- Two staff members, Temitope Popoola and Esther Odilli, of Legit.ng graduated in flying colours from the NIJ as they were celebrated with plaques
- While Esther started with the company as an intern, Temitope transitioned from an editor before she became a video presenter
- Temitope graduated as the best student in broadcast journalism while Esther was certified the best in print journalism
Two Nigerian journalists, Temitope Popoola-Olaiya and Esther Odilli, have made Legit.ng proud at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism on Tuesday, November 30, in Ogba, Lagos state.
Temitope, who also holds a master's degree from the University of Lagos, is the famous host of shows called Relationship Matters and Aproko Corner.
Temitope came out as the best
A versatile journalist, she assumed the role of the company's office manager in 2021. She bagged title of the best in broadcast journalism and the overall best student of her class.
Single mum who hawked snacks on streets to finance her education graduates from university with first-class
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She started with Legit.ng as an editor and she transitioned to video presenter where she works with the Okunola Damilare-led video team.
Esther ruled print journalism
Esther Odilli started with Legit.ng as an intern before working fully on the current affairs desk as an editor. She graduated as the best in print journalism.
Twins bagged first class
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young lady, Oluyale Juliet, took to LinkedIn to celebrate bagging a first-class degree from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) on Friday, November 26, with a 4.89 CGPA.
That was not all. Her twin sister, Kehinde, also finished from the same university with first-class as she got 4.82 CGPA. She prayed for other twins out there who want to be like them.
Reliving her past days, Juliet said a sickness made her absent from school for whole two months as people were really concerned about her.
Lady breaks record
In other similar news, a young Nigerian lady, Ruqayyah Adelakin, broke a 19-year-old record at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.
Taking to her LinkedIn page, the lady said that she never wanted to study biochemistry. Her initial plan was to read medicine and hoped to one day be addressed as a doctor.
The lady stated that no one had ever graduated from the department with a first class degree, but she achieved this.