His Research: Iyiola Oladunjoye on the Need to Recalibrate Microbiology Curriculum for Graduate Employability in Nigeria

I am Iyiola Oladunjoye, a passionate microbiologist and an advocate of One Health. I serve an honorary position as the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Young Ambassador of Science to Nigeria and was also recently appointed as a member of the Young Leaders Circle, an advisory board group on youth and society. During childhood, I was always intrigued by the effects of infectious diseases in the society and this prompted my decision to study microbiology at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, where I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in 2018.

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Attaining a Degree in Nigeria is not as bad as people think –Hammed Kayode Alabi

Hameed Kayode Alabi is a Nigeria Social Impact Prodigy. He is a Social Entrepreneur, Author, SDGs Youth Champion, as well as Education and Youth Activist. He recently concluded his Master’s Degree programme in Africa and International Development at the University of Edinburgh on a fully paid Mastercard Foundation Scholarship. Talking about his experience as a student, he reflected that tertiary education in Nigeria is not as bad as it is claimed.

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COMMERCIALISATION: UNILORIN Graduates, Who Developed Pipeline Inspection Robot, Need NNPC, Shell, Others

As noted by one of the students, PIR has a capacity of helping companies monitor critical areas where pipelines are being destroyed or need emergency maintenance. AbitoCitta wants concerned stakeholders, especially the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Shell and Mobile to connect with the students through their University and Department towards commercialisation of the idea.

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