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CampusBCAT2019 in University of Ibadan: The Largest Ever Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Event in Southwest Nigeria

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CampusBCAT2019 which was held on the 7th of September 2019, at the prestigious University of Ibadan organized by CryptoTVPlus, the topmost Blockchain and Cryptocurrency media platform from Africa has officially set a new record as the most attended event in the southwestern part of Nigeria bothering around the Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies.

The maiden edition of an educational and advocacy movement about Blockchain and Cryptocurrency across Nigerian campuses held at the University of Ibadan, the premier university of Nigeria on the 7th of September where it saw myriads of blockchain enthusiasts trooping in from several parts of the country to participate in the kick-off of the much-awaited Tour expected to happen in at least five different but strategic Nigerian Universities across the nation.

As it was announced during a recent press release by CryptoTVPlus, CampusBCAT2019 seeks to launch Nigerian students into the already galloping fourth industrial revolution where the typical Nigerian student is not just a spectator but actively participating in the ongoing revolution either as an advocate or one who builds around the technology.

With a seeming disconnect between the youths in Nigeria and amazing founders both at home and in diaspora leveraging blockchain technology to offer innovative solutions that has noticeable impact on Nigerians, CampusBCAT2019 was born out of the need to bridge that gap.

The event was graced by reputable speakers such as Chinedu Obidiegwu, Marketing and Community Lead for Luno, Franklin Peters, Founder & CEO of Bitfxt Technologies and Tola Fadugbe, Founder of Crypto Masterclass who spoke on their respective topics where they educated the participants through the invaluable wealth of experience.

Gud Talent Igwe, CEO of Sumo Bank was also present as a speaker, Opakunle Omotayo, Africa Ambassador for Bitcore X, Toritseju Kaka, Founder of EmpowermEOS and Community Manager BOSCore, Chiagozie Iwu of Naijacrypto, Ophi Rume, better known as Cryptopreacher and Emmanuel Babalola, Secretary General of Stakeholders in Blockchain Technology Association of Nigeria, SiBAN equally had their chances of educating the keenly interested participants.

A Group Photo of the Guest Speakers

Students and other enthusiasts who were live at the event had the opportunity to network, participate in Q & A sessions and panel session where they engaged the guest speakers with burning questions that needed answers.

One of the Guest Speaker Educating the Students On Crypto

A UI student asking a question on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

With a total event ticket of two thousands maxed out by participants who pre-registered for the event, the red carpet and event venue at the University of Ibadan was thronged by those who seek to gain entry and secure their seats in the hall.

The atmosphere on the event date was supercharged, students and participants had opportunities to win prizes such as free data top-up as given out by Franklin Peters, the CEO of Bitfxt demonstrating the practical use case of his newly launched BoundlessPay platform. Other prizes included free T-shirts, a laptop bag from Luno and also a star prize of a brand new smartphone awarded to a random winner by EmpowermEOS Foundation.

Winner of brand new Smart Phone awarded by EmpowermEOS Foundation

Naijacrypto also did an amazing giveaway program where it asked any participant to retweet using the signature hashtag of the program – #CampusBCAT2019 while also tagging its Twitter handle. The requirement was to get up to a thousand retweet within the shortest possible time for the winner to go home with one hundred and fifty dollars ($150).

This initially seemed difficult but was quickly achieved by the winner who rode on the already trending #CampusBCAT2019 across several social media networks to hit the mark.

The crowning point of the event was the inauguration of the very first BCAT Club at the University of Ibadan with its Caretaker Executive Committee announced.

The BCAT Club which is expected to be the legacy for any CampusBCAT event held in any of the Nigerian schools was established in UI while the portal for interested students of the universities was also opened for registration.

A Group photograph of some of the student attendees and organizers of CampusBCAT2019 UI

Tony Emeka, the Co-founder and CEO of CryptoTVPlus, the organizing convener of the CampusBCAT movement speaking on the event said:

“We are happy at what we see happening today. It is no longer a small dream but a national vision where our students are not told what is happening around pervasive technology such as the blockchain. A lot of the problems we see today in Nigeria can be solved using the blockchain technology and our Nigerian students must be ready to take the bull by the horns.”

