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

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 NewsCategoryDriving Factor 1Driving Factor 2Location:

Nigeria

Location:

Abroad

1.Tobiloba Amusan Wins 2019 ISTAF IAAF 100 Meters Hurdles In BerlinSportsYes
2.Adedapo Adeniruju Wins Second Edition Of UNICAF Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo 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 EntertainmentTo 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 ScienceScience and TechnologyTo 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 FestivalArt, Media and EntertainmentTo 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, SandhurstSecurity and LawYes
7.Bowen University Wins 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC)Education and InnovationTo 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) NigeriaEducation and InnovationSupport from parents.Adequate preparation.Yes
9.Team Delta State Wins 5th National Youth GamesSportsAdequate 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 CompetitionEducation and InnovationAdequate 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 TournamentSportsYes
12.Team Blazers Win Inaugural MGI Scrabble Premier LeagueSportsTo 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) – NigeriaScience and TechnologyPositioning digital applications provide solutions to solve local issues.Yes
14.Conclusion Of The 2019 PositiveNaija Essay CompetitionEducation and InnovationTo 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 AwardArt, Media and EntertainmentTo 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 ExaminationScience and TechnologyYes
17.Funke Adekoya & Templars Emerge Winners At The African Legal Awards 2019Security and LawTrack record of exemplary leadership, strong legal skills, resourcefulness.Yes
18.Data Science Nigeria (DSN) Wins Wangari Maathai 2019 Impact Award & Deep Learning Indaba Continental AwardScience and TechnologyTraining 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 CompetitionSportsCreating 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 ChampionshipSportsOpened doors for Nigerian squash players to earn points at home.Yes
21.Nigeria Receive ICAO Award For Improving Security In Aviation SectorSecurity and LawProgress in solving aviation security and oversight deficiencies. Yes
22.Zahrah Ibrahim Wins Inaugural European Drilling Engineering Association Drilling Engineering Innovation AwardEducation and InnovationYes
23.Dr. Andrew Oke-‘Ovie Akala Wins AGU 2019 Africa Award For Research Excellence In Space ScienceScience and TechnologySignificant research in space science.Yes
24.NERC Wins 2019 National Freedom Of Information (FOI) Compliance RankingArt, Media and EntertainmentPromoting accountability and transparency by encouraging timely access to information.Yes
25.Team Tech Dolphs Wins 2019 Beyond School Community ChallengeScience and TechnologyTo 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 PrizeArt, Media and EntertainmentAccurate teaching and tender care.Yes
27.Winners Of The Africa 35.35 AwardsReligion, Social Values & EmpowermentTo celebrate the excellence of African youth and the Afro-diaspora.Yes
28.Winners Of ITU Young ICT Leaders’ Forum (YILF) Innovation Challenges 2019Science and TechnologyTo 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 YorkArt, Media and Entertainment  Yes
30.Ibadan Wins UNESCO Learning City Award 2019Education and Innovation  Yes
31.Ndagaba Baba Alhaji Receives Bob Freeman Humanitarian Award [2019]Religion, Social Values & Empowerment  Yes

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