Saturday, 9th December 2023

child labour

26 Nov
The Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group has joined forces with the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) to address the pressing issue of child and forced labour within Africa’s cocoa supply chain. Leading the campaign through its cocoa sourcing company, Fludor Ghana Limited, TGI Group said the significant collaboration underlines its unwavering commitment to ethical and responsible…
24 Sep
The alarm raised by Public policy think tank group Nextier and the country director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) that no fewer than 15 million Nigerian children are engaged in child labour in Nigeria is quite frightening.
22 Sep
Working in industrial laundries at age 14, labouring up to 35 hours a week on top of school, some US states are relaxing the barriers to employing minors, despite rising cases of exploitation.
5 Sep
With 15 million child workers across Nigeria, according to International Labour Organization (ILO), government at all levels have been charged to tackle endemic child labour through legislative reforms, creation of jobs and enforcement of laws protecting children's vulnerabilities.
13 Jun
For nearly two decades, the world had been making steady progress in reducing child labour, which has been on the rise. Over the past few years, conflicts, crises and the COVID-19 pandemic have plunged more families into poverty and forced millions of children into child labour. Findings showed that the declining economic growth has not…
20 Apr
Women’s rights group in the solid mineral sector, Women in Mining in Nigeria (WIMIN), has embarked on a two-day policy dialogue in Lokoja, Kogi State, to end child labour in the sector.
10 Mar
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has rescued three children hired for N3,000 daily from their parents.


12 mins ago
Lions Clubs International, District 404 B4, Nigeria, has presented Samuel Adesanmi as the 23rd President of Ajao Estate, while restating its commitment to continued service to humanity and development of the community.
13 mins ago
To stamp out piracy and copyright infringement in the nation’s creative industry, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), has called for stakeholders’ synergy to develop the copyright system in to boost Nigeria’s creative economy.
13 mins ago
The eighth General Assembly of Muslim Ummah Of South-West, Nigeria (MUSWEN) holds today in Lagos at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) JF Ade Ajayi Main Auditorium.
14 mins ago
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has urged clubs and security agencies to find ways of ensuring the safety of players and officials in their travels across the country to honour league matches, especially in this Christmas season.
14 mins ago
Just recently, in a riveting chat with Afrobeats Intelligence, acclaimed music honcho Don Jazzy disclosed that he advices his label artistes at Mavin Records to emulate the street-pop maverick, Portable...
22 mins ago
The authorities of the Tantita security services has the claim by the Nigeria Navy that it was involved in the alleged attempt by a 77 meter long motor tanker to steal crude oil in the country.
24 mins ago
Nigerian Grammy award winner, Temilade Openiyi, professionally known as Tems, has released a new single, Not An Angel, a track off her anticipated album. This follows her last project, Me & U, which she released on October 5..
26 mins ago
The echoes of Affricuff 2023 resonate vividly, etching unforgettable memories in the hearts of attendees. The inaugural edition, meticulously superintended by leading filmmaker Emem Isong
28 mins ago
With more Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology than universities in Nigeria, NIPOGA Games are probably the biggest sports competition in the country. The Games started during my final year at The Polytechnic Ibadan in 1976.
30 mins ago
Puncturing interior walls with nails in the name of hanging decors and picture frames not only damages the wall, thereby weakening the entire structure over a long period of time, but also creates untidiness to the space as the need for more picture frames arises with growth in the family circle.