- A Nigerian medical doctor has been celebrated on social media as he bagged a degree from a Russian university in style
- Olewuezi Justin Chukwudi did not only finish with a perfect CGPA but broke a record that has stood for 133 years
- The man who graduated with 5.0 in a 5.0 grading system started his academic journey at the Air Force Comprehensive School in Enugu
A Nigerian man has done himself proud at a foreign university as he finished with a perfect cumulative grade point average (CGPA).
The medical doctor named Justin Chukwudi Olewuezi recently bagged a degree from Siberian State Medical University, Tomsk in Russia with a 5.0, @onlyinnigeria reports.
PUNCH online reports that Justin is the first Nigerian to finish from the institution, breaking a 133-year-old record.
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The bright scholar's academic venture kick-started at the Air Force Comprehensive School in Enugu.
Nigerians shower him encomiums as they shade lecturers in the country
Many Nigerians were quick to note he had dreads, a hairstyle they argued would have put him at loggerheads with lecturers in the country.
"With his clean dreads. One lecturer in a Nigerian university would have labeled him a tout. Congratulations to the Dr. please stay in Europe!"
"Nigerian SAR would have killed this start because of dread lock. congrats."
"With that dreads, he no fit write exam in some universities in Nigeria."
"If he was in Nigeria, he would have taken 10 years to finish that course."
"Nigerian university professors that does like deputy jesus should come and see something oh .. first of all he will not be able to take any of his class because of his hair ..not to talk of graduating.. congratulations..dr."
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Lady shines in US varsity after breaking a 42-year-old record in Nigeria
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian lady had finished with a perfect score from a US school after breaking a 42-year-old university record.
The first-class graduate revealed that the next stop for her was to pursue her PhD at the University of Florida on a fully-funded scholarship.
Her sister Aisha Janki Akinola in a celebratory post on LinkedIn disclosed that stellar performances in academia are commonplace with Fatima.
Other amazing feats recorded by Fatima, as highlighted by her include:
"Secured a 100% scholarship at the Nigerian Turkish International College for her senior high school (2009 to 2012).
"Came first in Kano State (12th at National level) in Chemistry International Olympiad for senior high schools.
"Represented Sokoto State at several competitions including the at the National Cowbell Mathematics competition for junior high schools at Lagos in 2009 and the National junior Mathematics Olympiad in at Ibadan in 2009."