Education

Wole Soyinka 2024 Essay Competition: 90 finalists emerge

A total of 90 finalists of the Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange, WSICE, 2024 Essay Competition for Senior Secondary School Student, representing a diverse array of talented students from schools across Nigeria, have emerged. According to the organisers, these finalists…

Chinua Achebe’s daughter, Maureen wins Harvard Medical School award

Maureen Achebe, daughter of the renowned novelist Chinua Achebe, has been honored with the 2024 Faculty Development and Diversity Award by Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The recognition celebrates her outstanding contributions and commitment to diversity in the medical field. The…

INSPIREDUniversity of Birmingham Appoints Sandie Okoro OBE as New Chancellor

The University of Birmingham has announced the appointment of Sandie Okoro OBE as its new chancellor. She becomes the university’s eighth chancellor, and the first woman to hold this position, succeeding Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea CBE, who will step down…

Beautiful Nigerian Lady Bags First-Class Honours in Mathematics (Photos)

The graduate, Victoria Idobo, proudly took to the microblogging platform X to share her accomplishment, posting a picture of her degree certificate. A Nigerian lady has been applauded on social media after bagging a first-class degree in mathematics from the…

Biography of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (born June 13, 1954, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian-American economist who served as the seventh director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) from 2021. She was the first woman and the first African to head…

41-Year-Old Female Professor Announced As University Of Abuja Acting Vice Chancellor

The Senate of the University of Abuja has appointed the youngest Professor of Law in the institution, Aisha Maikudi, as acting Vice Chancellor. Maikudi who is a Professor of International Law, is the university’s current Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics. Her…

17-Year-Old Dorothy Jean Tillman Bags Doctorate Degree

Dorothy Jean Tillman, a 17-year-old from Chicago, has become one of the youngest people ever to earn a doctoral degree. Tillman graduated with a Doctorate in Integrated Behavioral Health from Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions in May 2023….

105-year-old walks at graduation to receive master’s degree from Stanford

Virginia Hislop began her journey at the school in the 1940’s. A 105-year-old woman received her master’s degree from Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) after beginning her journey at the school over 80 years ago. Virginia “Ginnie” Hislop had…

Nigerian graduate who failed WAEC shines in USA

Sometime in November 2019 Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu, a graduate of Mass Communications University of Benin was carrying out his One-year National Youth Service Corps assignment in Kwara state, granted audience to the state Correspondent, Demola Akinyemi, in Vanguard office Ilorin…

Nigeria education facing daunting challenges, says First Black Female PhD holder, Columbia varsity

The first black female to bag a doctorate in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), Dr. Frances Osamor has decried the challenges facing the educational system in Nigeria. She spoke to newsmen about…