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Why learn Chinese? Let’s Breeze Through the Gains

Wait! Learn a new language, AGAIN? But I can speak English! At first thought, many people will dispel the idea of learning a new language. Really, nobody likes to be troubled, especially not with an odd language like the Chinese language. It has thousands of characters and strange new tones which, if not used right, […]

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Written on 18 December 2020

7 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

The Advantages Of Online Tutoring

Since COVID-19, virtual learning technology has met with a lot of advancements. Nowadays, a lot more students are seeing the importance of online tutoring and have resorted to taking more online classes. Before the advent of virtual learning technology, most students needed to rely on private tutors to come to their home for physical training. […]

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Written on 9 September 2020

6 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

A guide to learning online during coronavirus quarantine

"There's a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strenght.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster" - Dalai Lama XIV Since the 23rd of March 2020, schools across Nigeria have been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Written on 21 April 2020

6 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

The Right Price For Private Lessons In Nigeria

Getting a private tutor comes with a lot of advantages; they can help with your assignment or homework, do an act prep test for your exams and so much more. You also have access to personal tutors who offer online tutoring in basic math, calculus, amongst other subjects. Technically, having a home teacher who helps […]

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Written on 28 January 2020

7 minutes to read
Advice for Tutors

Work For Yourself By Becoming A Private Teacher in Nigeria

Do you long for flexibility and freedom in your work? Then join the network of one-on-one tutors today! Regardless of whether you are recently retired, have a full-time job or an undergraduate student, offering customised academic help, can be a brilliant opportunity! A-connect did a poll on happiness in the workplace, and results demonstrated that […]

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Written on 30 November 2019

9 minutes to read
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Learning Python in Abuja

There are many misconceptions about programming languages in Nigeria and other parts of the world, influenced by the preconceived ideas of people who had bad experiences in ICT and computer classes at secondary school. This situation is probably because the practical learning environment in the classroom is not always ideal, and even students who are […]

14 January 20227 minutes to read

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Learning Python in Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Many Nigerians would like to learn more about coding and web development, software development and probably take a course in programming languages ​like Python, Java, C++, and PHP. But they think it is too complicated and not worth going through the introduction. But it's worth it! Learning a programming language is much more than knowing […]

13 January 20226 minutes to read

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Learning Python in Lagos

It is likely that only Nigerian people who have great computer science skills, experience and dream of becoming a scrum or agile software developer and engineer study the Python programming language. Anyone can learn to program using the Python language, even if at first you may find it hard to grasp concepts such as Python […]

13 January 20226 minutes to read

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Learning Python in Ibadan, Oyo State

Learning how to write computer codes, mastering software development, and developing web applications, is without a doubt, a good way to enrich one's knowledge base in Nigeria. It is, of course, also an excellent way of having access to more job opportunities in the Nigerian and international labour market as well as a successful professional […]

13 January 20227 minutes to read

Top Nigerian Actors

Four Famous Nigerian Actors

Nollywood is the Nigerian movie industry, and it is the second-largest movie industry globally. The industry has produced a lot of movie icons today who have become global and gone ahead to act in other international movie industries like Hollywood, Bollywood and the likes. We have a lot of talented actors and actresses that have […]

27 December 20216 minutes to read

Olu Jacobs - The Nigerian Actor

Nigerian Actors: Olu Jacobs

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs known as Olu Jacobs is one of the Godfathers of the Nollywood industry. He has been acting for over four decades and he is married to veteran actress Joke Silvia, a famous Nollywood actress. He is seen as a bridge between the old and new breeds of actors in the Nollywood industry. […]

21 December 20217 minutes to read

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Nigerian Actress

Nigerian Actors: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

If you are a fan of Nollywood movies, then the name Omotola Jalade Ekeinde will ring a bell. She is a veteran and one of the top actresses in Nollywood. She is also one of the pioneers of the video film era of Nigerian cinema, becoming one of the most viewed actresses in Africa. She […]

15 December 20218 minutes to read

Richard Mofe-Damijo Movies

Nigerian Actors: Richard Mofe-Damijo

The Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo is one of the all-time Favourites loved by so many Nigerians. He is popularly known as RMD and the typical tall, dark and handsome guy. RMD is one of the best known veteran Nollywood actors we have to date. He is an actor, writer, producer, director, businessman, lawyer and was […]

15 December 20217 minutes to read

What are the advantages of Excel?

