Russia offers Scholarship Positions for Nigerians

Russia offers Scholarship Positions for Nigerians

Russia offers Scholarship Positions for Nigerians

Nigerians has been urged by the Embassy of Russia in Nigeria to take advantage of the opportunity through application for the ongoing Russian Government Scholarship programme, so to help improve themselves educationally.

The Press Attaché of the Embassy, Mr Ivan Lydkin, made the call on Wednesday in Abuja while speaking with the team of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) executive.

He stated that the scholarship is one of Russia’s way to build and strengthen its bilateral relations with Nigeria, under its reunification initiative.

According to the Attaché, one of the reasons for this mission is to open Nigeria students to Russia’s academic opportunities, to help them improve themselves.

“We have put together interactive sessions in Nigeria for Russia Alumni in the country who are over 10,000,” Lydkin stated.

 “We work with a total of 30 courses and gives full educational programme and our programme has been expanding bigger and better over the recent years.

“The Federal Scholarship Board of Nigeria (FSB) gives allowances for the scholarship.”

“Across 32 Universities there are 40 educational programmes which offer courses based on candidate’s choice.”

Russia offers Scholarship Positions for Nigerians


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