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Things To Consider When Choosing A School For Your Child

This article really is in light of the unfortunate incident that claimed the lives of scores of school children yesterday at Ita-Faji, on Lagos Island only yesterday. Read here. One may argue that poverty  is to blame in that incident,

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South African Woman, Thabo, At Crossroads After She Caught Her Mother Doing This

A  South African lady, Thabo is confused as to what next to do after she was confronted by an awkward reality when she paid her mother a surprise visit. Thabo was responding to the “O jewa ke eng?” translating to

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Experts Reveal the Dangers of Early Exposure of Children To Screen Use

Experts are once again calling attention to the dangers of exposing children to electronic screen use. This does not come as a surprise at all- experts have been saying same for a while now- but startling statistics from France and

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How Careless Parents Caused Their Son’s Permanent Mental Impairment As Narrated By Ani Mouse

Nigerian woman, Ani Mouse, with Twitter handle, @mouse_ani, took to the app to narrate the unfortunate story of a little boy who as a result of his parents negligence became permanently impaired mentally. According to Ani’s narration, the poor boy

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Actress And Mum-Of-Four, Omotola Ekeinde, While Reacting To The Postponed Elections Questions Parents

After the sudden postponement of the presidential elections yesterday by Nigeria’s electoral body, INEC, everyone has been counting their losses. In the midst of it all, the implications of such ill-preparedness left too many people stranded, and as citizens continue

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“No Matter What, You Should Never Apologize To Your Child” Twitter User, Naomi Chizoba Argues Why

Different strokes for different folks. While many parents are adjusting to the changing times and needs of their kids, winning some and letting their kids win some, one Nigerian woman, Naomi Chizoba with the Twitter handle @mbzorbi has a completely

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5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew (Let’s Ask A Few Teachers)

Most parents consider the school is a third party realm. Many unwittingly assume that there are invisible connecting lines between the child’s home and their school, but teachers wish parents could understand the relationship with the teachers and the school

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Five Beautiful Things To Say To Parents Of A Child With Special Needs

Although empathy comes natural to most of us, it can still be hard to channel our heartfelt thoughts to parents of  special needs children, it can  be intimidating even trying to figure out exactly what would be appropriate to say.

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Educationists Recommend Ideal Ways Of Helping Children With Their Homework

Ahead of the approaching academic session, educationists are advocating for parents to know where to draw the line when supervising their children’s homework. Parents are accused by educationists of being impatient and as a result, hijack their children’s homework which

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Child Sexual Abuse: What to Check Before Enrolling Your Child in A School

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje A lot of depressing stories of proprietresses, teachers and other school staff defiling little girls as young as 2-years-old are reported on a regular basis. Owing to this and the fact that children spend a lot of time

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Dear MIMsters: My Mother Has Suffered So Much And All I Want to Do Is Take Care of Her

All I want is to see my mother who has suffered so much being cared for. I am happy with the way stories about these evil DILs are coming out. I have bottled this story I am about to share

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Obasanjo @ 81 Shares His Major Regret in Life: “How I wish they had waited…”

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, while speaking at the celebration of his 81st birthday in Abeokuta, took a retrospective look at his life as he mentioned what he considers to be the major regret in his life. According

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How “… parents make it easier for their kids to be defiled” -DSVRT Coordinator, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi Reveals

Titilola Vivour -Adeniyi, the young dutiful lawyer and coordinator of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, DSVRT, has revealed that some parents make it easier for their children to get sexually abused. The vibrant Legal Practitioner and Public

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2018 UTME: “Steer clear of all CBT Centres” — JAMB Registrar Warns Parents

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has asked the parents of candidates sitting for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, to stay away from Computer-Based Centres. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, who said this on Monday in

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Money Well Spent! How Nollywood Actress, Chizzy Alichi Replaced Her Parents Hut With a Magnificent Building | See Details

Asaba based Nollywood actress, Chizzy Alichi has given all slay queens a run for their money as she shares photos of a newly completed four Bedroom bungalow built for her parents in their village.  According to the actress, her parents

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Italy-Based Nigerian Man Gets His Parents Locked Up In Police Cell | See Reason

An Italy-based Nigerian man has gotten his parents locked up in police cell after coming back home to realize that they had been deceiving him. According to the man, he had lived in Italy for six years and had been

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Wow! See Shocking Reasons Some Parents Resent Their Own Children

As shocking as it may sound, there are some parents who hate their kids. Some parents have taken to anonymous confessions site, Whisper, to make shocking revelations concerning how they feel about their own children. Some confessed they secretly hate their children while

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Toke Makinwa Wades in on Emotional Abuse in Homes: ”It’s a Cycle We Must Break”

Author and media personality, Toke Makinwa who recently broke silence on serious allegations that she’s involved in an affair with a septuagenarian, has taken to Twitter to address the issue of emotional abuse in homes, especially against innocent children. Toke disclosed that

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Awwww! Toke Makinwa Reminisces About ‘Ride/Die’ Love Her Late Parents Shared

Media personality and vlogger, Toke Makinwa disclosed how she lost her parents when she was just 8-years-old, to gas cylinder leak in her book ‘On Becoming’. According to her, her dad Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa who was just 35,  and her mum Modupe

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Do Some Nigerian Parents Encourage Their Underaged Daughters to Travel Abroad for Prostitution? | Find Out Here

Esther Otegheri, an official of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons [NAPTIP], has revealed how some parents actually motivate their daughters to travel to Europe to become sex slaves, so they could send money to them

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Are You Over-parenting? 4 Tell-tale Signs You Are

 Mark Wealth There is no doubt that parents ought to be involved in their children’s lives. When it is however overdone, it can be to the detriment of the child’s growth and development. It is called overparenting. Most parents have

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Shocking! Parents Are Donating Daughters to Boko Haram as Suicide Bombers – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has made a shocking discovery about how Boko Haram has been getting the supply of female suicide bombers. Army spokesman, Brigadier Gen. Sani Usman said the teenage girls were donated by their parents and guardians, according to some

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Comedian ‘The Foxy Himself’ Shares Adorable Video Of His Parents Reminiscing About Their Date Nights

Nigerian comedian The Foxy Himself, who often celebrate his mother who went through the pain of multiple miscarriages and the scorn of family and friends because 6 years after marriage she could not conceive and bring forth a child, shared this amazing

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Manage My Father Without Bruising His Ego?

My father’s house needs renovation and I am willing to finance it but I do not want to end up bruising his ego for these reasons. My worry is that if I send him the money he has requested for,

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2017 Children’s Day: Bayelsa State Govt Tasks Parents on Proper Upbringing of Children

To mark 2017 Children’s Day celebration today, May 27, the Bayelsa State Government has called on parents to imbibe the habit of inculcating the right virtues into their children and wards for a better future and society. Commissioner for Information

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