12-years-old wins MTN mPulse Hackathon, Gets N1m

A twelve year old Nigerian, Joshua Agboola has won the MTN mPulse Hackathon.

The competition themed ”Beyond COVID-19” was inaugurated in 2018 for children between nine and fifteen years old. 

Agboola is a Junior Secondary School Student and won the contest by creating a home study solution.

12-years-old Joshua Agboola has claimed the one million naira winning prize for the MTN mPulse Hackathon. The completion was initiated three yeas ago for kids not older than 15 years.

The JSS 2 student of Bellina College, Akoka in Lagos was adjudged the winner of the MTN mPulse Hackathon after he created ‘Kagukar Study Buddie,’ a remote learning solution that can facilitate home schooling.

MTN mPulse Hackathon

The learning solution utilises artificial intelligence to create interactive flow that enhance both education and entertainment.

In addition to the N1 million funding support, Agboola received N100,000 worth of cash voucher as well as electronic devices and mPulse back-to-school items.

Abeedah Alaba, the first runner up from Jakande Estate Comprehensive Senior College in Lagos and Amarachi Ogbu , the second runner up, from Government Day Secondary School, Abuja both received N500,000 as well as other items given to the winner.

Meanwhile, we reported that Temilade Openiyi, a Nigerian artiste popularly known as Tems calls out Ugandan artiste, Bebe Cool UG on her twitter account yesterday for calling the police on her and Omah lay after their live performance at Uganda last week.

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