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28 Feb 2019
When you witness a child “acting up” in public, what is your initial impression of their behavior? Are you quick to judge and initially think that the child has no home training and was not disciplined properly by the parents? In Nigeria, where discipline is usually engrained in the upbringing of children, you may very…
22 Feb 2019
Boys like blue, girls like pink. Boys like cars, girls like dolls. Boys like adventure, action and explosions. Girls like being pretty, fantasy and housekeeping. Boys grow up to be doctors, professors, CEOs and leaders. Girls grow up to be nurses, children’s school teachers, secretaries and housewives. See a trend? Most psychologists do. In 2015,…
19 Feb 2019
A new report by Save the Children, an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children’s rights, has listed Nigeria among the 10 worst conflict-affected countries, where 100,000 kids died yearly as a result of armed conflicts between 2013 and 2017. The report entitled ‘Stop the War on Children’ indicated that over 100,000 of these babies, who…
18 Feb 2019
A British boat rescued 34 migrants crossing the Channel aboard a small motorised boat on Monday, Britain's interior ministry said. "Today Border Force responded to an incident in the Channel involving a small boat containing 34 people," the ministry said in a statement. "The group were brought to Dover and have been transferred to immigration…
17 Feb 2019
The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that what remained of the Rugar Fulani community were burnt houses, animals, motorcycles, kitchen utensils, as…
16 Feb 2019
Who else wants to slay the mummy guilt? You know that inner voice that questions how well you are doing as a mum. Sometimes, this comes from others’ expectations and sometimes our own expectations. I also do not think that we will ever get a one perfect answer when it comes to work life balance;…
Homeless indigens of Bornu state due to Boko Haram attacks
15 Feb 2019
The humanitarian crisis in the North-East is complex and multifaceted with more than two million people been displaced and tens of thousands killed over the past decade. The sheer destruction of the basic economic and social infrastructure and the impact of the insurgency on all the basic Human Development indices are vast.   Many women…
10 Feb 2019
Babies’ skins are delicate and prone to infections. One of the commonest problems that parents have to deal with, are skin rashes. Rashes make babies irritated and restless. In this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, Consultant Physician, Dermatologist and Genitourinary Specialist, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Otrofanowei Erere shed more light on skin rashes and related…
10 Feb 2019
The root of what our tongue pronounces daily is the thoughts of our hearts. No person's character can be higher or holier than her thought life. It would appear as a particular weakness that several women are known as talkative, who cannot keep secrets. While many women do not have the muscles to fight, they…
4 Feb 2019
Being a woman in a patriarchal society like ours is a tall order let alone being a widow. Knowledge monopolists owe us an explanation as to why this is. Whenever the cold hands of death snatch away the family bread winner, immeasurable consequences, untold hardship, misery and frustration set in to buffet the bereaved family.…
19 Jan 2019
Temi likes eating vegetables and healthy food; Fola loves chocolates and sweet things. These are just some of the differences! Children might have the same parents but can be very different. When children are different, should it affect your parenting style? The answer is Yes! Knowing your child’s love language goes a long way in…
16 Jan 2019
The Ebonyi State police command yesterday said it has arrested a couple that specializes in killing women and selling their babies. The command said it successfully recovered three children stolen and sold by the couple, Lucky Godwin and Onyinyechi Godwin, which included their biological son, Emmanuel Godwin. The Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Mustafa, stated this…


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