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  • Helping your kids with reading

    The sole responsibility of the teachers is to teach the kids; no doubt. However, for the kids to have a complete and total learning experience, parents too have a key role to play: they must complement the effort of the teachers. The after school hours and holiday times shouldn't be for playing/fun ...
  • International Women’s Day 2017: Ten remarkable inventions by women

    International Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 every in honour of women. It’s a day set aside to provoke progressive discussions on the status and role of women in the society. The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Pla...
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  • Eight amazing apps to learn new languages

    Being multilingual comes with innumerable benefits. Multilingualism helps the development of cognitive skills such as logic and reasoning (for effective problem-solving), creativity, auditory and visual skills, memory, etc. Moreover, with multilingual skills, the chances of accessing/getting job op...
  • Top seven websites for learning English

    Studying English in the current age has gone beyond immersing oneself in grammar, vocabulary, and phonetics textbooks alone. Advancements in educational technologies have triggered a landmark development in the teaching of English Language. From a personal experience, reading textbooks of English g...
  • International Day of Mother Language, February 21: Benefits of mother language

    International Mother Language Day is held annually on February 21 to promote awareness and, highlight the importance, of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It is a day set aside to recognise and provoke productive thoughts on the need for preservation, protection, and development...
  • A brief review of Happy Days Ahead by Anuli Ausbeth-Ajagu

    Title: Happy Days Ahead Author: Anuli Ausbeth-Ajagu Illustrator: Kola Fayemi Publisher: Lantern Books Country: Nigeria Language: English Genre: Children’s Fiction (Lantern Adventure) Category: Pre-teen Publication Year: 2006, revised/reprinted: 2015 Pages: 71 ISBN: 978-142-978-1 Hap...
  • Celebrating Flora Nwapa’s 86th posthumous birthday

    I write because I want to write. I write because I have a story to tell. There is this urge always to write and put things down. I do not presume that I have a mission. If you continue to read my books, maybe you could find the mission. But I continue to write because I feel fulfilled. I feel satisf...
  • Top eleven resourceful websites for literary students

    Students in the current age have got no excuse for failure. Technology has radically removed all the barriers hitherto encountered in the academic world. Students are no longer limited to their classroom notes and outdated/ancient textbooks imposingly piled up in their schools’ libraries. The...
  • A review of A Short History of WEST AFRICA: A.D 1800 to the Present Day by T.A Osae and A.T.O Odunsi.

    Title: A Short History of West Africa: A.D 1800 to the Present Day Authors: T.A Osae and A.T.O Odunsi Reviewed Chapter: Chapter Seven (Dahomey, Oyo and Benin in the 19th Century) Publication Date: 1973 Chapter Seven This book was co-authored by T.A Osae, a civil servant at the Ghana Educat...
  • Naming in the Yoruba culture

    “What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name shall smell as well”—William Shakespeare The above quote by the renowned English poet/playwright, William Shakespeare, underplays the significance of names. It sees the relationship between a name and its referent as ...

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