September 2, 2016

Picture Story: Highlights from Hajia Aisha Buhari’s NGO #GetInvolved cocktail

The wife of the Nigerian president,  Her Excellency Aisha Buhari is launched the Get Involved initiative as a component of her Future Assured project Get Involved is an initiative aimed at raising awareness on the issues of Malnutrition,  advocating for the underprivileged women and children; and victims of insurgency in […]
August 11, 2016

Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha shows support for Aisha Buhari’s Get Involved project against malnutrition

August 8, 2016

Unknown infection affects 41 children, kills nine, in Abuja

According to a report by Daily Trust, an unknown disease has affected several children in Abuja. It was further reported that the epidemic has seen the Health authorities in Abuja declaring a public health emergency in the settlement of Angwan Hausawa, a slum neighbourhood of Abuja Municipal Area Council. The […]
August 3, 2016

Over 5 million Nigerian children don’t get breast milk at birth -UNICEF

More than 5 million newborns in Nigeria are deprived of essential nutrients and antibodies that protect them from disease and death as they are not being exclusively breastfed said UNICEF today, as it marks World Breastfeeding Week. Approximately 7 million children are born in Nigeria every year and, according to […]
July 28, 2016

Photos of starving Nigerian children in UNICEF nutrition clinic

Images of  starving Nigerian children in Muna, a suburb on the outskirts of Maiduguri has surfaced, The United Nation’s children’s agency, UNICEF runs a nutritional clinic and the pictured were taken by Stefan Heunis, a Freelance photographer based in Lagos. Read his account: “It may be the rainy season, but […]
May 18, 2016

Mind the cookies: Emotional eating is a habit that can start from childhood

Food can be an extremely effective tool for calming young children. If they are bored on a long car journey, or fed up with being in the pushchair, many parents use snack foods to distract them for a little longer.  Or if children are upset because they have hurt themselves […]
May 16, 2016

You may want to reconsider putting your kids on gluten-free diets after this report

Some medical experts say putting children on a gluten-free diet without talking to a doctor first might be damaging to their health. A gluten-free diet usually rules out grains like wheat, barley, rye, bread and pasta, and is popular with some celebrities and athletes, notes The Telegraph. Those who usually […]
May 16, 2016

Breastfeed your baby for 6 months and it will prevent child killer diseases- Nigerian expert

Six months of exclusive breast-feeding will save 800,000 under five children from childhood killer diseases, an expert has disclosed. Speaking at a two-day training for media champions, organised by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, in collaboration with Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PACFaH, in Kaduna, […]