Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi Emerge 2019 Commonwealth Young Person Of The Year

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has won the overall prize of the 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, in recognition of her efforts to end sexual violence at a ceremony at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in London.

She also emerged the Commonwealth Youth Awards regional winner for Africa and Europe, with her project focus on Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality.

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi and three other exceptional young people from India, the Solomon Islands and Saint Lucia also won prizes and received a £12,000 grant for their innovative projects.

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Professor Emmanuel Ilesanmi Adeyeye Emerge World Champion In Proteomics

Professor Emmanuel Ilesanmi Adeyeye has emerged the current world leader in proteomics – chemistry of proteins for the year 2018.

Professor Emmanuel Ilesanmi Adeyeye, the current Ekiti State University‘s Dean of Science, a Professor of Food Chemistry and Fellow of the Chemical Society of Nigeria tops the list of researchers from 89 countries.

He has over 200 articles in learned journals to his credit.

Nigerian Researchers Identify & Validate Local Plants For Treatment Of Viral Infections [Jan. 2019]

Nigerian researchers have identified and validated local plants for the treatment of viral infections.

The local plants include: Bambusa vulgaris (bamboo) and Aframomum melegueta (alligator pepper), Azadirachta indica (neem), Allium cepa (onion), Allium sativum (garlic), rhizomes of Curcuma longa (turmeric), and Aloe vera, Vernonia amygdalina (bitter leaf), Garcinia kola (bitter kola), Citrus medica (lemon), Cymbopogon citratus (lemon grass), Moringa, Phyllanthus amarus, avocado (Persea americana), and Gardonema mushroom.

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