At least 223 children, including 10 girls, have been cleared of having links with armed militants, the UN Children's Fund has said. Some have been missing for up to five years, and will enter a program that will help them reintegrate into their communities, reconnect with families, and create new lives and livelihoods.
Nigerian soldiers (file photo).
Premium Times, 4 March 2020
About 223 children, including 10 girls, have been released from Nigerian Army administrative custody and Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison after being cleared of suspected ties… Read more »
Vanguard, 5 March 2020
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says 223 children, including 10 girls, have been cleared of suspected ties with armed groups. Read more »
Vanguard, 4 March 2020
The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, said a total of 233 including ten girls were released last night from custody by the Nigerian Army. Read more »
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