17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

Senator Wants Their Salaries To Be Slashed

The senator representing Bayelsa east district, Ben Murray-Bruce, has advocated for a slash in the salaries of all elected Nigerians as well as political office holders saying this is one way Nigeria would be great again.

According to the senator, Nigeria has some of the highest earning politicians in the world and and such money can be reduced and added to teachers’s salaries.

“Nigeria has some of the highest paid politicians and some of the lowest paid teachers. Flip this equation and Nigeria will develop!

“On this World Teachers Day, I thank Nigeria’s teachers and urge that salaries of politicians be reduced so that teachers salary can be increased!

“Teachers are much more relevant to the progress of Nigeria than we politicians. A well paid teacher is a better teacher but is a well paid legislator a better legislator? “My name is Ben Murray-Bruce and I just want to make commonsense!” Murray-Bruce said.

It is known that teachers across the country work under very severe conditions with their salaries not paid.
The suggestion by Bruce earned him a lot of accolades on social media.

Senate President Bukola Saraki had also celebrated teachers in the country and advocated for an improved welfare for them