Children's Day - Protecting the Nigerian Child

Members of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign says there is no reason to celebrate Children's Day, particularly since more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by militants are yet to be released.
  • Nigeria:  Children Demand Release of Chibok Girls

    Daily Independent, 28 May 2014

    Like in many other states, Osun State Government on Tuesday celebrated this Children Day in a low key with a charge to government at all levels to unite for the course of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Children's Day - SUBEB Seeks Child Protection, Training

    Daily Independent, 27 May 2014

    As the world celebrates 2014 Children's Day, the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has advocated proper training and the protection of children so they would have ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  IG Restates Commitment to Protect Children's Rights

    This Day, 28 May 2014

    The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday restated the commitment of the Nigeria Police to protect the rights of children and preserve the sanctity of their ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Enugu Students Weep for Kidnapped Chibok Girls?

    This Day, 28 May 2014

    Tears and grief marked the Children's' Day celebrations in Enugu yesterday, as thousands of primary and secondary school children wept openly, while praying for the safety and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Children's Day - Reps Lament Failure to Rescue Abducted Girls

    Daily Trust, 28 May 2014

    The House of Representatives yesterday joined the world to mark the international Children's Day but members lamented the inability of the government to rescue the abducted Chibok ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Can't Celebrate Children's Day While Our Sisters Are in Captivity' - Borno Children

    Leadership, 28 May 2014

    School children in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday said that they would rather join their parents and teachers in the struggle for the freedom of their fellow ... read more »

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IT SHOULD BE OUR DAY: Celebration of Children’s Day in Abuja

Photo: Vanguard

Hundreds of girls kidnapped from Nigeria school (file photo).