4 days / 10 Mentors / 24-hours Hackathon
Intensive Bootcamp

12th – 15th October, 2017

Who we are

Data Science Nigeria is a non-profit run and managed by the Data Scientists Network Foundation. Our vision is to see Nigeria become the outsourcing hub for international Data Science/Advanced Analytics/Big Data projects with opportunity to access 10% share of the global data science outsourcing projects, worth USD 3.3 billion in revenue by 2020.

Our Approach

We adopt a practitioner-led model where experienced and hands-on data scientists in Nigeria and in the Diaspora train and mentor young Nigerians through face-to-face, virtual coaching classes, project-based support and holiday boot camps funded by individuals and corporate organizations.

Our Success

• 3 Nigerian-centric Data Science products being supported in the ecosystem.
• The largest convergence of academia and industry practitioners as mentors with 10 PhD instructors from 4 continents.
• Over 3,000 participants in online and offline initiatives.

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2nd Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp

Data Science Nigeria bootcamp is a 4 days residential Bootcamp that will runs between October 12-15th, 2017. Successful participants will be trained and mentored through hands-on classes focused on machine learning algorithms and statistics for Big Data Analysis…

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What to know

About the Bootcamp

Four days intensive hand-on training on Big data Analysis anchored by expert data scientists.

24 hours Hackathon.

Awards & internship opportunities with Leading technology Companies.

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Documentry on the

Data revolution

Meet our


In this year’s Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp, we are bringing together thought leaders and experts in the field of data science. The mentors will provide hands-on instruction on machine learning algorithms and statistics for Big Data and via a face-to-face classes led by Nigerian Data Scientists and 8 other international PhD-level Data scientists (practitioners and academia) dialling in via video-conferencing.
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Uyi (O.T) Stewart has two decades experience in strategy and execution, the design of interactive systems (speech, IVR, web, multimodal, natural language processing…



Ngozi Dozie is an experience data scientist with core background in the banking sector…


Iyilade Ph.D

Johnson Iyilade is a trained Computer Scientist and Software Engineer with specialties in Data Science..

Dr Olufemi


An Expert Information management Data Analytics specialist responsible for delivering value add BI Analytics solutions that POWER Global performance…



IyinOluwa Aboyeji is the Co-founder & Managing Director at Flutterwave. He is an impact entrepreneur who is passionate about building the future of Africa…



Oluseun Onigbinde attended the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta where he obtained a bachelor of engineering…

Dr Arinze


Dr Arinze Akutekwe is a passionate Data Scientist with experience in big data mining, modelling and visualization. He has a strong technical and interpersonal skills…

Dr Samuel


Samuel is a thorough Data Scientist. He has excellent research and strong problem-solving skills. He is analytical and has a great business acumen…



Humphrey is a data enthusiast who’s passionate about using Machine Learning and Visualisation techniques to extract meaningful insights from large datasets…



Babatunde Olorisade is Machine Learning Doctoral Researcher and a thought leader with vast experience in the field of data science…



Damilola Ojo is a seasoned Business Intelligence, Data Analytics Strategy and Professional Services Consultant with over 11 years of experience working across multiple geographies…

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Are you ready for the data revolution?

Register for the 2017 Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp and be on your way to become a professional data scientist.


Big Data Economy Summit.

Theme: Driving the Economy through Data Science:
How Data is the new Oil.
Date: Thursday 12th October 2017, 9am prompt.

Venue: Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Highlights of the summit

• Panel discussions on real world applications of data science.
• Case studies on data science applications.
• Speakers: 20+ leading experts/researchers.

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Join Industry and academic experts to discuss how data is the new oil and chart a new course for the Nigerian economy.


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