Notable Scholars In Nigeria – “Education is the key”this is a popular phrase that still stands. scholars are those who are highly educated or has an aptitude for study. here are some scholars in Nigeria who has urged to study and has done great things to Nigeria and abroad
Notable Scholars In Nigeria
Professor T.J. Agiobenebo
Professor Agiobenebo is a senior lecturer in economics at the University of Port Harcourt. he was the former economic adviser to president Goodluck Johnathan. he was also a lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh and also taught at the Rivers state university of science and technology, Port Harcourt.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala took Nigerian to the map when she was the minister of finance. she is a politician, and previously Managing Director of the World Bank. she was born on the 13th of June 1954.
She got her degree from one of the oldest university in Nigeria the “University of Ibadan” and Harvard University. she also did her Ph.D. in regional economics and development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1981. she is indeed a bunch of knowledge. she wiping out of US$30 billion Nigeria’s debt. in September 2015, she became the Senior Advisor of Lazard.
Wole Soyinka is an Author, poet, playwright and a Nobel Prize winner in Literature in 1986. Soyinka studied in Nigeria and in Uk. He was arrested by the federal government of Nigerian in 1967 during the Nigerian Civil War. where he was Solitary confinement for 2years.
Professor Okechuku Onuchuku
Prof. E. J. Okereke