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29 Dec 2018
Gifts are a form of showing appreciation. They help to enhance the performance of the receiver into doing more. It is quite important to show gratitude for favours, job well done and also to boost the morale of an individual with gifts. Now, let’s liken it to our children – when a child receives a…
8 Dec 2018
A family was thrown into sadness recently in Lagos, as their two children were both found dead inside their parents’ refrigerator at Igbogbo-Baiyeku area in Lagos. Reports showed that the kids and their dad were observing siesta when he woke up and didn’t find the kids. After searching without avail, he called his wife who…
17 Nov 2018
Tantrums can be normal. It is a natural aspect of a child’s growth system. Tantrums are actually your child’s best-known means of getting your attention and getting his or her way, says Jayne Augoye, parenting blogger and founder Fabmumng, a lifestyle and parenting resource for mums in Nigeria, while empowering mums and ultimately enabling them…
17 Nov 2018
Tosin Taiwo is the Founder of Street to School Initiative, a non-governmental organization which sponsors the education programs of disadvantaged young people in underserved areas, especially out-of-school, street kids and primary school drop outs. She has 10 years of kindred experience in community intervention projects and youth engaging programs, Over the years, she has resonated…
10 Nov 2018
Sadly, it is that time of the year again, “Apollo” season or more accurately Acute Haemmorrhagic Conjunctivitis (AHC). This infection is usually seasonal and thought to be due to the colder harmattan weather at this time of the year. It is particularly more important for parents to know about this, as spread is most likely…
1 Nov 2018
Scientists have shown how a father's poor diet, lifestyle and trauma is passed onto his children. Sperm carries 'epigenetic' marks that inform how the baby's germ cells develop, researchers at University of California (UC) Santa Cruz, United States (U.S.), have shown. The study, published in Nature Communications, is one of the first to explain how…
1 Nov 2018
Sports and exercise are no longer mandatory at the school level and we are not raising active children again. This is a serious situation in Nigeria, not only was exercise a part of the curriculum, it was part of life. Years ago, children often craved to play outside and that’s because there weren’t many options.…
29 Oct 2018
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that Nigeria accounts for 45 per cent of the growing number of out-of school children in West Africa. Citing the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) data report, UNICEF noted that while southern states have an average of 11 per cent of children aged between six and…
20 Oct 2018
The Islamic State group has released two women and four children among 27 surviving Druze hostages it seized during a deadly July attack on the minority community's heartland in southern Syria. State television broadcast footage of the six arriving in the city of Sweida on Saturday, joyful at being reunited with their families but haggard…
7 Oct 2018
Sixth Sense Series Publications Ltd, publishers of children books, is organising its second edition of the free reading competition for children from age five to 15 on Thursday, October 25, between 8am-5pm at the Main Auditorium, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Chief Executive Officer, Sense Publishers, Biodun Lasile, disclosed that certificates…
7 Oct 2018
An Indian organization, Urja Foundation hosted about five hundred children to celebrate Nigeria’s independence at 58. The foundation also donated 11 wheelchairs and four crutches to air force, immigration, army and police officers. The participating children were that of officers of paramilitary and armed forces organisations. The founder of Urja, Mrs. Rukhi Mitra said the…
15 Sep 2018
The long vacation is gradually fading, while most schools resumed last week, others are yet to resume this Monday and maybe before September ends. What is most important is ensuring that your child’s fresh academic year is productive and worth the fees you pay. But then, a quick one! Did you enjoy your vacation with…

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