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31 Oct 2019
An expert, Dr Adrienne Tikolo has expressed concern over the low awareness of dyslexia among Nigerians, pointing out that about 90 percent of teachers do not know about the disorder, which makes it difficult for children to read and spell.
21 Jun 2018
Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. Different people are affected to varying degrees. Problems may include difficulties in spelling words, reading quickly, and writing words, “sounding out” words in the head, pronouncing words when reading aloud and understanding what one reads. Often these difficulties are first…
1 Feb 2018
There are hundreds of thousands of dyslexic schoolchildren in Nigeria today subjected to ill treatment and stigmatisation largely due to ignorance and impatience of teachers and parents. Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, writes on the challenges of pupils with dyslexia. Alexander Akintoye is an adorable child. He is affable and precocious. But he is a…
4 Jan 2017
Rising to overcome a medical condition called ‘Dyslexia’ and inspired by music, his environment and Nigerians’ colourful way of life, a new entrant into artwork, Abidemi Demuren, held his first art exhibition recently at Didi Museum....


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No fewer than 475 Muslim pilgrims have been transported from Yola airport for this year’s Hajj exercise to Saudi Arabia.
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The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has completed its N8 billion twin tower, which will assist it bring quality health services within reach of millions of Nigerians.
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Stakeholders in the transport sector have proffered solutions to effects of fuel subsidy removal. They said government must provide infrastructure, such as power, and a multi-modal transportation system.
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Terrorists, at the weekend, attacked communities in Maradun Local Council of Zamfara State, where they killed many residents and abducted about 30 girls.
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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has assured residents that his second term will be better than the first and deliver more value to the people. Makinde gave the promise, yesterday, during a thanksgiving service..