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Call for Applications: Ugwumba Enterprise Challenge 5.0

Happy New Week, good people of Nigeria!

As part of the activities marking the birthday celebration of our President, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, we hereby announce the Call for Applications for the 5th edition of the Ugwumba Enterprise Challenge.

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

Every year, we gather young people, between 18 and 40 years from across the country, equip them with business development skills and award 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 and we are glad to showcase our star prize winners in the various editions, as follows:

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 Alomaja (star prize of N1m)  

b) Kedei Ibiang (star prize of N1m)

c) Fortune Obieze (star prize of N1m)

So, are you ready to learn how to grow your business from the best Startups Mentors from the UK, USA, Nigeria, Europe, Canada, etc and stand a chance to win our star prize of N1,000,000? Then, click NOW!

Ladies and gentlemen, this call begins the search for the next winners of our 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.

The call is open between August 08, 2022 to September 30, 2022. For any enquiries, please call 08067645179 or email: More information is available at

Once again, Happy Birthday to our boss, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu!

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