Back To School: Helpful Tips For Ensuring A Successful And Fun-Filled Academic Session

It’s school time again! You’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that holiday is over. Some folks feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: new teachers, new friends, and maybe even a new school. Luckily, these “new” worries only stick around for [...]

By |2016-01-08T14:47:53+01:00January 8th, 2016|Categories: Cool Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

8 Actions You Can Take Right Now For A Successful School Year

Whether you’re just about to pack up and head back to school or you are returning to campus after a long holiday, you’ll want to make the most of this session. Showing up for class and taking notes is only half a loaf of school experience. For the full loaf, try doing these 8 things during the new session: [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:58:25+01:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: features|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

6 Back To School Tips Every Student Should Know

Now is that time of year again and we can hear the school bells ringing! It can be hard to adjust from the relaxed periods of the holidays to the busy and fast pace of the school year. Here are six tips to get you back into the school mode and start this year off [...]

By |2015-09-14T10:47:14+01:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: features|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

7 Things To Avoid This Term So You Can Have A Successful & Fun-Filled School Life

It’s a new year, which is awesome. We’re all about resolutions and trying new things in 2015. But it’s also a new term, which means y’all are back in school. I know the beginning of the term can be a bit hectic. You could be adjusting to new teachers, new classes, and new friends. It’s [...]

Ebola: Finally, schools in 10 States resume nationwide, screen students for virus

After the over two weeks of extra holiday as a result of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, schools in ten States resumed yesterday. The States include: Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Benue, Ekiti, Kano, Kogi, Akwa-Ibom, Ebonyi, and Ogun. Meanwhile, Kwara State Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Saka Onimago has directed both public and private schools in [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:46:17+01:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Kogi teachers shun resumption over N18,000 minimum wage

Teachers in public primary and junior secondary schools in Kogi in Kogi have refused to resume for the 2014/1015 academic session on Sept. 29 as directed by the State Government. The teachers, under the aegis of Basic Education Staff Association of Nigeria (BESAN), said in a statement in Lokoja on Sunday that they would not [...]

By |2014-09-29T10:29:20+01:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ebola: Confusion over schools’ resumption (+ confirmed reopening dates for various states)

As both primary and secondary schools nationwide are expected to resume today in compliance with the directive by the Federal Government, parents and teachers have, however, been thrown into confusion following counter-directives by some state governments which have fixed different dates for schools to resume. The Nigeria Union of Teachers, on its part had earlier [...]

Why Schools Should Resume on Sept 22 – President Jonathan

Following protests and criticism from several individuals, organizations and teachers over the scheduled resumption for schools across the country in the face of Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan has given a useful explanation on the matter. Speaking on Thursday in Abuja, at the meeting of the National Executive Committee of [...]

Ebola: S-West governors direct schools to re-open Monday

Lagos and other South West states besides Osun, have directed the resumption of primary and secondary schools on Monday as directed by the Federal Government, with a  stern warning from Lagos State government that it will sanction schools that default in implementing the basic preventive measures Ebola Virus Disease EVD, as directed by the Minister [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:47:18+01:00September 19th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ebola: Senate tells schools to take precautions

The Senate yesterday advised both private and government schools to put in place precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Ebola as schools resume next week. It also concurred that enough efforts had been made for resumption of schools. The Senate equally urged the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and the African Union, [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:48:22+01:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments