Silas Adekunle, 27, is believed to be among the best brains in the field of robotics and one of the leading robotics engineers in the world. Continue reading “SILAS ADEKUNLE, 27, CEO, REACH ROBOTICS”
Cynthia ”Cynthematics” Onwuchuruba Bryte-Chinule, is a first-class mathematics graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University who teaches mathematics to poor kids in Pidgin and Igbo Language.
Cynthia established a PEEL initiative, a non-governmental organization that seeks to improve the life of underprivileged kids through education especially Mathematics.
Cynthematics runs her initiative with free tutoring programs for the kids on Saturdays, and on Thursdays, she teaches the kids at the Port Harcourt Remand Home.
Having tried to teach the kids in English in vain, Cynthia said she discovered teaching in English was a waste of time and that is why she decided to begin teaching Mathematics in Igbo and Pidgin language.
Three years ago she created My Locator, an app which helps children who are lost.
The mobile app, which is available on the Google Play Store, has already been downloaded more than 1,000 times since its debut in 2016. Continue reading “MEET MY LOCATOR APP CREATOR, TOMISIN OGUNNUBI”
Former Finance Minister to Nigeria, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala shared this awesome pic on twitter:
— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) August 22, 2018
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is currently on Twitter’s Board of Directors.
TEAM TREP has won Microsoft’s Imagine Cup Nigeria 2018 Finals with their invention, Real Drip.
Taofeek Olalekan Afeez and Alayande Abdulwaheed Abiola [TEAM TREP], both engineering undergraduates at Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) developed Real Drip, a device that reduces the risk of blood clot or deep vein thrombosis. Continue reading “2 NIGERIANS DEVELOP HEALTH DEVICE TO COMBAT DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS”
A team of Nigerian teenage girls from Anambra State, have won The Junior Gold Scholarship at the 2018 Technovation Challenge which took place in Silicon Valley, United States.
Team Save-A-Soul , made up of Promise Nnalue, Jessica Osita, Vivian Okoye, Adaeze Onuigbo and Nwabaiku Ossai from Regina Pacis Model Secondary School, Onitsha, Anambra State, developed an app called the FD Detector (Fake Drug Detector) which helps identify fake pharmaceutical drugs in Nigeria. The app leverages a drug’s bar-code to verify its authenticity and expiration date. Save A Soul will also partner with NAFDAC (National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control), an agency responsible for regulating drugs in Nigeria.
The Nigerian teenage girls defeated teams from the United States of America (USA), Spain, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China to win the 2018 edition of the competition.
Every year, Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. 2018 Technovation Finalists were flown to Silicon Valley for World Pitch for a week of networking, field trips, workshops,and the chance to win between $5,000 – $15,000 in scholarships.
A team of teenage girls representing Nigeria has defeated teams from the United States of America (USA), Spain, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China to win the 2018 Technovation world pitch junior division in San Francisco, USA.
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— TRENDS OF NIGERIA (@TrendsOfNigeria) August 10, 2018