“Enough of the wait on the government to start doing things right in our country Nigeria. As students who run departmental, faculty and SUG elections, you can actually demonstrate to the political class that the right thing is possible by conducting your leadership selection process using the blockchain because of its transparent and permanent nature. You can also create a departmental or faculty token which you can use for various important activities within the school. With this, we are sure a nascent technology such as the blockchain will no longer play a back-burner role but employed for greater societal gains” he said.

Co-founder & CEO, CryptoTVPlus and Organizing Convener CampusBCAT, Tony Emeka addressing attendees.

The BCAT Club established at the University of Ibadan as a result of CampusBCAT2019 event held there also exposed to the students to several other opportunities members stand to enjoy.

Victor Ugochukwu, the Chief Operations Officer at CryptoTVPlus who is also in charge of the planning and publicity of CampusBCAT2019 speaking at the inauguration of the BCAT Club UI Chapter said:

“This is the dawn of a new era for Nigerian students. I am a strong believer in the Nigerian dream and how uncannily talented Nigerian students can be if given the right environment and resources to explore. BCAT Club will offer our students the opportunity to interface with organizations building a project or two using the blockchain technology. From recruiting bright minds to offering internship positions or even leveraging the students interests in the blockchain technology to help push for the testing and adoption of their product solutions. While there are nonprofit merits such as conducting SUG elections and the likes on the blockchain as pushed forward by the university chapter of the BCAT Club, students can also reap invaluable monetizable benefits just by being a member of the club.

He continued by saying
“It is high time our successful Nigerian entrepreneurs who have carved out a niche for themselves on blockchain and cryptocurrencies started lecturing our students. Through BCAT Clubs scattered across each tertiary institution in the country, project leads and founders can come around to teach as visiting lecturers, sharing firsthand, invaluable knowledge to the students. This is one of the strides we hope to achieve, institutionalizing blockchain related courses in universities where project founders and leads teach these courses.”

Right to Left: Co-founder and CEO, CryptoTVPlus and Organizing Convener CampusBCAT and Victor Ugochukwu COO, CryptoTVPlus, Head of Publicity and Planning CampusBCAT2019 addressing attendees.

With the euphoria of the event still enveloping the city of Ibadan, the CampusBCAT2019 train is already at full speed on its way to the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State in Nigeria on the 24th of September. With anticipation building, CampusBCAT2019 in Uniport promises to be even bigger and hotter than what was experienced in UI.

CampusBCAT is expected to take place in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), University of Benin (Uniben) and Covenant University.

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CampusBCAT2019 in OAU Surpasses any known Record of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Gathering in Africa

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The recent CampusBCAT2019 event held in the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University – OAU on the 2nd of November 2019, becomes the largest attendance in Blockchain and Crypto gathering in the whole of the African continent surpassing any known record of the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency gathering in terms of attendance in the whole of Africa.

Campus Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Awareness Tour, more popular with the acronym Campus BCAT is an initiative of CryptoTVPlus the premiere Blockchain and Cryptocurrency focused media house from Africa announced barely two months back.

The movement has seen enthusiasts in the form of students, newbies, established crypto gurus, blockchain solutions architects, etc gladly identifying with the initiative and propagating sound education as regards the blockchain technology making it undoubtedly the fastest growing Blockchain & Crypto community in the whole of the African continent.

As past events were held at the University of Ibadan and even at the University of Port Harcourt, CampusBCAT2019 in Obafemi Awolowo University witnessed a quantum improvement from the previous events.

