Sunday, August 18, 2019

Meet Pok Wong, a graduate who sued her university and later got £60k Settlement

Pok Wong Is a graduate of a UK university – Anglia Ruskin University, she has received a £60,000 out-of-court settlement after she sued her university over her “Mickey Mouse” degree. According to a BBC report, Pok Wong graduated with a first in international business strategy from the university in 2013 but claimed the school “exaggerated the prospects of...

Ghanaian university offers $40,000 scholarship to Ekene, 15-Year old Nigerian boy with highest UTME score

Ekene Franklin Ezeunala who had the highest score in UTME was awarded scholarship during a workshop organised by the institution for schools and parents at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja.  The private university in Accra, Ghana, named Academic City College has offered scholarship worth $40,000 (an equivalent of N14m) to the candidate who scored 347...

Meet Aliyu Abani, male corps member who pushed wheelbarrow to pay tuition fees at the university

A young Nigerian man, identified as Aliyu Abani has stirred the blogosphere after completing his university education despite his financial status.  Abani who is currently undergoing his mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme, surfaced online in a post shared by @OtondoNg on Twitter. Abani, instead of letting his lack...

These 4 Nigerians are among 166 Recipients of Canada’s Vanier Graduate Scholarships

The 2019 Vanier Scholarships was announced by The Canadian government, it wasawarded to graduate students who demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement. Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies. Of the 166 scholarships awarded this year, four Nigerians: Effoduh Okechukwu Jake; Onu Charles; Onifade...

Meet Esther Okade, The 10-year-old who is an undergraduate in a UK University

At first sight, Esther Okade looks like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from ‘Frozen,’ playing with Barbie dolls and going to parks or shopping. But what stands out the British-Nigerian youngster is that she’s also a university undergraduate. Esther, from Walsall, an industrial town in the...

Nigerian Man graduates with 2nd Class Upper after writing JAMB 8 times

A Nigerian man, Gabriel, who is a mass communication graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, recounts how he wrote JAMB 8 times before getting admission and celebrates his new achievement as he graduates with a Second class upper degree. Facebook user, Gabriel ‘Rymboxx’ Akhuetie shared his story with his followers, he wrote;Today i drove to...

80-year old Nigerian man graduates with Msc degree from Lagos State University

Mr. Adio Igboro, 80 year-old Nigerian man has just gotten his MSC degree in International Relations from Lagos State University (LASU) and everyone is amazed. He is celebrated for bagging his MSc at the age of 80 years. His son, Usman Igboro shared the big news on social media. He shared pictures of his 80...

Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips, Nigerian, graduated with 6.9 cumulative GPA,

... breaks American school's 125-year old record Tobechukwu "Tobi" Phillips is a Nigerian teenager who made history at Alvin High School in Texas. She did this by becoming the school's first Black valedictorian 125 years after it was established in 1894. This incredible feat takes place 54 years after the...

62-year Old Dad Fulfils Dream of Getting a University Degree at UNIZIK

A Nigerian father who had a life long dream of completing his university education, has just did at age 62. Mymediaafrica.com reports. His daughter @nkeoma08 took to Instagram to share the inspiring story of how he was the best in his class from primary to secondary school, but couldn’t go further due to...

Meet Oluwatunmise Idowu, The 14-year-old Nigerian Schoolgirl With An ‘Electric Brain’ | Photo

Oluwatunmise Idowu is a 14-year-old school girl who got the internet buzzing with mixed reactions over how incredibly skills. It was learnt that Oluwatunmise had in 2016, solved 17 mathematical questions correctly in 60 seconds, on the Cowbellpedia TV quiz show, an impressive feat that earned her the nickname, 'Electric Brain'. 
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