Tag: School

July 14, 2013

Opinion: Bullying – The Nigerian epidemic

by Adewoyin Joseph …If bullying is rightly defined as an intimidation of a weaker person, then I believe that a move ...

July 9, 2013

For the kids killed in Yobe – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Reacting to shocked looks and queries by some of the passengers in the moving bus he had ...

July 8, 2013

Okechukwu Ofili: Stop writing names of noisemakers

by Okechukwu Ofili We have to break the myth that a well-behaved child with good grades is the ideal leader! ...

July 7, 2013

Opinion: The ASUU strike and its effect on Nigerian students

by Dapo Egunjobi There are other factors; the instability in electricity that adversely affects teaching, clinical trials and laboratory researches, inappropriate ...

July 6, 2013

State of Emergency: Boko Haram kills 30 students in Yobe boarding school

by Akan Ido Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram militant Islamic group stormed a boarding school in ...

June 28, 2013

Teacher arrested after beating female student unconscious in Lagos

A Chemistry teacher at Iponri Estate Senior High School, Surulere, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, identified as Mr. Sebastine, has reportedly beaten ...

June 8, 2013

More than Algebra: Female teacher confesses to seducing 2 underaged students (PICTURED)

WZZM13.COM Algebra teacher Jamila Williams, 35, allegedly had sex with at least two male students at University Prep Academy in ...

April 26, 2013

High school girl are forced to ask for lesbian kisses from other girls in an anti-gay bullying workshop

A middle school in New York allegedly forced teenage girls to ask another girl for a “lesbian kiss,” during an ...

April 15, 2013

Teaching hate: High school teacher gives students assigntment to “argue that Jews are evil”

School district officials in Albany say they’re mulling disciplinary action for a high school English teacher whose writing assignment asked ...

April 13, 2013

Flashback: Tonto Dikeh before she said ‘Hi’ (SNAPSHOT)

by Isi Esene Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh is pictured above with a friend in secondary school. Yeah, this was before ...

April 6, 2013

Kids who start dating from 11 – 13 have higher risk of drug use, horrible study skills – Study

Sometimes, allowing our children to grow up too fast can create a situation that  makes us wish we could just ...

March 18, 2013

School principal accused of having sex with students in his office (PICTURED)

Mark West It’s a sick world that we live in and our society’s young women are in constant danger of ...

March 7, 2013

Mother gets 12-years prison for sending child to the “wrong” school (PICTURED)

If you’re looking for a strange brand of justice, you might have found it.  Tanya McDowell, a Connecticut mother who ...

March 6, 2013

Mother refuses to bail out teen arrested over Facebook school shooting hoax

16 year old North Carolina teen is in jail facing felony charges for posting a threatening message on another student’s Facebook ...

March 3, 2013

Photo of the Day: Wizkid and Whiz-Kids – what difference does it make?

by Isi Esene Yes, despite its local neighbourhood location this school is still ‘international’. Funny, isn’t it? And how could ...

February 5, 2013

8 reasons startup incubators are better than business school

by J.J Colao Customers, you may be surprised to find, don’t give a damn about your degree—and the market will ...

February 4, 2013

Just AWFUL: Pre-school closing because several 4-year-olds and 5-year-olds had sex (VIDEO)

A California preschool is reportedly closing its doors amidst allegations of sexual activity among several of its students. A California ...

February 1, 2013

In terrible taste: US school lets students wear ultimate racist KKK robes to class #RacismInAmerica

A teacher in Las Vegas, Nevada is being criticized for allowing students to wear KKK robes to class.  The teacher ...

January 24, 2013

It’s here: Modern Day School of Arts workshops kick off

by Chi Ibe The Modern Day School of Arts is Nigeria’s first art school and was conceived to allow individuals ...

November 11, 2012

16 things I wish they had taught me in school

by Henrik Edberg Setting goals and reviewing them frequently is one way to keep your focus on what’s important and ...

September 21, 2012

Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Jack of all trade, and master of none (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I believe the basic motivation behind going to school is to be educated and then use the knowledge to attain ...

September 16, 2012

Suzanne Ushie: Finding writing (30 Days, 30 Voices)

 Then my mother gave me Chike and the River as a birthday gift, and I began to slide the glass ...

September 6, 2012

Opinion: Poverty must be tackled but never used as an excuse

by Michelle Rhee Poverty presents huge challenges in our schools. But expectations of academic success for a child should never ...

August 1, 2012

Photo of the Day: Register your child at the President Obama High School (Benue branch)

by Adeniyi Abdul Well, we certainly know where we’ll be sending our kids now if we want them to become ...

July 21, 2012

Woman foils Catholic school bomb attack in Abuja

by Isi Esene A woman’s vigilance turned out to be the difference between life and death as a bomb was ...

July 17, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Violence reported in Jos… again

by Isi Esene According to Daily Times report, there were gunshots heard around Bukuru area of Jos, Plateau State. All ...

June 29, 2012

Afe Babalola: National Assembly should reject renaming of Unilag

by Afe Babalola (SAN) On May 29 2012, His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan announced the decision of the Federal Government ...

June 19, 2012

Lawmaker assaults teacher for disciplining his child, teacher has him arrested

by Stanley Azuakola Hajiya Zainab Umar is a teacher in Modern International Secondary School, Jigawa. One of the students in her class happened ...

June 2, 2012

Report: Former minister of finance Oba Olashore passes away

by Tolu Orekoya The Punch reports on its website the passing of the Aloko of Iloko-Ijesha in Osun State and former minister of ...

February 24, 2012

And the attacks continue; another primary school set ablaze in Maiduguri

A primary school in Maiduguri was yesterday set on fire. This comes in the same week in which another non-denominational school ...

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