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Hult Prize @ University of Nigeria Competition

HULT PRIZE AT UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
University of Nigeria has been selected to Host 2017/18 local edition of Hult Prize as students answer the United Nations Challenge: “TRANSFORM: Harnessing the Power of Energy to Transform the Lives of 10 Million.
Justice Kalu, the Campus Director recently announced that University of Nigeria has been selected to host a local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. The annual Hult Prize awards ONE MILLION DOLLARS in start-up funding to the team of students that develops the most radical and breakthrough idea to solve one of our world’s toughest social challenges.
“It’s not every day that you have an opportunity to change the world. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals in March, 2018. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. We believe that the next idea that will change the world can come from anywhere, so, we encourage every student from University of Nigeria to participate regardless of their program. Although your team will pitch a business idea, you do not need one to register; our team of social entrepreneurs will guide you through your social entrepreneurship idea generation and development process. Don’t miss the opportunity to be the million-dollar idea that will change the world. Therefore, we welcome anyone who want to change the world to join this movement for social impact as it is another opportunity to restore the dignity of man!” – Justice Kalu, Campus Director.
The winner of the intra-campus event will automatically advance to compete in one of fifteen regional finals happening around the world. One winning team from each host city will then move onto a summer business incubator, where participants will receive mentorship, advisory and strategic planning as they create prototypes and set-up to launch their new social business. A final round of competition will be hosted in September, 2018, where the winning team to be awarded the $1.000.000 prize.
“How would you change the world with 1 Million dollars? The Hult Prize is a wonderful example of the creative cooperation needed to build a world with shared opportunity, shared responsibility, and shared prosperity, and each year I look forward to seeing the many outstanding ideas the competition produces,” Clinton has stated.
Hult Prize at University of Nigeria is now recruiting volunteers and teams who are interested in registering for the competition.
Note: The competition is open for both Nsukka and Enugu Campuses of the University.
Eligibility: Undergraduate and Post-graduate (Masters and PhD) students are eligible to apply for the competition. Students are required to form a team of 3 or 4 individuals and register on Hult Prize @ University of Nigeria website www.hultprizeat.com/nigeria. Students are also advised to download the 2018 Hult Prize Challenge guide on the website, this guide has the full details of what is required of teams in this year’s Hult Prize Competition.
Registration Deadline: 20th November, 2017.
Date of Main Event: 9th December, 2017
Venue: Princess Alexandra Auditorium.
To learn more, contact:
Campus Director: +2348163736036 (Call/Whatsapp)
E-mail: hultprizenigeria@gmail.com
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/hultprizeunn
Hult Prize @ UNN website: www.hultprizeat.com/nigeria
Hult Prize on Campus website: www.hultprizeat.com
Hult Prize Foundation website: www.hultprize.org

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Milhouse Generation Powers UNN

Milhouse Generation Powers UNN

Groundbreaking Ceremony @ UNN

Thursday 23RD November, 2017

@10am

 

Milhouse International, LLC

Ground Breaking in Nigeria to Create Reliable Clean Coal-Powered Electricity

The 60 MW power project, the first of its kind, will help broaden Nigeria’s energy mix

CHICAGO, October 31, 2017  Milhouse International is moving forward with plans to create coal-powered electricity in Nigeria. Milhouse’s efforts will reduce the country’s reliance on costly diesel fuel, increase opportunities for economic growth, and provide consistency and sustainability, improving quality of life for Nigerians. To celebrate the initiation of such a trailblazing development, Milhouse is hosting a groundbreaking on November 23, 2017 at the power plant site located on the campus of The University of Nigeria at Nsukka, Enugu, Nigeria.

 

We are extremely excited and motivated to begin work in Enugu, said President/CEO, Wilbur C. Milhouse, III. My goal for Milhouse has always been to improve communities around the world and that vision has finally come to fruition

 

As part of the groundbreaking activities, Milhouse will host its second annual soccer shoe giveaway in Nigeria.  A soccer shoe drive is currently underway through November 9, 2017. The collection of new and gently used soccer shoes will be contributed to the children of the Awhum local community in Enugu State, Nigeria.

 

In 2015, Milhouse signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Federal Republic of Nigeria and its Ministry of Power. This agreement solidified Milhouse’s initiative to generate coal-powered electricity. The 60 MW power plant will increase Nigeria’s capacity to produce sustainable, reliable, and affordable electricity to its customers. Due to the erratic nature of electricity delivery in Nigeria, consistent power for homes and businesses generally entails running a diesel generator as a primary power source which costs about three to four times higher than the typical American household. Many Nigerian consumers go without lights for days at a time.

 

By utilizing Nigeria’s natural resources we will provide its citizens with access to safe and reliable power at an affordable rate. Electricity usually accounts for more than 30% of costs for manufacturing businesses in Nigeria. Our efforts will provide relief by helping those businesses reduce their costs, and create jobs shared Wilbur Milhouse, III.

 

After several months, countless hours of planning, and many flights from Chicago to Nsukka, Milhouse is excited to finally break ground on this innovative project. Milhouse hopes to leverage this experience and continue to impact and improve other communities in need around the world.

 

About Milhouse International

Milhouse International develops projects abroad that aim to ease power blackouts chronic in emerging economies. Currently, Milhouse International is advancing multiple projects in Nigeria.  We are also pursuing similar ventures in Ghana, Camaroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

 

 

Media contact: Portia King | pking@milhouseinc.com | 312-994-8716.

 

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Report on the Orientation for Newly Employed ICT Staff

Report on the Orientation for Newly Employed ICT Staff Held on the 24th October, 2017 at ICT Access Bank.

 Director’s Opening Remarks: The Director Dr. Olisa Okeke thought it wise to organize an orientation for the newly employed staff in ICT/Innovation Unit. In his welcome address, he said that the objective of the orientation program is to provide a platform for the newly employed staff to get familiar with their work environment. This is to help them to be effective and highly productive as expected. It will also foster their communication with the team heads, members of their team and the entire ICT staff family. Finally, he encouraged all present especially the new staff to work towards achieving sustainable growth through their contributions to ICT and the entire university. They should give their very best in their work output. He also obliged them to see themselves not just as civil servants but professionals working in ICT/Innovation Centre.

 

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