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17 Jun 2022
The disclosure made by the Director of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) that some orphanage homes engage in child trafficking
9 Jun 2022
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), yesterday, disclosed how some orphanage homes in the country engage in child trafficking, saying it has rescued 75 children
18 Apr 2021
An illegal orphanage located in Ashaka, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, was closed down by the state government, on Sunday, for failure to comply with the provisions of the Child Rights Act as domesticated by law in the state. The State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Community and Social Development, Mrs Flora Alatan,…
14 Jul 2020
Smiles were brought to the faces of children of His Grace Orphanage, Lagos, as president of the Rotary Club of Isolo, David Olaniyi Taiwo, led members and well-wishers
21 May 2020
About 25 Orphanage homes in the Federal Capital Territory yesterday receive 500 bags of rice and other food items as relief materials to cushion the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic.
18 May 2020
As part of efforts to provide relief to communities amidst the global health emergency of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member
16 Jun 2019
Some children and orphans were guests of Hope Rising Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, which recently treated them to lots of excitement and entertainment to mark its one-year anniversary. For the children, the event, held at Ikola, Ipaja, Lagos, served as an avenue to relax and have a nice time, as they played and danced to…
7 Feb 2018
Following the discovery of a baby factory by the police in Igando area of Lagos State on Monday, the couple operating the facility, Adeola and Binta Adebayo, yesterday led officials of the Enforcement Unit of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Alausa to their illegal home, Holy Infant Orphanage, operating at 3, Alhaji Jimoh…
29 Jan 2018
In line with one of the focus areas of Rotary International, the Rotary Club of Lekki Phase 1, District 9110, has started the new year with a club visit to an orphanage, Vigilant Heart Charitable Society (VHCS), to spend some time with the less privileged children. Members of the club, led by the Assistant Governor District, Kayode Adenirokun,…
27 Dec 2017
Kebbi State Government has married off four orphanage girls from Birnin Kebbi orphanage home. The wedding Fatiha took place yesterday at the Emir of Gwandu Palace of which the state Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu served as wali to the four brides. The ceremony, which was witnessed by hundreds of people’s across the state was sponsored…
19 Sep 2017
Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, has said the state government is considering the review of its adoption processes of babies to meet with current realities and align with global best practices.
30 May 2016
Across the country at the weekend, it was a potpourri of celebrations for children, who on Friday marked the Children’s Day. Schools were shut and in its place, were activities and fun games to excite, educate and entertain children.


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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, said his administration would continue to support the judiciary arm of the government and ensure that justice is served even in most trying times.
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United States (US) Consulate General in Nigeria has said it has been monitoring activities in Bayelsa State ahead of the November 11 governorship election, expecting that it will be peaceful and credible.
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Nigeria’s 63rd Independence anniversary will be low-key, the Federal Government disclosed, yesterday. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume, told journalists at a press briefing in Abuja, that President Bola Tinubu...
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Federal Government will be introducing mobile courts as part of efforts to address cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), among others. At a briefing in Abuja, yesterday, Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye,...