 2020 at 04:34 pm

September 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 News Category Driving Factor 1 Driving Factor 2 Location:




1. Tobiloba Amusan Wins 2019 ISTAF IAAF 100 Meters Hurdles In Berlin Sports Yes
2. Adedapo Adeniruju Wins Second Edition Of UNICAF Essay Competition Education and Innovation To provide opportunities for young Nigerians to access an affordable quality higher education. Yes
3. Tade Ipadeola Selected To Participate In 2019 International Writing Programme (IWP) Art, Media and Entertainment To provide outstanding writers with a platform for cultural exchange and collaboration. Yes
4. Dr. Mathew Aneke & Professor Meihong Wang Win 2019 NLNG Nigeria Prize For Science Science and Technology To build a better Nigeria, through deliberate support for scientific research and celebration of excellent works. Development of environment friendly and alternative power supply technologies. Yes
5. ‘Daughters of Chibok’ Wins Best VR Story Award At 76th Venice International Film Festival Art, Media and Entertainment To remind the global community on the need to rescue the remaining 112 school girls still in Boko Haram captivity. Yes
6. Cadet Sunday Linus Ogbole Wins King Hussain Award By The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst Security and Law Yes
7. Bowen University Wins 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC) Education and Innovation To discover young talents in Computer Science/IT in the universities across the country. To foster creativity, teamwork and innovation in building new software programmes and enable students to test their abilities to perform under pressure. Yes
8. Brendon Ikem & Christian Peter-Jesse Win 2019 World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Nigeria Education and Innovation Support from parents. Adequate preparation. Yes
9. Team Delta State Wins 5th National Youth Games Sports Adequate support from the Government (moral and financial assistance). Yes
10. Ayileka Ayomide & Adekunle Abiona Win Spirit Of The Competition Award At 6th HSF-NLU Delhi International Negotiation Competition Education and Innovation Adequate support from family, friends, coaches and sponsors. In recognition of their negotiation skills and strategy. Yes
11. Akwa Starlets FC Wins 2019 NNL Super 4 Tournament Sports Yes
12. Team Blazers Win Inaugural MGI Scrabble Premier League Sports To create more awareness of the sport in the country, as well as discover more talents in the game. To establish an African society where illiteracy, drug abuse, cultism, and other social vices will not thrive through the intellectual involvement of youths in a mind sport like scrabble. Yes
13. Winners Of 2019 World Summit Awards (WSA) – Nigeria Science and Technology Positioning digital applications provide solutions to solve local issues. Yes
14. Conclusion Of The 2019 PositiveNaija Essay Competition Education and Innovation To promote the dignity, safety and prosperity of Nigerians; Nigerian patriotism; nation building as well as serve as a platform for excellence! Effective strategy, reliable advisors, etc. Yes
15. Kareem Waris Olamilekan Wins 22nd Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural And Educational Foundation Award Art, Media and Entertainment To use drawings to depict Africa vividly and flip a new life to change Africa. To recognise that everyone is good at something. Yes
16. Damilare Akano Emerge Africa’s Youngest Microsoft Specialist In 2019 Certiport International Certification Examination Science and Technology Yes
17. Funke Adekoya & Templars Emerge Winners At The African Legal Awards 2019 Security and Law Track record of exemplary leadership, strong legal skills, resourcefulness. Yes
18. Data Science Nigeria (DSN) Wins Wangari Maathai 2019 Impact Award & Deep Learning Indaba Continental Award Science and Technology Training Nigerian data scientists and strengthening the African machine learning and Artificial Intelligence ecosystem more broadly. Addresses text-related financial fraud. Yes
19. Central Bank Of Nigeria Wins 33rd Financial Institutions Football Competition Sports Creating an opportunity for social interactions among financial institutions. Promoting and development of football and other sporting competitions such as golf and tennis. Yes
20. Olufunmilayo Gabriel And Yemisi Olatunji Win Inaugural Apapa Club Open Squash Championship Sports Opened doors for Nigerian squash players to earn points at home. Yes
21. Nigeria Receive ICAO Award For Improving Security In Aviation Sector Security and Law Progress in solving aviation security and oversight deficiencies. Yes
22. Zahrah Ibrahim Wins Inaugural European Drilling Engineering Association Drilling Engineering Innovation Award Education and Innovation Yes
23. Dr. Andrew Oke-‘Ovie Akala Wins AGU 2019 Africa Award For Research Excellence In Space Science Science and Technology Significant research in space science. Yes
24. NERC Wins 2019 National Freedom Of Information (FOI) Compliance Ranking Art, Media and Entertainment Promoting accountability and transparency by encouraging timely access to information. Yes
25. Team Tech Dolphs Wins 2019 Beyond School Community Challenge Science and Technology To create community development projects for social and economic impact. To help people with disability. Yes
26. Amali Mucheke Wins 2019 Historical Association’s Historical Fiction Prize Art, Media and Entertainment Accurate teaching and tender care. Yes
27. Winners Of The Africa 35.35 Awards Religion, Social Values & Empowerment To celebrate the excellence of African youth and the Afro-diaspora. Yes
28. Winners Of ITU Young ICT Leaders’ Forum (YILF) Innovation Challenges 2019 Science and Technology To learn and to share ideas about ICT development and innovations. To promote the participation of the youth in the digital economy. Yes
29. The Ghost And The House Of Truth Wins The Best Narrative Feature At The 2019 Urban World Film Festival In New York Art, Media and Entertainment To celebrate diverse, international voices in film, music videos, television, screenplays and shorts. Yes
30. Ibadan Wins UNESCO Learning City Award 2019 Education and Innovation To recognize the commitments and efforts made to advance sustainable developmental goals. To promote education and lifelong learning. Yes
31. Ndagaba Baba Alhaji Receives Bob Freeman Humanitarian Award [2019] Religion, Social Values & Empowerment To encourage humanitarianism. Yes
32. Adeola Oluwakemi Ayoola Awarded 2019 Excellent International Student In China Education and Innovation Demonstrated clear purpose of learning, diligent study and consistent excellent academic performances. Yes


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