Nigeria's Official Hackathon


Our goal is to inspire a generation of Nigerian innovators to use technology to create solutions for their communities.

NaijaHacks kicks off online from October 18-23, 2018 and wraps up with a Demo day Oct 24 and Award ceremony on October 25, 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria. Lots of amazing prizes to be won, plus a full day of networking, learning, great food and lots of fun with our international team of Mentors, Speakers and Judges from the US, UK, Canada and Nigeria.

Our Focus  

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  1. Must be based in Nigeria
  2. Must submit a project to Github
  3. Must be able to attend demo day and finals
  4. 1-3 participants per team


  1. Submit Project on Devpost
  2. Include Github URL
  3. Attend Demo day if invited




Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    How unique and innovative is the demo?
  • Practicality
    How useful is this demo based on the problem they are trying to solve?
  • Technicality
    How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components?
  • Aesthetics
    How good is the visual design and interaction experience?
  • Completion
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?
  • WOW Factor
    Are you blown away by what you see?