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25 Jun 2019
James Hope College (JHC) has reaffirmed its impressive stance on academic excellence with its recent award for the Cambridge Immerse Scholarship. Few months after JHC published its outstanding International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) result, recording 100 per cent score in 14 subjects, one of its students, Akajiugo Amucheazi, has won the highly coveted…
2 May 2019
The Embassy of Russia in Nigeria has urged Nigerians to explore opportunity through application for the ongoing Russian Government Scholarship programme, to improve themselves educationally. Press Attaché of the Embassy, Mr. Ivan Lydkin, made the call on Wednesday in Abuja while addressing the team of National Association of Nigerian Students executive. He described the scholarship…
9 Mar 2019
Professor Ralph Afolabi Akinfeleye bestrides Nigeria’s journalism and communication sphere like a colossus. His impact is indelible both in the classroom and newsroom. An unrepentant apostle of communication for development as well as an advocate of accountable media that is alive to its responsibility of monitoring governance, Akinfeleye, for decades, has remained the iconic bridge…
7 Feb 2019
For their dexterity in innovation and entrepreneurship, five students of Greensprings School, Ibeju-Lekki campus, have received a scholarship worth $60,000 (₦21 million), at Clarkson University, New York, United States of America. The four-year scholarship for each finalist was awarded by the Conrad Foundation through the Conrad Challenge, a competition that was formed in 2008 in…
20 Dec 2018
Delta State government has given N320 million scholarship to 1,720 indigenes studying in different higher institutions in the country for the 2019 academic year. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa made this known during the official flag-off of the payment to beneficiaries of various schemes of the Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board in Asaba. The governor, who…
2 Dec 2018
A country needs its physical sciences in her quest for development. But in Nigeria, science and its derivatives of technology and engineering seem far-fetched concepts. This is in spite of the patronage science enjoys through incentives such as scholarships and other encouragements. And so while Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are being actively promoted,…
10 Nov 2018
Touch-A-Life (TAL) is an 18-year non-profit making organization founded by Dr. Bose Durojaiye. The group, which has been assisting indigent students and the less- privileged by transforming lives and communities, recently, held its public speaking and mathematics/science competition, at Ikeja Grammar School, Bolade Oshodi., where over 40 government secondary schools from six districts were in…
16 Sep 2018
The Mani Robson Foundation has awarded scholarship to over 30 secondary school children of Odukpani origin in Cross River State.
12 Jul 2018
Thirty-four indigent students of Comprehensive High School, Ososa, Ogun State have benefitted from the community’s scholarship scheme aimed at improving the standard of both junior and senior secondary school students as well as boosting their morale to enable them live up to expectation. Speaking at the 5th edition of the scholarship grant, which took place…
12 Jul 2018
The Matthew Okpebholo Foundation (MOF) in Edo State has doled out N25 million as grant to 500 final year students to assist them in their research work just as three inmates of the Ubiaja prison regained freedom as the foundation settled their fines payable to the government.    The gestures were part of activities marking…
18 Jun 2018
Continued from last week. Having been a scholar and an activist at the Obafemi Awolowo University where he led the Academic Staff Union of Universities, he moved to The Guardian where he became the chairman of the Editorial Board in the hey days of military dictatorship in Nigeria; days when one got punished for publishing…
15 Jun 2018
Text of a Faculty Valedictory Lecture in honour of Professor G.G. Darah on his retirement from the Delta State University, Abraka, on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. About half a century ago, Professor Colin Leys asserted that “in a neo-colony ‘politics’ must be primarily understood in terms of the interplay of economic and social forces originally…

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