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My parents encouraged me that ‘most times before a major breakthrough, there could be a major setback’- Irie Deborah Lou, a first class graduate tells her success story

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Although I came into the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) with the hope and determination to excel, graduating with a First Class was a miracle. I had heard stories about major stress in Uniport, with lecturers, queues and all that. I only chose the school because my father insisted I had to with reasons he Read more about My parents encouraged me that ‘most times before a major breakthrough, there could be a major setback’- Irie Deborah Lou, a first class graduate tells her success story[…]

“I got fed up with the whole medical thing and followed my true passion which was natural sciences.”- Mr Eke Njoku

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Mr. Eke Njoku is a NIFES UNIPORT associate, who graduated in the year 2002. He served as a Bible Study Secretary during his time. He is married with two lovely kids. He currently works as a Geologist in an Oil and Gas firm. Precious Nwankwo: What were the biggest challenges you faced while in school? Read more about “I got fed up with the whole medical thing and followed my true passion which was natural sciences.”- Mr Eke Njoku[…]

“Don’t just be lured by whatever you think is glorious or attractive about that career path you desire in your heart”- Mr Tonka Poloamina

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Mr Tonka Poloamina is an alumni who graduated in the year 2006. He served as the Final Year Brethren Coordinator during his time. He currently works with an oil and gas IOC here in Nigeria. He is happily married and blessed with three amazing children.   Jennifer Chioma Amadi: What was the one thing that Read more about “Don’t just be lured by whatever you think is glorious or attractive about that career path you desire in your heart”- Mr Tonka Poloamina[…]

“I started taking test for engineering companies or organisations, it didn’t really work out but somehow I just realized I was kind of being led in to the path for banking”-Mrs. Ijeoma Obowu

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Mrs. Ijeoma Obowu, a NIFES UNIPORT alumni, who graduated in the year 1999. She is a banker with several years of experience in the banking sector. She is married with children.   Jennifer Chioma Amadi: What would you say guided you while in school? Mrs. Ijeoma Obowu: Basically the desire to please God and prioritise Read more about “I started taking test for engineering companies or organisations, it didn’t really work out but somehow I just realized I was kind of being led in to the path for banking”-Mrs. Ijeoma Obowu[…]

“I started saving up for a mixer; going some days without food so I could get one”- Michael, a young entrepreneur, shares his sacrificial start.

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My name is Michael Oghenerukewe Emeni, I’m 21 years old, I run a cake business and I just finished school. I got admitted into the University of Port Harcourt in 2013 after writing JAMB exam twice. I already started baking cakes before I got into school but my parents advised me to focus on my Read more about “I started saving up for a mixer; going some days without food so I could get one”- Michael, a young entrepreneur, shares his sacrificial start.[…]

“I am a graduate of the department of mathematics and statistics with First class honours (4.64/5.00) from the University of Port Harcourt “- Tochukwu, a first class graduate from NIFES, shares his success story

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Hello, my name is Onyeogulu Tochukwu Rowland, I am a graduate of the department of mathematics and statistics with First class honours (4.64/5.00) from the University of Port Harcourt. After my secondary school days in 2010, I practically thought I was going to gain admission to the university at once. Fortunately for me, because I Read more about “I am a graduate of the department of mathematics and statistics with First class honours (4.64/5.00) from the University of Port Harcourt “- Tochukwu, a first class graduate from NIFES, shares his success story[…]

“Gone are the days when Christianity is assumed to be synonymous with laziness, mediocrity or failure”- Tega Eghwere, departmental best graduating student in her set shares her story.

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MY UNDERGRADUATE JOURNEY My journey as an undergraduate began on the 24th of December, 2010. I got the good news that I had been admitted into the Department of Geology, University of Port Harcourt. Studying Geology was a second option for me as I always had the dream of being an engineer but owing to Read more about “Gone are the days when Christianity is assumed to be synonymous with laziness, mediocrity or failure”- Tega Eghwere, departmental best graduating student in her set shares her story.[…]