The Nigerian Embassy in Moscow has received 107 Nigerian students who gained scholarship to study in Russian Universities under the Nigeria-Russia Bilateral Education Agreement.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Nigerian Mission in Moscow in Abuja.
Receiving the scholars at the Airport, Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Abdullahi Shehu, stated that the programmes will strengthen bilateral relations between both countries and facilitate knowledge and technology transfer to Nigeria.
Shehu said the opportunity to study on scholarships for Nigerian students at various Russian universities represents a successful cooperation in the field of education between Nigeria and Russia.
The Nigeria-Russia Bilateral Education Agreement has been in existence since the Soviet era and took its current form 1997 where thousands of Nigerians have benefitted from the Russian Federation scholarships.