- A Nigerian researcher named Dr Eugene Ohu has won a $234,000
- The researcher at the Lagos Business School won the grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation
- Doctor Ohu won the grant to conduct a two-year virtual reality research
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A Nigerian researcher identified as Dr Eugene Ohu has won a $234,000 (N90,395,019) grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation.
The researcher at the Lagos Business School won the grant to conduct a two-year virtual reality research titled Teaching Children Empathy and Compassion through Virtual Reality Games.
The disclosure was made by the school, which stated on its website that the project will explore the potentials of virtual reality (VR) for character development, How Africa reports.
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YEN.com.gh gathers that the grant was awarded under TWCF’s Global Innovations for Character Development (GICD) initiative.
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Dr Ohu was quoted as saying: “It will be an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience where teenagers take the perspectives of ethnic groups different from theirs, to appreciate their identity and share in their sufferings."
In other news, a beautiful young lady identified as Keilani A has taken to her social media page to celebrate herself after she bagged a doctorate degree at the age of 26.
Keilani shared photos of herself and noted that it was not luck but hard work that earned her such feat.
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As expected, Twitter users took to the comment section to congratulate Keilani for bagging a doctorate degree.
Twitter user @9D3baby wrote: "Congratulations!!! I’m so happy for you and proud of you."
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh also reported that popular Ghanaian actor, Koo Fori, has revealed he lost his wife after surgical tools were mistakenly left inside her after she gave birth through C-section.
Koo Fori unveiled this secret after calling into Angel FM’s #PatientLivesMatter segment of the Morning Show, now known as Anopa Bofo, on Monday, July 21, 2020.
The actor was inspired to share his tragic story after a lady who was on the show that morning shared her story about how a towel was left inside her tummy for nine months after giving birth at Ridge Hospital.
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