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60% Nigerian children suffer abuse – UNICEF

“A lot has been achieved, but, there is still much to do to ensure that Nigerian children benefit from advances in child rights.” Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo As the world marks International Children’s Day, today, the United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) has disclosed that at least three in every five children in Nigeria suffer from one […]
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Corruption behind Book Haram, out-of-school menaces – Group

Olanrewju Lawal,Birnin- Birnin- Kebbi A non-governmental organisation, the Al-Habibiyya Islamic Society of Nigeria, has noted that corruption among the nation’s leaders were responsible for the outbreak of insurgency, large number of out-of-school children and poverty in the country. National Chief Imam of the Society,  Imam Fuad Adeyemi, stated this in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebi State capital, during […]
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World Bank’s $611m to support Out-of-School children in Nigeria

World Bank’s $611m to support Out-of-School children in Nigeria

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi The World Bank has said that that $611 million released for the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) operation in Nigeria was meant for supporting the country in strengthening the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme and out-of-school children challenges. The World Bank Task Team Leader in charge of the Better Education […]
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REVEALED: Number of out-of-school children rose to 13.2 million in three years

REVEALED: Number of out-of-school children rose to 13.2 million in three years

A rise in the number of internally displaced children and a corresponding increase in birth rates have led to a surge in the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria. The
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