Who Is Dr Alvan Ikoku And Why Is His Face On N10 Note?

Have you ever wondered why the face of Dr Alvan Ikoku is in Nigerian currency even before those of Nnamdi Azikiwe, Ahmadu Bello and Obafemi Awolowo? Who was this great Igbo son and what were his achivements? Born on August 1, 1900 in Arochukwu, present-day Abia State, from 1911 to 1914, he was educated at the Arochukwu Government Primary School and from 1915 to 1920, he attended Hope Waddell College, Calabar where he was a student under James Emmanuel Aggrey and was mates with Akanu Ibiam and Eyo Eyo Esua. While teaching at Awka, Dr Alvan Ikoku earned his University of London degree in Philosophy in 1928, through its external programme. In 1932, Dr Alvan Ikoku established a Co-Educational Secondary School in West Africa: the Aggrey Memorial Secondary School, located in Arochukwu and named after his mentor James E.K. Aggrey, an eminent Ghanaian educationist. In 1946, after several constitutional changes allowing more Nigerians in the legislative chambers, he was nominated to the Eastern Nigeria...
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GOOGLE AI RESIDENCY PROGRAM APPLY

The Google AI Residency Program 2020 for Young Graduates is a 12-month research training role designed to jumpstart or advance your career in machine learning research. The goal of the residency is to help residents become productive and successful AI researchers. Google AI Residency Program Details. The residency program is similar to spending a year in a Master’s or PhD program in machine learning. Residents are expected to read papers, work on research projects, and encouraged to publish in top-tier venues. By the end of the program, residents are expected to gain significant research experience in machine learning. Google AI Residents will spend the first several weeks of the program attending Google Orientation sessions and learning how research is conducted at Google by completing AI Residency curriculum and through direct collaboration with their assigned Orientation Mentor and other researchers. Each resident will then be assigned a short project to be completed within two weeks, during which longer term project and mentor assignments will take place in tandem. Google AI...
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Best 100 Universities In Nigeria: Latest 2018 NUC Ranking.

The National Universities Commission has released the 2018 ranking of best 100 Universities in Nigeria. The list has University of Ibadan at the apex point and sokoto state University ranking least. peruse the 2018 NUC ranking of best 100 universities in Nigeria below: RANKUNIVERSITYLOCATION1University of IbadanIbadan2University of NigeriaNsukka …3University of LagosLagos14Obafemi Awolowo UniversityIle-Ife5Covenant UniversityOta6Ahmadu Bello UniversityZaria7Federal University of Technology, MinnaMinna …8University of IlorinIlorin9University of BeninUgbowo …10University of AbujaAbuja11Federal University of Technology, OwerriOwerri12University of Agriculture, AbeokutaAbeokuta …13Afe Babalola UniversityAdo-Ekiti14Landmark UniversityOmu-Aran15University of Port HarcourtPort Harcourt16Samuel Adegboyega UniversityOgwa17Federal University of Technology, AkureAkure18University of JosJos19Bayero University KanoKano20Babcock UniversityIlishan-Remo …21Lagos State UniversityOjo22Michael Okpara University of AgricultureUmuahia23Federal University Oye-EkitiOye-Ekiti …24American University of NigeriaYola25Ladoke Akintola University of TechnologyOgbomoso …26Kwara State UniversityIlorin27University of UyoUyo28Enugu State University of Science and TechnologyEnugu29Rivers State University of Science and TechnologyPort Harcourt30Usmanu Danfodio UniversitySokoto31Nnamdi Azikiwe UniversityAwka …32Abubakar Tafawa Balewa UniversityBauchi33University of Agriculture, MakurdiMakurdi34Olabisi Onabanjo UniversityAgo Iwoye …35Adekunle Ajasin UniversityAkungba Akoko …36Ekiti State University, Ado EkitiAdo-Ekiti37African University of Science and TechnologyAbuja38Osun State UniversityOshogbo …39Redeemer’s UniversityMowe40Ebonyi State UniversityAbakaliki41Nasarawa...
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74 Accredited Private Universities In Nigeria 2018/2019

2018 list of 74 approved private universities in Nigeria The National Universities commission has released a list of 74 approved private universities in Nigeria. This is meant to guide students seeking admission into private universities. The commission through its official website released the list of 74 approved private universities in Nigeria recently. Importantly, the list contains other vital information of the private universities including their vice chancellors and official school website addresses. S/NPRIVATE UNIVERSITIESVICE CHANCELLORWEBSITE ADDRESSYEAR EST.1Achievers University, OwoProfessor Tunji Samuel Ibiyemi20072Adeleke University, EdeProf. Samuel E Alao20113Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti StateProfessor M.O Ajisafehttp://www.abuad.edu.ng20094African University of Science & Technology, AbujaProfessor Charles Chidume (Ag)20075Ajayi Crowther University, IbadanProf. K.T. Jaiyeoba20056Al-Hikmah University, IlorinProfessor Taofeek Ibrahimhttps://www.alhikmah.edu.ng20057Al-Qalam University, KatsinaProf. Shehu G. Adohttp://www.auk.edu.ng20058American University of Nigeria, YolaDr. Margee Ensign20039Augustine UniversityProf. Steve OlaOluwa Afolami201510Babcock University,Ilishan-RemoProfessor Kayode J. Makinde199911Baze UniversityProf. Michael Hodd201112Bells University of Technology, OttaProfessor A. I. Adeyemi200513Benson Idahosa University, Benin CityProf. Ernest B. Izevbigie200214Bingham University, New KaruProfessor Samuel K Leonard200515Bowen University, IwoProfessor. Matthews Akintunde Ojo200116Caleb University, LagosProfessor Ayandiji D...
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Registration Procedures For Mobilization On NYSC Portal

Registration Procedures For mobilization on NYSC portal; The registration according to the NYSC will close on Friday, August 10, 2018. play New Horizon (Joining the NYSC band is one way to have an exciting camp experience) The management of the National Youth Service Corps has announced that online registration for Batch B Stream II prospective Corps members has started. The agency on its social media page said the registration started on Monday, August 6, 2018, and will close on Friday, August 10, 2018. However, for those PCMs who have not registered for the one-year service program, here’s the step by step guidelines on how to register. playCorps members taking part in Man O war drills (NYSC tales) FOR MORE NYSC UPDATES CLICK HERE 1. Long on to the NYSC Online Registration Portal address www.nysc.org.ng 2. If you are registering for the first time, click on “Registration for Mobilization 2018 Batch B”. 3. If you have registered previously and did not complete your Registration or Submit, do not create a new account instead click on “Login...
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UCLA Freshman Regents Scholarship

Applications are open for the UCLA Freshman Regents Scholarship . The Regents of the University of California established this program in 1962 to support the students. The Regents Scholarship UCLA program is open to entering freshmen and transfer students who wish to earn an undergraduate degree at UCLA. All Regents Scholars are eligible for a $2,000 annual honorarium regardless of financial need. A fine choice to get financial support to study at UCLA. The University of California, Los Angeles was founded in 1919 in the US. It provides 337 graduate and bachelor degrees through its six colleges, four professional health science schools, and seven professional schools. Currently, a total of 300 Regents Scholars are enrolled at UCLA. Why at the University of California? With more than 109 academic departments, UCLA offers some of the best academic and student-services programs in a wide range of disciplines. At UCLA, students have the opportunity to choose a valuable study from overs 125 majors. Benefits The UCLA awards up to 75 Regents scholarships each...
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