Godfrey AKON

Short story : THE HUNGRY PENGUIN

 

THE HUNGRY PENGUIN

Once upon a time, there lived a black penguin in an island. One morning, the penguin wa [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


Nigeria partners Commonwealth on child-friendly school models

As Nigeria joins 53 Commonwealth nations to celebrate the 2018 Commonwealth Day, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said the country is working in partnership with the organisation to mainstream child-friendly school models.

 

Adamu, who stated this in Abuja at the 20 [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018


NUC processing 272 applications for new universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has said it is currently processing 272 applications for various new universities in the country.

 

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, disclosed this in Abuja while issuing a letter of approval to G [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018


UTME 2018: Identical twins arrested for malpractice

Luck ran out for an identical twins have been arrested for alleged examination malpractice in Maiduguri, Borno state.

They were arrested after one of them tried to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, at the University of Maiduguri.

Speaking with NAN, Babagana Gu [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


QUIZ

1.       The side of a river, canal, stream or lake is called what?

2.       What is the full meaning of the acronym WAEC?

3.       Pupils are to primary school as who are to secondary schools?

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Sun, 11 March 2018


Did you know?

·         Did you know a group of tigers is known as an ambush or streak?

·         Did you know all pilots on international flights identify themselves in English regardless of their country of o [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


RIDDLES

1.       Take away my first letter, and I still sound the same. Take away my last letter, I still sound the same. Even take away my letter in the middle; I will still sound the same. I am a five letter word. What am I?

2.       What on [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


Kids and health : Live a healthy life

Doctors say kids your age should be physically active for at least 60 minutes a day. Here are some tips to keep in mind during physical activity:

Physical activity is fun! Being physically active doesn’t have to be a hard or scary thing. Did you know that riding bikes with your friends, j [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


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