Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has again demonstrated commitment to excellence in Information Technology Scholarship and Early Age Innovation. Awards were presented to Winners of the 2014 National IT competitions and the Winner of the NCS Scholarship for Education and Research at the recently concluded 2014 NCS Conference (#NCSEnugu2014). This year’s annual conference held from July 23 to 25, 2014 at the Nike Lake Resort and Hotels, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.
– Aregbesola Kehinde Moses, a Ph.D Student at Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. He received the Doctoral Award to become the first recipient of the NCS Scholarship award.
Aregbesola Kehinde Moses receives his award from Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra state, with Professor David O. Adewumi, President, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS)
– Winners of the 2014 National Information Technology Whizkids Competition (FOR Secondary Schools)
FIRST PRIZE: Iganmode Grammar School, Ota, Ogun State (Represented by Afolami Olowajuwon Yusuf and Bello Adewole Rotimi)
SECOND PRIZE: Mount Gabriel Secondary School, Makurdi, Benue State (Represented by Okwori Samuel and Kwaghaondo Kingsley)
THIRD PRIZE: College of the Immaculate Conception, Enugu State (Represented by Ugwuoke Onyedikachi and Nwibe Tochukwu).
1st Place Winners, Students of Iganmode Grammar School receiving prizes from Mr. Peter Obi, former Governor, Anambra state & Professor David O. Adewumi, NCS President
– Winners of the 2014 Olatunji Odegbami Information Technology Competition (FOR Tertiary Institutions)
FIRST PRIZE: Ugwegbulam Chidiebere of Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri
SECOND PRIZE: Akinrotoye Ayomide of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
THIRD PRIZE: Ekpenkong Ebenezer of Akwa Ibom State University, Uyo.
1st Place Winner, Ugwegbulam Chidiebere receives his prize from Mr. Aniekan Etiebet, Managing Director, Data Sciences
Participating students, schools and winners in the National IT competitions were recognized and won Computer products, cash prizes and consolation prizes.
NCS thanks all participating schools, students, Education committee members and everyone involved in the planning and organization of all activities relating to the Scholarship and Competition awards. Special mention and great appreciation goes to all Sponsors who provided significant resources in support of this cause. May God reward them all for their kind generosity and contributions.
Providers of the NCS Scholarship Fund:
- Sir ‘Demola Aladekomo
- Mr. Amos Emmanuel
- Mr. Dave Inyere
- Mr. Abimbola Olayinka
- All inductees
Sponsors of the National IT Competitions:
- Data Sciences Nigeria Limited
- Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria
- Mobile Knowledge Solutions Limited
- Joint Komputer Kompany (JKK) Limited
- Rivers State Government
- Omatek Computers Limited
Congratulations to all winners! Join NCS in building a nation committed to Early age Innovation and significant achievement in Information Technology education and research. Activities and programs relating to the National IT scholarship and competitions are organized by the NCS Education and Manpower Planning Committee.