World Bank to grant Nigeria $500m loan to assist out-of-school children

The World Bank has offered to give Nigeria a $500 million-loan to mop up out -of-school children, according to an official of the bank. For all kids that are out of school in Nigeria, the World Bank has offered a $500million loan to tackle the challenge. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dr

WAEC May/June timetable 2017 released

The timetable for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations for May/June 2017 has been released. The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is scheduled to start by Thursday 20 of February 2017 and ends on the Monday 15th May 2017. Below are some important things to note according to the examination body: Difference

Controlling nail biting habits in children

Nail biting is a very common problem for children. If your child has developed a nail biting habit then they are not alone and it is likely that many of their friends and peers have also picked up the habit. A surprising 50% of children between the ages of 10 and 18 bite their fingernails

So sweet! kids with Down’s syndrome attend prom

What started with a night out for Dapper Justin and his girlfriend Victoria, both of who reportedly suffer from Down’s syndrome, ended up with huge smiles on every one’s face and a big thank you to Jigg, Justin’s elder brother. Justin and Victoria Sources privy to the prior events say Justin and Victoria were attending

Cancer in Kids: 8-year-old beats cancer after 5 years

Cancer is a global disease that can strike irrespective of age, children or adult, tribe, race or position. Childhood Cancer Statistics – Important Facts Each year, according to curesearch, the parents of approximately 15,700 kids will hear the words “your child has cancer.” Across all ages, ethnic groups and socio-economics, this disease remains the number

Lagos, police collaborate to protect children from abuse

A call has gone out to officials of the Nigeria Police Force, especially officers in the various gender units of the police divisions and other relevant stakeholders in the protection of children’s rights to internalise the provisions of the Lagos State Child Rights Law. Making the call yesterday at a one-day workshop and training programme

10 year old invents device to prevent babies death in ‘HOT CARS’

Great business ideas comes naturally by looking for solutions that are problems to the human race, community, country, locality etc. Solutions that solve major problems and have postive impact in the lives of people will always be a hot cake. Teenagers and youth are always encourgaged to have great ideas, determination in exploring their ability

Understanding in-toeing in babies

When children first start walking it’s normal for them to walk with their feet apart and waddle. It’s also common for young children to appear bow-legged or knock-kneed, or walk with their toes turned in or out. Whether your baby rises from a crawl with a shaky first step or a run across the living

Eight schools in Lagos obtain potable water, toilet facilities

The importance of having basic necessities of life cannot be overemphasized especially when it concerns children and other vunlerable members of the society. These includes but not limited to water, shelter, food, clothing, education, power, healthcare etc. It is therefore commendable when states, local governements, federal government  focus on providing these ammenties . TEACHERS and pupils

Talented ladies nominated for Nickelodeon Kids Choice awards

Nigerian actress and producer, Funke Akindele-Bello and Award winning singer, Yemi Alade have been nominated at this year’s Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2017 alongside Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong’o, Pearl Thusi and Wayde van Niekerk  in the “Favourite African Star” category. Hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena, Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards takes place on Saturday

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