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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Empowering Children to stem the tide of the Coronavirus in Lagos, Nigeria

To prepare communities to protect themselves from the coronavirus, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is supporting social mobilisation efforts by the Lagos State Government

Thirteen-year old Elizabeth Ogunsanya is not happy with the temporary closure of schools in Lagos, Nigeria. The closure is meant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria’s bustling commercial capital. But Elizabeth is not enjoying the enforced holiday. From the little she has heard about the virus,…

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Soyinka, business leaders and top musical artists rally for children’s rights

BankyW, Niniola, Cobhams and business leaders debate how to advance Nigerian children’s rights

Leaders from Nigeria’s private sector and entertainment industry today joined Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka for a reading of his poem A Child Before a Mirror of Strangers, dedicated to children around the world in commemoration of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which celebrates a…