Dr. Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele Honored With 2019 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Award

The late Dr. Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele and 11 others have been honoured with the Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Award by the Animal Welfare Institute in Geneva.

The awardees were presented with the award on 20th August 2019 for demonstrating excellence in combating wildlife crime.

Dr. Elizabeth Ehi-Ebewele created Nigeria’s first national audience on wildlife crime. According to the organisers, she played a key role in the decision by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to develop a coordinated response on wildlife crime.

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Ajibola Olubando Wins Inaugural Lebanese Nigeria Initiative (LNI) Scholarship Programme

Ajibola Olubando has emerged the first Nigerian postgraduate recipient of the Lebanese Nigeria Initiative (LNI) scholarship programme ahead of 15 other contesting students.

Mr. Ajibola Olubando is a second class upper graduate of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, University of Lagos (UNILAG).

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Brain Squad Win People’s Choice Award At 2019 Technovation Challenge

Nigerian all-girls team Brain Squad have won the People’s Choice award after making it to the final round of the 2019 Technovation Challenge.

After winning the State, Regional & National Level, Brain Squad with their impressive fundraising app called ‘Handsout’ unfortunately lost to junior division teams from India and Cambodia in Asia.

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