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Court remands eight alleged rapists in Minna

A Minna Grade 1 Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded in prison custody, eight suspects standing trial for raping four minors in Minna.

Niger child rights agency threatens to shut Arabic school over alleged child molestation

Niger State Child Rights Protection Agency has threatened to shut an Arabic school in Minna over an allegation that the proprietor beat up and inflicted injuries on a 14-year-old pupil.

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UNICEF tasks Nigeria, others on child survival, development

As the world mark International World Children’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights.

Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has dispelled reports in some media that the recent clash between two rivals youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has ethnic or religious coloration.

WAEC records over 60% failure rate in private candidates exams

The Head of National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, on Wednesday, announced this at a news briefing in Calabar, Cross River state.

Tunji Olaopa: Civil service reforms failed because of ‘execution traps’

A retired Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Tuesday laid the blame for the failure of various attempts at civil service reforms on what he described as “execution traps.”

WAEC advocates e-teaching in Nigerian schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is advocating the deployment of e-teaching in public schools in Nigeria in order to conform to global standards and also help usher in e-assessment of public examinations in Nigeria.