|Odiete, Yammama with organisers of the competition.|
Challenge’ have been awarded their prizes of N1.5 million each in addition to
competition which seeks to give young,
brilliant entrepreneurial minds the opportunity to further develop their entrepreneurial
skills and bring their innovative ideas to limelight for possible future
partnership with Virgin Atlantic Airways and Zenith Bank in 2014 launched the
maiden edition of its online competition tagged ‘Enterprise Challenge.’
home) battled for the top two spots and on the 14th of June 2014, and
Eseoghene Ise Odiete and Nasir Yammama emerged winners of the competition.
opportunity to meet with, and be mentored by Sir Richard Branson, one of the
UK’s foremost entrepreneurs and Chairman of the Virgin Group.
and the brain behind Hesey Designs, (an African inspired accessories label).
Middlesex University in London and he is currently developing an agricultural
themed mobile application which he hopes to launch before the end of the year.
entrepreneurship foundation course at the Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship
in South Africa, in addition to the business support grant of
(One Million Five hundred thousand naira) which each of them got.
business or develop a business idea.
commitment to the development of Nigerian youth, the programme partners have
committed to run another cycle of this competition in second quarter of 2015.
in Nigeria, who fall within the 18 to 35 year age bracket.
about the competition rules and regulations and criteria for qualification will
be available on the British Council, Nigeria’s corporate website from the 31st
of May 2015; all direct enquiries can be sent to email@example.com