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SUCCESS RECIPE: Inside the mind of the rich (2)

Life gives you what you subconsciously want rather than what you deserve. Everyone deserves to be rich but not everyone is rich. Whatever, the culture, ethnic group, race, religion, gender, status and background the Universe lavishly opens up its abundance to all without discrimination. So perish the idea that some people are destined to be poor or that there is not enough for everyone. In fact, that kind of belief system keeps people in the poverty domain.

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Obsolete curricula, weaknesses of our educational system- Stakeholders

EDUCATION stakeholders, at the 2nd Annual Blossom Career and Entrepreneurship Summit convened by ‘Best of the World Enterprises Limited (publishers of Blossom Magazine), spoke with one voice on how obsolete curricula is the cause of the rot in the education system. Led by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, as Chief Host and Bishop of Lagos West Diocese (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev. James Olusola Odedeji, as Co-Host, stakeholders converged to address the problems of the education sector and canvass the need for curriculum reform in the face of rising youth unemployment in the country.

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Scrapping of post-UTME: Which way for varsity admissions?

“Some universities also use the school certificate results, plus JAMB score and post-UTME score when we had it. They compute everything together in getting their candidates so they did not rely on JAMB or post-UTME score alone. They factor in the candidate’s school cert result. So it will depend on each institution on what and what to do. So we await the position of the AVCNU on the matter,” Adeyemi said.

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*Corps members on parade...How literate are they?

Corps members express delight as camps open nationwide

Corps members of the 2016 Batch A Stream 2, have expressed delight that the news that NYSC would be scrapped, is false. Corps members at the Lagos Orientation camp at Iyana Ipaja, were specifically elated that the Federal Government did not deny them the privilege of serving their fatherland, as they have been longing for the experience since they gained admission into institutions of higher learning.

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The 18th annual inter-house sports competition of the Olatunde Lawrence Memorial Schools, Nursary and Primary held at the Gaskiya Estate Mini Stadium, Lagos. Ikamt Babatunde of yellow house leading Okpe Sarah of green house and Latifat Ibrahim in the 50m girls event for nursary pupils. Photo by Sylva Eleanya.

Ar-Rahman School holds inter-house sports competition

TWENTY year old Ar-Rahman School, Magodo, has held its inter house sports competition at the University of Lagos Sports Complex, which saw Yellow, Green and Blue houses come first, second and third respectively. The school, whose last competition was held in 2010, had Barrister Mustapha Mustapha as Chairman of the Day, who declared the event open with words of encouragement.

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Pre-school education

Pre-school education: At what age?

TIME for everythingIn an article by child development expert, Elizabeth Hartley Brewer in the UK Telegraph, she noted that significant changes occur around the age of seven when children have a clearer and more separate sense of self that enables them to better understand their mistakes and accept helpful criticism. Very young children’s brains are programmed to learn differently, to connect and grow through play, exploration and the attention they receive from adults and other children.”

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The emerging promise of doctoral education

Chief Academic Officer, Walden University, United Kingdom, Dr. Eric Riedel, has urged doctoral students to be weary of conducting research limited to their own country, rather they should carry out researches that reflect global issues. “In the context of newly emerging economies on the world stage and the globalisation of workforces, doctoral students must look further afield in terms of research—not just at issues relevant to their own country. They must become citizens of the world and understand the global market in order to lead research that benefits society.” Riedel said.

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BFF rekindles hope among widows, as orphans get scholarship

Blessed Fruit Foundation, BFF, has put smiles on the faces of orphans and widows, as it awarded scholarships to two orphans and gave interest-free loans to 18 widows. Chairman of the foundation, Mr Patrick Akpala, who made this known in Lagos during an annual general meeting said: “The foundation will continue to cater for the tuition and books of BFF scholarship awardees.”

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50 orphans get relief materials, one to graduate soon

The Alumni Association of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State in Abuja has paid a visit to Christ Foundation Orphanage, Kuje, Abuja, to support the children with gifts. The Chairperson of the association, Dr Toyin Ajenifujah-Solebo, who is an Assistant Director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Abuja, expressed delight thus; “the association is delighted to back the society by reaching out to the precious gifts from God and encouraging the children to become worthy members of the society. We are proud to be associated with the great work being done by the management and caregivers at Christ Foundation Orphanage.”

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SUCCESS RECIPE: Inside The Mind of the Rich (1)

Everything in your life rises and falls on the content of your mind. Every circumstance of your life is harmoniously linked or connected to some thoughts processes in your mind. How you think determines the size and quality of your destiny. Your beliefs shape your reality. Who you are determines what you attract in life. Your habits and traits define your character and your destiny. How you feel about yourself shapes the value you attach to your life and consequently the value you attract in life. How confident you are in yourself determines the quality of your performance. How well you relate to others determines if you will succeed or fail in life.

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