Brilliant Nigerian lady who bagged Bachelor’s degree at 19, earns Ph.D at 25

A brilliant Nigerian lady has written her name in the history books after earning a Ph.D at age 25.

The young lady, Priscilla Asikhia, graduated from Babcock University, Osun state, South-Western Nigeria.

While sharing her success story on LinkedIn, Priscilla revealed that it took a lot of hard-work and diligent study spanning over 10 years for her to earn a Ph.D.

She said, “successive 10-year education has given me a grounded knowledge of Educational Research, Administration, and Human Resources.

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Trust me, it hasn’t been easy. Having to combine work and school at a very young age has been tasking, but all glory to God for being with me all the way.”

At age 15, Priscilla gained admission into the university and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration by 19.

Not satisfied yet, she enrolled for a Master’s program in business administration and management, graduating at 22. That same semester she finished her Master’s, she started a Ph.D in human resources and personnel administration.

After completing her doctorate at age 25, Priscilla is her institution’s youngest Ph.D graduate and one of Nigeria’s youngest Doctors of Philosophy.

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“I am happy to say that I have just received a Ph.D degree, making me Babcock University’s youngest Ph.D graduate. The achievement belongs entirely to God,” she said