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“GOOD moment of the time to you all. Mr. Chairman Sir, Members of the high table, our fathers and Mothers, my school proprietor and proprietors, Daddy and Mummy Adenugba, my teachers and my colleagues. It is yet another historical day set aside to celebrate our culture as a people. With due honor and respect, I seek permission to present this short talk, titled: “A Short Step Back to the Root”. My name is Oyelami Oluwasegun, a member of the Quiz and Debating Society of Mate Nursery and Primary School. Looking around us today we can see that our society is full of various vices, decadence and so on. The social fabric of our society has broken down, the peace and tranquility that we used to know has given way to crises, chaos and unrest.

THE Plateau State government is disbursing N900 million as scholarship to students in the state in the last four years. The Commissioner for Education, told the National Daily that those to benefit from the scholarship were undergraduates and post graduate students in approved institutions. He said that those in specialized institutions such as the Nigerian Law School, College of Aviation, Maritime Academy and the French Immersion Programme in Badagry, Lagos would also benefit. He said special scholarship had also been given to students with disabilities as part of efforts to encourage them to strive toward excellence in spite of the challenges. (National Daily)Kingsley, who reaffirmed the state government's commitment to education, said that N3 billion was paid in counterpart funding to facilitate access to funds meant for the development of primary schools.

School shut down as protesters double up aggression.

Students of Moshood Abiola University formerly known as UNILAG has been asked to vacate the campus by 11am as the Senate decided to shut the 50 year old institution for two weeks following escalating protests by students over name change.

WHEN the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC),Lagos, decided to organize the Children's Day choral song competition event, they probably never bargained for what was to come.
It was a case of sonorous voices causing ripples of passion and emotional expressions as the blind students of Kings' College, Lagos, rendered their version of Kirk Franklin's "Yes You Can". it was an issue of mix feelings as some shed tears and others sang along in total amazement. A total of 12 schools participated in the show but none was as emotional and captivating as the performance of Kings' College."When our students sing, they do not necessarily sing to earn the sympathy of the audience rather they sing because we all have the conviction that music is a good instrument of passing across messages not just to the immediate audience but to the general public out there. 'Yes You Can' by Kirk Franklin was chosen as a motivational track not just for the kids but everyone," Abayomi Olanrewaju, the musical instructor that led the students to the event, said.

“ Bata re aro koko ka, to ba kawe re…” the beautiful rhymes of the nursery pupils as they match out with their traditional attire to display cultural value and to set the ball rolling, of what is to be a day of heritage outplay.
Mate day/ boarding nursery and primary school, Davies Street at Ketu, Lagos, held their cultural day event in a fashion that entertained and educated all the guests and attendants of the day.

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