Power has been a major challenge in Nigeria, especially in the public sector where there’s limited funding. We want to discuss the efforts and opportunities in this category, more than just compete for a prize. Prepare to see on-site power installations.
Drones, mobile phones, tablets, computers are all hardware that will be applied into functional solutions, either standalone or complementing another existing solution.
This is going to be a contest of internet service providers. We will allow local internet service providers to test their network and connectivity.
Once you have power, hardware and connectivity you can now build and run applications to solve problems. Whether coding from scratch or using a nocode/low code tool, theres endless possibility on what can be achieved.
We’re going to test our skills at penetrating (and securing) some of the work done as well as other test projects/websites. We will also look at securing personal data for use in government and NDPR.
The E-Government Hackathon will run for two days from Saturday Jan 28 to Sunday Jan 29, with opening and closing sessions.
The event will be held at the Kwara State Government Banquet Hall.
There will be five category problems to solve and the winning team in each category will win N2 million, totalling N10m in prize money so far.
The opening and closing sessions will be open to the public but the hackathon will run overnight and be restricted to the contestants, organizers and vendors.
Unfortunately we are going to require a physical presence for at least half of each team competing.
Each team must have at least 3 and at most 5 members. The full list of rules will be announced before the event.