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When students shun school for Valentine’s Day celebration

Truancy among students of public secondary schools has become a recurring decimal in Oyo State, especially in Ibadan metropolis. During school hours, scores of these students are usually in town. While some of them use the school period to do some menial jobs like cleaning of vehicles wind screens and pushing carts, others spend the period playing football.

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“You feel positive about yourself to the degree to which you feel that you are in control of your own life, and you feel negative about yourself to the degree to which you feel that you are not in control or that you are controlled by some external force or influence”.21

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Investigation: How teachers force children out of school

Nigeria is estimated to have the highest number of out-of-school children globally, with over 10.5 million children out of school. Majority of the children live in rural areas and teachers in primary and secondary schools contribute highly in forcing children out-of-school, KELECHUKWU IRUOMA, in this investigation, unravels the illegal acts of teachers in Ajegunle, Lagos state.

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What Valentine’s Day means to me – Youths

NEXT Tuesday, many Nigerians who believe in Valentine’s Day will be celebrating. Incidentally, many celebrants of Valentine’s Day may or may not know its historical root. It is widely believed that the history of Valentine’s Day is obscure, however, several accounts exist. One of such accounts can be traced to three Romans who incidentally bore the name Valentine. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, there were at least three early Christian saints by that name.

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