Nigeria: Call for a national state of emergency on birth registration

WorldStage Newsonline– Who should take the blame when a child grows up to find out that there is no legal record to his or her birth? At this point the child would have lost the  right of identity, limiting access to legal and documentary evidence to certify existence, eligibility to healthcare, employment opportunities right from birth certificate, and not qualified to share of the national heritage.

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Girl Child Education: Nigeria, UNICEF urged to collaborate on encouragement of female teachers in the North

WorldStage Newsonline– The Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nation Children Funds (UNICEF) have been called upon to collaborate and promote policies that will attract more women into the teaching profession in order to improve the enrollment and retention of girls in schools, particularly in the northern part of the country.

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