National Common Entrance Examination: Anambra State Tops List

Every year, primary six pupils across the federation write the National Common Entrance Examination with the hope of being admitted into any of the 104 federal unity schools. This year has been no exemption as the exam has been written and results released. Releasing said results yesterday […]

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The Teachers’ Fortress berths in schools

BABS Olugbemi, author of the Students’ Fortress, the book that gave students ten  practical rules for passing exams excellently, has again published another book titled, ‘Teachers Fortress.’ The Students’ Fortress having been widely accepted was reviewed on various platforms including the WAEC Infobox programmes on NTA and TVC stations by the author.

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A Look at some of the Reasons Teenagers Like Taking Risks

As you may well know, taking risks is a normal thing for most teenagers. For them, it’s like testing the boundaries and living the prime life; it is their own way of  discovering life on their own terms. Indeed, the average teen takes at least one major risk before outgrowing teenagehood. Interestingly, no […]

Library 101: Introduction to some of the basic Rules to effective Library Use

Ideally speaking, every student’s favourite place should be the library. However, I must admit that this is usually not the case. That not withstanding, there are quite a number of students make out time to visit the library on a daily. This is a good thing, even though not all of them are […]

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Financial Literacy: Useful Money Concepts for Teens

Financially literacy is undoubtedly necessary for overall success in life.  It in in this light that  it is important for teenagers learn about financial skills and actually use such skills. Parents must endeavour to teach their children these skills, while teachers reinforce the knowledge by incorporating financial literacy in their classroom talks. In […]

Reasons why ICT is indispensable in the Education Process

It is alarming that in 2017, some schools are still reluctant to fully make use of the opportunities provided by information technology. Agreed, quite a number of schools are ICT non-compliant not necessarily because they so desire, but because they lack the resources to do so. Yet, there are schools that could afford […]

Three thousand Students compete in PZ Cussons’ Chemistry Challenge

The excitement was palpable as two top brands from the stable of PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, Nunu Milk and Premier Cool engaged over 3,000 students at the first round examination of the PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge which took place in Agege, Ikorodu, Lagos Island, Surulere and Amuwo Odofin in Lagos State, recently.

The […]

You will not believe the little funding Nigeria’s Unity Schools got last Year!

Ever wondered why public education in Nigeria is wack? Well the reason is easy to guess- the government gives public schools little or no sponsorship. A recent revelation by Nigeria’s Minister of Education (Adamu Adamu) disclosed that last year, only about thirty six per cent of total money budgeted to be expended on […]

WAEC News: Schools indicted for engaging in Exam Malpractices during the 2016 May/June

According to breaking news, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has indicted about one hundred and twenty one schools in Kano State for engaging in examination malpractices during last year’s May/June WAEC exam season. Acknowledging the indictment, Alhaji Garba Gombe who is the Director of the Kano Educational Resources Department, said that the problem needs […]

UNICEF’s Intervention to keep 8,000 Girls in School is quite laudable!

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has recently donated the sum of one hundred and sixty naira as part of efforts to keep girls in Katsina State in school. The Katsina State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) acknowledged the receipt of the donation, noting that such a move is a […]

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