The Advantages of Accounting with Excel

“Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.” - Charles Lyell Are you an accountant or a sole trader who has to do their accounts? Remember that accounting software can help you save a lot of time and increase your productivity as it can automate […]

8 August 20217 minutes to read

how technology has impacted our educational system in Nigeria

How Can Technology Help Education In Nigeria?

Technology today plays an important role in our Nigerian society and the world at large. It affects the way people communicate, learn and think. It has made learning from home straightforward and has many useful applications in education too. Technology helps both students and teachers in various ways that will be discussed as you read […]

25 June 20217 minutes to read

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Some Of The Educational Technology Tools Available To Teachers

Technology alone isn’t going to improve students achievement. The best combination is great teachers working with technology to engage students in the pursuit of  the learning they need” – Arne Duncan An educational system is the bedrock of development in Nigeria or any country. EdTech is the combination of computer hardware, software and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning and improve academic performance.  These technologies really have improved the student-teacher relationship beyond the four walls of a classroom. […]

23 June 20217 minutes to read

Combining technology with our classroom activities in Nigeria

Merging Technology Into Your Classroom Activities

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick The use of technology in the classroom is an incredible idea to enhance learning and a […]

23 June 20217 minutes to read

Can you meditate without paying attention to everything around you?

Principles of Hatha Yoga

For some, yoga is an integral part of their lives. Whether they attend yoga classes in a yoga studio or practise yoga at home, many aver that they do not feel their day is complete without dedicating time to their selected asanas and meditation sessions. But yoga, in general, is so much more than postures […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

Tantra essentially split Hatha yoga from wider yogic practice

History of Hatha Yoga

For most people, Hatha yoga defines yoga - the timeless union of mind, body and soul. Whether they practice every tenet of the discipline or just the western perceptions of them is neither here nor there. Western perceptions of them? Many yoga practitioners in the western part of the world think of yoga primarily as […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

You must have a strong core for some of the more strenuous poses

Hatha Yoga Poses

Many people know that yoga is a 'total' discipline that conditions the mind, body and spirit. Indeed, yoga is a lifestyle, not just an exercise class you can bring your own mat to. So beneficial is the yoga lifestyle that aspects of yoga have spilt into other dimensions. Yoga pants are all the rage, for […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

Nature's duality is reflected in the word Hatha

The Importance of Hatha Yoga

Go ahead: open your favourite web search engine and type in 'Hatha yoga important'. Did you get lots of 'Benefits of yoga' results with a few 'Importance of yoga' hits sprinkled in, as I did? Friendly challenges aside, the question of Hatha yoga's importance is relevant in more ways than one. We're living in stressful […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

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The West Germanic language family

When hearing about the West Germanic language, we are often inclined to think that this is mainly the German language, but did you know that English and Dutch are also part of the West Germanic family. Also, the West Germanic language represents only one part of the whole Germanic family, which also includes North and […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

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The German dialects

German is a very diverse and rich language, that belongs to the West Germanic language family. It first appeared during the Middle Ages with what historical linguistics call the ‘High German consonant shift’, which refers to a change in the sound of specific vowels and subsequently creating a new language that developed several languages and […]

1 December 20216 minutes to read

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Austrian German another German language

When we think about the German language, we often think that this mainly includes German from Germany. However, the German language has a long history that has evolved with time into a variety of German languages and German dialects. The Austrian language or Austrian German is only one of them. If you are considering learning […]

1 December 20216 minutes to read

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Swiss-German, another German language and dialect

