Written by Uche:
WhatsApp has 1 billion monthly active users
worldwide as at February 2016. It is a very popular
instant messaging platform that has eased the way
we communicate. Nigerians are not left behind.
They are also active users of Facebook-owned
WhatsApp. One area it is very useful is in the area
of education. WhatsApp is really helping many of
identifies some of the exciting and interesting ways
WhatsApp is helping Nigerian students.
Students no longer miss exams, classes, and
Unlike in the past when there was no WhatsApp,
many students have missed exams that were
rescheduled. The same goes for classes and
assignments. This is not the case today because
they have WhatsApp groups where all students
belong and where they share information.
Better interaction between lecturers and students
Lecturers in Nigerian universities have embraced
WhatsApp as a means of communicating with their
students. They share times for lectures, and
assignments. This will definitely reach every student
as far as they are online. With the introduction of
video calls feature on WhatsApp, lecturers can
record students and share it with students.
Bring students closer
WhatsApp has been able to bridge the gap between
students and bring them closer. In addition to this,
it has become easier for them to take decisions.
Saves money and time
Whether you stay on or off campus, you will save
money and time going to a classes or exams which
have been postponed or canceled. You can focus
on other things when you get the information.
You no longer miss out on school fun
All work are no play makes Nigerian students a …
With WhatsApp, you will not miss out on the
dinners, barbecue nights, beach parties and other
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