World Health Day: How parents can use hand washing to improve hygiene for children

Children, by nature, are the most carefree beings in the world. But they are arguably the most susceptible to knowledge and guidance. It’s why parents usually tread on the side of caution in exposing them to various things and carrying…

9 years ago, my husband killed our son and you say I should forgive. Haba.

I remember our son, David. He would have been 18 years old today. But you see, we lost David due to his father’s negligence. It’s the reason I moved out of the house with the rest of our children. It’s…

He died in December, but came to eat in our canteen in January

I still have goosebumps every time I remember the incident that happened early this year. I have often heard of people seeing the dead in their dreams and talking to them, that sort of thing. I can accept things like…

Congressional babies almost stole the show on the first day of the 116th Congress (time)

As the 116th Congress convened on Thursday, representatives’ adorable children and grandchildren couldn’t help but distract from the proceedings. The occasion appeared to be a celebratory one for the family members in attendance for the swearing-in, with some of the…

Indonesian Village Bans WiFi After Children Were Caught Surfing Porn Sites (Guardian)

A village in a conservative region of Indonesia is pulling the plug on the wireless Internet after children were caught accessing porn sites instead of going to Koran study class, officials said Monday. Aceh province — the only region in…

Kidnap gang notorious for selling children nabbed by police (Punch)

It seems to be the end of the road for a gang of notorious kidnappers that specialises in the sale of children. It was gathered that the syndicate were nabbed by the men of the Inspector General of Police’s Special…

Parents ordered not to shout at children’s football matches to take pressure off kids

Rowdy parents are being banned from shouting out at children’s football matches this weekend in a bid to take pressure off youngsters and quell violent incidents. Mums and dads have been issued with a code of conduct to adhere to…

Come o, what do you know about your neighbour? – Peju Akande

The day Eleanor’s husband, Obatunde, moved out of their matrimonial home, virtually everyone in our estate knew and for almost one year after, Eleanor did not breathe a word about it, she kept mum, carried on as if all was…

3,200 Autistic children benefit from GTbank’s Autism Awareness – Goddey Odin

3,200 Nigerian children with Autism Spectrum Disorders have benefited from the GTbank’s free one-on-one consultation services and special programme, the bank said on Tuesday. This was revealed in Lagos at the 8th Annual Autism programme of the bank which ran from 17th to…

Getting kids to pay attention – Adetola Salau

Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children. Walt Disney  It is holiday time for children across the world and as we all know keeping kids occupied over their breaks is a momentous task. It has become even more…

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