Ever wonder which language is spoken in Switzerland? Switzerland might be a small landlocked country located in Central Europe, but because of its history and location, it has several official languages: French, German, Italian and Romansh! In this article, we particularly want to explain the specificity of the German language and German dialects particular to […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

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Piano songs for each level

When you’re first starting out on your journey to learn to play piano, you’re going to have to commit some time to learn piano sheet music and music notation. How long does it take to learn piano songs? This all depends on how much effort you put in, and whether or not you work with […]

16 October 20217 minutes to read

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Learning piano as an adult

Learning to play an instrument as an adult can be an immensely rewarding endeavor. Unlike learning piano or guitar as a child, though, it comes with a different set of challenges and obstacles to overcome. How long does it take to learn piano as an adult? This all depends on the effort you put in, […]

16 October 20217 minutes to read

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Left hand technique piano

Learning to play the piano isn’t easy. How long does it take to learn the piano? It depends, one of the hardest things about playing well isn’t necessarily being able to follow the music and read notation and read music theory impeccably, but about what you do with your hands. Coordination is key for pianists, […]

16 October 20216 minutes to read

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The importance of studying music theory

Whenever you hear the words ‘music theory’ together, you may just feel a yawn rising up, threatening to come out. It’s not your fault.  Most of us when we hear ‘theory’ alongside any other word get a shiver down our spines, as we imagine that we’re about to be subjected to endless tedium. After all, […]

16 October 20217 minutes to read

What can Excel do?

The Best Functions for Accounting with Excel

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Peter Drucker Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet software, needs no introduction. As part of the Microsoft Office suite, you’ll find a lot of computers in offices already have a copy of it installed. It’s great for accounting, organising figures and reports, and […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How to Do Your Accounting with Excel

“I am not going to fiddle taxes. I pay my accountant a fortune to look after me.” - Harry Redknapp If you’re a small business owner or a sole trader, you’re probably wondering how you can do your accounting without needing to hire an accountant. Fortunately for you, it’s never been easier to do your […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you do your accounts with Excel?

Using Excel for Your Accounts

“Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.” - Diane Garnick Having a clear idea of your accounts and finances is very important, especially if you’re running a business or working for yourself. There are plenty of accounting programs on the market like […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you use Excel templates?

The Best Excel Accounting Templates

“The global economy is built on two things: the internal combustion engine and Microsoft Excel. Never forget this.” - Kevin Hector Excel accounting templates are a useful way to manage your personal or business accounts. There’s an entire library of accounting templates allowing you to simply manage your finances. It’s incredibly useful for planning tasks, managing […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

WASSCE, JAMB, & POST UTME

Studying at Home For Your Exams

The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 brought lots of alterations into the conventional systems of workplaces, as well as educational institutions across Nigeria. In general, the temporary alterations caused by the Coronavirus ushered in new systems that saw students studying from home, thanks to the many digital solutions at the disposal of schools and their students. […]

24 December 20217 minutes to read

Senior secondary school students in Nigeria

Valuable Tips and Resources for SSCE Candidates

Unlike in the old times, studying for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination from home can be made easy, thanks to the many digital resources available to students today. Speaking of study, SS3 students or WAEC candidates must handle it with the utmost alacrity, as it's the key for them to pass their examination […]

23 December 20217 minutes to read

Senior secondary school students in Nigeria

JAMB/ POST UTME Made Easy

"My examinations are imminent, and I'm yet to grasp all the important topics in the syllabus." This is a common concern for JAMB and POST UTME candidates across Nigeria. Whilst it's inevitable to develop anxiety as the exams draw closer, you'll have absolutely no cause for worry if you adequately prepare ahead. How do you […]

23 December 20217 minutes to read

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Attain High Scores In Your WASSCE With These Techniques

They say rigorous study and preparation is the key to passing an examination and achieving great results. Knowing this, it is but a wise decision for West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) candidates to get themselves abreast of the syllabus released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Be that as it may, without […]

15 December 20217 minutes to read