13 May 2018
Edited by Sunny Awhefeada, Enajite Ojaruega and Peter Omoko, Scholarship and Commitment: Essays in Honour of G. G. Darah is a 503-paged festschrift published by the Lagos-based Malthouse in 2018, to celebrate the robust personality of the internationally acclaimed Professor of Oral Literature and Folklore, Godini Gabriel Darah, who clocked seventy (70) in November, 2017.…
19 Apr 2018
Lagos State Academic Competition and Award of Excellent Academic Performance is now open for upper primary, basic four to six with a view to providing a competitive head-start which would culminate into identifying, celebrating and rewarding industry and merit among schools and pupils in the state. Managing Director, RB Educational Books limited, Rotimi Babalola said…
10 Apr 2018
The Onome Akinlolu Majaro (OAM) Foundation, a group championing the plights of persons with albinism, has given a four-year scholarship to a blind albino, 29-year-old Victor Kalu, a native of Bende in Abia State and 100-level student of History & Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). According to Kalu: “I was not born…
29 Mar 2018
Governor Ayodele Fayose has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship awards to qualified students in Ekiti State. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Jide Egunjobi, who made this known in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti yesterday, explained that 15 physically challenged students will get N60,000 as scholarship, 198 pursuing Masters degree…
29 Mar 2018
The Australian government has awarded scholarships to 340 Nigerian students to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. The Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Lehmann, who disclosed in an interview with The Guardian in Abuja, said some of the awardees would also be able to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses in a…
28 Feb 2018
Rights activist, Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor, has debunked a publication by a group which claimed that scholarship beneficiaries of Itsekiri extraction were facing untold hardship on the strength of the freezing of the N2.1 billion belonging to the Itsekiri Regional Development Council (IRDC), saying it was a ploy to hurriedly vacate a court injunction. …
20 Dec 2017
In pursuit of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Midwestern Oil and Gas, a marginal field operator, has awarded 42 scholarships to different categories of students in Delta State.
10 Aug 2017
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has approved N900 million for the payment of tuition fees and upkeep allowances to students of the state studying in tertiary institutions for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 sessions.
20 Jul 2017
Over $2m has been spent by the United States’ (US) government as scholarships for Nigeria students in the ongoing year through its Education Opportunity Fund, US Consul General, F. John Bray has said.
20 Mar 2017
He said the two beneficiaries are Abdulkadir Habebulah, a graduate of Euronautic Engineering from the Kwara State University (KWASU) and Aliyu Ajoke Muinat, a graduate of Chemistry from the University of Ilorin.
9 Mar 2017
The management of Mind Builders School, Lagos State, has awarded scholarship worth N3m to four of its new students to cover part of their tuition fees for their six-year secondary education.
24 Jan 2017
A blind second year student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Mr. Ifeanyi Frank Moama was among the 60 second batch beneficiaries of Senator Theodore Orji’s annual tertiary education...