Mother and Son Receive Their PhD’s on The Same Day

By Wazobia Staff Never let it be said that perseverance and hard work does not pay off. Against all odds this mother and son power house overcame multiple obstacles and today they can say that they are PhD holders, on the same day. Vickie McBride found out that she was pregnant with Maurice at the tender age of 13. She received the ridicule that is all too common when a young girl gets pregnant at her age, but didn’t let that stop her from pursuing her education. “As a teenager I continued my education. That was never an option,” explained … Continue reading Mother and Son Receive Their PhD’s on The Same Day

Why We Decided To Build A Mini Bus- NAU Students

By :Dayo Fasasi, Students of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka have took a bold stepped in building a mini bus with local materials, despite the current hardship in the country. Seven students from the engineering department of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, designed and constructed a mini bus from scratch with domestically sourced materials made specially to suit Nigeria’s topography and climatic condition. One of the seven prospective movers of the Nigerian society, Callistus Ezeigwe, stated : “The bus was constructed from start to the end at the University’s workshop, using all necessary design software and computer-aided design … Continue reading Why We Decided To Build A Mini Bus- NAU Students

There’s An App for That: Buying Fuel in Lagos Just Got Easier

By Wazobia Staff Starting next month Nigerians will have better way of buying fuel. Due to the current fuel shortage crisis in Nigeria, people are forced to wait in lines for hours trying to purchase fuel which they need for everyday use in homes and business, not just for vehicles. Subomi Owo-Odusi, a 23-year-old that works at a fuel distribution company, witnessed the long lines and frustration of his few countrymen in Lagos and decided to do something about it. He created a new app called FueledUp. This is how it works. First you download the app from iTunes, Google … Continue reading There’s An App for That: Buying Fuel in Lagos Just Got Easier

Four WMU grad programs among nation’s top 50 in U.S. News ranking

 BY CHERYL ROLAND Two programs were assessed as the best of their kind in Michigan. KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The latest annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top graduate programs in the nation shows Western Michigan University with seven programs ranked among the top 100 in their disciplines, four in the top 50 and two programs assessed as the best of their kind in Michigan. In the latest round of rankings released March 16, WMU’s occupational therapy program based in Kalamazoo was ranked at No. 32 nationally, making it the state’s highest ranking program in that discipline. The University’s speech language pathology … Continue reading Four WMU grad programs among nation’s top 50 in U.S. News ranking

No Limitation – Ugandan Graduate Born Without Hands Says

By Wazobia Staff The world is now a global village, a lot of people are doing great things every day. Those who have special needs are not left out. One of these great people is Didas Byaruhanga, a 25 year old Ugandan who was born without arms but he didn’t allow this to stop him from achieving his goal in life. He studied Adult and Community Development at the University of Kyambogo, Uganda and was awarded a diploma certificate. Byaruhanga hopes to pursue a Law Degree soon.   Continue reading No Limitation – Ugandan Graduate Born Without Hands Says

6 Careers That Can Make You A Millionaire Without A College Degree

By Wazobia Staff Research still shows us that earning a college degree will earn you a higher paycheck then those that do not have a degree. What that same research does not tell us is how many of those same college graduates are crushed by student loan debts. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, only 46 percent of people who went to college actually finish their degrees. That leaves thousands of people with student loan payments and no college degrees. With that in mind, should we be considering what else we could do to make money without … Continue reading 6 Careers That Can Make You A Millionaire Without A College Degree

Melonie’s Inspiring Story: From Being Homeless With Disability to Law Degree Holder with Honors

By Wazobia Staff When Melonie Wright was young she was labeled as “special needs” by her teachers. Her parents were told that she would always need assistance in a learning environment. Therefore she was enrolled in Special Education in the beginning of her public school education. Being Melonie went on to prove her teachers wrong by graduating with honors from high schools and college. “I graduate from law school one month from today. It’s a big deal to me- I started my education in a special Ed classroom, where my teachers told my parents I would always need extra help. … Continue reading Melonie’s Inspiring Story: From Being Homeless With Disability to Law Degree Holder with Honors

Meet The Nigeria Based Nigerian Student admitted with Scholarships Into 7 Top American Universities

By : Temitope Omotayo Education remains the best legacy one can inherit because it opens doors of opportunities. Anjola Fayemi, a member of the 2015 graduating set of  Whitesands School, Lagos  has made his school and country proud  by securing  admission with FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also got admission and partial scholarships from Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California Los Angeles, Illinois Institute of Technology and Purdue University. According to the school’s Facebook page  He is a consistently strong student while he was in Whitesands. He … Continue reading Meet The Nigeria Based Nigerian Student admitted with Scholarships Into 7 Top American Universities

Olajumoke Steps Up Again In Grand Style, Check Out What She Did This Time!

By;  Wazobia Staff Good things have continued to  happen  in the life of the Popular Agege bread seller turned model, Olajumoke Orisaguna, who was discovered   few months ago  where she was selling bread  , she   has returned to school . In addition to this, she has    moved to a new apartment in Surulere, Lagos   courtesy  Sujimoto Construction Ltd. According to our   reporter, ,Olajumoke is now a student of Poise Academy Nigeria, an adult school located in Lekki, Lagos, which perhaps explains  why she hasn’t been in the news  for some time now. She is   … Continue reading Olajumoke Steps Up Again In Grand Style, Check Out What She Did This Time!

Facebook Names 3 Nigerian brands at F8

By ;Wazobia Staff Three Nigerian media brands have been announced among the Facebook product announcement at the F8 conference in Fort Mason Center San Francisco USA. According to reports, this is the first time the Facebook would be piloting product from Africa.The announced products includes: Nigeria Entertainment Today NETng and Zikoko. The two were among 6 other media brands announced from Africa continent . Nigeria Entertainment Today, which tops the list was founded in 2009 by Ayeni Adekunle, the CEO of Nigeria most reputable public relations firm Black House Media. Wazobia Global Times correspondent gathered that the NETng used to … Continue reading Facebook Names 3 Nigerian brands at F8