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The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Thobea: 8:34pm On Jan 04, 2019
Today, we are going to provide you with The summary of Sweet Sixteen, Official Novel for 2019 JAMB UTME Candidates (Sweet Sixteen). As you all know we always make you to make Examinations easier as our name implies (RunzPortal).




In the past we have brought to you the summaries of the past recommended Novels, Last Days in Forcados High School by A. H. Mohammed and Independence By Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Reading now is the Recommended Novel for 2019 JAMB UTME Applicants (Sweet Sixteen by Bolaji Abdullahi)

The Characters In The Novel and Frequently Asked Questions With Their Answers.

Every year, JAMB tends to change the text to read by UTME applicants. JAMB has changed its previous text (INDEPENDENCE) by Sarah Ladipo and the new Text is “SWEET SIXTEEN” written by Bolaaji Abdullahi. Sweet Sixteen It is now the recommended text by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board for all candidates who want to seat for 2019 UTME.

Therefore, it becomes compulsory for you to get a copy and read it, summarize it and provide answers to some likely questions on it.

You don’t have to be worried, we realized you got a lot to read from JAMB SYLLABUS, so therefore, we have summarized JAMB ‘SWEET SIXTEEN” for you here and accompanies it with likely questions and answers to help you pass your JAMB with ease. You can download it on your phone or print it hard copy.

Important Fact in the Novel.

Author of Sweet 16:- Bolaji Abdullahi
Genre:- Genre means a type of art, literature, or music characterized by a specific form, content, and style. The Genre of Sweet Sixteen is Fiction
Number of Pages:- 157
Publication Year: Sweet sixteen was published on February 1, 2017
Where to Download/Get JAMB Sweet Sixteen?
Prospective students have started asking us where they can download JAMB Sweet Sixteen, someone even want to buy the novel so they can start preparing immediately.

You can now get the recommended text at any Bookstores nationwide or at any JAMB accredited computer-based centres. You can be patient, the novel will be issued to every candidate during the registration.


Aliya has to constantly remind her father that she is not a child but ‘a young adult.’ He does not always agree with her.

Summary of the Novel – “Sweet Sixteen” for UTME.
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Aliya has to constantly remind her father that she is not a child but ‘a young adult.’ He does not always agree with her.

But now that she is turning sixteen, he is sitting up and taking notice. The expected birthday card from him is replaced by a present and no holds barred letter – a page for each year she has lived.

It chronicles the lessons he has tried to teach her and the wisdom he has attempted to pass to her. It unburdens the burning questions she has about life and sometimes shows through the cluelessness of parental units.

Aliya questions who she is and why she is; with her father as a guide on this journey of discovery. An engaging coming of age guide on life and love for the teenage girl.

FULL REVIEW:

In Bolaji Abdullahi’s Sweet Sixteen, the protagonist, 16-year-old Aliya, whom her father refers to adoringly as ‘My First Lady,’ bombards her father with questions, some of which threw her journalist father off balance.

‘’Okay Daddy, what does HAK and KOTL mean?,’’Aliya asked. And when the father expressed his ignorance of the acronyms, Aliya gleefully supplied them; ‘’HAK means ‘Hugs and Kisses’ while KOTL means ‘Kiss On The Lips’.

And when she added that some students were caught on the school’s basketball court at night having ‘’53X’ (s3x), Mr Bello almost fainted. ‘’But…how do you know all these?,’’ he asked almost in consternation, to which Aliya replied: ‘’Come on Daddy, everybody knows these things.”

In his debut fictional work, Bolaji Abdullahi, who has written extensively over the years on politics, policy and development, laid bare in an absorbing page-turner, murky truths and hitherto unspeakable issues in the ever-challenging world of teenagers and young adults.

Divided into seven sections; The Letter, The Drive, Work, The Gandhi Test, Dating, Stereotype and Beauty, Sweet Sixteen’s central focus is a series of conversations between Mr Bello and her 16-year-old intelligent and precocious daughter on the ‘facts of life.’

These are topics which the book’s editor, Molara Wood, referred to on the book’s cover jacket as ‘’everything a teenage girl ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.”

Another part of the book’s blurb referred to it as ‘’a parenting manual and a guidebook for young adults.”

The above notwithstanding, sociologists, educationists and policy-makers, as well as parents and guardians, are still divided on how much ‘sensitive’ information, especially on s3x education, should be divulged to teenagers.


For example, in a recent UK survey, more than half of parents do not think s3x education should be taught to children at school. According to a poll by baby product website babychild.org.uk; ‘’Many think it is inappropriate to teach children about s3x, whilst others think it should be a parent’s choice to inform their own children.”

However, on the other side of the coin, it is believed that, just as Aliya put it in Sweet Sixteen, most teenagers are already aware of what adults seem to be hiding from them.

According to one expert; ‘’Comprehensive s3x education doesn’t encourage kids to have s3x. Just like abstinence-only programmes, good comprehensive programmes teach students that abstinence is the only surefire way to prevent pregnancy and STDs.

The difference is that these programmes also give students realistic and factual information about the safety of various s3xual practices, and how to improve the odds.’’