The event at OAU held at the most sought after Oduduwa Hall known for its characteristic ambiance and also the capacity in terms of its size. The morning of 2nd November saw excited students pouring in to register and take their already reserved seats as they registered online prior to the event date. Sponsors such as ABiT Crowd, CoinCola, Vorem Network, Huobi Nigeria, Crypto Masterclass, etc, had the spotlight on them as eager participants thronged their exhibition stands to know more about their improved product and service offerings.

Charles Okaformbah of Vessel Trust, Samuel Joseph of CoinCola, Senator Ihenyen of Infusion Lawyers, Louis Dike, Dominic Rume, Kaka Toritseju, Onome Iduh, Chukwuemeka Ezike, Chinedu Obidiegwu, Gaius Chibueze who is better known as “bitcoin chief” who connected all the way from Manchester in the UK were all among the speakers who educated the curious students present to learn about the revolutionary impact of the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.

With more than 3,900 participants attending the event not counting those who failed to register even both online and the event venue, sponsors and their team members, CampusBCAT2019 in OAU quickly surpasses attendance of the edition held at the University of Ibadan which recorded 1,356 persons in attendance or even Uniport which had a total of 4,228 persons in attendace entirely capturing everyone, participants, sponsors and their team members included.

Some of the students of the Obafemi Awolowo University had the rare opportunity of presenting their acts such as music or even talent hunt competition where winners were gifted prizes. ABiT Crowd, a Crowdfunding Real Estate company built on top of the blockchain was presented to the participants demonstrating the practical aspect of tokenization where large and immovable assets can be fractionally owned. ABiT Network also gave out a cash sum of One hundred thousand naira to 10 persons with each getting ten thousand naira each.

While the participants enjoyed every moment of the event, the usual crowning point of CampusBCAT saw the inauguration of BCAT Club, the legacy which CryptoTVPlus bequeath to any school where the Campus Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Awareness Tour is held.

A total of 30 students were inaugurated into BCAT Club and certificate of commendation issued to the members. Owolabi Jeremy Oluwasegun, a second-year law student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) was inaugurated as the first BCAT Club President OAU Chapter.

Tony Emeka, Co-founder & CEO of CryptoTVPlus, Organizer Convener of Campus BCAT said

We are indeed excited to be here for this event. Obafemi Awolowo University holds a special place in our hearts. I am sure we all know that CampusBCAT2019 has gained global recognition already.

This is the third school we are visiting and holding this event in Nigeria. At every successive outing of CampusBCAT2019, it has been successfully improved upon in terms of traction across several metrics. From publicity to the attendance and support from both the student bodies and our esteemed partners, there has been a noticeable improvement.

The members of BCAT Club OAU chapter will be the very first school to be issued a certificate of commendation for exemplary planning and execution skills. So much more is in the offing and my advice to the students in Nigeria is to take this golden opportunity very seriously,

he concluded.

Also speaking at CampusBCAT2019 in OAU, the COO of CryptoTVPlus, Head, Publicity and Planning Campus BCAT, Victor Ugochukwu in his keynote address was quoted saying

This movement was born out of the desire to drive proper, targeted and result-oriented enlightenment to the younger generations who in a few years will define where we go as a nation and as a society.
We have been to the University of Ibadan and University of Port Harcourt where we saw warmth and were welcomed with a large number of attending students.

He went further saying;

While we are confident that the CampusBCAT movement has gained a lot of traction and popularity among not just tertiary education students but also the broader blockchain and crypto community we are not resting on our oars as we must keep pushing to ensure the adoption hurdle when it comes to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency is brought low engendering easy access and participation either as a player or user.

CryptoTVPlus in partnership with EmpowerMeEOS a not-for-profit foundation founded by Toritseju Kaka handed out a free laptop as the star prize of the day to the winner of the Social Media Challenge which had the signature hashtag #CampusBCAT2019 trending across several social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

With a scintillating outing, CampusBCAT2019 in OAU has received several commendations not only from industries in Africa but also in Europe, Asia, and North America.

CampusBCAT has set a standard, a trend, a template that the industry can use to drive cryptocurrency and blockchain education. We have never been so excited at the promises of the future.

