There is no gainsaying the fact that Nigeria is very much blessed. That many citizens of the country have gone abroad and made it is proof enough.
In this report, Legit.ng will be looking at four young Nigerians who got both international and local scholarships because of their mental prowess.
1. Anthony Mmesoma Madu
The young Nigerian became a viral sensation in 2020 when he danced under the rain and composed fine lines despite the weather.
After his video went viral with millions of views on Twitter, a kind Nigerian woman, Fade Ogunro, gave him a scholarship to study in America.
2. Victory Yinka-Banjo
In 2020 also, the Nigerian teen became popular after she passed numerous exams including WAEC and IELTS in flying colours.
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On Friday, May 30, she was widely reported in the media for getting several scholarship offers that are worth more than N1 billion.
3. Solomon Ukoha
Sometime in 2020, the 24-year-old showcased his innovativeness as he built an electricity substation that could be powered by crude oil.
Not only did he demonstrate how people could use it, but he also invited bystanders to come charge their phones so they know that the plant indeed works. Days ago, the Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu gave him a scholarship
4. Maniru Ibrahim
The mathematics genius who finished from Usman Danfodiyo University got juicy funded PhD scholarship in Ireland worth over N9 billion.
He, however, said that he had to face the pains of over 20 rejections in the past before he could finally clinch his victory.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Henry Ibitolu, Yusuf Onayemi, graduated from a US school with his master’s degree. The man said he bagged the honour in computer science and quantitative methods (predictive analysis).
Onayemi said he is very appreciative of the support he received from everyone who made the journey throughout his postgraduate pursuit easy at Austin Peay State University.
He especially appreciated his family who could not be with him in the states to celebrate with him. Onayemi stated that even though they are not present, they know he made them really proud.