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Sharon Oladiji

26 Aug 2019
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday said no fewer than 19 million children are unregistered during and after birth in Nigeria.
17 Sep 2018
Half-naked children in a village in Kano State were seen huddled and letting out a shriek as they dispersed in various directions. They were playing hide-and-seek game. One Ishaku – aged four – peeped through a broken fence made of clay with mucus streaming down his nostrils.
18 Aug 2018
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern over the alarming low level of birth registration in the country, saying of the under one seven million children born annually, only 1.4m are registered.
8 Apr 2018
When you give birth in a hospital and the child’s birth registration is done there, that is not birth registration. Also, when you register a child in the church or any other place, such is not birth registration.
28 Mar 2018
In Nigeria today, child trafficking remains one of the worst cross-border crimes taking place regularly according to report from the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons Nigeria (NAPTIP). Report from the agency reveals that traffickers often travel with the children using fake birth registration papers and posing as the parents. In this…
4 Nov 2016
The United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the three tiers of government to establish family courts as enshrined in the Child Rights Act (CRA) to protect the child from abuse.

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