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REMINISCENCES: FOLLOWING IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS HOW GREAT NIGERIANS EMERGED

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Spread the loveDOWNLOAD TERRIFIC HEADLINES MOBILE APP: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.adeterrific Nigerians who received early education in the first half of the 1900s are today still highly regarded as achievers in many fields of human endeavour. Time and space will not permit publication of records of these people who toiled in spite of unenviable conditions to record meaningful achievements. What are those factors that made these Nigerians with very limited opportunities behave very responsibly and in a self-respecting manner? What are those factors that contributed to their successes in life? TERRIFIC HEADLINES brings you an account of the educational exploits of some Nigerian students from the 1920s; who later became famous in their different callings. It is thinkable that the younger generation would have one or two lessons to pick from this account, and possibly get motivated to attain higher standards of performance and conduct. The account is culled from: The Part To Play: An Autobiography of Chief S.T. Adelegan. To have access to this and other interesting stories on TERRIFIC HEADLINES, please DOWNLOAD TERRIFIC HEADLINES MOBILE APP: DOWNLOAD TERRIFIC HEADLINES MOBILE APP at:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.adeterrific And from the first day to the last in St. Andrew’s Teachers Training College, Oyo, it was learning and learning and learning.  Usually each entrance examinations into St. Andrew’s of our time must have been a “Pupil Teacher’’ before he was allowed to take the Oyo Entrance.  He himself, not having been organized to teaching methods and behavioural attitudes, shouldn’t have been allowed to handle the young children. He might have been “educated” or exposed to some learning of some sort.On the third day of our arrival in St. Andrew’s, we were shown practically how “raw” we had been.  It was our immediate seniors who invited us into the Art Room to really show us what we really

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