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Actress Shan George Talks About Her Early Marriage, Divorce & More

Like some Nollywood actresses, Shan George has had her fair share of scandals. According to reports, the bi-racial actress has been married thrice and divorced. She has two sons, Delnoi and Jaga, who are both graduates of University of East London. The

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Seyi Law Has A Message for Parents ‘Living in the Past’

Ace comedian and doting father Seyi Law, in an Instagram post ripped parents who still send their children to school to get good jobs. According to him, such parents are living in the past as many jobs will be taken

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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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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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It Takes Guts: Photos of Teenage Student Breastfeeding Baby during Exams Goes Viral

A 16-year-old high school student in Pambashe Constituency of Luapula Province, Zambia, was pictured breastfeeding her baby during a Science Mock exam break before going in to seat for another Social Studies exam. According to Eagleone-Zambia, who shared the pictures on

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Dear MIMsters: I Gave My Brother an Advice Which I Think Will Save His 6 Children’s Future. Was I Wrong?

I am so concerned about the future and education of my elder brother’s six kids, hence I’m writing for advice on what to do. My elder brother lost his job over 5 years now. His wife is also not working

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Shame! Man Did the Unthinkable to His Wife Because she Wanted to Further her Education

A woman is currently recovering in the hospital after her husband allegedly slashed her neck because she wanted to travel abroad for a nursing course. Information gathered revealed that Olivia Nangonzi had been enrolled by her parents to study nursing in

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“I did it!” Amara and Kanu Nwankwo Celebrate as She Bags Master Degree from a UK University After 3 Kids (Pictured)

Married to legendary Nigerian footballer, Kanu Nwankwo at age 18 (read here), Amara Kanu launched her book, “Healthy living with Amara Kanu” in May 2017. The mother to three beautiful kids is a proof that age or motherhood cannot stop a woman from accomplishing

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Disturbing: Why Husband Chopped Off His Wife’s Fingers

30-year-old Rafiqul Islam, who is a migrant worker in the United Arab Emirates, blindfolded his wife Hawa Akhter, 21, and taped her mouth, telling her he was going to give her a surprise present. The jealous husband, who didn’t like

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Federal Government Plans to Set Up Special School for Married Women

This is good news for married women who still wish to further their education. According to Vanguard, the Minister for Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan has disclosed that the Federal Government is set to establish special schools for women who abandoned

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Lagos State Private and Public Schools to Resume on Tuesday After Easter Break

The Lagos State Deputy-Governor, Idiat Adebule, has announced that private and public schools in Lagos State are expected to resume academic activities on Tuesday, 18th of April. The deputy revealed this while wishing parents and pupils a happy Easter celebrations

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Bauchi Government Shuts Down School Where Students Marry Themselves For N500

The Bauchi state government has just ordered the closing of a secondary school in the state capital where students wed themselves. Vanguard discovered that in one instance, a boy, who claimed to be the groom, paid N500 as dowry to marry a female

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#ChildNotBride: ”I want to go to school. I want a divorce” 17 Year Old Child Bride Cries Out

 17-year-old child bride, Fatima Baba,has appealed to the Niger Child Right Protection Agency to dissolve her one-month-old marriage to her 35-year-old husband, Salihu M. Speaking with the agency on Tuesday in Minna, the child bride revealed that she was no longer in

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South Sudan Announces the Elimination of School Fees

The government of South Sudan, announced on Monday that school fees in all public schools will be abolished. The move has sparked a lot of concern from various people who think it would worsen the already crippled education system of

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Rihanna Visits School Children in Malawi as she Promotes her “Global Ambassador for Education” Role to Africa

International superstar, Rihanna, recently visited a school in Lilongwe, Malawi, to display her Global Ambassador for Education duties. The 28-year-old pop star who toured the classrooms met with educators, government officials, and school children during her charity trip on behalf of her

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”Educate the Girl Child. Stop Building Mosques & Stop Early Marriages” – Emir of Kano Appeals

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, has expressed his frustration at the low level of girl child education in the North during a conference on Islamic finance organized by the International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIIBF)

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So Inspiring! 44 Year Old Doughnut Hawker Defies Odds & Enrolls in University

44-year-old father of two, Lawrence-White Udoka, the doughnut seller whose photos emerged online some days ago and went viral, has revealed that the last few days have indeed been some of the most interesting times in his life. Ever since

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Tragic: 24 Year Old Ireland Returnee Murders His Parents in Lagos

Bakare Babalola Rotimi Jr., a 24-year-old man, has left many of his family members in tears after he brutally murdered his father, 59, by stabbing him to death before attempting to also kill his mother in Magodo area of Lagos

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Ese Oruru Set To Go Back To School 8 Months After Being Rescued

Eight months after 14-year-old Ese Oruru was rescued and reunited with her family, plans have now been finalized by her parents to return the teenager to school and she is expected to resume her education as a first-year Senior Secondary

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Help Find This Little Boy As Good Samaritan Promises To Fund His Education To PHD Level

An unknown boy has his luck as a complete stranger has offered to pay for his studies up until Ph.D level. This happened after the picture of the boy reading while selling yam in the market at night was taken

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AWESOME! Wife Of Ogun State Governor To Sponsor Chained Boy, Korede’s Education To University Level

The beautiful wife of the Ogun State Governor, Olufunso Amosun, has taken up responsibility to sponsor the education of 9-year-old Korede Taiwo, the boy who was recently chained by his pastor father, from primary school to university level. According to Punch, the

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Governor Ambode Sets To Enrol 3m Illiterate Lagosians To Adult School To Make Them Self-reliant And Employable

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday assured that plans are underway to enrol no fewer than three million illiterate adult residents in literacy schools in order to accelerate its plans of making the state Africa’s modern mega city. Speaking at

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#InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild: “Empowering Girls Through Education Will Make Our World Move Forward” – Toyin Saraki

As today marks the International day of the girl child, wife of the Senate president and founder-president, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Toyin Ojora-Saraki took to her page to celebrate and advocate for the girl child across the world, saying empowering women

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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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World Teachers’ Day: Adebule, Commissioner For Education Commends Teachers For Moulding The Future Of Nigerian Children

As Nigerian teachers join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate the World Teachers’ Day, the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, says teachers have the capacity to make Nigeria a powerful and well-educated country, in spite of

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