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Russia reviews education offering

09 December 2013, 07:38Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Russia has reviewed its education agreement with Nigeria.

The Russian embassy disclosed that in a statement.

“In connection with the recent publications in the Nigerian media on the review of the Russian-Nigerian Education Agreement, the Embassy of the Russian Federation would like to underline that alterations being implemented will not affect the quality of granted courses as well as the international recognition of issued certificates. All Nigerian students will receive after graduation bachelor’s  degrees being the first level of higher education system accepted all over the world including Nigeria. Students graduated from bachelor’s course with good and excellent marks will have a possibility to continue their study up to the next, master’s level,” the embassy stated.

It added that the Russian Federation is firmly committed to the development of bilateral cooperation with Nigeria in the field of education.

“The Russian Federation is firmly committed to the development of bilateral cooperation with Nigeria in the field of education,” the embassy stated.

This year 63 Nigerian students were granted Russian scholarships.

After graduation they will join more than 10 000 graduates from the institutes of higher education contributing to Nigeria’s development in different areas such as medicine, oil and gas industry and agriculture.

– CAJ News


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