Nigerian activists seek laws and education to end online violence
Girls' rights activists and campaigners came together in Nigeria on International Women's Day to call for an end to online violence.
Concern over Kagara school abduction
Plan International Nigeria has raised concern over the kidnap of dozens of students and staff from a boarding school in Kagara, Niger state.
Hussaini Abdu steps down as Plan International Nigeria Country Director
Plan International Nigeria's Country Director, Dr. Hussaini Abdu, will be leaving his role at the end of February 2021 after 6 years.
#EndSars: Unacceptable force suppresses peaceful protest in Nigeria
The use of brute force against young people peacefully protesting to improve human rights in Nigeria is unacceptable and a huge setback for the country.
#GirlsTakeOver: Girls’ right to education must be protected
Plan International Nigeria’s teen rights campaigner, Favour, recently took control of the Swedish embassy in Nigeria for a day to advocate for child rights, especially girls' rights to an education, and protection.
10 million reasons for equality in Nigeria
Plan International Nigeria recently hosted a double public presentation to launch its new strategy and to kick off the Girls Get Equal campaign in the country.
Nigerian teens launch petition to ban child marriage
Girls in Nigeria are speaking out against child marriage and demanding the government increases marriage age by law.
70-year-old Nigerian man marries 15-year-old school girl
On Monday this week, Nigerian media reported that a man in his 70s had married a 15-year-old girl in Niger State. Photos of the couple – posted on social media – have since sparked outrage across the country.
101 captured Dapchi schoolgirls released
Hussainu Abdu, Country Director for Plan International Nigeria has responded to news that the majority of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped by militants in north-east Nigeria have been released.
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