Tag: Child Rights Act

Ado AminuAugust 20, 2021

The likely reason for the rampant paedophilia in Nigeria unfolds in Twitter conversation about the age of consent

The flimsy endurance of the Twitter trend cycle of 24 – at most 48 – hours has only on extremely ...

Ado AminuApril 15, 2021

Child Protection in Nigeria is making progress but not fast enough

The Katsina House of assembly in collaboration with Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Save the Children International, embarked on a translation ...

Ado AminuMarch 4, 2021

When Nigeria is ready to tackle child marriage, this might be the first step

Child marriage is still an ongoing menace in Nigeria that does not appear to be going away any time soon. ...

Ado AminuFebruary 11, 2021

Witchcraft and the tragedy of street kids in Nigeria

A matter of great concern that rarely takes the centre stage in Nigeria’s public discourse is the tragedy of homeless ...

September 26, 2013

Opinion: A white elephant called The Child Rights Act

by Garba Shehu But without education and enlightenment, life-changing acts of parliament such as the Child Rights Act will remain ...

July 27, 2013

Roz Ben-Okagbue: Is the removal of S29 the answer to eradicating child marriage?

by Roz Ben-Okagbue The long and short of it all is that just as Yerima argued in the Senate, the ...

April 30, 2013

Pastor arraigned in court for raping 10 year old girl during children’s fellowship in Jos

by Rachel Ogbu A pastor in Jos was charged on Monday for raping a 10-year-old girl. Baba-Yemisi Seyi, 44, appeared ...

January 24, 2012

Seriously, isn’t it time to enforce the Child Rights Act?

By Adebola Rayo The Child Rights Act is only just one more law that is not properly enforced in Nigeria. ...

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