The Almajiri system and the rights of the Nigerian Child
The Nigerian state is certainly one tough place to be a child. From the spectre of child mortality to child abuse to pure child neglect, the factors are many and hydra-headed.
Woman delivers baby after missing menstruation for 13 years
A 58-year-old woman, Mrs Dorcas Osiebo, who stopped menstruating in 2006 without a trace of pregnancy, has been delivered of a baby boy.
‘Mother, child medical facilities will end mortality, improve UHC in Lagos’
The Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has lauded the mother and child hospital as an edifice that will go a long way to improve maternal and child care health indices,
Enforcing the right of every Nigerian child
Dear Naija children, thirty years ago – long before many of you were born – the world came together to write a document that would help to defend and protect your rights.
‘Why we stage Islamic education fair for young Nigerians’
In its quest to groom and nurture actively the talent and passion of Muslim children according to the tenet of Islam, the Lagos State Radio Service, has organized an Islamic Education Fair symposium (IEF) tagged ‘The portrait of a total child’.
An expensive decision - Part 3
In the book of Genesis, we come across a child of God by the name of Judah. Yet he had a problem. In spite of having a wife of many years who bore children for him, we see him going into his own daughter-in-law Tamar, whom he mistook for a harlot as she was sitting by the wayside wearing the veil of a harlot.
Evidence of wrong relationship 2019 - Part 8
Relationship with someone that is not saved: “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? And what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? Or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with…
Teen arrested after child falls at London's Tate gallery
A teenager was arrested on Sunday after a child fell "from a height" at London's Tate Modern gallery, police said. Initial reports said the contemporary art museum on the bank of the River Thames was evacuated, but these could not immediately be confirmed.
Early Reading Habit Is Essential For Your Child - Part 2
The summer holiday is a better time for parents to engage their kids in reading, which creates the most bond among them. It definitely does not have to be books related to school work, reading with your child creates a form of activity that children can learn and grow with.
How maternal obesity causes childhood cancer, by researchers
A new study analyzed two million birth records and 3,000 cancer registry records and found that children born to obese mothers were 57 percent more likely to develop cancer, independent of other factors. This finding offers a rare opportunity for childhood cancer prevention.