UNILAG Students Bag $20,000 In Google’s App Developer Challenge

*L-R: Bolutife Ogunsola, Willie Aniebiet, and Michael Adeyeri ; winners of the $20,000 prize in the Google Apps Developer Challenge for Form+


Three University of Lagos (UNILAG) students, have won the Google Apps Developer Challenge for the Enterprise/Small Business Solutions category in sub-Saharan Africa.

The students – Bolutife Ogunsola, Michael Adeyeri and Willie Aniebiet, created the Form+ application. Form+ is an app that allows users create application forms by just dragging and dropping components. The user can create forms – such as curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé submission forms for businesses and coursework submission page for lecturers.

In August this year, student teams from the University of Lagos and University of Nigeria, put Nigeria on the map by making the finals of Google’s Online Marketing Challenge for Africa.

Emeka Afigbo, Program Manager, Google Nigeria stated: “Our expectation is that this motivates more young Nigerian developers to develop apps that change the way we live in Nigeria and Africa at large.”

The winners were rewarded with Chromebooks and $20,000. They also won a grant worth $18,000 for their school’s department.

Victor Nneji

Tech Fanatic. Enrolled on a Computing for Business course at Aston University, Birmingham. Attended Dowen College Lagos. Nigerian. Follow me on twitter @Vicneji.

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    This is a topic that is close to my heart… Best wishes!

    Exactly where are your contact details though?

  • oto

    Wow! Great news. Nigerians are making progress. We will surely get there someday