The British Council in Nigeria has awarded
the sum of N7.3 million as research grants
to four Nigerian university lecturers.
This is contained in a statement issued in
Lagos by the council’s Communications
Manager, Mr Desmond Omovie.
According to the statement, the award was
issued through the Researcher Links travel
The statement listed the names of beneficiaries as Dr Anozoeze Madu and Dr Vincent Chigor , all of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Dr Rowland Kayode and Dr Temilade Sesan of the Universities of Ilorin and Ibadan, respectively.
It explained that the grant was to assist the
lecturers undertake various research work
that would meet the developmental goal of
“The awardees will be supported by
established researchers in the UK ,with
proposed activity, selected on the basis of
“It would equally be tied to research quality
and potential for sustained interaction,’’ it
The statement further explained that
contributing to capacity building of
individual researchers and research groups,
was part of the objectives of the grant.
The Researcher Links initiative encourages
outward and inward mobility to enable early
career researchers to make contacts