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’.
Casual reflections and the elegant trifling of a kid
Sir: “Uncle when will you come and visit us at home?” the six-year-old asked me. “I am not your uncle, call me Mr. Simon.” I told him. Weeks later, I visited his house. Both parents were around and I was feted fittingly. The lad was over the moon to have me come to his parents’…
Parents urged to support children’s academic excellence
Following the report that children that developed good language skills early in life do excellently well in their academics, parents have been advised to give maximum support for the natural development of their children in their tender age.
Engage your kids In healthy competitions
Healthy competition should encourage engagement, avert mediocrity, breed excellence and cultivate cooperation, says Founder of MomsAreCaring Foundation, Mercy Christian. Children should be engaged in healthy competition as long as it prepares them for the realities of the world. “Engaging your children in competition is a good way to expose them to become confident and outspoken…
Joint heirs with Christ
Key Verse: Romans 8:17, “And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.” (KJV) An heir is a person who has a right of inheritance. In Law, an heir is a person who inherits or has a…
Making prayer for the youths and children a priority - Part 10
No nation ignores the plight of her youths and children. To do so is to endanger her future. For Africa, especially Nigeria, over sixty per cent of her population comprise of youths and children.
Mothers-to-be who eat seafood daily less likely to have children with attention deficit disorder
Mothers-to-be who eat lots of seafood are less likely to have children who struggle to pay attention, a study has suggested. Scientists also uncovered rates of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) were lower among children whose mothers consumed plenty of seafood in pregnancy.
Football in Nigeria is 'dead’, and must be saved by government now
I have never found it more difficult to write about football in all the years of my writing than I do now. Suddenly, after so many decades of living in denial and in hope,
Housewife drags husband to court over lack of interest to have more children
A 27-year-old housewife, Faiza Yusuf, on Wednesday, dragged her husband, Muhammad Abubakar, before a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna, seeking divorce over his lack of interest to have more children. Yusuf, who resides in Nasarawa area of Kaduna, told the court that her husband does not want her to give birth. "We have two…
Children yearn for secure, prosperous nation, as Nigeria celebrates 59
Daily, they listen to tales from their parents and peers on how seamless and effective things work in more organised climes. That, perhaps, explains why Nigerian pupils are perplexed the way things are in their country, as it marks its 59th independent anniversary on Tuesday, October 1st.