Tag: girl child

YNaijaMay 21, 2022

The Thread: Everday cooking, raising the boy child, and parenting

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, said Twitter is the town hall of online platforms. Arguably yes, especially with the number of ...

Ado AminuMay 28, 2021

Children’s Day: Taking stock of how Nigeria fails children caught in conflict

There appears to be an existing pattern to the celebration of Children’s Day in Nigeria, and it belies the unseriousness ...

EditorOctober 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] World Bank releases N30m to Kaduna schools

In its bid to improve teaching and learning facilities at a UBE Primary School with 22,240 pupils in Rigasa, a ...

RoqeebahOctober 11, 2017

YNaija Says: Every day is a #DayoftheGirl in Nigeria

All over the world, it is. But we do not feel like talking about the 1.1 billion young girls born ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2017

#DayoftheGirl: Actress, Omotola shares her experiences as a child

On the event of the International Day of the Girl Child, Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde narrated the struggles of her ...

EditorOctober 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] #DayoftheGirl: UNESCO dwells on girl empowerment

The United Nation Education Science and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the empowerment of the girl child. A tweet ...

EditorJuly 26, 2017

Affirmative: Why the girl child can now believe

by Alexander O. Onukwue At least one in every three Ministers appointed by the President, and Commissioners chosen in the ...

ToluMay 15, 2017

#Impact365: “I watched parents throw out their pregnant teenage girls” | Dammy Opawole of iBuildAfrica Foundation opens up on the NGO

The girl child in Nigeria faces a myriad of challenges that require collective effort to provide relief to. There are ...

AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

‘Send your girls to school, stop early marriage’ | Sanusi tells northerners

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II  on Thursday called on wealthy individuals in the North to use their ...

ToluNovember 2, 2016

#Impact365: Betty Abah’s NGO is campaigning against child marriage across Nigeria

Betty Abah is passionate about this initiative that seeks to protect young, vulnerable children. You could tell from just listening ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Arit Okpo: For girls’ everywhere [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo So it was International Day of the Girl Child recently, a day set aside to celebrate the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

The Ambassadors Summit 3.0: Activate your eagle

The Ambassadors Summit is an annual gathering of Africa’s rising leaders across fields to interact, interface and interchange ideas on ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

#Impact365: This NGO plans to send 1,000 children back to school – here’s how

Africa Education Aid for Development Network (AFEADEN) is a non-governmental organization that is providing education for underpriviledged and displaced children ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Sani Abdulrahman: Defying the odds – Girl child education in Zamfara

It’s a particularly humid April morning at the Government Girls Day Secondary School in Gusau, Zamfara State, where Mariam and ...

Janeth JJune 10, 2015

NGO urges the new National Assembly to protect the girl child

With the vulnerability of the girl child, the new administration in the National Assembly has been urged to have the ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 9, 2014

@Alkayy: This is why Nigerian girls are still in trouble (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir It is no longer news that approximately 10.5 million kids are out of school in Nigeria, in ...

July 22, 2013

Naomi Lucas: What’s all this noise about the girl child?

by Naomi Lucas Last week Nigeria’s Senate Constitution Review Committee proposed the deletion of Section 29, Subsection 4b of our ...

February 16, 2013

Bizarre: Court dissolves marriage after husband claims mother-in-law “demands his finger nails”

by Chi Ibe A man has begged the Agege Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage claiming his mother-in-law ...

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