Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tag "Chevening"

    Chevening, Nigeria and the gender equality question

Chevening, Nigeria and the gender equality question

On Saturday, I sat in a hall alongside 1,699 Chevening scholars from 140 countries of the world. It was an immense feeling. This bunch was full of lawyers, doctors, policy wonks, software engineers, journalists and of course leaders across all fields of study.Sometime in 2016, 65,000 people from across these 140 nations of the world had applied for the Chevening [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Of 6,043 applications, 43 Nigerians bag Chevening award

Of 6,043 applications, 43 Nigerians bag Chevening award

Of the 6,043 applications received in Africa's largest country, forty three Nigerians have been selected as recipients of the UK government Chevening award for a masters degree in the United Kingdom.Laure Beaufils, the deputy British high commissioner, revealed this at the award presentation ceremony and reception in honour of the 2017/18 Chevening scholarship Nigerian recipients in Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday.Beaufils [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Bakare’s 42-page memo as Buhari’s antidote for Biafra?

Bakare’s 42-page memo as Buhari’s antidote for Biafra?

I have followed Pastor Tunde Bakare, presiding pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), for over a decade now. I have watched his passion for national development get misunderstood repeatedly.I was much younger then, but I heard how Gbenga Adeboye, the great multitalented entertainer (God rest his soul), spoke about this same Bakare. I have heard of his escapades during [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    NOW OPEN: Chevening scholarships for master’s in UK

NOW OPEN: Chevening scholarships for master’s in UK

The Chevening secretariat is now accepting applications for scholarships in the 2018/2019 academic year.In a statement on its website, the organisation announced that entries would be accepted  from mid-day August 7 until November 7, 2017.Chevening Scholarships is the UK government’s overseas scholarships awarded to individuals with demonstrable 'leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds.The scholarship offers financial support for individuals to [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    TheCable’s Tijani Mayowa wins Chevening scholarship

TheCable’s Tijani Mayowa wins Chevening scholarship

Oluwamayowa Tijani, staff writer and columnist at TheCable, has been awarded the Chevening scholarship to study for a master's degree in the UK.The scholarship, which is awarded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), is valued at over £30,000 for the academic year.Tijani, who was named alongside over 40 other Nigerians, joins a community of over 1,000 Nigerians who [...]

15 comments Read Full Article
    48 Nigerians bag Chevening scholarship — highest ever

48 Nigerians bag Chevening scholarship — highest ever

In what is a record breaking admission year since 1984, 48 Nigerian graduates have been awarded individual Chevening scholarships for their masters’ degree by the UK government.For the 2015/2016 session, the UK government tripled the Chevening scholarship funding to accommodate many more Nigerians.Ray Kyles, the deputy  British high commissioner to Nigeria, who hosted the scholars at his residence in Ikoyi, [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

July 11, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement