Friday, 29 June 2018


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We all live busy, stressful lives and have endless concerns as parents, but it is clear that one of the most important things we need to do is to stop and give our kids a big loving squeeze.
However higher self esteem, improved academic performance, better parent-child communication, and fewer psychological and behavior problems have been linked to this type of affection.
On the other hand, children who do not have affectionate parents tend to have lower self esteem and to feel more alienated, hostile, aggressive, and antisocial.
There have been a number of recent studies that highlight the relationship between parental affection and children’s happiness and success. More resilient and less anxious adults. The study involved approximately 500 people who were followed from when they were infants until they were in their 30s.
When the babies were eight months old, psychologists observed their mothers’ interactions with them as they took several developmental tests. The psychologists rated the mother’s affection and attention level on a five-point scale, ranging from “negative” to “extravagant.” Nearly 10% of the mothers showed low levels of affection, 85 percent demonstrated a normal amount of affection, and about six percent showed high levels of affection.

So, how can you bring more affection into your family’s day?

1.       From the moment you bring your baby home from the hospital, be sure to hold, touch, and rock them in your arms.

Spend many precious moments caressing your baby so that their skin can touch your skin.

2. As they get older, be playful

Do fun activities like dancing together or creating silly games like pretending to be a hugging or kissing monster.

3. Set a reminder to make sure hugging is part of your daily routine.

In the recent Trolls movie, the trolls wore watches with alarm clocks that would go off every hour for hug time. If that’s what it takes, then set yourself an alarm. Or make sure to give your kids a hug during certain times of the day, such as before they leave for school, when they get home from school, and before bedtime.

4. Use affection while discipline a child

As you talk to them about what they did wrong, put your hand on their shoulder and give them a hug at the end of the conversation to ensure them that, even if you are not pleased with their behavior, you still love them. If your children hit their sister or brother, hug them and explain how hugging feels better than hitting.
Finally, be careful not to go overboard and smother your kids. Respect their individual comfort level, and be aware that this will change as they go through different stages.

Thursday, 28 June 2018


JAMB examination

  JAMB has approved new admission rules for applicants applying for admission to Nigerian higher educational institutions. Introducing the new rules, Mr. Oloyede announced that the policy and process implemented by JAMB were improved to provide hitch-free reception in the academic session 2018. He said that the number of points for mobile money operators’ e-selling, payments online, POS and ATMs has increased. The Federal Government has required conscientiousness from leaders of higher education institutions because many institutions are not doing their job in good faith. Oloyede underlined that some of them fulfill their duties understanding and knowing that their deals could not pass the check for conscientiousness as they turn a blind eye to violations. As for the new rules, Mr. Oloyede stated that measures had been taken to prove that blind applicants were not deprived of civil rights when the international students got the fees reduced from 120 US dollars to 20 US dollars. He said that the central admission system which was developed and deployed in 2017 helps to provide unhindered admission he Minister of Education invoked to heads of high schools in Nigeria to introduce clarity, integrity, justice, and justice to nation-building as fundamental principles in their institutions. He called for all parties concerned to provide compliance with all policy instructions for the sake education’s development in Nigeria. The minister noted that rule’s infringements would not be allowed since the appropriate sanctions will be used for an intruder.  Hope that JAMB new guidelines on admission will help to make the process more transparent and convenient both for candidates and universities.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018


What is Drug Abuse? 

Drug abuse is simply the intake of medication in ways that have not been prescribed by a doctor also an extremely desire to obtain and use increasing amount of one or more substances.

Young Drug Addict : Stock Photo

Here are two good reasons why students indulge in Drug Abuse;
1. To feel good. Most abused drugs produce intense feelings of pleasure. This initial sensation of euphoria is followed by other effects, which differ with the type of drug used. For example, with stimulants such as cocaine, the “high” is followed by feelings of power, self-confidence, and increased energy. In contrast, the euphoria caused by opiates such as heroin is followed by feelings of relaxation and satisfaction.

     2.  peer pressure: In this respect adolescents are particularly vulnerable because of the strong influence of peer pressure. Teens are more likely than adults to engage in risky or daring behaviors to impress their friends and express their independence from parental and social rules.

 Ways to prevent Drug Abuse among students

While it’s practically impossible to prevent anyone and everyone from using drugs, there are things we can all do to avoid drug and/or alcohol abuse. By sharing this knowledge with those closest to you, you yourself may be able to prevent them from doing drugs, too. Here are the top five ways to help prevent drug abuse:
1. Effectively deal with peer pressure. The biggest reason teens start using drugs is because their friends utilize peer pressure. No one likes to be left out, and teens (and yes, some adults, too) find themselves doing things they normally wouldn’t do, just to fit in. In these cases, you need to either find a better group of friends that won’t pressure you into doing harmful things, or you need to find a good way to say no. Teens should prepare a good excuse or plan ahead of time, to keep from giving into tempting situations.
2. Deal with life pressure. People today are overworked and overwhelmed, and often feel like a good break or a reward is deserved. But in the end, drugs only make life more stressful — and many of us all too often fail to recognize this in the moment. To prevent using drugs as a reward, find other ways to handle stress and unwind. Take up exercising, read a good book, volunteer with the needy, and create something. Anything positive and relaxing helps take the mind off using drugs to relieve stress.
3. Seek help for mental illness. Mental illness and substance abuse often go hand-in-hand. Those with a mental illness may turn to drugs as a way to ease the pain. Those suffering from some form of mental illness, such as anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder should seek the help of a trained professional for treatment before it leads to substance abuse.
4. Examine the risk factors. If you’re aware of the biological, environmental and physical risk factors you possess, you’re more likely to overcome them. A history of substance abuse in the family, living in a social setting that glorifies drug abuse and/or family life that models drug abuse can be risk factors.
5. Keep a well-balanced life. People take up drugs when something in their life is not working, or when they’re unhappy about their lives or where their lives are going. Look at life’s big picture, and have priorities in order.

Friday, 1 June 2018



National Mathematical Center IMSA Located along Abuja Lokoja road offers admission into the following classes;
JS 1
SS 1
For the 2018/2019 academic session.
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 Call 08037036214 for more detail.