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Examining Depression In Children

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu, with added information from WebMD.com Depression is always heard of in adults but not many do know that children could also be depressed. An online health platform, WebMD.com while explaining depression in children, stated that childhood depression is

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Association Calls For Investment In Children, Wards Education

 The Association of Gwagwa Workers, Abuja, have called for real investment in the education of children and wards to build a virile nation. The workers who are mainly civil servants while speaking through their chairman, Mr Abdullahi Musa, said this 

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Pneumonia: 1.7Million Children Set To Die In Nigeria, India By 2030, Study Warns

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030, experts warned Monday on a global day aimed at raising awareness of the biggest infectious killer of infants worldwide. While in the developed world the

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‘Preventable Disease Killing 700 Nigerian Children Daily’

The Maternal and New Child Health (MNCH2), a UK-DFID funded programme, has claimed that Nigeria loses about 700 Nigerian children daily as a result of different preventable health challenges. Dr. Ashiru Hamza, the Advocacy and Accountability Advisor of the organisation,

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Group Demands 1% Of Health Budget Set Aside For Women, Children

A coalition of various groups staged a protest at the entrance into National Assembly, demanding for just 1% of the health budget, which according to them should be earmarked for the health needs of women and children, who they say

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Wamakko Urges Wealthy Nigerians To Help Children Orphaned By Insurgency

Children orphaned by insurgency direly need the support of all well-meaning Nigerians, the Senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Aliyu Wamakko has said. He stated this while on a visit to the Special Boarding School

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CCTV footage shows woman and her little children stealing at a supermarket in Abuja

According to those in the know, the CCTV footage is from a Supermarket based in Abuja. It shows a woman and her little children shoplifting. In the video, the woman is seen telling one of her daughters to hide a

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Two children killed in Georgia home invasion: police

Two children were killed early on Saturday in a home invasion in a small Georgia city, police said. An 15-year-old boy and his 11-year-old sister were found shot dead in a house in Jonesboro, a city of fewer than 5,000

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75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria next year in famine-like conditions: UN

As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don’t respond quickly, the U.N. Children’s Fund is warning. That’s far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year

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At least 17 children killed in two separate bus crashes in India

At least 29 people have been killed, including 17 children, after two fatal bus crashes in two days in India, local officials say. Both buses plunged into water and, in both cases, the drivers are missing, police told CNN. On

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