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Brilliant Nigerian Lady starts PhD study at US university without having masters degree, celebrates achievement

A young Nigerian Lady named Victoria Omokhefe has been accepted by the University of Cincinnati in the United States to study her Ph.D. program after bagging a Veterinary Medicine degree in Nigeria.

Victoria Omokhefe obtained her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Abuja in Nigeria. She not only graduated with the degree but was awarded the BLUE BLOOD Veterinary Limited best-graduating student in a clinical conference presentation.

Victoria took to her LinkedIn to celebrate her achievement and announced that she will proceeding to the United States where she will start a doctoral program.

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”I got inducted into the Veterinary Council of Nigeria as a Veterinary Doctor, and also won the award for BLUE BLOOD veterinary limited best graduating student in clinical conference presentation,” she wrote.

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Victoria mentioned that she will be studying for her doctorate program in Molecular Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio in United States.

”That same day in the evening, I left Nigeria for the USA to begin my PhD in Molecular Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology at the University of Cincinnati Ohio.”

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Aside from being a Veterinary doctor, Victoria is also a Women and Child rights advocate.


In another story, a young Nigerian lady named Antoinette Solomon has graduated from the University of Abuja, Nigeria as a Medical Doctor after studying for 8 straight years in medical school.

Antoinette earned her MBBS from the University’s College of Medicine after 8 years instead of the normal academic timeline of 6 years due to several challenges.

Antoinette took to her Twitter page to celebrate her achievement, sharing the reason why her course which was initially supposed to be six years elongated to eight years.

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She highlighted the lockdown and an industrial strike by the university’s academic union as the main reason for the setback. Antoinette also mentioned that she faced physical and emotional challenges on her journey to becoming a medical doctor. Read more about Antoinette HERE.

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