Lagos government urges men to lead fight against domestic violence
The Lagos State Government on Thursday flagged off a one-month long awareness campaign against all forms of domestic and sexual violence crimes, just as it urged the men folk to lead the quest to put an end to the menace.
Coping with post natal depression
According to Mr. Augustine Shaba, a Clinical Psychologist at the Federal Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Yaba, post-natal depression can affect both sexes. The symptoms, he says, are sadness, low energy, changes in eating and sleeping patterns.
Get passed the excuses that hold you back with your life
I hate my job, but it would be absolute madness handing in my notice”, “No one ever helps me” and so on blah blah blah… When you listen to people, as they narrate their stories, you will hear the different excuses...
Resolving conflicts with your teenager
Even between parents and docile children, conflict is possible. You insist that he does his homework before he goes to his friend’s house; he tells you that he must go before he settles down ...
Justina Abdul Lateef: Importance of alumni associations
Justina Abdul Lateef is the president of Airforce Secondary School, Makurdi Alumni Association and works in the telecommunications sector. She shares her passion and journey into ensuring that the alumni thrive.
When gratitude had lunch with me!
Two weeks ago, I and two of my friends – I call them my fellow women of power and vision – had lunch with one of our mentors. This person, a serial entrepreneur, is a lovely, pleasant and inspiring woman who has been in the media for over 30 years.
Difficulties… We all get kicked up the arse at some point in our lives
Everywhere we look there seems to be some sort of misery, sorrow, sadness, distress… difficult times of some form or another. Personal difficulties can strike at any point in time be it in your job, health matters, with the children...
A word is enough for the wise
Over the last four years, I have often wondered how I’d react when I saw Banke again. Somewhere in my mind, I had imagined walking past her at a party or a public place in a beautiful custom made dress and diamonds twinkling all over...
Curtailing the menace of child abuse and corporal punishment in Nigeria
Unfortunately, these children are abused by their parents and family members, who are meant to be the first line of protection for them. Child abuse is the physical, mental or sexual assault of a child by the parents or any other adult.
Government, NGO strategise on how to end menace of “Out-Of-School’’ Girls in Lagos
Akande reaffirmed the commitment of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration to run an all inclusive government that will leave no one behind, adding that such girls should also be empowered to enjoy like their peers.