U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m Scholarships to Nigerian Students

United States of America Universities have offered over 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria  $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships. The gestures were from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020...

Don’t give birth to children you can’t cater for – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has warned that it was a grievous sin for parents to give birth to children they would not be able to cater for.   The IGP, who gave the warning yesterday in Lagos, said it was better not to give birth than to abandon one’s...

U.S. trains Nigerian students how to build drones

Nigerian students have been trained by the  United States Consulate General Lagos in collaboration with Baltimore-based Global Air Media on how to build a drone.   The students were trained in a two-day drone technology workshop for students and women STEM leaders. The...

Uwatricia – Treat teenagers like teens, not like things

Rising gospel artiste, Ebuwa Patricia Osula (aka Uwatricia), has called on Nigerians to begin to treat teenagers as teens and stop abusing them as if they are ordinary things.   Uwatricia, founder of a non-governmental organisation, I Am a Teen Not a Thing, said that...

father Martins Obasi : Use all available means of communication to spread the gospel

As the world marked the communication’s day, Rev. Father Martins  Obasi, has called on Christians, especially the Priests to use all means of modern communication to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. Father Obasi who was speaking Sunday, during  homily at the Society of...

Lilian Ogbuefi : Nigerian lady abroad bringing pride to the nation

One woman that is making Nigeria Proud both home and in the diaspora is, Lilian Ogbuefi.The 22-year – old, 2012 one day Lagos State governor.Ogbuefi, like the Nobel prize winner, Chimamanda Adichie, has started being recognized in far away United States of America (USA).She...

Research is not an emergency

Research is not an emergency. This must be clearly understood. While infectious disease epidemics require emergency response, research conducted during emergencies may need to be fast-tracked. However, all due diligence for proper review of the protocol needs to be maintained....

Should researchers be trained on health politics?

At the venue of the ongoing training on Protection of human research participants and responsible conduct of research organized by the National Health Research Ethics Committee for 15 researchers of the MGIC, Abuja, Professor Kola Oyedeji of the University of Lagos identified the...

A PhD student sought to find out how Nigerian undergraduates use social media in HIV and AIDS communication. This is what he found

The study focused on examining the use of social media for HIV and AIDS communication among Nigerian undergraduates, specifically those in federal universities in the South-West geo-political zone of the country.  The study sought to answer four key research questions: What are...

enlightenment campaign – Ajibola, Lecturer

By Christopher Oji   Cultism among the youths is a serious concern to stakeholders in security agencies, parents and school authorities. There is hardly a day that one opens the newspapers or tunes in to he news on television or radio without the ugly headlines of how...
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