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37 Youths win 5m in Omniverse Africa Tech Competition

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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Nigeria’s technological future looks bright, with 37 exceptional young minds walking away as winners at the recently concluded Omniverse Africa Tech Competition. 

Organized by Ominiverse Africa, the tech division of the multifaceted Omniverse Tech Industry. 

The competition created a platform to discover and empower the next generation of technology innovators.

37 Youths win 5m in Omniverse Africa Tech Competition

The contest, which attracted entries from all parts of Nigeria, witnessed a rigorous selection process entirely online. 

The shortlisted candidates then faced a series of challenges designed to test their technical skills, problem-solving abilities and innovative thinking.

Omniverse Africa CEO Announces Immense Potential in Youths

Speaking at the grand ceremony held at Pop Central, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Solakunmi Adenipebi, managing director of Games Evolution Technology, highlighted the immense potential in Nigerian youths. 

He emphasized the importance of nurturing this capacity, describing the gaming industry – the brainchild of the Omniverse Africa Tech Competition – as “a great entrepreneurial venture for the next generation of Nigerian youth”.

Mr. Adenipebi also encouraged the government to actively support and promote the development of the sports industry, seeing that it can be a source of income.

Enthusiastic Participation from All Nigerian States

The Omniverse Africa Tech Competition saw enthusiastic participation from every country across Nigeria. 

These geographically diverse competitors reflected the breadth of technological talents across the country.

The competition format divided participants into teams, ensuring a level playing field and recognizing their excellence in specific technical areas. 

The names of the individual winners and their categories were not disclosed in the press release.

N5 Million Prize Pool Fuels Innovation and Growth

Excitement at the event reached fever pitch with the announcement of a total prize money of N5 million. 

This prestigious financial award serves two purposes: it recognizes the outstanding achievements of young winners and enhances their innovation and continuous improvement in technology.

They can use prize money to further develop their competitive winning ideas, pursue additional engineering courses, or invest in equipment that will enhance their future engineering endeavors.

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Omniverse Africa Fostering a Thriving Tech Ecosystem 

The Omniverse Africa Tech Competition is a testament to Omniverse Africa’s commitment to fostering a thriving tech ecosystem in Nigeria. 

By providing a platform for young minds to showcase their talents and compete on the national stage, Omniverse Africa is actively shaping the future of technology in Nigeria.

Not only does this competition showcase and reward exceptional talent, but it also helps bridge the gap between aspiring tech ideas and established businesses. 

The recognition and financial awards achieved through the Omniverse Africa Tech Competition could be crucial in motivating these young Nigerians towards successful careers in the ever-evolving technological world.

The future of Nigerian technology seems to be in capable hands, with 37 winners serving as role models and inspiration for countless others. 

Fantastic initiatives by Omniverse Africa, such as the Omniverse Tech Competition, provide a solid foundation for nurturing young talent and ensure that Nigeria remains at the forefront of technological development on the African continent.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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