The Nigerian Genius.

Category : Blog , In the News

The Nigerian Genius brings together, Nigeria’s brightest minds to solve Nigeria’s most complex engineering and manufacturing challenges.


Category : In the News

2023 will be an exciting year as the CIC team is set to build capacity in Nigeria for engineering ,innovation and manufacturing through our program for:

  1. STEM Education
  2. Engineering Education
  3. TVET
  4. Technology and Start up incubation

CLINTONEL Engineering for Industry (E4I) Academy

E4I Academy is a Finishing School for fresh engineering graduates that equips them with skills for the industry, facilitating local production and industrialization in Nigeria.


  • Computer-Aided Design
  • 3D Printing
  • CNC Programming & Machining
  • Laser engraving & Cutting
  • Embedded Systems

Duration: 4 weeks

Location: Aba


  • High employability in the industry
  • Training Certificate by Autodesk
  • Paid Internship
  • Free accommodation

Application Link:

Application Deadline: 5th Feb 2023

Selected participants will be offered full scholarships to participate in E4I Academy.

International Partnerships

We’re glad to announce that Clintonel Innovation Centre (CIC) is an Autodesk Learning Partner (ALP) and Authorized Academic Partner (AAP).

As an Authorized Academic Partner, CIC has met Autodesk’s defined standards of excellence for delivering high quality training, certification and exam preparation to students, schools and academic institutions.

TED Talk: Why We Need Makerspaces in Nigeria

Category : In the News

Tochukwu Chukwueke is an inventor. The quest for a place to test his designs and utilize his creative ability led Tochukwu to set up the first indigenous makerspace in the most unlikely of places in Nigeria – Aba, South East Nigeria. Having built Nigeria’s first indigenous makerspace, he shared his journey whilst making the case that makerspaces are critical infrastructure for Nigeria.

Find out why he is convinced about this from the link below:

This talk was given at TEDxOguiRoad, a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Governor with 3D Map of Abia State

Category : In the News

We presented a 3D Printed Desktop Map of Abia State to the executive governor of Abia State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at the inauguration of Proudly Made in Aba Hackathon Incubation at IgHub.

CLINTONEL Technology is poised to change the narrative of Technology in Aba and Nigeria.

TED Talk: How to Build Technology Ecosystem

Category : In the News

A technology ecosystem is vital in our quest for industrial revolution. Watch how to build an ecosystem that foster and encourages hardware technological growth by Tochukwu Chukwueke.

Click on this link to watch

This talk was given at TEDxAbayi, a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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