All set for 2018 Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA) at Lagos Sheraton Hotel

Posted by News Express | 13 July 2018 | 1,491 times

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All roads lead to the Function Suite of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, for the maiden Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA) holding today, Friday, July 13, 2018.

About a dozen outstanding players in Nigeria’s online space are scheduled to be honoured at the event to be chaired by former Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Ernest Ndukwe.

A statement issued on Thursday in Lagos by NiOMA Organising Committee Chairman, Mr. Lanre Alabi, identified some of the nominees as Africa’s Serial Digital Entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh; and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. Others, according to the statement, are Akwa Ibom State, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), three banks (Zenith, Fidelity and Access), as well as three national dailies, namely, Vanguard, The Guardian and Daily Trust.

The event, according to the statement, would feature a Lecture by Leo Stan Ekeh that will critically X-ray topical ICT issues facing the Nigerian nation and highlight how the online revolution could be leveraged to leapfrog the country’s development.

“The event, which starts by 6pm and will be a celebration of some of the key drivers of the Nigerian internet revolution. It will, and will witness the unveiling of the all-gloss NIOMA Infotech Trends magazine,” Alabi said.

He assured that the event “will be a grand one as it will attract senior executives, top government functionaries, industry leaders, market analysts, professional groups and diverse economy sectoral leaders, among others.”

A brainchild of Nigeria’s leading daily online newspaper, News Express Nigeria (, NiOMA is designed to celebrate outstanding individuals and corporates driving the Nigerian online revolution.

Source: News Express

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