These Tips will Help you Boost your Brain Power

The brain does a lot of thing, including helping you to learn new things. Ever imagined how miserable life would be if your brain were to permanently fail to assimilate all those new information that is thrust at you every day at school? Indeed, life would be horrible! But do you know that […]

Attention Over-protective Parents Here are the Side Effects of your parenting Style

Parents are naturally over-protective. However, some do take their over-protectiveness some extra miles, inadvertently infantilizing their children in the process. This they do despite their teenagers’ best efforts to assert their independence.  Truth is, most over-protective parents think they are actually doing the right thing for their children; keeping them safe from the […]

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 […]

Teens! Here are the Two Things you should Know before Thinking of Having Sex

For 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 […]

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 Competition is good for Teens

There is no gainsaying the fact that in life, competition is rife. Sometimes we find ourselves competing, not necessary because we want to but because we have to. In order to get ahead in life, we must indeed complete. Therefore, the question of whether or not competition is good for teenagers is one […]

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Celebrity of the Week: Ms Kedike

Chidinma Ekile (also known as Ms Kedike) is a famous Nigerian singer. She came into limelight following her win at the third season of MTN singing contest  Project Fame West Africa. She is our celebrity of the week and below, you can get to know more about the delectable and ever amiable young lady.

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 […]

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