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Interesting Ways Whatsapp Is Helping Nigerian Students

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

Nigerian students in her Ivory towers. Kikiotolu

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

fun activities.

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