Saturday, 3rd June 2023

Child Abuse

27 May
The Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu has cautioned parents and guardians against child abuse and other social vices.
28 Mar
Delta State, yesterday, reiterated its commitment to applying necessary measures against child abuse and domestic violence against children in the state.
29 Jan
What would cause Miss Busola Oyediran, a mother who laboured to bring to life, two teen sons (aged five and two) to turn around and allegedly dehumanise them alongside her partner, Akebiara Emmanuel, is what Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi of the Samuel Ilori Magistrate Court, Ogba, Ikeja area of Lagos State, will be trying to decipher in the days and months ahead.
22 Nov 2022
International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) have condemned the incessant abuse of children’s rights, particularly in Plateau State.
2 Sep 2022
A 22-year-old lady and her 14-year-old brother have accused comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears of grooming and sexually abusing them while they were children in a lawsuit that was filed on Tuesday. The siblings listed as Jane Doe and John Doe are are suing the defendants for allegedly coercing them to participate in explicit…
31 Aug 2022
Lagos State government, on Wednesday, revealed that about 1578 children have experienced emotional abuse in the last 11 months in the state.
22 Aug 2022
Alarmed by the growing presence of children on the streets, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street to School Initiative, has called for a stop to child abuse in society.
5 Jul 2022
An independent commission that is to conduct Spain's first official probe into suspected sexual abuse of minors within the Catholic Church met for the first time Tuesday. Unlike in many other nations where the government or the Church itself has opened an investigation into such abuses, Spain has only recently made moves to follow suit…
19 Jun 2022
Piqued by the increasing spate of child abuse in the country despite the passage of Child Right Act, Plan International and Save the Children International (SCI) have called on the Federal Government to enforce laws to prevent the prevalence of the menace in the society.
14 Jun 2022
Mr Daniel (not his real name) had been calling our office number at AFRUCA Manchester throughout the weekend trying desperately to speak to one of our social workers.
5 Jun 2022
When you think of childhood memories, what comes to mind? It may be fun to remember as you look back in nostalgia. Perhaps, it’s just like hearing “That stupid Song” by Bez and smiling, or the children playing on the streets that makes your heart melt. However, not everyone has that childhood to reminisce about…
1 Jun 2022
The state’s Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who spoke yesterday during the Children Awareness Initiative Programme organised by Live Abundantly, in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos..


1 hour ago
Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has been elected as the new Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum.
2 hours ago
The Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju has debunked the rumours of the death of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
5 hours ago
Organising elections without an "inclusive political dialogue" risks worsening violence in Myanmar said a UN envoy on Saturday, a day after meeting a leading opposition figure in Geneva.
5 hours ago
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's time at AC Milan is coming to an end after the Serie A club announced on Saturday that he would say his farewells following their last match of the season against Verona.
6 hours ago
Manchester City are one game away from a historic treble after Ilkay Gundogan scored twice to beat Manchester United 2-1 in the FA Cup final on Saturday.