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CampusBCAT2019 in UNIBEN is Postponed

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CampusBCAT2019 at the University of Benin planned for 6th November 2019 is postponed

CryptoTVPlus, the convener of the Campus BCAT movement regrets to announce that CampusBCAT2019 in UNIBEN planned for 6th November 2019 is postponed till further notice.

Over the past few months, the CampusBCAT Tech movement has been on, we have toured three Universities in Nigeria and established the lasting legacy of the CampusBCAT initiative, the BCAT Club in several institutions.

As the CampusBCAT team tours the country, we have met with great numbers of future leaders each showing marvelous signs of promise and great enthusiasm to get onboard the crypto industry.

It’s our joy that in every school, CampusBCAT has held, the turnout has been nothing short of above expectations both for the CampusBCAT Team and the attending students.

The movement as born out of the desire to spread awareness while equally giving sound education on Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, the industry and how to help the younger generations position themselves in the industry of great promise, we boldly say our commitment has never waned.

The CampusBCAT train has been to the University of Ibadan where it had its maiden edition with over a thousand students in attendance. A feat none has been able to accomplish and exceed the space in Western Nigeria.

From there the movement went to the University of Port Harcourt where an even greater number of students were in attendance.

On the 2nd of November, 2019, the CampusBCAT train arrived at the great Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State. The event was grandstanding with almost a dozen speakers speaking on key educative topics that would help position the students in creating a career path in the crypto industry.

The event has always concluded with the BCAT Club’s inauguration.

Once again, after the OAU event, the CampusBCAT train was on its way to the old city of Benin, to commence preparation for CampusBCAT UNIBEN. It was upon arrival, a piece of shocking news came to the CampusBCAT team.

Owing to violence in the institution in the previous week that resorted to the death of some students, the school management had decided to put on hold all social activities in the school directly hampering the possibility of holding the CampusBCAT2019 event in Uniben.

CampusBCAT is a Campus educational movement, and holding it outside the school premises is not in line with the vision of the movement and also, the security of ‘those it matters most’ – the students, is of great importance to the CampusBCAT.

It is because of this development, that CampusBCAT2019 in UNIBEN has been postponed until further notice.

We deeply sympathize with the family of those who lost their children. May their souls rest in peace.

Details of the next event will be communicated soon.

Victor Ugochukwu
COO, CryptoTVPlus
Head, Publicity and Planning Campus BCAT

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Introducing Zardicon Trading Platform

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Trading Crypto currency has been the Trending Trade derivative in the digital space. Have you heard about Trading Digital Block Asset known as Zardicon Blocks?

There is some thing new in the digital space called “Trading Digital Blocks”. Imagine trading digital blocks powered by Blockchain Technology! This is new indeed and I am very sure you want to know more about this platform. Hop on board, let’s cruise together.

What is Zardicon Trade?

Zardicon trade is a unique trading platform powered by blockchain technology. All transactions on the platform is solely based on peer to peer block distribution and purchase.

Zardicon blockchain is resistant to modification of data, because it is “an open, distributed ledger” that record transactions between two parties efficiently in a verifiable and permanent way.
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Zardicon’s official launch in Nigeria is scheduled to hold on 25th January 2020. To climax her pre- lunch 90 days pioneer traders activation, Zardicon has set out a reward plan for her pioneer traders called Pioneer Reward. This reward is valued for 10,000,000 naira to be given to her top 20 pioneer traders in Zardicon within the 90 days Pre-lunch campaign. Details are found at www.zardicon.com under pioneer rewards ( terms and condition apply).

This reward is broken down from 1st position to 20th position, it covers a. Car cash bonus b. Travel cash bonus c. Apple mac book cash bonus d. Cash consolation prizes d. BMCT coin bonus .

Be among the first top 20 traders within the next 90 days and aspire to be among the top 20 Zardicon pioneer traders.

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Don’t be left out in the innovation, join Zardicon pioneer traders movement by following Zardicon across on social media.

