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APPLY: NITDA Launches Innovation Challenge to Celebrate UN World Creativity Innovation Day 2021

As part of UN World Creativity Innovation Day 2021 (21st April), National Information Technology Information Agency (NITDA) is launching an Innovation Challenge with the theme “Inspiring Creativity & Innovation in the Nigerian Digital Economy” to harness innovative & impactful solutions for the development of a vibrant digital economy.

The World Creativity and Innovation Day is a global UN day celebrated to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem-solving with respect to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the “global goals”.


The Agency is calling on all Nigerians with innovative and impactful working solutions to make entries for the Innovation Challenge. Solutions will be evaluated based on job and wealth creation potential, originality, marketability, scalability, and inclusiveness.


Successful entries will have an opportunity to present their solutions to the Tech Industry Stakeholders.


The event is scheduled as follows: Submission of entries via:

Entries will be evaluated and assessed by April 19, 2021 and successful ones will be required to do a 5-minute live pitch on Wednesday April 21, 2021 For more enquiries contact Adaora Uzochukwu on

Application Deadline

The portal will be opened from April 12, 2021 till April 17, 2021

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