DANGERS OF TOO MUCH SUGAR ON KIDS!!-

      Sugar is one content that mothers try so hard to reduce for the kids but this is not so easy as some kids know what buttons to press and some can throw a tantrum so bad that even the most strict mother eventually caves in. You have heard certain people say that […]

How to Keep Safe If a Car is Caught in a Flood

  Malam Sa’adu Abubakar, a resident of Bakin Iku village in Suleja area of Niger State, returned home from his shop around 11 pm on Saturday, July 8, with no premonition of lurking disaster. But by the next morning, eight members of the 37-year-old Zamfara indigene’s immediate family had been swept away by flood. Narrating […]

Nigeria and the worst oil tanker fires around the world

  At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday, June 25 when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker. Here are the most serious of such incidents around the world over the past decade. In many of the most deadly of these, […]

A Guide to Accident Investigation

  First, let us establish the need for accident investigation. A thorough accident investigation should identify all immediate, underlying and root causes, thereby providing a foundation for developing control measures to eliminate these causes. This should result in a continual improvement in health and safety management. Hence, accident investigation is necessary for the following reasons: […]

Challenges in the Pursuit of a Fire-Free State

  … Experts call for collaborative effort from the public and the fire service. Many setbacks confront combatting of fire disasters in Lagos state, including poor response to emergency calls and grossly inadequate firefighting at the scene of fire incidents. While the state government has intensified effort to improve this, perhaps better than any other […]

Suicide: More People Are Seeking Professional Help – Psychologist

  A lecturer in the Department of Psychology, Lagos State University, Mr Benjamin Olabimitan, has disclosed that more depressed people have been seeking professional help in the wake of public outcry generated by the recent increase in suicide cases in Nigeria. He made this known in an exclusive chat with Our Community Newspaper in his […]

Learning without Pains: How Sitting Affects Learning

    Considering the type of seats and sitting arrangements constructed for classrooms in our schools, could we boast of giving our students a good education they deserve, irrespective of the quality of teachers and aesthetics of the institutions? In classroom, due to the designs of the seats, we have the sights of students sit […]

How You May Be ‘Killing’ Your Child – Medical Expert

  The Director of Clinical Services, Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Dr John Obafemi Sotunsa has warned parents against giving children high-calorie, high-fat food, saying it leads to child obesity which has been found to be a major cause of diabetes and cardiac-related complications. He disclosed this while delivering a lecture at the American Society of […]