Category Learning

Raising Your Child To Become A Good Reader: 10 Practical Tips

Reading has many advantages and benefits for young children and its importance cannot be over-emphasised. If you want your child to reap and enjoy the benefits of reading, then you must make your child a reader. This is made possible

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Kano State Government Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has taken a giant step in the right direction and banned street begging in the state on Tuesday. The Governor said the action is to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary

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Schoolgirl, Dele, Who Turned To An ATM Light To Get Her Homework Done Gets Scholarship

About this time last year, the Nigerian cyberspace was agog with news of the turnaround of fortune for witty schoolgirl, Success Adegor, who came into limelight after a video of her lamenting on her way home as she was sent

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Exceptional Nine-Year-Old, Siju Olawepo Who Has Calendar Dates In His Brain Discovered In Lagos

A primary five pupil of Carol School in Lagos, Siju Olawepo is a calendar prodigy who knows the day for any date supplied to him, as far back as the 16th century. The nine-year-old genius provides corresponding day to any

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Nigerian Mum, Farida Kabir Narrates Why Her Son Now Hides His Homework From Her and It’s Hilarious

A Nigerian mum, Farida Kabir took to Twitter to narrate how her son reacted when he got less than an average score on the English homework she helped him with. Taking to her Twitter handle, @reedahkh, the mum said she

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How Teachers’ Praise Can Boost Students Positive Behaviour By At Least 30% – Study

Some interesting reports have now emerged on how teachers can help students achieve a 30% positive behaviour boost through ‘praise’. Three years of data collected across three states in the United States, from 19 elementary schools and 151 classrooms, during

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Why Online Users Are Applauding 13-Year-Old Student For Challenging Her CRS Teacher

A Nigerian man took to Twitter to share that his sister got in trouble with her  Christian Religious Studies (CRS) teacher during his lesson. The man who shared the story tweeted from his handle, @Alphaootu, saying that he is proud

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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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Uplifting Update On Anambra Former Child Bride, Chikwendu

Cheering news from Anambra state as 15 year old former child bride, Miss Chikwendu, whose story made news in January this year, has completed her rehabilitation and is set to take on her dreams. Chikwendu’s forced marriage sparked widespread condemnation

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Meet Nigeria’s 12-Year-Old Fathia Who Built Robot That Folds Laundry

Fathia Abdullahi, a 12-year-old Nigerian girl, has begun to gain global recognition after she put her coding skills to good use— barely a year after she started learning to code. According to Reuters, the young programmer started coding at the

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JAMB Invigilator, Eniolaoluwa Cries About The Lack of Basic Computer Skills By Candidates

As the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ended on, April 17, a invigilator,  identified as Eniolaoluwa has taken to twitter to lament about the poor level of ICT training by most candidates who sat for the exam. According to

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Firsts Baba Isa Calls Out Nigerian Parents On This Aspect Of Parenting And It Is Spot-On

This definitely is spot-on! A Nigerian lawyer identified as, Firsts Baba Isa who recently visited South Korea, claimed the journey to the foreign country was an eye-opener for him. FBI as Firsts Baba Isa is popularly known revealed that he had gone

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10-Year-Old Clark Kent Apuada Topples Olympian, Michael Phelps Record And This Is How

Many have been left stunned after a 10-year-old boy swam the 100-metre butterfly at the Far Western Long Course Championship in his home state of California. The young swimmer with sky-high dreams and a name to match them has toppled

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Do Children In Nigeria Spend Too Much Time In School? Twitter User Expresses Concern

A Nigerian woman, on Twitter has raised concern about the huge amount of time children in the country spend studying, rather than learning other skills? The woman identified as Lolo Cynthia expressed that the Nigerian school system takes too much

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What’s the Idea Behind Homework for Kids? Frank Edoho’s Wife Shares Her Views

Former host of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Frank Edoho’s wife, Sandra Onyenaucheya- Edoho feels giving assignments to students is stress on the parents. The mother of three shared a letter she wrote her son’s teacher over an assignment given to the 3-year-old

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”Over 21,000 Teachers Failed Primary 4 Exams in Kaduna” -Gov. Nasir El-Rufai | See Copies of the Exam Questions

The Kaduna State government has disclosed that about 21,780 out of 33,000 teachers did not score up to 75 per cent when asked to write examinations meant for primary four pupils. This was made known by the state Governor Nasir

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Terrifying Video! See Kids Smart Reaction as Van Driver Tries to Lure Them With Doughnut

A terrified mother has released shocking CCTV footage which appears to show a van driver attempt to lure her three children to his van using doughnuts. Rechelle Haigh, 26, has now warned people living on her street about a man

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Woman Details Her Body Insecurities From Developing Breasts at 7

A Facebook user, Gloria Okhani, has taken to her page to write about her body insecurities and how life turned out for her after starting to ‘grow boobs’ at 7. Here’s what she wrote as she shared a photo when

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How My Addiction to Social Media Almost Ruined My Son’s Life

Adesua Iyoyojie They say too much  of everything is bad, but not to the extent of losing a life. An acquaintance lost her 2 year old son to electric shock – she was catching up with her favorite Indian soap

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Never too Late! Inspirational Reason Grandpa, 72, Enrolls in Primary School

In defiance to old age, Rufinus Taa took everyone by surprise by deciding to get an education. He marched to Korabariet Primary School, Kenya to enroll as a Class Two pupil in 2003, when he was 72-year-old. The brilliant grandpa, now

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Genius! Meet 15-Year-Old Ikeoluwa Abioye Who Scored 9 A1s in WAEC & 305 in JAMB

Parents to 15-year old Nigerian student, Ikeoluwa Abioye couldn’t be prouder at the moment. The brilliant youngster has broken records after scoring 9 A1s in the 2017 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Ikeoluwa, an indigene of Irepodun Local Council

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A Mother’s Warning About Kids Interaction with Strangers: “He tried to bribe them with money”

The mother of a young New Zealand girl who was approached by two men in a white van said she was thankful her daughter knew what to do and didn’t get in the vehicle. Rotorua police released a statement seeking

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8 Ways to Fight Depression

Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive. It empties your soul and strips it of the energy to see anything good or beautiful around you, which in-turn, makes it difficult to carry out your daily activities. Overcoming depression isn’t easy, but

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A Guide to a Healthier Lifestyle With Cooking Oil

There is a lot of controversy over the good, bad and ugly side of oil consumption. The thing to remember is that oil is a fat, and it is necessary for the proper development of the body, e.g they are needed

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Learning Styles In Children & How To Help Your Child Learn Better

Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo Learning in children is the way they respond to environmental, social, emotional and physical stimuli to understand new information while learning style is the way they absorb information and mentally process it. The literature on learning styles varies

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