Opinion: “Social Injustices in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Implications for Education Reform”

Whenever intense discussions about reforming Nigeria’s education system emerges in the public square or policy corridors, they are usually triggered by the release of yet another (!) poor WAEC/Jamb exam results. If you think further, you will see that these discussions are perpetually led by adults and fueled by their ‘21st century’ economic […]

Johnny Drille’s “Wait for me” Music Video encapsulates the frustrating sides of Teenage Love affair

I don’t know when am coming back
I’ll be gone for a little while
but I will keep myself for me and you
I’ll be back for you
I don’t know what the future brings
but I want you to be with me

I go dey hope and pray say make you wait for me
cos I’ll come back for […]

Teaching Entrepreneurship in Nigerian Secondary Schools is inevitable [SEE]

This morning, I read about how the Nigerian Educational and Research Development Council (NERDC) collaborated with the United National Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched an entrepreneurship curriculum to be used for teaching senior secondary school students. The first thing that came to my mind is that this initiative couldn’t have […]

Fans are really grooving to Korede Bello’s “Beloved”

Sometimes last week, Korede Bello (aka Nigerian Justin Bieber) released his debut album titled Beloved. And ever since then, all of his fans (in Nigeria and beyond) seem to have lost their senses. This is for best though, a totally justifiable reaction to an album so fantastic fantastic you can almost listen to […]

Police arrests Ten Students in Lagos for Hooliganism

Ten teenagers aged between the ages of twelve and sixteen were today March 15th, 2017 arrested in Lagos for causing public havoc; no thanks to their gangster ways. Several news reports indicate that the arrested teens are students of Apapa High School, Randle Junior School and United Christian Secondary School all in different […]

OMG! Mr. Eazi begs Davido for money!

Guys, let’s talk about that interesting episode that played out recently between two of Africa’s biggest musical personalities- Davido and Mr. Eazi. You know how Mr. Eazi kind of like come out of nowhere and dominated the music charts all of a sudden? Yes that’s right! Plus he started making a lot of […]

Meet the Teenager who built a rechargeable Radio

His name is Oyedele Olalekan and he is a JSS3 student of Ajinare Grammar School in Ido, Ekiti State. Olalekan recently invented his very own radio, a rechargeable one at that which interestingly also serves dual purposes. In other words it is not just a radio, but a dual purpose gadget comprising of […]

Teens ask: What really happen to our Bodies after first Time Sexual Experience?

To the average teen, loosing the virginity is not just a fleeting experience.  Instead, it is an experience that comes with a lot of physical changes, emotional uncertainties and in most times uncomfortable consequences. By the way, by “uncomfortable consequences, I mean the chances of unwanted pregnancies and the likelihood of sexually transmitted […]

School Management offers Four lucky Students Scholarship to the tune of 3 million naira

 The Mind Builders School, a secondary school based in Lagos, has awarded scholarship worth up to three million naira to four of its newly admitted students. The kind gesture by the school’s management is aimed at covering part of the new students tuition fees. This is a follow up to an earlier scholarship scheme by the […]

Behold Paul Utomi: the new Face of Nollywod!

I came off the hustle and bustle of Lagos streets into the cool ambience of a posh restaurant, the venue of my scheduled interview with a budding actor. And as my eyes scanned through the place, I quickly spotted him seated alone on a table. He was sipping a drink while flipping through […]

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