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child labour

13 Jun 2021
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called for legislation, as well as increased collaboration among global stakeholders, to prevent, prohibit
6 May 2021
The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) ACCEL Africa project has established Community Child Labour Monitoring Committees (CCLMC) to monitor and eliminate child labour in Niger State.
27 Apr 2021
Specific actions aimed at eliminating child labour would be identified, implemented and sustained between 2021 and 2025 under the auspices of the National Policy and National Action Plan on the Elimination of Child Labour.
18 Mar 2021
Hawking is one of the most common forms of child labour in Nigeria, yet it’s been forgotten and neglected. In fact, it has already become part of the normal activities
24 Nov 2020
In order to achieve Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aims to eliminate all forms of child labour by 2025, African governments must accelerate actions against child labour, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Regional Director for Africa, Mrs. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, has said.
28 Oct 2020
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has validated the report of the evaluation of the Regional Action Plan (RAP) for the elimination of child labour, especially the worst forms in West Africa.
7 Mar 2020
The Trustee, Sparkle Foundation, Mrs. Olabisi Omole, said: “It is important we come together to discuss, listen, share and exchange ideas. There is a need to create a common understanding and work towards the growth of our community.
27 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has solicited technical assistance from the United States (U.S.), in its bid to eliminate the menace of child labour in Nigeria.
25 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has solicited technical assistance from the United States (U.S.), in its bid to eliminate the menace of child labour in Nigeria.Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made the call in Abuja, when he received in audience, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard.
8 Oct 2019
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
8 Sep 2019
The National President, Association of Orphanages And Homes Operators In Nigeria (ASOHON), Reverend Mrs. Dele George told GERALDINE AKUTU, that the association wants to participants or observers in adoption panels in view of its role in the survival and development of adoptable children.
22 Jun 2019
Beecee Outlook, a woman and child rights advocacy group has called for a renewed commitment from all actors in Nigeria for the elimination of child labour and protection in the work place. At the campaign against child labour, yesterday, Campaign Director; Blessing Iwoba stated that child labour has been classified as a social norm in…


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The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.
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The US Congress approved $12.3 billion in aid Friday to help Ukraine battle its invasion by Russia as part of a stopgap spending bill that averts a chaotic government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.