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How To Survive In A Nigerian Campus In This Recession

How To Survive In A Nigerian Campus In This Recession

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I have spent all of my previous semesters as a student of Obafemi Awolowo University living on campus, and witnessing both the awesomeness and horrors of students living in the famous halls of residence. Life's pretty harsh around here, I've seen people go an entire day on an empty stomach, whilst still chasing multiple lectures in multiple locations, and after it all, they return to their rooms to soak Gari in the murky "Omole water" (named after the erstwhile Vice-Chancellor), and paltry peanuts and sugar. Pile all that on top of the misery of the current economic recession and growing inflation, resources dry up fast, and students end up drained, emaciated, in poor psychological state, overall in very bad shape. It's a hard life. But you should learn to afford yourself as much comfort a...
How Our Teens And Youths Are Damaging Their Spelling Skills And Punctuation

How Our Teens And Youths Are Damaging Their Spelling Skills And Punctuation

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It's no news anymore that almost ALL teens and youths have adapted to shorthand for typing with mobile phones. To make matters worse, despite the invention of corrections on most smartphones, we still prefer to use shorthand. The annoying part of it is that, some of these shorthands have the same number of letters or even longer letters as the original words. Some use funky spellings instead. Another thing I've noticed is that most of our youths and teens don't know when to use some certain words instead of the right ones cos they both sound alike. Example of these are: ''HAVE seen the books'' instead of '' I'VE seen the books'' ''he has GIVING me the books'' instead of ''he has GIVEN me the books'' ''BEEN a guy doesn't mean i can't have female close friends'' instead of ''BEING a guy...
Obasanjo Reads Fable Of The Tortoise To School Children In Ogun State (PHOTO)

Obasanjo Reads Fable Of The Tortoise To School Children In Ogun State (PHOTO)

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Ex-President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was spotted reading a fable of the tortoise to public-school pupils at his Ibogun village, near Ifo, Ogun state. Obasanjo did this as part of activities to celebrate his 80th birthday. Daily Trust reports that Obasanjo, accompanied by his wife, Bola and some of his close allies was received by the school children drawn from Berly Chrysolite school (primary and secondary), Ewupe, Baptist Day school, Ibogun and baptist day school, Idi aga among others.
Nigeria Evacuates 41 Girls From Mali (Photo)

Nigeria Evacuates 41 Girls From Mali (Photo)

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The federal government yesterday evacuated 41 Nigerian girls who are victims of human trafficking from Bamako Mali. The evacuation was a collaboration of the Ministry of Defence/Nigeria Air Force (NAF), the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora and National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP). Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa said the evacuation of the girls followed a distress call. Also six suspects were arrested in connection with the trafficking of the girls. They were handed over to the appropriate security agency for prosecution. Dabiri-Erewa said following the distress call received from Mali, her office informed the Ministry of Defence which ...
Little Boy Found Hawking In Cross River Enrolled In School (Photos)

Little Boy Found Hawking In Cross River Enrolled In School (Photos)

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Lawyer and founder of HighFlyers Forum, First Baba Isa shared the touching story on Facebook on Tuesday, February 21.   Read his post below: Do you remember that little boy I met hawking in Ogoja about a month ago? He is now in school. One of the best private schools in Ogoja where he is given one full meal a day and the school bus also picks him up daily to go to schoo l. He has been issued uniforms, textbooks and exercise books. Our little chap is on his way to greatness. I'm so excited! When I met this little cutie hawking when he was suppose to be in school, my heart broke. The father initially resisted my initial move to help. We went past that and here we are. I'm not a millionaire but the little we have, we can share. We can't save the thousands of kids hawking on our streets but
Student Sentenced To 12 Years In Jail, For Slitting His Girlfriend’s Throat(Pictures)

Student Sentenced To 12 Years In Jail, For Slitting His Girlfriend’s Throat(Pictures)

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An enraged lover, Luka Shuaibu, who attempted to slit the throat of his girlfriend, following suspicion of unfaithfulness, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for attempted murder and causing grievous bodily hurt, Punchng reports . In October, 2016, Shuaibu, a diploma student in the Department of Tourism and Leisure Management, Adamawa State Polytechnic, attempted to slit the throat of his girlfriend, Sekina Ishaya. . Sekina, also a Tourism and leisure Management student, was attacked by her angry lover after allegedly seeing her with another man. Shuaibu was sentenced last Wednesday to 12 years imprisonment without option of fine. . Shehu Ahmad, the Chief Magistrate of the Yola Magistrate Court, while passing his sentence, said the court found the accused guilty of an att...