Nigerian Former Presidential Candidate Appointed Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford

Nigerian Former Presidential Candidate Appointed Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford

  • Professor Kingsley Moghalu has been appointed as an academic visitor at the University of Oxford
  • The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and ex-presidential candidate would deliver lectures on political economy
  • He would also lead a seminar on the Nigerian economy and complete work on two forthcoming books

The University of Oxford has appointed ex-presidential candidate Professor Kingsley Moghalu as an academic visitor.

Professor Moghalu's appointment is for the period of the university’s Michelmas Term, from October to December 2021, This Day reports.

Professor Kingsley Moghalu
Professor Kingsley Moghalu contested for the 2019 presidential election. Photo credit: @moghalukingsley
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He would be an Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow hosted jointly by Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations and Oxford Martin School.

As an academic visitor, the former presidential candidate would deliver lectures on political economy, lead a seminar on the Nigerian economy, and complete work on two forthcoming books.

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Students and the teaching faculty at Oxford would also benefit from his knowledge and experience which he would be sharing with them

He would also hold consultations with members of the UK political, business and civil society communities.

Nigerian man commences master's degree at University of Oxford

In other news, a Nigerian man identified as Chinedu Nwaduru has celebrated his win after commencing his master's degree in Integrated Immunology at the University of Oxford.

The young man took to his LinkedIn page to make the disclosure, saying he received a fully funded Clarendon Scholarship Award.

Chinedu said he applied for the programme in January 2021 but he kept questioning if he was qualified enough to be admitted into Oxford.

In his words:

"Applying for this program in Jan 2021 felt absurd because I kept questioning every fiber in me - wondering if I had what it took to be admitted into Oxford or even the financial resources to sustain my education."

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Nigerian man becomes judge in Canada

Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man, Olugbenga Shoyele, made his country proud abroad as the Canadian government appointed him as a court judge.

Punch Newspaper, in a Facebook post on Saturday, July 10, revealed that Alberta’s minister of justice, Kaycee Madu, made the announcement.

The successful man and newly appointed judge finished from Obafemi Awolowo University. He will be resuming his role on Monday, July 12.

Source: Legit

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