LifeSavers wins ticket to Google IO!

LifeSavers – a web based platform built during the gplus hackathon after gNigeria 2012 – has been awarded the best prize – a ticket to Google IO in recognition of their efforts and the potential of the idea.

LifeSavers is a platform that seeks to help the emotionally vulnerable in the society.

It was the winning application at the Google+ hackathon in Nigeria held earlier this month, and was automatically entered to compete with other submissions from other African countries.

It was developed by:

Oyewale Oyediran
Maxwell Udoba
Boyewa Akindolani


Congratulations to the team! Keep working on it!

You can use the tag ‘#hackgplus’ on Google+ to see photos and other entries (

An Evening with Googlers

To give the developer community a chance to interact face to face with some of the great guys behind a number of Google products, there will be “An Evening with Googlers” at the hub [CCHUB] next week Wednesday (the 14th) from 5 to 7pm. The Googlers are in town for the upcoming GNigeria 2012 event (15th-17th) and their working areas span across several products and APIs. I’m talking

  • Cloud & HTML5
  • Google Apps APIs
  • Google Maps
  • User Experience
  • Google+ APIs
  • App Engine
  • Android & Mobile
  • Google Webmaster Tools

If you are interested in being at the hub for the event – please register here: