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11-yr-old wins 16th Spelling Bee competition

ELEVEN year old, Philip Daniel of Darocha Primary School, Agege, has emerged winner of the 16th Lagos State Spelling Bee Competition, primary category, beating Titus Friday of Anglican Primary School, Ajegunle and Nafisat Raji of Ahmadiyah Primary School, Yaba to second and third positions respectively.

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Firm sponsors 2016 Spelling Bee contest

In demonstration of its support for educational development in the Nigeria, non-alcoholic beverage giant,Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) sponsored the 2016 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Spelling Bee Competition in Abuja. The event which took place on June 18, 2016is aimed at increasing the knowledge impact on lives of the participants, their schools and families. Representatives of schools in the 13 Local Government Areas in Abuja were in attendance, along side teacher and parents of the participating students.

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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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