Wow! Ten-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Writes Two Books

  Posted by Samuel on Fri 29th May, 2020. A very young Nigerian girl who is just 10 years old has managed to write two books.  Anissa Moses-Saromi Anissa Moses-Saromi, a 10-year-old Nigerian girl, has debuted two short story collections titled ‘Because I Am’ and ‘Ricky’s Ridiculousness’. In ‘Because I Am’, the young author tells…

Fg Unveils Measures for Reopening of Schools 

By Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze, Abuja On 27 May 2020.   As Nigeria records reduction in mortality trend, continuous improvement in recoveries The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has assured Nigerian children that all hands are on deck to reopen the schools at a safe time and urged States, local governments, proprietors and other stakeholders to begin…

Dog Bags Doctorate Degree In Veterinary Medicine (Photo)

Posted by Thandiubani on Wed 20th May, 2020.  An 8-year-old therapy dog at the Cook Counseling Center has bagged a doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine.  Moose Moose bagged  Like most universities, Virginia Tech’s College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the class of 2020 with an online commencement ceremony. But unlike other schools, they included one very…

How the 36 Nigerian States Got Their Names 

  1. Abia Abia is an acronym from the four main groups of people in the state as at the time it was formed in 1991: Aba Bende Isuikwuato Afikpo. 2. Adamawa Adamawa was named after a warrior, Modibbo Adama Bin Ardo Hassan, that conquered the region in the beginning of the 19th century. 3….

Controversies as UNN Imposes Compulsory Change of Course 

By Dennis Erezi On 11 May 2020.  For many students given admissions to study courses of their choice at the University of Nigeria (UNN) at the outset of 2019/2020 academic session, being asked to change to other courses when they have already started lectures in the courses they were earlier admitted for came with a…

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN: Chimamanda Describes Plagiarism Allegation as Laughable 

On March 17, 2020.  Award-winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has dismissed allegations of plagiarism levelled against her by Anne Giwa-Amu. She stated this in statement by Wylie Agency made on her behalf. The statement reads:” We, the Wylie Agency, are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s literary agents. In 2016, Anne Giwa-Amu brought a legal claim against Chimamanda…

Useful Tips on WASSCE, UTME English (2)

Published March 17, 2020  Akeem Lasisi Last week , we started dedicating this class to the hundreds of thousands , if not millions , of students / candidates sitting for national examinations . These are the West African Senior School Certificate Examination , the National Examination Council and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination . I…

Useful Tips on WASSCE and UTME English (1)

Published March 10, 2020 Akeem Lasisi In the next few weeks , the West African Senior School Certificate Examination and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination will hold . While candidates will be sitting for different subjects, English and Mathematics are a must for all . As a result , today we are focusing on some…

Doctor Explains Why Boys Do Better in Mathematics

Published February 14, 2020 Dayo Ojerinde A medical doctor , Afolabi Odunsi, has opined that the reasons boys do better in mathematics and sciences are because girls lack encouragement. Odunsi , who was the guest speaker at the prize-giving programme of a mathematics competition organised by Ambassadors Schools, Ota recently , advised teachers to encourage…

Saving Our Schools from Moral Decadence in the Internet Age (2)

On February 5, 2020. By Prof. Ayobami Salami Exam malpractice is also fast assuming the status of an industry . That is why it is difficult to kill it in our schools . Laziness , desperation on the part of student is a factor . Teachers who make money from the practice are fuelling it….