• Popular Pastor Ignila Gives Botswana Widow $1000, Gives Her Son Scholarship (Photos)

    Popular Pastor Ignila Gives Botswana Widow $1000, Gives Her Son Scholarship (Photos)

    Philanthropic shepherd in charge of Champions Royal Assembly, Bro Joshua Iginla has put a significant smile on the face of another poor widow in far away Botswana on Thursday , December 1st, 2016. Mariam Olebeng, a widow for 11 years, resides at Plot 16648, Naoni Street, gaborone West, Botswana.

    The man with a large heart touched the widow’s life during the Botswana prophetic invasion which began same day. During the prophetic service , he picked her out by prophecy and revealed […]

  • Governor Ambode hails Oshiomhole, gives varsity scholarship to two students

    Governor Ambode hails Oshiomhole, gives varsity scholarship to two students

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday applauded Governor Oshiomhole of Edo State for the people-oriented projects commissioned at the twilight of his administration.

    Ambode said the completion of the projects at a time when Nigeria was facing economic challenges was an eloquent display of astute, prudent and visionary leadership.

    Governor Ambode, who spoke when he commissioned the newly rebuilt Itohan Girls Grammar School, Sapele Road, Benin City, to mark the end of Oshiomhole’s administration, also announced […]

  • Ambode approves N380m for bursary, scholarship payments

    Ambode approves N380m for bursary, scholarship payments

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the payment of bursary and local scholarship to Lagos State indigenes in tertiary institutions across the country.

    Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, who made the announcement to journalists on Monday, said the bursary would be for fresh beneficiaries and others receiving subsequent payment.

    He listed the beneficiaries to include 2015/2016 set and other sets receiving second and third payments for the years 2013/2014 and 2014/2015.

    While stressing the commitment of […]

  • How Delta discovered illegal N400m from scholarship board

    How Delta discovered illegal N400m from scholarship board

    The Executive Secretary, Delta State Scholarship and Bursary Board, Comrade Elijah Eloge, has disclosed how his team on assumption of office uncovered N400 million bursary illegally paid to students from other states who entered the list of authentic and qualified Deltans, through fictitious documents.

    Eloge disclosed this when he received members of Indigenous Newspapers and Magazines Channel (INMC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council, who were led on a courtesy visit by Comrade Spence Friday Idighri.

    “On assumption of office […]

  • Governor Okorocha offers scholarship to 200 IDPs, vulnerable students in Adamawa

    Governor Okorocha offers scholarship to 200 IDPs, vulnerable students in Adamawa

    Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has offered scholarship to 200 Internally Displaced Persons IDPs and other vulnerable students in Adamawa State.

    Okorocha had built Rochas Foundation Academy in Yola, Adamawa State capital, through his foundation early this year with the aimed to provide education to IDPs, other vulnerable and children of the less-privileged in the state especially those devastated by the Boko Haram insurgency.

    The governor in his widow’s mind had promised during the laying of the Academy foundation in Yola, […]

  • Pretty Girl Who Scored A1 All Through In WAEC Gets Scholarship Up To Ph.D Level

    Pretty Girl Who Scored A1 All Through In WAEC Gets Scholarship Up To Ph.D Level

    Beautiful Miss Faizal Abu bakar Sani, 17, a former student of Olumawu School, Abuja, is a focused young girl. When she was writing her West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination, few months ago, little did she know that the examination would earn her a scholarship to study any course of her choice in any university in the world of her choosing.

    As fortune smiles on her, Faizal’s scholarship as stated by Kano State Government, where she hails from, will know no […]

  • Senator splashes N73.8m scholarship on 41 children

    Senator splashes N73.8m scholarship on 41 children

    As part of efforts to tackle the education deficiency in the state, the Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Barrister David Umoru, has offered 41 gifted children from villages in Niger State scholarship worth millions of naira to study at various unity schools across the country.

    The programme which was kicked started by his Gifted Pupils Initiatives (GPI), will expend over N1.8 million on each of the candidate, amounting to N73, 800, 000 on the 41 candidates per session for a […]

  • World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has refuted media reports that the World Bank and the institution were giving scholarships to indigent or any other category of students.

    This was contained in a statement made available to Newsmen yesterday in Abuja by the director, Media and Publicity, NOUN, Ibrahim Sheme.

    The vice-chancellor of the varsity, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, said in the statement that the clarification became necessary in view of the understanding in some quarters that the bank was going […]

  • UK awards Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians

    UK awards Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians

    The UK Government has awarded Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians for the 2016/2017 Chevening cycle, the UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said.

    Arkwright stated this at the pre-departure orientation programme in Abuja, organised for Chevening scholars to commence their study programmes in the UK this September.

    He said: “For the 2016/2017 Chevening cycle, Nigeria recorded the highest number of applications globally, with about 4000 eligible applications.

    “Following this, a total of 53 Chevening scholarship and fellowship awards were made available […]

  • Davido Unveils His Father’s Multi-billion Naira Private University, Set to Give Scholarship Every Year (Photos)

    Davido Unveils His Father’s Multi-billion Naira Private University, Set to Give Scholarship Every Year (Photos)

    Nigerian singer, Davido has announced his intention to start a yearly scholarship for the less privileged as his billionaire father opens his private university.

    Multi-award winning Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has taken to his Instagram page to announce that his billionaire father, Chief Deji Adeleke, has finished building his private university, Adeleke University, in Ede, Osun state, and declared his intention to start a yearly school scholarship for the less privileged.

    The HKN/DMW popstar whose father is also […]

  • David Oyelowo launches scholarship with support from Oprah Winfrey to educate victimised Nigerian girls

    David Oyelowo launches scholarship with support from Oprah Winfrey to educate victimised Nigerian girls

    British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo encouraged the creation of a scholarship to aid girls who have been terrorized and disadvantaged by gender inequality in Nigeria.

    The GEANCO Foundation has announced the first ever David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship for Girls to help victimized young girls get an education. Many Nigerian girls are raped, kidnapped and if they make it back home, shunned by their families.

    “We cannot stand idly by while thousands of innocent girls remain under serious threat,” Oyelowo in a press release. […]