Young & Purposeful: Tijani of The Cable clinches Chevening Award
Talking about young and getting it, Oluwamayowa Tijani is a young journalist who knows his onions and is obviously on a path to greater feat in his media journey.
The graduate of the University of Ibadan, staff writer and columnist at TheCable, has won the Chevening scholarship for a masterâ€™s degree in the UK.
Chevening scholarship, Â an award by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is valued at over ÂŁ30,000.
Tijani who was named alongside over 40 other Nigerians joins a community of over 1,000 Nigerians who have been awarded the Chevening scholarship since 1983 when the award was inaugurated across the commonwealth.
Speaking on his award of the scholarship, Tijani, a journalist with a strong focus on business and development, said his emergence could only have been by the grace of God.
Interested applicants can still apply as application is still on for the 2018/2019 academic year.
Entries can be submitted online between August 7 and November 7, 2017 on the Chevening website.