‘34, 419 kids may die from severe acute malnutrition in Taraba’
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday confirmed that no fewer than 34,419 children presently risk dying from high prevalence of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) cases in Taraba State.
Brain Squad app developed by kids wins world technovation challenge
Brain Squad, a group of five Nigerian girls, has invented an app that helps less privileged children go to school. The app, Handsout, won the People’s Choice award at this year’s global Technovation competition in Silicon Valley, California. More than 19,000 teenage girls were featured in the competition
4 Activities That Can Make Your Kids Smarter
Kids often get troublesome when they are idle, it is important to engage them especially with activities that can make them smarter. Below are some activities that can keep your kids busy and engage them: Kitchen aid Try to find a friendly recipe that is likely to keep your kids engaged and interested . It…
Out-of-school kids: A disastrous time bomb
Gone are those days when the quest to be ranked among the educated elites in the country is our first priority. Farewell to those days when Nigerian parents put their farms and property for sale just to sponsor their child’s education. Long ago, academic success such as graduation, promotion, and scholarship always call for a…
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.
What We Desire From A Partner
Research that claims to have interviewed enough men and women (to arrive at a study) feels they just might have stumbled on what an average person desires in a significant other.
Group takes FG to ICC over 13.2m ‘uneducated’ kids
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Federal Government for allegedly leaving 13.2 million children out of school.
Pneumonia kills 900,000, infects 100m kids yearly
Results from seven-country project indicate that pneumonia kills 900,000 children under five years old and more than 100 million cases reported each year worldwide. According to the study from a consortium of scientists from around the world, led by a team at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, this makes pneumonia…
Obasanjo deplores non-education of 13m kids, challenges youths
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that over 13 million Nigerian children of school age are out of school, insisting that no nation can develop with such statistics. Obasanjo also challenged youths to strive for leadership positions like their counterparts in other countries, adding that he would love to see a country where every Nigerian…
Excitement as Madam Subuola Lawal celebrates kids at cultural day
Madam Subuola Lawal and her entire staff and students, some days ago, rolled out the drum to celebrate cultural day, amidst pomp and pageantry. The STEE Schools, known for its multicultural activities and being a multinational institution, at the event had staff, students, parents and guests put up displays of rich cultural ethos of Nigeria,…
Teach your kids grooming habits
Grooming is an aspect of personal hygiene that is crucial for the maintenance of good health in kids. Parents are expected to teach their kids what it takes to live a healthy life by taking personal hygiene very serious, says motherhood and childcare advocate, Mercy O. Christian. “We let them know the benefits of keeping…