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FG Launches National Girls in ICT Competition | How to Apply

The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMCIDE) has launched the National Girls in ICT Competition - an initiative that seeks to transform the ICT landscape in Nigeria by creating a platform for girls in Secondary schools to showcase their skils, creativity, and innovation in various ICT-related domains.
The competition aims to encourage female participation in the ICT sector and empower them to become leaders in this dynamic field. It also aims to bridge the gender gap in the industry and create equal opportunities for girls to participate and excel.


By participating, you will:

  • Develop skills and hone your technical abilities in coding, programming, web development, cybersecurity, and data analytics.
  • Gain Recognition and receive support from government agencies, educational institutions, and industry leaders.
  • Network and learn by engaging in workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events to enhance your learning experience.

Competition Value

Stage 1 Participants:
E-Certificate and guidelines to set up girls in ICT clubs

Stage 2 Participants:
Honourable mentions, certificates, and access to online courses.

Stage 3 Participants:
Scholarships, laptops, trophies, and certificates for winners.

How to Apply for National Girls in ICT Competition

Sign up for the competition through the registration portal

Form a Team:
Build a team and register with the support of your teachers.

Solve a Problem:
Identify a problem in your community and develop a tech-based solution.

Training Programs:
Participate in a 5-day training program across states to enhance your technical skills.

Regional Competitions:
Showcase your solution in regional competitions to qualify for the national stage.

Virtual Pitching:
Present your innovative solution in a virtual pitching competition evaluated by qualified judges.

Recognition and Rewards:
Receive certificates, prizes, and opportunities for further education and development.


National Call for Applications
22nd January- 18th Feb 2024

Virtual States Pitching Competition
12th March -14th March 2024

Virtual National Pitching Competition
16th March 2024


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