July 22, 2024


Xclusively The Best


The Management of the Ugwumba Center for Leadership Development in Africa has announced the Call for Applications for the 5th edition of its Ugwumba Enterprise Challenge.

This annual startup challenge is the Center’s contribution to the job creation and economic development policies of the Federal Government of Nigeria and those of other African nations.

Every year, the Center gathers young people, between 18 and 40 years from across the country, equips them with business development skills and awards the best ideas with various grant prizes.

Since inception in 2018, over 5,000 young entrepreneurs from across the 36 States plus the FCT have benefited from this life-changing opportunity.

Some of the star prize winners in the various editions, include:

1st Edition (Owerri):

a) Innocent Unachukwu (1st prize of N500,000)

b) Ezinne Nwakuba (2nd prize of N300,000)

c) Postmus Osuji (3rd prize of N200,000)

2nd Edition (Abuja):

a) Ugochukwu Mbaka (1st prize of N1m)

b) Gift Muoneke (2nd prize of N700,000)

c) Godsgift Ayaowei (3rd prize of N500,000)

3rd Edition (Abuja):

a) Bilkisu Garba (1st prize of N1m)

b) Nnamani Valentine (2nd prize of N700,000)

c) Ruth Ede (3rd prize of N500,000)

d) Fwangkat Daburak (4th prize of N300,000)

e) Adeleye Olufemi (5th prize of N200,000)

4th Edition (Abuja):

a) Godwin Gbemi Alomaja (star prize of N1m)

b) Kedei Ibiang (star prize of N1m)

c) Fortune Obieze (star prize of N1m)

So, if you are ready to learn how to grow your business from the best Startups Mentors around the world and stand a chance to win their star prize of N1,000,000?Then, click https://bit.ly/applyuec2022 NOW!

Ladies and gentlemen, this call begins the search for the next Ugwumba millionaires, starting with star prizes of N1m; N700,000; N500,000; N300,000; N200,000 at the grand finale, scheduled to hold at the Sheraton Hotels, Abuja on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 by 9am.

Deadline for application for this grant competition is September 30, 2022. For any enquiries, please call 08067645179 or email: uec@ugwumbaleaders.org.

Again, more information about the challenge is available at https://bit.ly/uecafrica

Remember, your entrepreneurship journey begins at the Ugwumba Leadership Center!