Schools resumption faces new hurdles
As schools nationwide prepare to resume, following the Federal Government’s easing of restrictions, there are fears that most of them may not abide by COVID-19 protocols.
Experts seek review of Evidence Act to protect rape victims
To check rising cases of gender violence in the country, experts have urged the Federal Government to review the Evidence Act and other laws to protect children, girls and women.
Niger records measles outbreak in 13 LGs
Niger recorded outbreak of measles in 13 local government areas of the state during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the pandemic.
ASUU faults proposed virtual learning in nation’s tertiary institutions
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared that the nation’s tertiary institutions are not prepared for virtual learning, saying poor infrastructure, inadequate funding and lack of requisite skills make it impossible.
Fathers as sexual predators
Let’s quit feigning ignorance about this benumbingly shameful fact. A vicious form of paedophilia is rapidly creeping up on our country. Fathers have become the sexual predators of their daughters.
218 COVID-19 negative almajirai get scholarship in Kaduna
Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has promised the 218 almajirai who were recently returned to the state and tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) free primary and secondary education.
Disrupted vaccinations pose deadly threat to 80m kids
The coronavirus pandemic is putting tens of millions of children's lives at risk by disrupting routine immunisation programmes, the World Health Organization and UNICEF said Friday.
Over 950 children may die daily over immunization disruptions
The United Nations Children Education Funds (UNICEF); has said that 950 Nigerian children may die from preventable diseases in six months with linger of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.