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26 Sep 2020
Five young Nigerians have emerged winners in the British Council’s Creative Enterprise Support Programme with each winner going home with £2000 each in grant funding and mentorship with key fashion industry players.
13 Sep 2020
The British Council has launched its digital library in Nigeria. This is part of the organisation’s efforts to make educational and entertainment resources available to all.
24 Jul 2020
European Union (EU) and the British Council have taken the war against the COVID-19 pandemic to rural areas in Adamawa State. The campaign will employ a door-to-door communicative system from trained residents using megaphones to reach out to their targeted audiences. The project, public engagement and awareness education on COVID-19 pandemic in Adamawa State, anchored…
5 Apr 2020
Recently, March 5, to be precise, the British Council (BC) in Nigeria hosted high networth guests to its facility, as it celebrated the final leg of the council’s 75th anniversary.
24 Feb 2020
Therefore in 2018 when the Swiss government mooted the idea to return the second and last tranche of the Abacha loot to Nigeria, it did it in three ways. One, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Nigerian government with a strong proviso and commitment that the Nigerian government put the monies to…
12 Jul 2019
For striving to bring the world into their classrooms through their teaching innovations and concepts, CITA International School; Glisten International Academy; Grace Schools; Newhall International School; The Riverbank School....
17 May 2019
The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) in partnership with the European Union and British Council organised a one-day workshop on criminal justice on Tuesday with the theme: “Appraisal of Current Criminal Justice Regime in Lagos State.” A representative of RoLAC, Dr Oluwatoyin Dadejogun, said the criminal justice system must be able to respond with…
1 Apr 2019
Not less than 10 Nigeria entrepreneurs in the fashion and film industries have been empowered with start-up grants, international partnerships and a UK tour through the Nigeria Creative Enterprise Support Programme. The programme organised by the British Council and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office trained a total of 108 entrepreneurs between January and March 2019.…
13 Feb 2019
A Nigerian, Job Oyebisi, who won the 2018 Idea Change Lives British Council global competition, was yesterday awarded a cash prize of £20,000 for emerging champion. Oyebisi, who runs StanLab, a 3D virtual science laboratory, is also a joint winner of the competition with ‘Malawi's mHub’. He won the championship that featured over 170 countries…
23 Dec 2018
Lagos Theatre Festival Foundation, organisers of Lagos Theatre Festival, have announced the 2019 edition that will take place in Lagos from Monday, February 25 through Sunday, March 3, 2019. Primary among LTF’s objectives is the showcasing of innovative ideas that inspire new audiences and new creative work that spark conversation and debate. The festival will…
20 Dec 2018
The Chartered Financial Institute in association with British Council in Nigeria has delivered the first ever Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) exams in Abuja.  The exam, which held yesterday was accomplished with over 100 candidates writing the exams in Abuja. The exams which also took place in Lagos (the second time in the state) had over…
13 Dec 2018
The British Council on 12 December, hosted The Future Awards Africa 2018 nominees to a reception in Lagos. The young change-makers including Niniola, Zainab Balogun, Emmanuel Oyeleke, Ink Eze, Folu Storms, Fisayo Fosudo and others receiving their certificates of nomination. With 20 categories and 100 nominees selected this year, The Future Awards Africa seeks to…

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