Mustapha Abdullahi (NHEF Scholar ’19) and his team recently emerged as the third runner-up of the 3rd Annual Prof. Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition (PAADC) and were granted an investment portfolio of N700,000 to further develop the prototype of their idea for market entry. The PAADC which held on the 27th of July at the J.F

A MAN LIKE NHEF One may wonder, what is it about this man I knew him just some few days ago He is still the him with less pride and ego He came to our lives as a big surprise He gave his all without asking a price Not once, not twice, not thrice He

STARVING BOYS WITH NEW HOPES (The NHEF Story) Bread is brought for the starving children, They need some more flesh and cover for their bones. Did mother share it to them? No one knows The next bread; Here it is. We would not have our siblings suffer, Our siblings; our gold Our treasures; our glory

On Monday, July 8th, 2019, The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) welcomed its largest cohort for the 4th Annual NHEF Scholars Program. A total number of fifty (50) students from the six Partner Universities of the Foundation – Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University

2019 NHEF Scholars Program

Thursday, 18 April 2019 by

The NHEF is now accepting applications for its annual Scholars Program. We welcome applications from driven students with a true passion for leadership and development. The NHEF provides a unique platform to nurture Nigeria’s future leaders. We invite you to apply! 

UI at 70: SUSTAINING THE LEGACY, RAISING THE BAR Ten years ago, when the University of Ibadan turned 60, the anniversary tagline was “UI:…still towering highest”. The tagline was an eloquent statement of the university’s position amongst other universities in Nigeria and, perhaps, in the sub-region. We had the bragging rights as the First and

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted a Young Professionals Networking Event on Wednesday, March 21, 2019 at the Kuramo Capital Management office in New York City. It provided young professionals with an opportunity to gain insight into NHEF initiatives and to network with their contemporaries from a host of industries. Attendees were able to

NHEF Fundraising Cocktail Reception

Monday, 04 February 2019 by

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted a Fundraising Cocktail Reception on September 25, 2018 at the Andaz Hotel located on New York’s Fifth Avenue. The event commemorated our celebration of the NHEF Scholars Program milestone of providing skills, training and real-world work experience to almost 100 Nigerian youth. The NHEF Scholars Program was launched

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted its 3rd Annual Scholars Program Orientation on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. During the three-day Orientation Program, we hosted 40 of Nigeria’s talented Scholars from our Partner Universities – Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria and University of Port Harcourt. The

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