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14-Year-Old Oxford University Graduate, Joshua Beckford Set To Visit Nigeria For A School Project

A young Nigerian genius named one of the smartest kids on the planet, Joshua Beckford is expected to arrive Lagos, Nigeria soon to carry out a fundraising project for a school in Kaduna.

Beckford was named as one of the most intelligent children in the world as he graduated from the prestigious Oxford University at age 14.

The chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, among other Nigerians tweeted and retweet the coming of Beckford to Nigeria.

“This is Joshua,who became the youngest to study in Oxford University at age 6 and graduated age 14 from the department of History and Philosophy. He will be in Lagos for the fundraising of his school building project in Kaduna. He is regarded as one of the world’s smartest human.”

Joshua at 6

Despite being diagnosed with high functioning autism, Beckford was reported to be an early starter. As a 10 months old baby he could read, write and understand the alphabet. At two, he could read fluently and by the time he clocked three, Beckford could speak Japanese.

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  1. Congratulations to Joshua and his parents. It is a pity these positive news about young black children don’t make the front page of our newspapers. Such news should be used to motivate others and to encourage others that education is better than silver and gold.

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