Wiz kids: 5 Nigerian child geniuses and their amazing feats


These are five child geniuses of Nigerian descent and the age they achieved their amazing feats.

It’s so interesting that most of these children were born outside Nigeria, which just means that with the right environment, the genius in Nigerian children will come alive.

He was nine-year-old when he became the youngest known person to graduate high school. David is Nigerian child born in Pennsylvania, USA.

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His parents are Nigerian, but he was born in London, he enrolled at Oxford University when he was six years old, and graduated from the history and philosophy department at the early age of 14.


Joshua Agboola is a tech genius [goodnigeria]

Joshua is the only one on the list who lives in Lagos, Nigeria, He founded his own tech company Joshfortech as a 11-year-old.

His interest in technology began when he was six years old. He is an expert at many programming languages, like Javascript, HTML, CSS, Jquery, bootstrap, and PHP for databases.

He also won the MTN mPulse Hackathon at 12 years.

Esther Okade got her PHD at 16 years [Guardianng]

She earned a PhD in financial mathematics from the University of Cambridge at the age of 16 years. She entered university at 13 years old. Yummy Delicious Algebra is one of her many children’s books.

Chika created a new maths formula [Inspiringnigerian]