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Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, also known as Udusok, is a public research university located in the city of Sokoto, Nigeria. It is one of the initial twelve universities founded in Nigeria by the federal government in 1975. The university is named after Usman dan Fodio, the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.


Udusok is a four, five and six-years degree awarding institution that also runs associate degrees and remedial programmes.


The university has a standard medical program and University Teaching Hospital. The University is divided into three campuses.


UDUSOK Software Development Competition – Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUSOK)  hereby announces a Software Competition aimed at developing indigenous innovative Social Media Applications Platforms in Nigeria.


Through this event, the University aims to harness the talent within its community to develop applications that allow for comprehensive social networking and content sharing among users. Other aspects to be addressed by the applications include but are not limited to:


  • Mitigation of the spread of fake news.


  • Development of innovative features to support education.


  • Promotion of collaboration among users.


Aim & Benefits of UDUSOK Software Development Competition


Competition Objectives


  1. Promote competition and entrepreneurship among students and the larger community
  2. Promote good product development
  3. Raise awareness


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Applications will be selected and awarded for the following categories:

  1. Best App for Development Awards (First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize and 3 Honourable Mentions).
  2. Popular Choice Award
  3. Vice Chancellor’s Recognition Award

How to Apply

Interested participants must register on the University webpage by creating an account. Registrants will receive an email which they must use to verify their account.


Interested and qualified should,




For more details, Visit Webpage


Application Deadline: 26th July, 2021

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