The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation held its inaugural essay competition in February 2015. The competition is aimed at harnessing young minds on issues of vital importance to Nigeria’s development. We received a lot of entries based on the topic of the recently concluded essay writing contest which was “ The Role of Higher Education in Strengthening Democracy in Nigeria”.
The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Gala honors Tom DiNapoli (54th Comptroller of the State of New York); Professor Attahiru Jega (Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission); Hakeem Belo-Osagie (Chairman of Etisalat Nigeria); and Drs. Sola and Funmi Olopade (Global Health Directors at the University of Chicago) The recently concluded NHEF Awards Gala, which saw a
The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation hosted a young professionals networking mixer on May 20, 2015 at Kuramo Capital Management, LLC’s New York office. The event brought together many of the city’s African young professionals to engage in discussion over the role of higher education in driving economic growth with a keynote address from Walé Adeosun,
The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) congratulates Wale Adeosun, president of the NHEF, on his appointment to the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). As part of the U.S. Strategy toward Sub-Saharan Africa initiative, PAC-DBIA works through U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to advise the White House. Mr. Adeosun is