- A Nigerian woman, Nweje MaryJane Ijeoma, has been awarded several scholarships to study towards her Master's at the University of Oxford
- Nweje said that she had the opportunity to choose from three different scholarships before she picked International Health and Tropical Medicine
- When she posted about it on Twitter, Oxford responded to her tweet as they said congratulations
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Africans keep making the continent proud with their big achievements. Nweje MaryJane Ijeoma, a doctor, has been given a scholarship at the University of Oxford. She said that she was given the choice to choose from three fully-funded scholarships. That is really big.
The Nigerian woman later picked a Master's in International Health and Tropical Medicine. Doctor Nweje added that she is really excited about what this year will bring.
Many who responded to her tweet rejoiced with her as they congratulated the lady on the new feat. Some in the comment section hope they get the same glory one day.
Below are people's reactions:
A Twitter user said this the kind of news he desires in 2020 which has been a tough year for a number of people due to coronavirus pandemic.
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Dr Queen described the achievement as no mean feat.
Rafiat Sule is interested in knowing how Ijeoma did it and wants to come for past questions.
Even Oxford congratulated her:
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a Nigerian woman, Fade Ogunro, gave hope to a young boy identified as Anthony Mmesoma Madu, whose dancing video went viral days ago.
In the video that has been watched over 14 million times, the boy could be seen making amazing lines in the rain on a very wet floor. He is one of the 24 students at the Leap of Dance Academy in Lagos state, an academy founded in 2017.
On Wednesday, June 24, Fade said she would sponsor the boy’s education until he finishes university. Weeks later on Wednesday, July 8, the Nigerian shared a snapshot of the boy and another that she pledged to sponsor in school.
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A few weeks after, an American TV station NBC did an exclusive on him as they talked about his new fortune.
Not only that, but they also reviewed big names in the American entertainment industry like Viola Davies who commented on his viral video when it hit the internet.
On the TV show, it was revealed that Madu has been given a scholarship into the American Ballet Theatre.
When he was asked how ballet dancing makes him feel, he said:
"It makes me feel strong and happy when I am dancing."
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Source: Briefly News