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Experts Describe Ways To Help Children Cope During COVID-19 Crisis

You will recall that in March, the Federal Government announced the shutdown of schools, religious houses and other public places like cinemas, nightclubs and parks to check the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, popularly known as COVID-19. While some

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Actress, Akuapem Poloo Explains The Inspiration Behind The Nude Shoot With Her Son After Social Media Backlash

Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo has apologized for sharing the controversial nude photos from her shoot with her son to mark his birthday. However, she also explained that her true intention was not to sexualize her son as the public had

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How Observant Neighbours Helped Uncover Child Sexual Abuse During Lockdown

The Director-General of The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli has decried how parents miss spotting sexual abuse perpetrated against their children. She stated that observant neighbours, instead, have been the most instrumental with helping

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FG Postpones Plan To Reopen Schools Nationwide | Gives Reasons

The federal government has revealed that it will not be reopening schools nationwide as earlier stated, DailyPost reports. This was stated by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, while speaking at Thursday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force

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Experts To Parents: How To Protect Your Girl-child From Potential Rapists

The sad events in recent times should teach parents the need to by all means protect their daughters from rape. In the past few weeks in the country, the issue of rape has been on the front burner when on

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Singer Djinee Explains How Fault-Lines In The Parenting Of Boys Is Fostering Rape Culture In Nigeria

Singer Djinee has said parents need to do better in raising their sons after 22-year-old UNIBEN student, Uwa Omozuwa, was brutalized, raped, and murdered while reading inside a church in her school. Uwa’s assault has been widely condemned by Nigerians

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Parents Express Outrage As Children As Young As 11 Are Asked To ‘Define Hardcore Pornography’ And Other Inappropriate Topics

A number of parents have expressed outrage after their children, as young as 11 years old, were asked by their school teacher to define hardcore pornography and other inappropriate topics that are meant for adults. Youngsters in years 7, 8,

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‘We will jail parents who enroll children into Almajiri system’ – Governor Naisr El-Rufai Warns

The Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has warned that parents who enroll their children in the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and two years imprisonment. The governor stated this when he visited 200 Almajiri children repatriated from

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Should You Always Intervene When Your Baby Cries | Are There Adverse Effects If You Don’t?

Motherhood is such a huge blessing and most mums will prep themselves up mentally, and in nearly every other way to be able to give their infant all the attention and care it deserves. Notwithstanding, all of that, the mum-guilt

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Why You Should Nurture Your Child’s Creativity And 7 Tips To Get You There

There’s not one parent out there who does not desire to raise a multi-talented child that’s an asset to himself, group, and family – you most definitely are one such parent with similar goals for your child, but it doesn’t

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Twitter User, @Queen_Minic Has A Message For Wives On Adjusting Financial Expectations In Marriage

A Nigerian lady identified on Twitter as @Queen_Minic recently shared a piece of advice to women about their responsibilities to their immediate families, as well as adjusting their expectations from their husbands when it comes to responsibilities towards the wife’s

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Lockdown: Why Nigerian Parents Lashed Out At School Teacher, Elizabeth Ogah

A Nigerian teacher, Elizabeth Ogah, took to Facebook to write her thoughts on what she believes to be the under-estimation of the value of school teachers by parents. The teacher, in her Facebook post, said she believes that by now

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Red Flags Parents Need To Watch Out For When It Comes To Children’s Mental Health Amid COVID-19 Crisis -Expert

Amid the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and isolation, our mental health is more fragile than ever. For Mental Health Awareness Month, experts are sharing resources, tips, and ways to protect your mental health. There’s plenty of advice when it comes

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Nigerian Parents Lament As Private Schools Set Fees For Online Teaching

Lagos state is currently on partial lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and in a bid to keep the academic calender running without any disruption, some private schools have opted for online teaching. According to reports, private school

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Celebrity Mum, Chacha Eke Faani Shares On How Poor Parenting Styles Manifest As Undesirable Behaviours In Children

Actress and mum-of-three, Chacha Eke-Faani has taken to her Instagram account to share parenting gems in an open letter addressed to parents. In her post, the actress itemised  fifteen gems that can help a parent take audit of their own

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5-Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Die From Covid-19 In Michigan

A 5-year-old girl who is the daughter of two Detroit first responders has become the youngest person in Michigan to die from COVID-19. LaVondria Herbert, the mother of Skylar Herbert, confirmed her daughter’s death to The Detroit News. Skylar tested

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Researchers Confirm Parental Diet & Stress Serve As Precursors For The Kind Of Diseases That Affect Children In Adulthood

When parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring. Now, an international team has identified a key player and the molecular events underlying this phenomenon in mice. The Developmental Origins of Health

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First Aid Skills: Nigerian Doctor, Dr. Egemba Tells Parents What To Do In Case A Child Chokes On An Object During The Lockdown

It is required of every parent to acquire basic first aid skills which may be useful to help their children in the event of certain hazards. In a split second, anything could go wrong, and your child’s life may be

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See Why Nigerian Girl, Praise Chukwumaife Has Taken To Social Media To Disown Her Parents

A Nigerian girl who goes by the name Madam Praizzy on social media has accused her parents, Bishop Jude Nkemdilim Chukwumaife and Pastor Favor Agaezi Chukwumaife of abusing her sexually and physically. Praise otherwise identified as Madam Praizzy who shared

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Celebrity Dad, Noble Igwe Shares Controversial Advice On Being Financially Responsible For One’s Parents

Celebrity dad, Noble Igwe  took to Twitter to share his thoughts about children wanting to send money to their parents in their old age and he essentially says it is not the business of the child to do so. According

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Why You Shouldn’t Leave The Task Of Educating Your Child Entirely To Their Teachers

The Principal of United Junior Secondary School, Agugu, Ibadan, Mrs/ Christiana Oduola, has urged parents to be alive to their responsibility of raising and educating their children, since learning goes beyond what is taught within the four walls of a

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Actor/Break The Silence Convener, Yomi Fabiyi Gives Parenting Tips That Should Help Check Violence In Children

The president of Break The Silence Foundation, actor Yomi Fabiyi, has given an advice concerning domestic violence and why children must be shielded from such realities. While acknowledging that women in Nigeria are not adequately protected nor are their rights

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Celebrity Mum-Of-Two, Georgina Onuoha Shares Throwback Photo From When She Bagged Her PhD | Sends Strong Message To Parents

High-achieving mum and former actress Georgina Onuoha is sending a strong message to parents to always speak life into their children. The single mum-of-two who has shared often that she did not always have it put together has walked through

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How Nurturing Your Child’s Curiosity Improves Their Learning- Psychologist, Susan Engel

Instead of shutting down your child’s curiosity and taming them all together, Senior Lecturer and Psychologist, Professor Susan Engel says you should nurture it. Curiosity is a formidable, innate skill that helps young children to learn deeply and lastingly, our

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Ex-Presidential Aide And Proud Dad, Reno Omokri Has Some Hard Truth For This Category Of Parents

Nigerian author and dad-of-two, Reno Omokri is not one to insist on popular opinions when he chooses to air his views on any subject. In one of his recent RenosNuggets on Twitter, the popular social media commentator shared an advise

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