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My son my student 

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
This evening my 12-year-old son engaged me in a game of Chess. I had taught him how to play barely 4 years ago when his dad bought the board. He was obsessed with it then and we used to play everyday before or after dinner. Foolishly I thought it was going to be business as usual...Suddenly ...


Sunday, June 9, 2019
In life, you never can tell where your destiny will lead you to, but everyone hopes for the best. After a my SSCE exams, I had always dreamed of leaving home for the the University. I wanted to explore other places, the people, culture, new friends and off course, travel out of home. My father ...

Parental failure 101

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Good people will have wealth to leave to their grandchildren, but the wealth of sinners will go to the righteous. Proverbs 13:22 I have always wondered if the likes of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi Lamido, Femi Falana etc ask their children to send money for upkeep at the end of each month. Pare ...

Putting The Family Unit Back On Top

Sunday, July 24, 2016
The traditional African society believes that the most important unit in the society is the family. The family, both extended and nuclear are essential in shaping individuals before the child is exposed to the outside world. Generally, as long as the family unit performs its role properly, the so ...

Countdown To Mother & Child Expo 2016, An Event For The Family

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Mother amp; Child expo is a 2 day event scheduled to take place in Lagos on Saturday, 16th of April and Sunday, 17th of April 2016. The expo is set to provide information and resources for expecting mothers and mothers who have already been in the game for some time and have gained experience in ...

We Hope To Die Same Day — 81-year-old Twins (photo)

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Eighty-one-year old twins, Dr. Dora Maude Akanya, and Mrs. Mary Jummai Jarma, tell ARUKAINO UMUKORO about their lives When and where were you born? We were born on November 8, 1933, in Zaria, Kaduna State. Who came first at birth? Maude: She came first. But we don't know the hours difference ...

Final Year Student Abandons Medicine For Mass Comm 2 weeks before final exam

Sunday, July 12, 2015
29-year-old undergraduate who dumped Medicine for Mass Communication after 10 years What could make a student abandon Medicine for Mass Communication, having spent 10 years trying hard at the former? This is the big question our intern, Godwin Simon attempted to answer, when he went after Ismaila ...

This Is How Ambode Wants To Solve Traffic Problem In Lagos

Friday, July 10, 2015
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has set his sights on drastically reducing the traffic problem bedeviling the State by introducing a world class traffic information and management system. The globally tested traffic system which has worked for many cities similar to Lagos may have caught t ...
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I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
By: Carl Sandburg