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21 Jun 2019
BEECEE Outlook, a woman and child right advocacy group has called for a renewed commitment from all actors in Nigeria for the enlimitation of child labor and protection in the work place. At the campaign against child labour yesterday, BEECEE campaign Director Blessing Iwuoba stated that child labor have been classified as a social norm…
3 May 2019
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for a renewed commitment from all actors in Nigeria for the elimination...
1 May 2019
“I’m a hawker, my Mummy is a hawker so I’m a hawker too.  I’m the third of eight children. Of my two older brothers, one hawks and the other one is a driver.” Child hawking is prevalent practice in Nigeria, most major highways and streets are often flooded with emaciated children running after cars on…
21 Apr 2019
Residents of Kubwa Satellite town in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday called for the implementation of laws to end child labour in the area. In an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Chikakore, Kubwa, some of the residents called for appropriate measures to discourage it and to punish perpetrators. Mrs Rebecca Briggs,…
18 Sep 2018
To foster opportunities for inclusive, fair and sustainable future of work, labour ministers have reaffirmed their commitment to promote innovative skills policies, strengthen social protection, and formalise labour markets to make them more equitable and inclusive. In their declaration at the just-concluded G20 Education and Employment Ministers’ meeting in Argentina, they endorsed the G20 Strategy…
24 Jun 2018
The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday organised a school debate to create awareness on the dangers of child-labour and human-trafficking. National President of JCI Nigeria, Rasheed Balogun, said the discuss, tagged: ‘GWO Shoaga Secondary Schools Debate,’ was organised to bring to limelight…
14 Jun 2018
Sir: The Greek philosopher, Plato, once said: If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life. The need for an African child to stand up tall in life, led to the agitation of nearly...
12 Jun 2018
In marking World Day Against Child Labour today, the international Labour Organisation (ILO) and experts have canvassed prioritising campaigns against child labour and promoting safe, healthy work for employed youths. Director General of ILO, Guy Ryder, who disclosed that about 73 million children are engaged in hazardous work, said 153 million children between ages five…
27 Feb 2018
The Federal Government has unveiled a national reporting template to tackle child labour.
29 Jan 2018
At a recent meeting of the National Steering Committee on Child Labour, the Federal Government reiterated its commitment to stopping the social menace of child labour and human trafficking in the country. The government pledged that Nigeria as a signatory to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations ‘should not be found behind…
21 Nov 2017
The report insisted that legislation alone cannot eradicate child labour, but at the same time, it won’t be possible to eradicate child labour without effective legislation.
10 Oct 2017
Julie Okah-Donli, has said there was the need for active collaboration between government and the private sector to tackle child labour and human trafficking.

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