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Flagship child advocacy centre opens in Lagos

Mrs Bola Tinubu

The Cece Yara foundation, an advocacy organisation, in line with its aim and vision to effectively tackle the menace of child sexual abuse, is set to open the doors of its ultra-modern relief and support centre in Lagos. In recent times, research has shown that the incidence of child sexual abuse in Nigeria is growing exponentially, as statistics precisely state ...

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Children living in fear in northeastern Nigeria


Hauwa, 16, is from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria, a region blighted by years of Boko Haram insurgency. She says fear is with her daily, dictating how she lives. “I’m scared of walking along roads on my own because I don’t want to be raped for the second time,” she told me on the day I met ...

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