Mon. Mar 30th, 2020

Photos: Nigerian Genius Admitted To Oxford University At 6 Visits Nigeria…See Reasons.

Kaduna deputy governor Dr. Hadiza Balarabe has received Joshua Beckford to Nigeria. He is in Kaduna to work with BMAN to build a Community Secondary School in Tafan, Kaura LGA, Kaduna.


Joshua is on the autistic spectrum – Asperger’s (high functioning) —in other words, he’s neuroatypical.

He’s got unusual skills in 8 different areas: Maths, Foreign Language, History, Philosophy, IT, Art and Science and Sports.

He was taught at home from the age of 10 months and learned to read fluently using phonics at 2 years 6 months old, mastered Japanese at 2 and a half years then started to learn Chinese Mandarin.

When he was 6 years old, he completed a master class in Philosophy and Historical Enquiry a research project on the Great Plague of 1665 at Oxford University. He was awarded a distinction in both subjects.

He also has a certificate for IXL an on-line maths programme for completing 29,000 maths problems.

He also does poetry 😉

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