Attend at least one Zardicon Training to know more about this innovations. Register on Zardicon and study the Zardicon white paper.

Zardicon team looks forward to unveiling other aspects of this project at her official launch on the 23rd of January 2020.

Together, we will get there. See you at the top!

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CampusBCAT2019 Train Moves to OAU after a Spectacular Uniport Event

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CampusBCAT a blockchain and digital currency educational initiative by CryptoTVPlus, aimed at educating African students starting with Nigeria but with a continental focus moves to OAU after a successful Uniport event.

The City of Port Harcourt alongside its biggest university – Uniport was historically hashed into the digital currency movement as it experienced its own CampusBCAT2019 event on the 24th of September barely two weeks history was made in UI, Ibadan.

The University of Port Harcourt and its students had the opportunity of hosting the tech educational event which has been garnering traction across the country as the biggest cryptocurrency community not just in universities but also in Nigeria. With membership across more than 8 universities already, Uniport’s event saw enthusiasts trooping in from neighboring schools in Rivers and Bayelsa States.

UNIPORT Students trooping to sign into the venue

Student in thousands listening to blockchain and cryptocurrency education at CampusBCAT2019 Uniport

Big projects within the Nigerian blockchain ecosystem were equally present to facilitate the educational sessions of the program. 

The likes of Beepmagnet Group International, makers of Sisibox was present to lecture on How the Blockchain Technology is Redefining Consumer Loyalty Globally and also showcase their state of the art product to the students who were excited to see giant strides being taken by an indigenous firm such as Beepmagnet International. 

The founder of Crypto Masterclass, one of Nigeria’s finest crypto educational platforms, Tola Fadugbe was also present to teach the hungry delegates at the event on Cryptocurrency Trading and Investment

Panel Session on the topic “Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Industry in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities.

As a major stakeholder in the growing blockchain and crypto business in Nigeria, the founder of Ci Crypto solutions and CEO of Naijacrypto digital assets exchange, Chiagozie Iwu was available to share from his wealth of invaluable knowledge on The importance of Blockchain Education in Nigerian Universities

Several other projects such as Bitfxt Technologies, Farmchain, D-Online Harvest were around to facilitate while equally showcasing their products/service to the audience at the event. 

It wasn’t all just lecturing as the students went home with exciting prizes such as smartphone, T-shirts, cash prizes, crypto giveaway, free investment mentorship sessions to select students, Sisibox pads and so much more. This was all made possible by the partners of CampusBCAT2019.

A UNIPORT Student who won a Sisibox Pad for giving the correct answer to a question

A UNIPORT Student who won a mobile phone by participating in the social media challenge

And just like the event at Ibadan, the crowning point was the inauguration of the students officially into BCAT Club Uniport Chapter. The legacy of Campus BCAT is the perpetuating impact of the blockchain technology by making sure the buzz about the pervasive impact of the revolutionary blockchain technology doesn’t continue to live in the realms of hype. 

Inauguration of the BCAT Club Chapter in UNIPORT

Students through the BCAT Clubs in their respective campuses are afforded the opportunities to continue the learning process through active facilitation of classes and workshops while also carrying the torch of innovation through the application of what they have learned in their schools such as conducting Departmental, Faculty or Student Union Government elections on the open and transparent ledger of the blockchain. 

And since we are in the era of asset tokenization, through the BCAT Clubs, several regulatory concerns that exist will be exposed to the students through the experts that will come visiting as either lecturers or Club facilitators. This is surely a breath of fresh air to Nigerian students that is set to spread across all of Africa.  

With a characteristic spectacular outing at University of Port Harcourt, CryptoTVPlus the national convener of the CampusBCAT movement announces plans to host the event at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) on the 2nd of November 2019. The month of November is actually super-packed with #CampusBCAT2019, while OAU’s event is slated for 2nd, University of Benin and Covenant University is scheduled to take place on the 9th and 15th November respectively.

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