8 Things You Should Know About The NSE Corporate Challenge

The 6th edition of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Corporate Challenge will be held on Saturday, July 6​, 2019, at the Muri Okunola Park, Adeyemo Alakija, Victoria Island, Lagos. The race will see over 1000 runners from more than 170 listed companies, broker-dealer firms, non-listed companies and the Nigerian entertainment industry run to raise awareness and banish cancer from the society. The NSE Corporate Challenge is an annual, highly competitive and fun-filled 5-kilometre walk, run and jog competition designed to support cancer causes and charity.

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In case you are wondering what the NSE Corporate Challenge is all about, here are 8 facts to get you up to speed:

  • The NSE Corporate Challenge is a 1-day challenge to engage Nigerians on the benefits of early detection of cancer and also to raise funds to support the fight against cancer in Nigeria.
  • The Corporate Challenge started in 2014 as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the Nigeria Stock Exchange.
  • Since inception, the NSE Corporate Challenge has helped to raise N63,362,624, through the support received from corporates, dealing members and wellness companies for the fight against cancer.