5 Feb 2018
Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Monday said that no fewer than 30,000 women and children have been rescued from Boko Haram by the troops of operation Lafiya Dole in Sambisa Forest in the last two years. Speaking during a town hall meeting for the military and security agencies in Maiduguri, Dan-Ali said that the…
14 Jan 2018
When last did you, as a parent, take your children to a bookstore and actually buy them books? No, not textbooks for class work, but books for leisure or storybooks, as they are often called? In fact, when did you go to the bookstore last to get yourself a book for leisure reading? What about…
13 Dec 2017
At age ten, a lot of us were very naive. Today, with the advancement in technology and access to new and more information, children have become increasingly resourceful. Of this population, there are kids who have been able to carve a niche for themselves and are influencing the society. Take a cue from them. You…
16 Sep 2017
The food expert also intimated the newsmen that the fortification programme includes cassava and maize at the primary stage, while sweet potatoes is being planned to come on-stream later in the project that...
14 Aug 2017
Summer time is here, schools are on vacation and the kids are home. Now, how do you engage the kids this long holiday? We believe that one of the best ways to engage your kids is to allow them to travel and explore. According to The Telegraph, travelling makes your kids smarter and happier. Other…
4 Aug 2017
Happy Birthday Obama! Barack Hussein Obama, 44th President of the United States and first African American to serve as president, turned 56 today. This is his first birthday since leaving office in January and it seems this year's festivities will be much more laid back than last year's when he threw a huge bash in…
25 Jun 2017
Oftentimes in this quest to maintain the family name, the woman is under pressure to produce a male child. In cases where she keeps giving birth to girls and not boys, she is blamed for it.
2 Apr 2017
Some of the white people began to wonder whether these blacks were really born again and began to question the quality of their Christianity. Even when I preached for him, instead of making it a combined service, he did not.
31 Dec 2016
Parties and merry-making are the traditions with which we bid the old goodbye and usher in the New Year. With many families there are no better times to plan to come together more than at this period.
4 Dec 2016
Due to a variety of reasons, however, it is becoming a trend for some women to delay pregnancy till they are in their 40s and even 50s. But how safe and healthy is this for both mother and child?
29 Nov 2016
“Seeing comes before words, the child looks and recognises before it can speak”- John Berger. My vivid childhood memories consist of a well-rounded combination of playing imaginary “mother” with wooden spoons, reading classic novels and most importantly, the never-ending fight for the remote control to obtain my well-deserved television time. It is a world known…
20 Sep 2016
Children, especially infants, are at significant risk of exposure to potentially toxic chemicals in dust while playing and crawling on the floor.