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Adolescents shine at girls in ICT debates

To encourage girls' participation in information and communication technology, Plan International held a quiz and debate on tech to mark International Women's Day.
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Plan International unveils Usie Charles as new Country Director…

Plan International has announced the appointment of a new Country Director, Mr. Usie Charles Emmamuzou, for its Nigeria programme office.
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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.
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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.
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#EndSars: Unacceptable force suppresses peaceful protest in…

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.
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#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…
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Hussaini Abdu steps down as Plan International Nigeria Country…

Plan International Nigeria's Country Director, Dr. Hussaini Abdu, will be leaving his role at the end of February 2021 after 6 years.
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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.
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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.
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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…
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Released: 82 Chibok Schoolgirls

Plan International welcomes the release of 82 schoolgirls from Chibok, who were abducted from their hostel in 2014. Of over 270 who were abducted, however, 113 remain captive.
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Lake Chad crisis: the world must respond

World leaders must step-up their support for the 17 million people affected by violence in the Lake Chad Basin when they meet to discuss the conflict in Oslo this week.
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