Category Educational

12-Year-Old Nigerian Boy, Chika Ofili Wins Special Recognition Award In The UK For Discovering A New Mathematics Formula

A 12-year-old Nigerian boy, Chika Ofili has been awarded the TruLittle Hero award for discovering a new way to divide in mathematics. Chika’s mathematics teacher, Miss Mary Ellis who is also the head of the mathematics department at Westminster Under School said

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2020 UTME: JAMB Releases Important Information On Parents, Third Parties Making Changes To Candidates’ Profile

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has barred parents, guardians and other persons from making any changes to the data page or profile of candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The board, according to Daily Post

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This Useful & Practical Twitter Thread By May Be Useful To Keep Your Loved One Alive If They Ever Suffer A Stroke

A stroke is a medical term for blockage in the brain which could cause temporary or permanent damage to nerves and or even cause deaths, the condition is also quite common but the many deaths that occur from it may

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How Blue Light Can Dramatically Cause Aging And Shorten Lifespan- Study

New research at Oregon State University suggests that the blue wavelengths produced by light-emitting diodes damage cells in the brain as well as retinas. Prolonged exposure to blue light, such as that which emanates from your phone, computer and household

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State Government Partners With UNICEF To Abolish Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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State Adopts Hausa As Language Of Instruction In Schools

Stakeholders globally have for years canvassed that school children be taught in the languages that they speak at home. In many countries where children where children are not taught in their mother languages, the approach can be a potent source

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How To Protect Your Eyes From The Growing Rates Of Eye Problems/Blindness From Over-Exposure To Phones- Consultant Ophthalmologist, Chioma Uchendu 

Chioma Uchendu, a consultant ophthalmologist with the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, has advised regular breaks from smartphones and other devices like computer and television screens to avoid damage to the eyesight. Uchendu, who gave the advice in an interview with

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Controversy Ensues As Teachers, Parents Trade Words Over Use Of Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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Why Boys Should Also Protect Their Virginity Like Girls -Archbishop Alexander Ibezim

Many African cultures teach a girl/woman to keep her virginity as a measure of her chastity and worthiness while the boy/man is left out. However, an Archbishop of Niger Province of the Anglican Church, Most Reverend Alexander Ibezim is of

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Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health, Study Suggests

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better-organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function compared to non-tea drinkers. The research team made this discovery

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Women Who Date Younger Men Have More Satisfying Relationships, Study Finds

According to a study conducted by sex psychologist, Dr Justin Lehmiller, women who date younger men have more satisfying relationships. Dr Lehmiller surveyed 200 heterosexual women in relationships about their relationships, including the age of their partners, and how satisfied they

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#SexForGrades: Nigerian Lawmakers Mull Stiffer Penalty For Sexual Predators In Schools | See Details

Shocking cases of sexual harassment especially on women and innocent secondary school leavers across the country have been widely reported in recent times. Just recently, there was a viral video of UNILAG lecturer, Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of

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Lawyer, Edem Ossai Raises Serious Concerns Over Govt’s Insistence For Students To Be Taught Business Studies Using Typewriters In This Age… Calls On Parents, Teachers To Act Fast

Edem Dorothy Ossai, a Nigerian lawyer has raised serious national concerns over what she describes as the Ministry of Education’s insistence for secondary school students being taught Business studies to practice using Typewriters only. The concerned lawyer who shared a

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Parents Group Kick Against Introduction Of Sex Education To Kids Aged Four | What Do You Think?

So when is the appropriate time and age to start teaching our little ones about sex? According to a report by BBC Africa, education officials in Ghana say they are about to introduce Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) for primary school

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