We are saddened to bid farewell to a visionary leader whose transformative leadership changed the lives of many in Nigeria & Africa.
Dr Wigwe was passionate about Nigeria’s Development, Education and equipping the Youth; here’s what he had to say about Development and education at the 2023 NHEF Benefit & Awards Gala in New York, where he was honoured with the 2023 NHEF leadership in business award.
Climb for Education: Yemi Osindero climbs Mountain Kilimanjaro, the 4th largest mountain in the world to support the NHEF.
On Tuesday, 9th January 2024, Yemi Osindero sets out to begin the
year with a grand expedition of climbing mountain Kilimanjaro. The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation’s mission to advance
education for Nigerian scholars and universities underscores the
significance of investing in the next…
NHEF celebrated four outstanding Africans for their remarkable contributions towards economic development in Africa at the 2023 Benefit & Awards Gala
The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted its prestigious Benefit & Awards Gala on September 22, 2023, at The Pierre Hotel in New York. This remarkable event served as a platform for recognizing outstanding individuals who have …
The NHEF Higher Education Forum, a prestigious gathering organized by the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation, successfully took place on September 22, 2023, at the Harvard Club of New York. The event, held under the theme “Education as a Driver of Economic Development,” brought together …
NHEF African Trasformation Award –
Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina’s remarkable journey in leadership and agriculture is nothing short of transformative. His commitment to driving change became evident during his tenure as Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister, where he not only tackled corruption but also implemented sustainable policies that revitalized the sector.
The Impact Leadership Award celebrates individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in driving positive change and impacting their communities and beyond. This prestigious honour recognizes those who have shown unwavering dedication to creating a better world through their actions, innovation, and commitment to social and environmental responsibility.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is a prestigious recognition for individuals who have dedicated their lives and careers to making enduring and significant contributions to their respective fields. This award celebrates a lifetime of exceptional accomplishments and sustained excellence.
The Leadership in Business Award is a prestigious honour presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the business world. This award recognizes individuals who have exhibited exemplary qualities as business leaders, including innovation, strategic thinking, and a commitment to corporate responsibility.
Join us at the 2023 NHEF Fundraiser & Awards Gala on September 22nd at The Pierre Hotel in New York. Celebrate exceptional contributions to Nigeria’s higher education and economic development. The NHEF Fundraiser & Awards Gala commemorates the efforts of trailblazing Nigerians and friends of Nigeria, who have contributed to the country’s prosperity both at home and abroad.
The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is uniting thought leaders from diverse fields across the United States of America and Vice Chancellors of NHEF-affiliated universities for a comprehensive dialogue on the pivotal role of Education in propelling Economic Development.