Al-Amin Bugaje (NHEF Scholar ’16) emerged as best student at Ahmadu Bello University with a GPA of 4.93 for the 2016/2017 session. He graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with the highest ever recorded GPA the school has every recorded in the school’ s 55-year of existence. During the convocation ceremony, the Group Managing

Mujaheed Nuhu (NHEF Scholar ’16) earned a scholarship to pursue his master’s degree in Civil Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia. He obtained a Bachelor’s of Engineering -Water  Resources and Environmental Engineering – from Ahmadu Bello University. He graduated as the top scholar in his graduating class. During his NHEF  interview, Mujaheed referred to his acceptance into the

Mercy Ndubueze (NHEF Scholar ’17) earned placement into the Bank of America Spring Insight Program in London. She is majoring in economics at the University of Ibadan. Through the program, Mercy will receive additional exposure and skills development in two business areas of her choice; these include The Global Banking & Markets Wholesale Credit, Global

This year, the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is inserting itself in relevant conversations going on in Nigeria, and globally. Through the 3rd edition of the Annual Essay Competition, the NHEF is giving the Nigerian youth a voice and a platform to participate in these socially-relevant debates. After much consideration, the NHEF is pleased to announce the following topics

As part of our commitment to prepare the next generation of Nigerian scholars and to substantially increase the number of well-educated Nigerians assuming positions of leadership and responsibility on the global stage, the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) held an Orientation program for our first ever class of NHEF Scholars on Thursday July 28th, 2016

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual Scholarship Essay Competition. This year’s competition challenged students to explore and articulate the nexus between higher education and the development of Nigeria’s economy. The Essay topics for the competition were: “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) in collaboration with Young African MBA’s (YAM) invites you to our  Young Professionals Networking Event on Wednesday March 23rd, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Kuramo Capital Management office in New York City.   Keynote Speakers Dr. Olugbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MS, MPH, FACP, is a New York

  We are pleased to announce the second edition of our Annual Scholarship Essay Competition will open for submission starting February 8th 2016. The competition is aimed at harnessing young minds on issues of vital importance to development and we are pleased to announce this year, the NHEF will be rewarding winners with a full year’s

Nigeria has tremendous potential. It is a country blessed with tremendous supply of resources and poised to become an economic powerhouse. Between now and 2050, Africa’s population is expected to grow by 1.3 billion and it is projected that Nigeria will be the third largest country in the world by population and one of the

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