KADUNA, 25 January 2017 - About one million Nigerian children die every year mostly from preventable diseases including pneumonia, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B infection, whooping cough, measles and meningitis among others, the President of Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Dr. Ngozi Ibeziako has said.
8 January 2017 - Sunday marks a 1,000 days since 276 Nigerian girls were abducted from a school in the country's northeast by Boko Haram fighters.
8 January 2017 - Three years after the National Health Act was signed into law in 2014, the much anticipated benefits are yet to be felt by Nigerians.
28 November 2016 - The federal government, including development partners and diplomatic corps is to launch a national campaign to end child marriage in Nigeria and other countries where its prevalent today in Abuja.
ABUJA, 18 November 2016 - The Federal Government has launched three new policy documents to tackle health of newborns. They are Nigeria Every Newborn Action Plan, Essential Newborn Care Course (ENCC) training package and National Chlorhexidine Scale Up Strategy document.
17 octobre 2016 – Les 21 lycéennes de Chibok, libérées après plus de deux ans entre les mains de la secte islamiste nigériane Boko Haram, ont retrouvé leur famille dimanche à Abuja et raconté leur difficile condition de détention.
4 octobre 2016 - La vie a repris son cours normal dans l’État de Borno, au nord-est du Nigeria, fief du groupe terroriste Boko Haram, après la réouverture ce lundi 3 octobre, des établissements scolaires, deux ans après l’enlèvement des 276 lycéennes de Chibok.
17 October 2016 - For two and a half years they waited, with hopes kept alive by rumours of negotiations, an international campaign and their own deep faith.
11 October 2016 - Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. A day earmarked by the United Nations for leaders across the globe to recognise the imperativeness of empowering and investing in the girl child. As Nigeria joins other nations to mark this year’s edition, stakeholders who appraised the impact of the celebration five years on avowed that until the country widens access to girl child education, it might continue to witness a delay in developmental and sustainable goals.
26 September 2016 - The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has observed an increase in violence against children in Nigeria, and attributed rising youth restiveness in the country to the phenomenon.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.