A 24-year-old man identified as Samuel Ogbonna, is among 150 Nigerians studying in the United Kingdom on scholarships, who may be forced to return home before Christmas because their funding has been stopped by their sponsors. A British newspaper, The Sunday Telegraph, first brought the plight of these students to the knowledge of the public in a publication that recently caused a stir in the education sector in Nigeria. According to Punch Metro, Ogbonna, in an online interview, painted a disturbing picture of the condition in which he and his fellow compatriots have found themselves in the UK. Saddled with debts of up to £20,000 each, most of them, especially those who completed their courses last academic session, have been informed by their respective universities that they wil
The Prestigious University of Ibadan had her convocation ceremony yesterday, 13th November 2017 and the young Mgbechidinma, Chiamaka Linda emerged as the Best Graduating Female Student of the University. Chiamaka who hails from Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area in Anambra State has all praises to give to her parents for their support and prayers. Other awards she received were: Best female graduating student Faculty of science, and Overall best graduating student, Department of Microbiology. Congrats to her!
It appears like the reports of vaccination of school children against monkeypox virus in the eastern part of the country - have done more harm than good in the nation following pandemonium in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. According to multiple reports, school activities were cut short earlier today after reports filtered into town that students were being injected with vaccines by a non-governmental organisation (NGO). Parents immediately stormed the schools and withdrew their children as panic spread from one school to the other. According to reports, the parents are refusing their children/wards to be vaccinated by anyone over fear of the dreaded monkeypox virus. Source: nationalhelm
A Nigerian lady, Folafoluwa Oginni has made her family and Nigerians proud of her as she graduates with a perfect 5.0 GP from Heterfordshire University in the U.K. In 2012, Folafoluwa Oginni, emerged the best student in WAEC and later proceeded to study Law at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. However, She was forced to leave OAU in her sophomore year, with a CGPA of 4.53, due to the ASUU strike. She went to the U.K to continue her studies at the University of Heterfordshire and she just became the university’s first Nigerian Valedictorian, after finishing as the overall best student with a perfect CGPA with a score of 360 out of 360.
If corper marry corper, them go born mumu... Lol Reverse is the case here, as this lovely couple who met while in NYSC camp few years back, are now married and blessed with beautiful kids. The pretty wife who was feeling nostalgic about their love story, took to her media page to share it all. She wrote: "I MET MY HUSBAND 3rd day in the CAMP. It all started in the #nysc camp (2009/2010 Batch A) Bauchi State. As usual as you come in 1st, 2nd and even 3rd day are for registrations, getting your kits, being threatened by the soldiers calling you OTONDO, if you're walking you're wrong. Double up double up! then end up being friends, meeting old and new friends, morning drilling and all. Who remember that song: Them go born mumu them go born mumu if corper marry corper them go bor
Silicon Valley-based Oshi Agabi has unveiled a computer based not on silicon but on mice neurons at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. The system has been trained to recognise the smell of explosives and could be used to replace traditional airport security, he said. . Eventually the modem-sized device - dubbed Koniku Kore - could provide the brain for future robots. Agabi is attempting to reverse-engineer biology, which already accomplishes this function with a fraction of the power it would take a silicon-based processor. EYES OF LAGOS learnt that, He launched his start-up Koniku over a year ago, has raised $1m (£800,000) in funding and claims it is already making profits of $10m in deals with the security industry. Koniku Kore is an amalgam of living neurons and silicon, wi
In line with the community development service objective of the NYSC scheme, corps members serving in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State have donated a huge sum of money to a 14 year old girl, Chinaza Nneji, whose leg was amputated and the other fractured, as a result of a road traffic accident According to the CLO of the LGA, Gimba Bulus, Chinaza was run down by a bus on her way home after being sent away from school for not paying her school fees. The young girl, who recently lost her father is said to be bed ridden even after the family spent a huge amount of money to treat her. The Corps members while presenting the money to the mother of the girl Mrs. Josephine Nneji, appealed to philanthropists, public spirited individuals and members of the public to come to th...
Popular hip-hop act and YBNL boss, Olamide Adedeji, also known as Badoo has said that he dropped out of school but he was able to make it in life by discovering his talent and through dint of hard work. He also identified discipline, commitment and being focused as catalysts for achievements in life. Olamide said these on Friday when he went as a special guest of honour at the Summer camp organised by the Ogun State government at Akin Ogunpoola Model College, Akinale in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state. The musician said he was determined to succeed in life against all odds, given the stark reality that his parents were poor, and were not able to pay his school fees at the higher institution. He said, “I am from Ogun State here, I do not joke with my culture and langu
The 20-year-old daughter of filmmaker, Kingsley Ogoro, Mamobo, yesterday graduated with a first class honors from the University of Warsaw in Poland. Her proud dad shared photos from her graduation. Congratulations to her!
This a 23-year-old Onoriode Aziza who has three first-class degrees from OAU, Nigerian Law School and Cambridge University. Wow!