Infant Malnutrition, Causes and Effect.

Malnutrition is defined as the lack of essential nutrients in the body necessary for growth and development of body tissues. This lack thereof can lead to side effects such as stunted growth, illnesses and early death. Did you know that Malnutrition is a direct or underlying cause of 45 percent of all deaths of under-five …

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Nigeria: ‘Why I Am Starting Secondary School Education At 38’

She is married with young children but up until now, never had the opportunity of a formal education. It was not until few years ago that she attended Adult Education class to at least be able to read and write a few things. But her resolve has always been to acquire formal education at least …

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NGOs And Their Societal Roles.

NGOs are non governmental organizations, they include many groups and institutions that are entirely or largely independent of government and that have primarily humanitarian rather than commercial objectives. This means that they are most times non-profit organizations and get funds from private sectors, members.They often time work to promote social or political change on a …

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Nigeria: UN Chief Condemns Attack On School

The United Nations Secretary-General has strongly condemned Wednesday’s attack on a boarding school in north-central Nigeria, in which one student was killed and several students, as well as relatives and staff, abducted. According to reports, gunmen stormed the Government Science College Kagara, in the Niger state of Nigeria, at around 2 am (local time). Many …

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Nigeria: Bandits Storm Nigerian School, Kidnap Many Students

The exact number of students kidnapped by the bandits has not been ascertained. Suspected bandits have abducted some students of the Government Science School, Kagara in Niger State. The bandits were dressed in military uniforms when they attacked the boarding school Tuesday night, reported PRNigeria, a news agency with close ties to Nigerian security agencies. …

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24 million may drop out of school due to COVID-19 impact: U.N

Girls and young women are likely to be disproportionately affected, it saysAlmost 24 million children are at risk of not returning to school next year due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, according to the United Nation’s policy brief on the pandemic’s impact on education, released on Tuesday. The educational financing gap is also likely …

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Valentine through Faith’s eyes and Destiny’s heart.

Faith has always loved Valentine’s day, it meant lots of gifts for her and the other children at the orphanage. Valentine’s day was always anticipated by the kids as this was the day different people and groups would come to spend time with them and gift them different items, making them feel loved and special. …

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Women In science and technology.

Seeking to achieve a balanced participation of men and women in science and technology is a valid enterprise not only on moral and social grounds but also, and especially, because of the benefits which would accrue to the scientific and technical world. The introduction of diverse points of view and different priorities and styles of …

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