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‘The bike man fingered me all through…’ -Young School Girls’ Account Of How They Were Sexually Abused & Raped Is Instructional For Parents | MUST READ

Every year millions of under-aged girls suffer sexual abuse in their childhood. Most times the child won’t understand that what’s happening to them is abuse. They may not even understand that it’s wrong at that tender age but as they

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Eye-Opening Study Links Maternal Age To Autism

A ten-year study at the University of California, Davis concluded that there is a link between maternal age and autism. The study looked at 4.9 million births in the 1990s and found that older mothers are more likely to give

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Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Survived A Choking Hazard, Laura Chambers Warns Other Parents

A terrifying incident which could happen to anyone left mum Laura Lou Chambers shaken. Laura in a Facebook post appealed to other mums to be watchful after she watched her toddler claw at her own throat choking on a ‘harmless’

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‘Stop making excuses’: This Open Letter From Teachers To Parents Is A Must Read

As schools are preparing to resume for a new academic session, some group of teachers have taken to social media to write an open letter to parents on how they can help their kids be better and to stop making

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Vice Chancellor, Prof. Godwin Nduka, Tasks Parents On The Need To Partner With Their Children’s Institution Of Learning

Vice chancellor, Novena University, Amai, Delta State, Prof. Godwin Nduka has urged parents to partner with their children. The VC, in his keynote address at the sixth anniversary of the school’s cultural day also urged parents to partner with their

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“My father and mother should forgive me”- 19-Year-Old Cultist Narrates How Cultism Destroyed His Future

A 19-year-old cultist arrested by a team of policemen from Oworoshoki Police Division led by a Superintendent of Police (SP) Nkereuwem Joshua, has narrated how cultism destroyed his future while begging his parents for forgiveness. A police source who confirmed the

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”The days of having children so they can take care of you in your old age are over” -Pastor Femi Emmanuel Gets Candid With Parents

Popular Lagos pastor and founder of the Living Spring Chapel International church, Lagos, Femi Emmanuel, has sent a warning message to parents who use their children as their social security for their old age. According to the one-time Deputy Speaker

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NDLEA Addresses The Problem Of Drug Abuse Among Nigerian Students, Counsels Parents & Guardians On How To Curb Addiction

The problem of drug abuse has become prevalent among the Nigerian students and this is raising serious concerns. The Head of Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Felicia Ikechukwu, has advised parents and teachers

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‘I blame our parents for rape issues’ -Nigerian Actress, Wofai Fada States As She Narrates Personal Experience With A Pastor Who Sexually Abused Her (A Must Read)

As the internet continues to speak about rape and sexual harassment in the wake of the allegations made against COZA founder and senior pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo, wie of R&B singer, Timi Dakolo, some Nigerians, including celebrities are taking

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Kano State Government Threatens Parents And Children Who Flout Its New Law With Arrest

The Kano State government as part of efforts to see that every child gets an education in the state has concluded plans to send a bill to the state House Assembly to that effect. The governor of the State, Umar

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Nigerian Mom Educates Parents On How To Build A Gadget-free Home & It Is Apt

Technology has done a lot to make our lives easier and more efficient. Yet as a parent, you ought to weigh the possible impact a device, such as smartphones could have on your child. At a time when it is

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Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar Counsels Parents On How To Curb Suicide Among Youths

The increasing rate of suicide amongst Nigerians, especially students is now getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. In view of this, the Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has advised parents

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Parents, Be Alert! NAPTAN Reacts To Spate Of Suicide Among Nigerian Students

The increase in rate of suicide amongst Nigerians, especially students is now getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. In view of this, the National Parents, Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN is calling on

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Parents Of Sapele Schoolgirl, Success Adegor, Finally Get Married

The parents of Sapele schoolgirl, Success Adegor, who rose to fame after a viral video of her lamenting being sent away from school on account of not meeting up with payment of her school fees, have finally gotten married. Her

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Academic Excellence: 9 Ways To Support Your child

Research has shown that the effect of parents and what they do at home to support learning can account for 80% of a child’s academic success. This compares to schooling being directly responsible for around 20% of factors leading to

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What Privileged Kids Mean When They Say, “It’s not fair.” Sociology Professor, Jess Calarco, Addresses Parents

Sociology professor with specific interest in studying children, families, schools and inequalities, Jess Calarco is hoping that rich parents can address and make adjustments in parenting their privileged kids, because her broad knowledge, corroborated by other researches makes it pretty

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‘We Thought To Kill Or Sell Success For N500,000 As A Baby”- Parents Of Schoolgirl Who Won Hearts In Viral Video

Parents of Success, the little girl who became popular following a viral video of her lamenting after she was sent home from school over her parents’ inability to pay her school fee have narrated how the video has changed their

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Things To Consider When Choosing A School For Your Child

Decisions about where your child goes to school are very personal and can be difficult, but the feeling is common and normal with parents because no one wants to leave their child’s education to chance. Every parent’s wish is to

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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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