15 November 2012 - Jos — Plateau State Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development Barr. Olivia Dazyem has described domestic violence against children, especially those working as house helps as a major setback in the lives of children in the country.

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30 October 2012 - My friend was saying that 'we have nothing to worry about, it is all fun, everyone does it and it is not new'. The act continued till a point where we made it an everyday affair.

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17 October 2012 - Being the lone male survivor of the nine children his mother had while the remaining seven died as infants, President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday said he is passionately committed to arresting infant mortality in Nigeria.

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15 October 2012 - Most of the Chadian Koranic students who fled Boko Haram related violence in northern Nigeria to return to their country in March 2012, have now been reunited with their parents, say the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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12 October 2012 - The United Nations has urged Nigerian government to protect the girl child from early marriage and abuse by enrolling girls in schools to enable them "build a foundation for a better life for themselves and their families."

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24 July 2012 - Domestic violence has been identified as one of the endemic health challenges at all levels of life including school, workplace, public places, and religious settings.

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22 July 2012 - There has been recent developments in Nigeria in the past few months concerning children, especially infants. Reports have it that there are many illegal homes parading either as adoption agencies or as child miracle centres for childless couples.

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Following the adoption of key intervention strategies such as the revolutionary Abiye Safe Motherhood Project and the Mother & Child Hospital initiatives aimed at improving maternal and child health at the grassroots, the Ondo State government is set to achieve a 75 percent reduction in maternal and child mortality and morbidity

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Nigeria’s health services halved the maternal mortality rate between 1990 and 2010, but in parts of the predominantly Muslim north, which is less socio-economically advanced, women are 10 times more likely to die in childbirth than in the oil-rich, predominantly Christian south.

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“The Independent Monitoring Board on progress with global polio eradication reports the significant finding that 2.7 million children in six countries have never been reached with a single polio vaccine. This is a clarion call to accelerate all efforts to reach these unreached children,” said Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF.

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