In writing Sweet Sixteen, Bolaji Abdullahi, a former Nigerian Minister of Youths and Sports, among other previous jobs, must have critically weighed the above positions before taking on a smorgasbord of young adult topics that ranged from bullying, dating, stereotype, ethics and s3x education, among others

In pushing out his themes, the author finds a good ally in Aliya Bello, a teenager with a curious, fascinating and inquisitive mind and a devoted as well as a responsible father.

Mr Bello, as expected of any good father, took responsibility for the education of his daughter, including the tricky but very important aspect of s3x education.

Aliya is, therefore, fortunate to have a father who does not leave her to struggle alone with the demons that usually torment teenagers when awash in a flood of hormones and the pull of peer pressure.

The result is a compelling tale, loaded with morality and textured with a rich lyrical prose and young adult lingo…story-story, my bestie, OMG among others.

The storyline has an upper-middle-class flavour with luxuriant meals, leisurely Saturday drives and a Mrs Bello, the nurse, often distant from father and daughter.

But in the hinterland between fact and fiction, the author is able to deftly sift the core values from the emotion, the treat from the trick and for this, parents and guardians will forever be grateful.


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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Eberex(m): 1:11pm On Jan 21, 2019
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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by ainas247: 1:11pm On Jan 21, 2019
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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by elder1002: 1:12pm On Jan 21, 2019
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buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew

that lifeless president.. don't be shocked he does not even know ASUU are on strike....

ANY BODY THAT VOTES THIS MAN BUHARI (JIBRIL) THIS COMING ELECTION MAY GOD MAKE THEIR GENERATION THINK AND BEHAVE LIKE HIM...SLOW,LIFELESS,BRAINLES AND IGNORANT

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by iamleumas: 1:13pm On Jan 21, 2019
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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by iamleumas: 1:13pm On Jan 21, 2019
elder1002:
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buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew

You've been scammed bro!

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Sirpaul(m): 1:13pm On Jan 21, 2019
who won do Jamb when all the Institutions dey strike

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by noble71(m): 1:13pm On Jan 21, 2019
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elder1002:
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post utme scam

buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by slayprint: 1:14pm On Jan 21, 2019
Very educational.




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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Gleefreak125(m): 1:14pm On Jan 21, 2019
Let them scrap this s_hit abeg. Why writing when most schools are on strike? Many will still be disappointed after all. JAMB issa scam and so is Naija. Especially the figurine we call a president. undecided undecided undecided

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by ClearFlair: 1:15pm On Jan 21, 2019
elder1002:
jamb scam
waec scam
neco scam
ijmb scam
post utme scam

buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew

Who hacked your brain?

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by iamleumas: 1:16pm On Jan 21, 2019
Sirpaul:
who won do Jamb when all the Institutions dey strike

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elder1002:
jamb scam
waec scam
neco scam
ijmb scam
post utme scam

buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Viergeachar: 1:16pm On Jan 21, 2019
Great!
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by TheLogicalMind(m): 1:16pm On Jan 21, 2019
What a joke.
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by SeargeantGutter(m): 1:16pm On Jan 21, 2019
Who want read this one
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by abdulazeez1002(m): 1:17pm On Jan 21, 2019
This nonsense book
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by ojay36: 1:18pm On Jan 21, 2019
I need more input on this,is electrical engineering marketable in Nigeria?
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Nobody: 1:18pm On Jan 21, 2019
elder1002:
jamb scam
waec scam
neco scam
ijmb scam
post utme scam

buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew
Wake up... SCAMMED ALERT!!!
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Nobody: 1:20pm On Jan 21, 2019
hmm this book will be interesting, educative and informative but also has the capacity to corrupt young minds. my thought though.

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Sportwin(m): 1:24pm On Jan 21, 2019
How can I get PDF /ebook/ softcopy of this book
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Younghacka(m): 1:25pm On Jan 21, 2019
I Love The Former Novel ''Last Days At Forcados High School''. . . .
Its Quite Interesting.

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by NLbully(m): 1:28pm On Jan 21, 2019
I felt like tearing the book when I read it, too much unnecessary sentence inclusion

It's like reading a story to a small pikin


Last Days at Forccados is way more better and interesting than this

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Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by yrex01(m): 1:31pm On Jan 21, 2019
elder1002:
jamb scam
waec scam
neco scam
ijmb scam
post utme scam

buhari never wrote all this and he is a president..... what a country.. mistchew

that lifeless president.. don't be shocked he does not even know ASUU are on strike....

ANY BODY THAT VOTES THIS MAN BUHARI (JIBRIL) THIS COMING ELECTION MAY GOD MAKE THEIR GENERATION THINK AND BEHAVE LIKE HIM...SLOW,LIFELESS,BRAINLES AND IGNORANT
ur moniker says elder but u behave like adolescent. How's that related to post ?
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by maestroferdi: 1:31pm On Jan 21, 2019
Buhari's crass nepotism is ubiquitous...

Take a look at the name of authors of set novels/prose for the past few years and you will begin to understand the profundity of the problem before us...
Re: The Summary Of 'Sweet Sixteen' By Bolaji Abdullahi. 2019 JAMB Novel by Brazzaville(m): 1:42pm On Jan 21, 2019
Ok

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