Homeschooling during COVID-19

Home Schooling During COVID-19- Challenges and Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned many parents and guardians into teachers through homeschooling. As a professional teacher and a parent, I still find homeschooling a bit challenging. However, these challenges are  surmountable. Here are some of the perceived challenges associated with homeschooling and the way forward: Plan your homeschooling activities: Planning is an aspect of …

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Reps rejects castration for rapists

House of Reps Rejects Castration as Punishment for Rapists- Matters Arising

The Nigerian House of Representatives, during a plenary on Thursday, June 4, rejected a prayer seeking to recommend castration as punishment for rapists. Mr James Faleke, a member of the House, moved the motion, recommending castration as punishment for persons found guilty of rape. The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, however asked, before subjecting …

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between child discipline and child abuse

The line between child discipline and child abuse- Happy Children’s Day

Sometimes, there can be a thin line between child discipline and child abuse. These days, discipline is a big issue in child training, especially in a school system. With corporal punishment abolished or outlawed in many primary and secondary schools, both public and private, the issue of proper and acceptable disciplinary measures have become highly …

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COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Suspension

COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Suspension- Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

In this COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Suspension, which would you rather choose, the devil or the deep blue sea? The President, Mohammadu Buhari, in a nationwide broadcast on Monday, 27 April, relaxed the lockdown placed on Lagos with effect from Monday, 4 May, 2020. The relaxation was received with mixed reactions. While some people believe that …

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Importance of household chores in a child's development

Maximizing The Importance of Household Chores in a Child’s Development During the COVID-19 Lockdown:

  Importance of household chores in a child’s development cannot be overemphasized. The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown gave those of us who are not the essential service providers the luxury of time we have never had before. How well we are able to maximize this time counts a lot. For families with children, this is the …

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Abba Kyari laid to rest

UPDATE: Abba Kyari Laid To Rest (Photos)- Is Social Distancing A Scam?

Abba Kyari, who was until his death, the Chief of Staff to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was laid to rest today at Gudu Cemetery Abuja. Abba Kyari was said to have died from COVID-19 complications on Friday, 17 April, 2020 Images from Abba Kyari’s Burial: Watching late Abba Kyari being laid to rest today at …

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Abba Kyari dies of COVID-19

BREAKING: President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari Dies of COVID-19

President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari dies of COVID-19 on Friday, April 17, 2020. Abba Kyari’s death was announced on Twitter by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. News that Mallam Abba Kyari had tested positive for COVID-19 first broke on March 24, about 10 days after …

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Teaching preschool pupils during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown

Teaching Preschool Pupils During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown

Teaching my children at home during this COVID-19 pandemic lockdown comes with its challenges. Children have this stubborn way of seeking to be independent. Attempt to teach some of them and they go: ‘Mummy don’t teach me!’ ‘Leave me alone mummy!’ ‘I can do it by myself!’ ‘I don’t want to write, I want to …

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