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  • Naming in the Yoruba culture

    Posted December 19, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    4 Likes 3,842 Views

    “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 sig Read More...

  • Top technology tools for teachers (series 2)

    Posted December 8, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    2 Comments 3 Likes 1,649 Views

    Note: You can read the first part of this article here. Zaption Zaption is an education tool for making video lessons. What differentiates Zaption from ordinary videos is that it gives teachers the room to insert fea Read More...

  • Top technology tools for teachers (series 1)

    Posted December 5, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    5 Likes 2,016 Views

    “Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for Read More...

  • A format of an academic journal article

    Posted December 3, 2016 by Patience Idakwo

    1 Comment 6 Likes 2,329 Views

    Knowing the format of an academic journal article can be the first step towards writing a publishable piece. To begin, follow the simple format below: 1. Abstract This is normally the first step in an academi Read More...

  • David Diop’s “Africa”: A short stylistic analysis

    Posted December 1, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    5 Likes 48,059 Views

    David Mandessi Diop (1927-1960) was a Bordeaux-born Senegalese poet. He spent most of his short life in France and had a second hand knowledge of Africa. He was a prominent poet of the negritude movement—a movement Read More...

  • How to get started as an entrepreneur

    Posted November 30, 2016 by Amina Oke

    2 Comments 5 Likes 1,761 Views

    The last few decades has seen an increase in the rate at which people start their own businesses. This may be due to unfavourable employment opportunities in various countries, but more often than not, people are startin Read More...

  • Women according to Yorùbá proverbs

    Posted November 29, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    3 Likes 9,333 Views

    Introduction Proverb, by definition, is a piece of folk wisdom expressed with terseness and charms: it is characterized with the economic use of words and the sharpness of focus and touch of literary/poetic beauty. The Read More...

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

    Posted November 26, 2016 by Patience Idakwo

    1,297 Views

    A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on Earth’s surface. GIS can show many different kinds of data on one map. This e Read More...

  • Effects of cheating in schools

    Posted November 25, 2016 by Rahmatu Lawan

    2 Comments 4 Likes 1,548 Views

    As the habit of cheating fills our schools these days, our next question will be, what are its consequences? It definitely has short time and longtime effects on the lives of those involved, the educational system and th Read More...

  • Pre-independence and post-independence Nigerian education

    Posted November 24, 2016 by Lawan Dalha

    5 Comments 10 Likes 26,724 Views

    One issue that students of education are often asked to debate is the systematic difference between pre-independence and post-independence Nigerian education. Scholars’ opinion varies as to whether a fundamental di Read More...