NIGERIA : Again, Kwara Govt Shuts 10 Schools Over Hijab Controversy

Kwara government directs the 10 secondary schools where the use of the hijab is disputed not to reopen today. The Kwara State Ministry of Education has reversed its decision to reopen the 10 grant-aided schools, where the use of hijab is disputed. According to the Ministry’s permanent secretary, Kemi Adeosun, the schools earlier told to …

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Celebrating International Women’s Day.

Every year, March 8 marks international women’s day, a day to celebrate women and their achievements, in like manner raise awareness for gender equality. This year’s theme ofย  international women’s day is #choosetochallenge, #IWD 2021.ย  It is really a good age to be a woman, women are proving to be capable in various fields from …

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Lema Plan International recognizing some legendary women in history.

๐Š๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐ž ๐‰๐จ๐ก๐ง๐ฌ๐จ๐ง.Was a legendary woman and an American hero.She was also an American Mathematician who helped to send astronauts to the moon by calculating the flight paths of spacecraft while working for NASA. In 2019,President Barack Obama awarded her the presidential medal of freedom for a life of achievement. ๐Œ๐š๐ฅ๐š๐ฅ๐š ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐š๐Ÿ๐ณ๐š๐ข.Often referred to mononymously as …

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Nigeria – Traumatized Abducted Schoolchildren Need Urgent Rehabilitation, Say Independent Rights Experts

Arne Hoel / The World Bank In an alert issued on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council’s 46th session in Geneva, more than a dozen UN-appointed independent experts said that without assistance, victims who have been released were “at (an) increased risk of exploitation, trafficking, sexual and gender-based violence and other forms of violence”. …

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Hundreds of Girls Abducted From Nigerian School Are Freed, Official Says

The girlsโ€™ return marked the second time in less than a week that gunmen in the country had released kidnapped school children. Hundreds of girls who were abducted last week from their boarding school in Nigeria by a group of armed men have been released, a local official said on Tuesday, the second time in less than …

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Stop the attacks on schools

Attacks on schools is a violation of children’s right,on February 26, barely 9 days after the abduction in Niger State, 317 girls were abducted from a government girlsโ€™ secondary school in the Jangebe area of northwestern Zamfara State. Gunmen in Nigeriaโ€™s northwestern Niger State attacked a government school yesterday, reportedly abducting hundreds of students and …

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Nigeria: 24 Kagara Students, 14 Others Regain Freedom From Bandits in Niger.

The kidnapped staff and students of Government Science College Kagara have finally regained freedom from the armed bandits in Niger State. A top police officer involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State told PRNigeria on Saturday morning. A total of 38 persons regained freedom from the captivity. They include 24 students, three academic staff, …

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